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|Company/School Name:||Echo Beach Glass||Major Classification: Hot Shop (Furnace Glassblowing) |
|Contact Person Name:||Don Gonzalez||Offers PUBLIC Classes |
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|Address Line 1:||65 Upper Creek Road|
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Art Glass designs by Don Gonzalez range from functional to sculptural.
His current focus is art glass designs for architecture, inspired by his study of Venetian art and architecture .
Don began his career in studio glass art at Carnegie Mellon University .
His home and hot glass studio, Echo Beach Glass, are located in rural Stockton, New Jersey.
Don is the reciepient of four artist fellowship awards from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and was appointed by the governor to serve a term on the Arts Councils' Board of Directors.
He is the receipient of a 5 month residency fellowship from Creative Glass Center of America at Wheaton Arts.
is vessels and sculptures are in numerous private collections and public collections.
The current focus of Don's work is sand cast glass and metal sculptures.
Blown and cast glass for architectural inclusion is also an area of interest, as evidenced by the commissions of blown glass windows in the restored former carriage house of a palazzo built in the 14th century in Florence, Italy,
and the installation of a mobile for the collection of David Stoller in New Hope, Pennsylvania.
Don also creates vessels of blown glass where a primary design focus is on the translucent and reflective properties of the material.