“Emily Dickinson's Garden Secret Orb” by Paul Stankard. Yellow Pineland Pickerel Weed, Bright Orange Blossoms, and Prickly Fruit. With Four honeybees and One root person. Signature Cane inside. 4″ dia, 2018
Paul Stankard, Mantua, NJ
Paul Stankard is an internationally respected flamework artist. He creates natural environments in glass that challenge the viewer to move closer, rewarding them with unexpected delights. Stankard's respect for the natural world abounds, even in the simpler works from his early experimentation with botanicals.
Paul has a long standing relationship with WheatonArts. One of the founders of the Creative Glass Center of America at WheatonArts, he has served on the Board for over 20 years.
In November of 2004, “Paul Stankard:A Floating World – Forty Years of an American Master in Glass” opened at the Museum of American Glass. This retrospective exhibition originated at the New York Museum of Art and Design in the summer of 2004. WheatonArts had the pleasure of presenting this remarkable exhibition 2005
In September of 2007, Paul published his biography titled “No Green Berries or Leaves: The Creative Journey of an Artist in Glass”.
Paul's latest book titled “Studio Craft as Career: A Guide to Achieving Excellence in Art-Making” features 49 distinguished artists creating innovative works.