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Today: Susan Longini at the Oakland Museum of California

Caithness Neighbors. 2011. Kilncast pâte de verre, metal frame, 35 x 41 x 1.5 in. Collection of the artist.
Photo credit: Keay Edwards
Susan Longini (b. 1947). BFA University of Michigan, 1969. California College of the Arts, 1982. San Jose State University, 1991. Studied under Marvin Lipofsky at California College of the Arts, 1982.

Susan J. Longini initiated and becamed head of the glass program at Ohlone College in Fremont, California from 1987 to 2003, and served on the City of Fremont’s Art Review Board from 2000 to 2010.

From 2002 to 2004, Longini was Executive Director of the Bay Area Glass Institute, San Jose, California. She is currently president of the Glass Alliance of Northern California. Since 2000, Longini’s concentration is focused on pâte de verre and large scale installations in glass. Her work is represented in galleries in the United States and in collections around the world. —Susan Longini