Jacci Delaney first studied at Southern Illinois University Carbondale and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts specializing in glass, a BA in art history with a minor in museum studies. She worked in a glass studio for three years, went to graduate school at The Ohio State University and earned an MFA in 2014. She has worked with glass for 16 years while developing her skills in glassblowing and glass casting. Jacci is a full-time artist and teaches at both Columbus College of Art & Design and Glass Axis. Jacci has numerous professional recognitions including being selected to show her work in the exhibition “Vetro Illuminato: Illuminated Glass” in Murano, Italy in 2018.
I want to suspend color in mid-air. I have been fascinated with glass for over 16 years and I decided to work with glass when I saw how color and light interact in glass. My bowls have layers of transparent colors that let light pass through them, changing their intensity and allowing their vibrant colors to merge together. Designing and combining these colors in the glass blowing studio is the highlight of the process. My cast glass bubble wrap pieces also illustrate my interest in color and light.
I will give tours of Glass Axis and explain what is happening in the glass blowing studio area.
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