SHANE FERO : SPOTLIGHT EXHIBIT
December 8, 2018 – January 31, 2019
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8TH, 2018
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Shane Fero has been a flameworker for 40 years. He creates color and pattern on his flameworked objects by using rods of glass color and glass powders to paint on the object’s surface. Fero is also an educator and has shared his time and knowledge at institutions such as the Penland School, Urban Glass, the Pratt Fine Arts Center, the Studio of the Corning Museum of Glass, the University of Michigan, the Pittsburgh Glass Center, Pilchuck Glass School, Bild-Werk, Frauenau, Germany, and the Niijima Glass Art Center in Japan. In 2014 he was recognized for his accomplishments with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Glass Art Society.
Shane Fero is in numerous museum collections around the world including the Glasmuseum, Ebeltoft, Denmark,The New Orleans Museum of Art,NOLA, Museum of Art and Design, NY,fur Glaskunst, Lauscha, Germany, the Niijima Contemporary Glass Museum, Niijima, Japan.