The intersection of science and art - kilnformed glass
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About Gloria Badiner
Gloria Badiner is a former scientist and studio artist living and working in rural Southwest Michigan. Her studio, Arts & Artifacts makes commissioned and custom kiln formed glass for architects, designers and furniture makers. Commissioned work includes cast panels, high relief tiles and sculptures as site-specific installations in businesses and residences. Her sculptures include fused, kiln cast, sand cast and dalle de verre works mostly on an intimate scale and are often mixed with copper, silver, stone, bone and found elements. Currents works are an exploration of hunger in America. Using corn as a motif and the controversy of using food for fuel, Badiner explores the divisions between agriculture, food, science, technology and politics.
Gloria also serves as a technical consultant to the glass and ceramic industry and teaches kiln forming throughout the United States.
Arts & Artifacts Glass Studio
- 27130 Count
- Mattawan, Mi 49071