Artist Profile

Gerald Ward Glass Art

Medium: Flameworked glass

Description:  Flameworked glass roses, stained glass objects, stained glass/metal pieces

I started working with glass in 2010 beginning with stained glass and then incorporating metal into my stained glass pieces. Then I discovered flameworking. At first self-taught, I met and became a student of paperweight glass artist, Paul Stankard. and began an affiliation with the International Flameworking Conference. Under Mr. Stankard's mentorship, I concentrated on creating glass flowers and specializing in glass roses. I discovered a method for crafting the petals which produce a realistic representation of a rose. From my home studio in Windsor, CT, my focus is on perfecting the creation of flameworked glass roses and new ways of presenting them.

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