Ethan Stern, Future Font, 2018, Blown, slumped, and wheel cut glass, 64 x 68 x 2 in

ETHAN STERN

Stern explores the potential for forming a new artistic language in the ancient material of glass. His work is based in abstraction, color, and luminosity, which he draws out of the material by reinventing historic techniques of carving and engraving. Stern studied glass at Alfred University and recently moved to Los Angeles, California, after 16 years of living and working in Seattle, Washington. He shares a studio with his wife Amanda McDonald Stern.

BIO

Born in Ithaca, New York, Ethan Stern recently moved to Los Angeles, California after 16 years of living and working in Seattle, Washington. He currently shares a studio in the West Adams neighborhood of L.A. with his wife Amanda McDonald Stern where he makes his glass work. Ethan earned his Associates degree in Ceramics at TAFE College in Brisbane Australia and his BFA in Sculpture and Glass from Alfred University. Stern’s work is widely exhibited and is held in the collections of The Corning Museum of Glass, The Museum of Glass in Tacoma Washington, The Fort Wayne Museum of Art, The Lowe Art Museum, The Museum of American Glass, The Palm Springs Art Museum, The Eboltoft Glass Museum in Denmark, and the Toyama Glass Art Museum in Japan. Ethan has taught sculpture at the University of Washington, Pilchuck Glass School, Pratt Fine Arts Center, The Penland School of Craft and the Pittsburgh Glass Center.

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