MICHAEL ROGERS, USA
Born in 1955 in Peoria, Illinois, the USA. Michael Rogers maintains a private studio practice in Honeoye Falls, New York, and is a full professor at the Rochester Institute of Technology in the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences. Before joining RIT in 2002, he spent eleven years in Japan, where he was the head of the Glass Department at the Aichi University. Rogers has taught workshops at the Furnace in Istanbul, Turkey, and in the United States at Corning, Pilchuck, and Haystack. In 2004 he was the President of Glass Art Society. His works can be found in the permanent collections of the Suntory Museum of Art, Japan, First Contemporary Glass Museum, Spain, Museo del Vidrio, Mexico, Glass Museum in Lviv, Ukraine and the Corning Museum of Glass, the USA. Michael Rogers participated in numerous exhibitions and symposiums in the USA, Ukraine, Japan, Latvia, Mexico, Spain, Denmark, Portugal, China, Belgium, and Scotland.
WRITTEN, 2015, cast glass, 18,4x20,3x55,9 cm
DIARY, 2015, cast glass, 17,8x29,2x48,2 cm