World-renowned glass artist Lino Tagliapietra returns to Centre

See video of Lino Tagliapietra working in the glass studio here. Lino Tagliapietra, widely known as the world’s foremost glass artist, makes his 11th visit to Centre College over the next week, offering three days of master classes and public demonstrations. During his visit, the public is invited to witness Tagliapietra in action in the hot

By |2018-11-12T18:45:31+00:00November 8th, 2018|Glass Art, News|

"2,000 Degrees: A Fire Odyssey" to display faculty collaborative art work

A new exhibit coming to Centre College's  Norton Center for the Arts this fall will display the collaborative work created by two Centre faculty members. “2,000 Degrees: A Fire Odyssey,” is a three-dimensional exhibition that features hand-built ceramic sculptures by Japanese artist and Visiting Assistant Professor of Art Kensuke Yamada and glass creations by H.W.

By |2018-05-31T15:13:40+00:00August 2nd, 2017|Glass Art, News, Norton Center for the Arts, Education|

Centre College hosts renowned glass artist John Kiley

Renowned glass artist John Kiley of Seattle, Wa., will give a presentation and demonstration Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 8 p.m. in the hot glass studio in Centre College's Jones Visual Art Center. A short visual presentation will be followed by a demonstration by the artist. Kiley began his professional career at the age of 19 at

By |2018-07-26T18:38:14+00:00October 28th, 2016|Glass Art, News, Education|

Glass artist Nate Watson ’98 visits Centre for lecture and glass blowing demonstration

On Nov. 19 at 7 p.m., Centre College will welcome glass artist Nate Watson ’98 to the Jones Visual Art Center for a short lecture and glass demonstration. A history major at Centre, Watson took several glass classes at the College and after graduation moved to Providence, R.I. and then California, where he completed a

By |2015-11-16T11:25:11+00:00November 16th, 2015|Careers, Glass Art, News|

Centre faculty share life stories at Omicron Delta Kappa event

Members of Omicron Delta Kappa, Centre College’s leadership honor society, hosted the annual Life Stories event on April 6, featuring an all-star line-up of College faculty who shared personal accounts of the academic and career journeys that led them to Centre. Speakers for this year’s program were Associate Professor of Chemistry Jeffrey Fieberg (Division III), H.W. Stodghill, Jr. and Adele

World-renowned glassblower Lino Tagliapietra returns to Centre College, Oct. 24-Nov. 4

Centre College is known for being a hub of global learning, not only because students have the opportunity to experience the world through study abroad but also because the College regularly brings world class opportunities to campus. Such is the case of internationally acclaimed Italian glass artist Lino Tagliapietra’s upcoming visit to Centre, Oct. 24 through Nov. 4, when he'll return to

By |2014-10-15T16:00:19+00:00October 15th, 2014|Academics, Campus, Glass Art, News|

"Distinctly Centre" marriage proposal in Powell glass studio

Most couples dream of the perfect wedding proposal, and for Danny Noll ’10, this meant returning to the place where his love story with Kasey Jackson ‘11 began. “We met at Centre College, so I knew I wanted to incorporate Centre into the proposal somehow,” Noll explains. Noll called on the help of renowned artist

By |2014-06-10T14:28:06+00:00June 10th, 2014|Art History, Glass Art, News, Education|