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Photo Credit: David Dietrich

Artist
John Nygren (Primary)
Title

Stained Glass Tree

Date
1980
Century
20th century
Medium & Support
Blown and hot-worked glass
Dimensions
Overall: 7 1/4 x 4 x 4 in.
Style
Studio Crafts
Object Type
Glass
Class System
Decorative Arts & Design
Class 1
Sculptural
Credit Line
Gift of Michael & Barbara Keleher
Accession Number
2010.07.11.50
Copyright
In Copyright
© John Nygren
ON VIEW
Description

Green vase with abstract landscape on side.

Label History

Nygren earned his MFA in pottery at the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, MI, in 1968 and that same year took a life-changing three-week glassblowing course at Penland School of Craft, where Mark Peiser was the newly appointed and first Resident Craftsman in Glass. A year later he moved to Walnut Cove, NC, and shifted his art practice to glass, building New Branch Glass Studio. His artwork has always reflected his love of nature, landscapes, and animals. The vase pictured is a classic vessel shape with hand-applied outlines for the tree and landscape forms.

Exhibition Title: Asheville Art Museum: An Introduction to the Collection
Label Date: 2021
Type: Catalogue Entry
Written by: Whitney Richardson

Exhibition List
This object was included in the following exhibitions:

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