Many people don’t realize the Studio Glass Movement was born in Toledo in 1962. Bake O’Brien will be speaking about glass, glass history and art.
Baker O’Brien is an established world-class glass artist. As the sole apprentice of legendary glassmaster Dominick Labino, she has been mixing, melting and blowing vividly colored glass for over 30 years. She uses strong, rich colors in bold simple forms for one of a kind glass pieces of distinction. Baker’s work is exhibited in numerous private and public collections. Notable recipients of Baker O’Brien’s work include Her Majesty Queen Noor of Jordan, Her Majesty Queen Sirikit of Thailand, Former Secretary of State Madeline Albright, Former Mayor of New York City Rudy Guliani, Dr.C.Everett Koop, China Wildlife Conservation Association of Beijing, Beijing, China, and concert pianist Andre` Watts.