Angus Powers

Professor Glass
Sculpture/Dimensional Studies
School of Art & Design
Binns-Merrill, Room B29
anguspowers@alfred.edu

Education

  • MFA: Glass, Tyler School of Art at Temple University, Elkins Park, PA, 2002
  • BFA: School of Art & Design, New York State College of Ceramics at AU, 2000

Featured Exhibits / Shows

  • “Quantum” an installation of glass, light, and sound, Angus Powers, Jon Clark, Jesse Daniels, Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass in Neenah, WI, 3 month large scale glass installation, Installation was added to the permanent collection
  • Faculty Exhibition in the Fosdick-Nelson Gallery, Nuclear Lawn Bowling : Sun at Midnight, An exhibition highlighting artwork by faculty from the Division of Dimensional Studies and guest collaborators.
  • Gent Glass, Works on display, Gent Glass in Gent, Belgium
  • International Blown Glass Symposium in Lviv Exhibition, Nation Museum of Ukraine in Lviv, Invitational Symposium and Exhibition, Created 2 pieces that were shown in the Nation Museum of Ukraine in Lviv and that will travel to the Glass Museum of Lviv during the next symposium
  • LUXUS A Exhibition Using Light as a Material, During Glass Art Society International Conference, Market Street Corning NY, 8 person performance, Juried Exhibition
  • Represented by Exhibit A Corning NY, “The Squirrels” on exhibit during GAS conference, Exhibit A Corning NY
  • Grand Finale at the Glass Fashion Show with Laura Donefer, GAS Conference 2016, Corning Museum of Glass, Corning NY
  • Small Works Show, Cohen Gallery, Alfred NY, Gallery Representation, Visual Art Exchange Raleigh NC, Selling design lines
  • Gallery Representation, Gallery 2 Alfred NY, Selling design lines
  • Teapots, Invitational show, Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Glass Invitational, Exhibit A, Market Street Corning NY
  • Library Lighting Commission, Alfred Almond Central School Library, Almond NY 2015
  • Glass, Form, and Sound, Performance, Sound by Jack Hagel, Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk VA 2015
  • The Next: A Studio Glass Movement Continuum, This exhibition, curated by glass artist and adjunct faculty member Eunsuh Choi brings together the work of various regional artists shaping the future of glass as art, Tower Fine Arts Center Gallery, SUNY Brockport 2015
  • Teapots, Invitational show, Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery, Pittsburgh PA 2012
  • Alfred Montessori Live Auction Benefit Auction, Donated and sold over $1000 in work, Total auction raised over 13K, Village Hall Alfred NY 2014
  • Outdoor Light Exhibition, Alfred University, Alfred, NY 2014
  • Works on Display at West Supply, Chicago Il during GAS Conference, Material Hybridity: Fluid Negotiations with Metal and Glass 2014
  • Plexus, SOAD SDS Faculty Show, Broadway Union, Hornell NY 2014
  • Glass: A Juried Art Show, Presented by: Minnetrista with the Marilyn K. Glick Center for Glass , Ball State University, Muncie, IN 2012
  • Fifty by Fifty: fifty glass artist representing the 50 years of the studio glass movement, Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, MI 1012
  • The Secret Life of Sand, A Group Invitational, The Hatchory, North Phila, PA 2011
  • Mailin’ It In, A Group Invitational,The Nicole Villeneuve Gallery, Chicago IL, Became a traveling exhibition 2010
  • Light up the Night, Acted as coordinator and participant in: NEON Group Exhibition during Glass Fest, Corning, NY 2011
  • BAKER/BLOCH/POWERS, 3-person show, 171's Houghton Gallery, Corning, NY 2011
  • Light up the Night, Acted as coordinator and participant in: Group Exhibition during Glass Fest, Corning, NY 2010
  • Spectra: A survey of faculty work from the School of Art and Design, Acted as coordinator and participant in, Fosdick-
  • Nelson Gallery, Alfred NY 2010Teapots, Invitational show, Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery, Pittsburgh PA 2012
  • Turned On, Artist Interpret the Chandelier Invitational show, More Fire Glass Studio, Rochester NY 2010
  • Solo Exhibition, Ceramic Museum in Westerwald (Das Keramicmuseum Westerward), Hohr-Grenzhausen, Germany 2012
  • Cheers, A Drinking Glass Invitational, Louisville Glassworks, Louisville, KY 2009
  • Acted as coordinator and participant in:, “Neon on the Bridge” Group Exhibition, Corning, NY. Exhibition during the Glass Art Society conference 2009
