Richard Marquis

Richard Marquis, artist and glassblower for over forty years, "has had an extraordinary influence on the development of contemporary studio glass in America and around the world."
- Tina Oldknow, The Glass Art Society 2005 Journal

Selected awards include: Lifetime Achievement Award, Art Alliance of Contemporary Glass . Lifetime Achievement Award, Glass Art Society . Fulbright-Hayes Grant, New Zealand . Research Grant, UCLA . National Endowment for the Arts Grant . Fulbright Grant, Italy.

Marquis uses an Italian technique called "granulare" to achieve the unique texture of his glassworks. It is a "murrine" process, an Italian term for colored patterns or images made in glass cane that are revealed when cut in cross-sections.

Be sure to visit the MFA Boston for the Daphne Farago Symposium, "Craft in Context," featuring talks by John Cedarquist, Janet Koplos, Richard Marquis, and Philip Mouthrop.

Sunday, October 14, 2012 1-4:30pm, Remis Auditorium
To order tickets, visit the MFA website or call 1-800-440-6975.

Selected Images
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