Marvin Lipofsky - Living Legend

Fine art glass sculptors, such as Dale Chihuly, and his proteges at the Pilchuk Glass School, line the Pacific Northwest to Jamex and Einar de la Torre’s studios in California’s southernmost border town. In between is the San Francisco Bay Area, and its rich repository of award-winning glass sculpture. Local glass artists such as Julie Alland, Jaime Guerrero, John Lewis, Clifford Rainey, Randy Strong, Pamina Traylor, Chuck Vannatta, and Dana Zed, are but a few; and the most exciting of these is Berkeley resident, Marvin Lipofsky, the understated pioneer of the contemporary glass movement, whose sculpture and educational efforts over the past 40+ years are fundamental to establishing glass as a fine art medium.

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