Where he was enrolled in their bachelor of Fine Arts program. Upon leaving Alfred University Ian was accepted as a. Resident artist at the Harbourfront Glass Studio in Toronto.
He worked at the Harbourfront Glass Studio for almost three years and went on. To work at Sheridan College in Oakville as the technologist in the glass program.
While at Sheridan Ian taught many classes in glass. In both the full-time diploma program and the Summer School of the Arts Ian and his family settled in Picton in 1989 and started working. Towards setting up shop in the area. In 1993 a partnership was formed and Bloomfield Glassworks opened its doors shortly thereafter. From the beginning Ian has continually strived to perfect his skills as a fine glassblower.He has a deep respect for the tradition of vessel. Making and has been inspired by the Venetian Masters of the past and present. To enhance his glassblowing skills Ian has attended. Numerous professional workshops, including those with master Lino Tagliapietra and attended the Pilchuk Glass School in Stanwood, Washington.
He has won numerous awards for his work and is included in both private and public collections. Unfortunately Ian is no longer blowing glass. Size Aprx: 8 1/2" wide at top x 3 1/2" tall - Hard to photograph this piece due to the iridescence and high gloss finish - There is no damage or flaws.Please feel free to ask any questions. Thank you for your interest. All items are from a smoke free environment. Check out our other items. All items are as described see actual photos of item for further description. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Decorative Cookware, Dinnerware & Serveware\Bowls". The seller is "funstufffound" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Africa, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Republic of Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts-Nevis, Saint Lucia, Montserrat, Turks and Caicos Islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion.