About the Author
Johnathon Schmuck was born and raised in northern California. He studied glass at Pilchuck Glass School, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, The Studio at the Corning Museum of Glass, and the Rochester Institute of Technology before moving to Australia to study for a Masters degree at the the Canberra School of Art on a Fulbright Scholarship.
While at Canberra, Johnathon was part of a team that worked with Klaus Moje in developing the glass Roll Up process. His own work includes both Roll Ups and fused pieces, and has been exhibited in the USA, Australia, Canada, and Italy. In addition to winning a Fulbright scholarship, Johnathon’s other awards include selection for the New Glass Review #17 and a finalist for the Niche Award. He has also served on the Board of Directors of GAS, the Glass Art Society.
In addition to smaller studios throughout the US, Johnathon has taught at The Studio of the Corning Museum in New York, Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts in Tennessee, The Museo del Vidrea in Spain, Espace Verre in Montreal, Bullseye Studios in Portland, and the Pilchuck Glass School in Stanwood, WA. His classes have focused on basic glassblowing, intermediate to advanced fusing techniques, and the Roll Up form. In recent years Johnathon has taught a number of courses on coldworking techniques for both blown and fused artwork.