Witnessing Josie Gluck at Canberra Glassworks

Members of the Australian American Association – Canberra Division (AAACBR) were invited to a captivating glassblowing demonstration at Canberra Glassworks. Josie Gluck, Art Group Creative Fellow from Massachusetts, USA, showcased her innovative pattern-making techniques as part of her residency. Her collaboration with local emerging artists added depth and richness to the event, making it an unforgettable experience.

We extend our sincere gratitude to Elizabeth Rogers, CEO of Canberra Glassworks, for generously hosting this unique occasion. Aimee Frodsham, Artistic Director, provided invaluable insights throughout the demonstration, enriching our understanding of the creative process.

Such exchange of ideas and professional practices between international and local artists underscores the exceptional quality of Canberra Glassworks as a hub of artistic excellence. We are thankful to all attendees and extend special thanks to Art Group Development and Brodburger for their generous support in making this event a success.

We positively anticipate more dynamic collaborations in the future that continue to celebrate creativity and innovation in our shared bond.

About the Josie Gluck

Artist, designer, and craft-maker, Josie Gluck, is the Interim Program Area Chair in Glass at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design, where she has taught in the glass and sculpture departments since 2016. Co-founder of Vetro Vero (True Glass) design and fabrication studio in Pennsylvania, her glass designs have been featured in numerous publications including Architectural Digest, Elle Decor, Veranda, and Vogue; and her artwork has been published in New Glass Review and American Craft. 

For more information about Josie’s works, please visit: https://www.vetrovero.com/

We encourage you to explore Josie Gluck’s finished glassworks and other vibrant, innovative glassworks at Canberra Glassworks.