Eric Bladholm

"My work incorporates dream-like imagery into the thick layers of a glass canvas."

The colors and textures of nature are the departure points for many of Bladholm's innovative explorations with blown glass. Summers in Door County, Wisconsin, as a child, and extensive travels in Europe have influenced his work.

Eric Bladholm's blown glass designs involve multiple sections, usually a base piece and a custom-fitted sculptural lid. At their smallest, these pieces resemble their functional relatives, the perfume bottle. At their wildest, mold-blown glass is utilized to create abstract/industrial shapes that are presented in an organic cast metal base.

Bladholm got his start in glass and art early. At age 11, his older sister taught him how to make stained and leaded glass, which he pursued until he discovered the art of glassblowing in college. After completing his BFA in fine art and glass at California College of Arts and Crafts, he spent a season in Europe working with several renowned glass masters. He then returned to Chicago to meet the challenges of building a studio of his own.

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Birch Ballad
Art Glass Table Lamp

by Eric Bladholm
$ 670
Ethereal Eclipse
Art Glass Table Lamp

by Eric Bladholm
$ 740
Sienna Silhouette
Art Glass Table Lamp

by Eric Bladholm
$ 920
Woodland Wisteria
Art Glass Table Lamp

by Eric Bladholm
$ 920
Sprightly Spring
Art Glass Vessel

by Eric Bladholm
$ 210
Melon Medley
Art Glass Vessel

by Eric Bladholm
$ 210
Blush Blossom
Art Glass Vessel

by Eric Bladholm
$ 210
Honey Haze
Art Glass Vessel

by Eric Bladholm
$ 210
Savory Sandalwood
Art Glass Vessel

by Eric Bladholm
$ 210
Sculpted Sky
Art Glass Vessel

by Eric Bladholm
$ 210
Straw Silhouette
Art Glass Vessel

by Eric Bladholm
$ 250
Emerald Essence II
Art Glass Vessel

by Eric Bladholm
$ 210
Amethyst Aerial
Art Glass Vessel

by Eric Bladholm
$ 800
Spring Sensation
Art Glass Vessel

by Eric Bladholm
$ 780
Modern Medley
Art Glass Vessel

by Eric Bladholm
$ 1,600
Lively Leaf
Art Glass Vessel

by Eric Bladholm
$ 250
Autumn Amble
Art Glass Vessel

by Eric Bladholm
$ 690
Wheat Weave
Art Glass Vessel

by Eric Bladholm
$ 630
Large Regal Ruby
Art Glass Vessel

by Eric Bladholm
$ 690
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Mint Meadow by Eric Bladholm (Art Glass Vessel)
Mint Meadow
Art Glass Vessel

by Eric Bladholm
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Chartreuse Cascade
Art Glass Vessel

by Eric Bladholm
$ 250
Golden Glimmer
Art Glass Vessel

by Eric Bladholm
$ 250
Scarlet Solstice
Art Glass Vessel

by Eric Bladholm
$ 730
Sonic Sky
Art Glass Vessel

by Eric Bladholm
$ 800
Mosaic Medley
Art Glass Vessel

by Eric Bladholm
$ 1,640
Auburn Autumn
Art Glass Vessel

by Eric Bladholm
$ 740
Heavenly Harvest
Art Glass Table Lamp

by Eric Bladholm
$ 1,030
Avid Azure
Art Glass Table Lamp

by Eric Bladholm
$ 760
Lavender Lightning
Art Glass Vessel

by Eric Bladholm
$ 620
Golden Gaze
Art Glass Vessel

by Eric Bladholm
$ 640
Autumn Almond
Art Glass Table Lamp

by Eric Bladholm
$ 760
Crimson Comet
Art Glass Table Lamp

by Eric Bladholm
$ 980
Spring Sonata
Art Glass Vessel

by Eric Bladholm
$ 740
Slender Saffron
Art Glass Vessel

by Eric Bladholm
$ 490
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Evocative Emerald by Eric Bladholm (Art Glass Bottle)
Evocative Emerald
Art Glass Bottle

by Eric Bladholm
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Lofty Lilac
Art Glass Bottle

by Eric Bladholm
$ 160
Strata Swirl
Art Glass Vessel

by Eric Bladholm
$ 620
Autumn Alpenglow
Art Glass Table Lamp

by Eric Bladholm
$ 680
Intrepid Ivory
Art Glass Vessel

by Eric Bladholm
$ 480
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Powerful Pistachio by Eric Bladholm (Art Glass Vase)
Powerful Pistachio
Art Glass Vase

by Eric Bladholm
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Lively Lavender
Art Glass Bottle

by Eric Bladholm
$ 300
Imperial Ivory
Art Glass Bottle

by Eric Bladholm
$ 280
Indigo Infinity
Art Glass Vase

by Eric Bladholm
$ 640
Rose Reflections
Art Glass Vessel

by Eric Bladholm
$ 285
Caramel Cream
Art Glass Vessel

by Eric Bladholm
$ 690
Evening Emerald
Art Glass Vessel

by Eric Bladholm
$ 640
Cobalt Crackle
Art Glass Vessel

by Eric Bladholm
$ 520
Crimson Contrast
Art Glass Vessel

by Eric Bladholm
$ 600
Lapis Lazuli
Art Glass Table Lamp

by Eric Bladholm
$ 1,350
Emerald Isle
Art Glass Bowl

by Eric Bladholm
$ 625
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Zimska Jabuka Jasan by Eric Bladholm (Art Glass Vessel)
Zimska Jabuka Jasan
Art Glass Vessel

by Eric Bladholm
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Zimska Jabuka
Art Glass Vessel

by Eric Bladholm
$ 470
Fissure Lamp, Winter Ice
Art Glass Table Lamp

by Eric Bladholm
$ 345
Istok Industrija Zeleno
Art Glass Sculpture

by Eric Bladholm
$ 11,050
Fissure Lamp, Lava Red
Art Glass Table Lamp

by Eric Bladholm
$ 345
Fissure Vase, Red
Art Glass Vessel

by Eric Bladholm
$ 335
Neo Geo Sphere
Art Glass Vessel

by Eric Bladholm
$ 167
Venetian White Lamp
Art Glass Table Lamp

by Eric Bladholm
$ 378
Reddish Aurora Lamp
Art Glass Table Lamp

by Eric Bladholm
$ 330
Neo-Geo Sphere
Art Glass Vessel

by Eric Bladholm
$ 144
Venetian Red Lamp
Art Glass Table Lamp

by Eric Bladholm
$ 350
Topaz Lamp
Art Glass Table Lamp

by Eric Bladholm
$ 330
Tall Adriatico Perfume Bottle
Art Glass Perfume Bottle

by Eric Bladholm
$ 144
Short Adriatico Perfume Bottle
Art Glass Perfume Bottle

by Eric Bladholm
$ 144
Cone Adriatico Perfume Bottle
Art Glass Perfume Bottle

by Eric Bladholm
$ 144
Decorative Perfume
Art Glass Perfume Bottle

by Eric Bladholm
$ 139
Short Perfume-Dark Violet Opal
Art Glass Perfume Bottle

by Eric Bladholm
$ 110
Neo Geo Cone
Art Glass Vessel

by Eric Bladholm
$ 360
Neo Geo Cylinder
Art Glass Vessel

by Eric Bladholm
$ 500
Short Perfume -Topaz
Art Glass Perfume Bottle

by Eric Bladholm
$ 110