Tom McGlauchlin (1934 - 2011)

Birth date: 9/14/1934 Death date: 4/4/2011  
Birth location: Town of Turtle, Wisconsin Death location: Toledo, Ohio  
Media: Ceramic , Decorative Art , Glass Web site:
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Biographical Brief

Son of Charles and Frances McGauchlin, nine children
Grew up in Beloit, Wisconsin
1961, left the University of Wisconsin-Madison to teach in Iowa.
Married, Pat McGlauchlin, son Christopher
Artwork has been represented by the North Gallery since 1993

1957-1960, studied pottery with Harvey Littleton
1959, BS, Art, University Wisconsin-Madison
1960, MS, Art, University Wisconsin-Madison
1962, attended two of Harvey Littleton's glass blowing workshops, Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio (now considered the birth of Studio Glass Movement)
American Glass Now, Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio
2000, Wisconsin's Glass Masters, traveling exhibit curated and organized by William S.Fairfield Public Gallery, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, (Other Venues: 2000, Charles H. MacNider Museum, Mason city, Iowa; 2000, Bergstrom-Mahler, Neenah, Wisconsin; 2001, New Visions Gallery, Marshfield, Wisconsin; 2001, West Bend Art Museum, Wisconsin)
Work Experience:
1960, 1961, taught Harvey Littleton's Ceramic Class, University of Wisconsin-Madison (Littleton was on sabbatical to research glass)
1961-1971, taught art, Cornell College, Mt. Vernon, Iowa
1964, taught introductory glassblowing class, University of Iowa
1971-1984, Professor and Director, Glass Program, Toledo Museum of Art and the University of Toledo, Ohio
1984, began operating his own business, The Glass Studio, Toledo, Ohio
2002, Ohio Craftsmen Award, Outstanding Achievement
Recipient, three grants,Ohio Arts Council
Selected Collections:
Johnson Wax Company, Collection of American Crafts, Racine, Wisconsin
Smithsonian Institute, Washington D.C.
Portland Art Museum, Oregon
Kunstmuseum, Dusseldorf, Germany
Corning Glass Museum, New York
National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
Elton John's Private Collection
Suspended glass installation, A Free Verse in Color, Bowling Green State University, Ohio
A Mountain For Toledo, plate gl;ass and stainless steel sculpture, lobby of SeaGate Center, Toledo, Ohio
Clouds of Joy, Four SeaGate downtown Toledo, Ohio
A University Woman, lobby, Carlson Library, University of Toledo, Ohio
Dessin de Bulle (vase, Prism cut Vessel, Wide Eyed Wink, vase) four piece collection, Glass Study room, Glass Pavilion, Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio
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