Seascapes glass sculptures on display at UH

April 10, 2017  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

Matt Paskiet is a native to the Glass CityToledo, Ohio. He began his study of glassblowing at the Toledo Museum of Art in 1993, and he continued his studies at Pilchuck Glass School in Washington state in 1998 and the Fundacio Centre del Vidre in Barcelona, Spain in 2001.

He later returned to the Toledo area and opened Firenation Glass Studio and Gallery in Holland, Ohio in 2002, where he has been blowing glass ever since.

His Seascape series, on display now at Michigan Medicine, is composed of individually made Murrini pieces, a Venetian glass technique encased in layers of hot glass.

Here’s how you can check out his impressive work:

Where: Gifts of Art Gallery — University Hospital Main Corridor, Floor 2.

When: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. daily through June 11