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Cherry Glass is a family owned glassblowing business in Northern Minnesota.

We make a variety of functional, and non-functional hand blown glass art. We also add real insects to our art, by electroforming them in copper, and applying them onto our glass pieces. We have 3 months of summer to collect bugs where we live, so we gather what insects we can, and the rest are shipped to us from collectors, and friends! We incorporate crystals, stones, and Brazilian agate slabs in our work. With different color patinas we can connect everything together.
Scot started blowing glass in 2002, after a 4 year apprenticeship Scot started Cherry Glass in 2006 and in 2012 his mother started collaborating with electroforming real bugs, and stones onto his pieces. Scot's wife Ryan, and friend Ty are currently apprenticing under Scot…

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  • Male
  • Born on December 16
  • Joined January 31, 2009

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Dichro Images, Glow Glass, Silver, Gold, sandblasting, copper, BUGS

About



Cherry Glass is a family owned glassblowing business in Northern Minnesota.

We make a variety of functional, and non-functional hand blown glass art. We also add real insects to our art, by electroforming them in copper, and applying them onto our glass pieces. We have 3 months of summer to collect bugs where we live, so we gather what insects we can, and the rest are shipped to us from collectors, and friends! We incorporate crystals, stones, and Brazilian agate slabs in our work. With different color patinas we can connect everything together.
Scot started blowing glass in 2002, after a 4 year apprenticeship Scot started Cherry Glass in 2006 and in 2012 his mother started collaborating with electroforming real bugs, and stones onto his pieces. Scot's wife Ryan, and friend Ty are currently apprenticing under Scot.



Artists:
Scot Bennett: glassblower/copper electroformer
Ryan Bennett: glassblower
Ty Wiljanen:glassblower
Linda Bennett: copper electroformer/patina work


Publications:

The Flow Magazine: marble edition/2008, 2011, 2012, 2014/Women In Glass, 2012, 2014/Culturally Inspired, 201/ Nature Issue, 2015
Glassline magazine: hummingbird feeder tutorial, 2011
Etsy NASA Contest finalist: NASA marbles, Mar 2011


Wholesale Shows & sponsored shows:
G.L.A.S Great Lakes Art Show Madison, WI: 2009 (sponsor)
Grass Roots Art Show Madison, WI: Austin, TX: 2010, 2011 , 2012, 2013, 2014 (sponsor)
A.G.E. Las Vegas, NV: Denver, CO: 2012, 2014,2015
CHAMPS Las Vegas, NV: Denver, CO 2013, 2014,2015

Cherry Glass is a proud supporter of Range Martial Arts in Chisholm, MN. Specially marked items located on our Etsy site will have 100% of the proceeds go to Range Martial Arts. The money will be used for new equipment, to offset costs of traveling to events and the scholarship fund that they have set up.



Online:

http://twitter.com/Cherryglass
Instagram: cherryglass
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