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Glass artist Jim Kingwell (and companion) in the early years.
From Coast Explorer Summer 2011
Icefire Glassworks Artist Jim Kingwell Celebrates Forty Years of Creating Blown Glass Art
Forty years ago Jim Kingwell picked up a blowpipe and began teaching himself to blow glass. What began as a five-year experiment became a life-long fascination with a challenging media: molten glass. Formally educated in ceramics, Kingwell is self-taught in the techniques of blowing glass, and this year, he celebrates forty years of making glass art. Kingwell can be......[read more]
 
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