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Wes Hunting

"Working in glass allows me to orchestrate a symphony of light and color. "

Wes Hunting has been working with glass for over thirty years. He is known for his incredible skill with cane and murrini as well as remarkably intricate, abstract patterns drawn on hot glass.

The vibrant colors and patterns are "drawn" onto the glass surface at temperatures exceeding 2000 degrees. Hunting combines various Italian techniques, such as millefiore and zanfirico, with decorative techniques that he has personally developed and refined. While the forms of his work have changed over the years, they have always remained simple, with the intention that they never distract from the increasing complexities of the surface decoration.

Wes Hunting always had an interest in art, but it wasn't until working at a historical village in college that he first tried glassblowing. After graduating from Kent State University in 1976, he studied glass at Penland School of Crafts and worked as an assistant to glass artist Richard Ritter for six months. He later traveled to Italy to take in the glass scene in Venice and Murano. Today, he works as a team with his son, Wesley, in his home studio in rural Wisconsin.

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Achromatic Vessel with Lapis
Art Glass Vessel

$ 1,150
$ 920
Achromatic Vessel with Crimson
Art Glass Vessel

$ 1,150
$ 920
Gothic Colorfield Jar
Art Glass Jar

$ 995
$ 796
Pixel-Faceted Optical
Art Glass Sculpture

$ 2,850
$ 2,280
Prism Faceted Optical
Art Glass Sculpture

$ 2,900
$ 2,320
Cosmic Colorfield
Art Glass Vessel

$ 1,050
$ 840
Summer Sky Colorfield Vessel
Art Glass Vessel

$ 595 - $ 3,295
$ 476 - $ 2,636
Ruby Sunset Colorfield Vessels
Art Glass Vessel

$ 595 - $ 3,295
$ 476 - $ 2,636
Golden Morning Colorfield Vessels
Art Glass Vessel

$ 595 - $ 3,295
$ 476 - $ 2,636
Color Field Vessel in Pink
Art Glass Vessel

$ 595 - $ 1,950
$ 476 - $ 1,560
Color Field Sculpture in Ruby and Blue
Art Glass Wall Sculpture

$ 650 - $ 3,300
$ 520 - $ 2,640
Amethyst Color Field Vessel with Ruby
Art Glass Vessel

$ 595 - $ 1,950
$ 476 - $ 1,560
Color Field Vase in Lime and Aqua
Art Glass Vase

$ 595 - $ 1,950
$ 476 - $ 1,560
Mandarin Color Field Vase with Fuchsia
Art Glass Vessel

$ 595 - $ 1,950
$ 476 - $ 1,560
Black Color Field Vase with Red and Green
Art Glass Vessel

$ 595 - $ 1,950
$ 476 - $ 1,560
Selected Exhibitions & Awards
American Craft Council Show, Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore. MD, 2018
American Craft Council Show, Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore. MD, 2016
American Craft Council Show, Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore. MD, 2015