Faculty: Andrew Kuntz
Andrew Kuntz is a renowned Canadian glass artist whose work has been widely praised for its classical grace, contemporary simplicity, and vibrancy of colour. In addition to winning a number of significant awards, his pieces have been extensively exhibited around the globe, including at the Canadian Embassy in Washington, D.C.; Pilkington, Sheffield, and Oxford Museums in England; the Galerie Art et Creation in Lyon, France; Tai Pei Fine Art Museum; the Hong Kong Museum of Art; and the Museum of Contemporary Craft in New York. Andrew's privately owned work is represented in numerous domestic and international collections, including gifts to the Premier of China and Prime Minister of Ireland from the Canadian government, installed work at the Palace of Prince Faisal bin al Saud in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and the US Ambassador to Canada. Andrew trained in blown and sculptural glass at Sheridan College School of Design from 1977 to 1980. Since that time, he has been a resident artist at Harbourfront Glass Studio in Toronto, has taught at Alberta College of Art and Sheridan College, and has participated in numerous workshops and exhibitions throughout the world. He is a founding member of the Glen Williams Glass Cooperative in Glen Williams, Ontario.