  • h o w i s t h i s g l a s s ? Juried Group Exhibition, - Of post-glass artists & glass guerillas, Corning, NY. Exhibition during the Glass Art Society 2009
  • Glass on Glass, Corning, NY Group Exhibition, Regional exhibition during the Glass Art Society, Corning NY 2009
  • Outdoor Light Exhibition, Alfred University, Alfred, NY 2009
  • Contemporary Glass, Rose Lehrman Art Gallery, Harrisburg Area Community College, Angus Powers, Che Rhodes, Jessica Julius 2009
  • Acted as coordinator and participant in:, First Night Kinetic Neon Exhibition, Neon installation on tractor-trailer that traveled to various venues during New Year’s Eve celebration, Binghamton, NY 2009
  • Conversations/Collaborations, Large scale Cast Glass installation at Alfred-Almond Central School, Almond, NY 2008,
  • Works on display in the Visiting Artist Collection, Danish Design School, Copenhagen 2008
  • 8th Annual Goblet Show Invitational show, The Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA 2008, NYSCC Faculty Show, Cohen Gallery, Alfred NY 2008
  • Skin Group Exhibition, Lana Santorelli Gallery, Southampton, NY 2007
  • 7th Annual Goblet Show Invitational show, The Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA 2007
  • Southern Tier Biennial, Juried show, A regional survey of contemporary art, Olean, NY 2007
  • Young Glass, Juried show resulting in my work being in the permanent collection, Glasmuseet Ebeltoft (Glass Museum in Ebeltoft), Denmark 2007
  • 10 Years Out, Invitational group show, Tyler School of Art Alumni, Flame Run Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky 2007
  • Celebrating Connections: Contemporary Glass by Mid Atlantic Artists, Museum of American Glass, Millville, NJ 2007
  • Artists of SIO2 Gallery, Invitational show SIO2 Mobile Gallery @ Blink Gallery, Boulder, Colorado 2007
  • Gravity, An Installation of Glass and Light with Jon Clark and Jessie Daniels, Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA 2007
  • Over The Top, Invitational show, More Fire Glass Studio, Rochester NY 2006
  • Penumbra, An Installation of Glass and Light with Jon Clark and Jessie Daniels, Sordoni Art Gallery, Wilkes PA 2006
  • Summer Hot/Summer Not, Invitational show, Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC 2006
  • Incoming, Solo installation, Goggle Works Center for the Arts, Reading, PA 2006
  • Midwest Meltdown, Invitational group show, SIO2 Mobile Gallery @ Glass Art Society Conference, St. Louis, MO 2006
  • Invited sole Juror, 2nd Annual Glass National, Workhouse Arts Center, VA
  • Glass Fashion Show Book 2 page spread, Author Laura Donefer with Glass Art Society and Corning Museum of Glass
  • Images of personal work published in “The Gather” a member’s magazine, Corning Museum of Glass
  • Glass Art Magazine 5 page article, September Issue, “Working Greener, Angus Powers, Resurrecting the Roman Furnace”
  • NEW GLASS REVIEW Juror, Juror statement in New Glass Review magazine #36, Corning Museum of Glass
  • Glass: A Juried Art Show Catalog, Presented by: Minnetrista with the Marilyn K. Glick Center for Glass at Ball State University. 2012
  • Fifty by Fifty show catalog: Fifty glass artist representing the 50 years of the studio glass movement, Muskegon Museum of Art 2012
  • Breaking Ground: A Century of Craft Art in Western New York, Barbara Lovenheim, Hardcover, 156 pages, Hudson Hills Press LLC 2011
  • New Glass Review, Selection for international publication, Corning Museum of Glass 2012
  • Contemporary Glass, Artwork and profile featured in book, Black Dog Publishing, London, UK 2008
  • New Glass Review, Selection for international publication, Corning Museum of Glass 2008
  • New Glass Review, Selection for international publication, Corning Museum of Glass 2007
  • New Glass Review, Selection for international publication, Corning Museum of Glass 2006
  • Glass Art Society International Conference, Emerging Artist Award, International Juried Competition, Presentation given at the 2004 G.A.S. conference in New Orleans, LA 2003
  • Creative Glass Center of America Fellowship, Wheaton Village, Millville, NJ , International Juried Three month creative fellowship 2003

Research, Publications, & Presentations

Research & Publications

  • Invited sole Juror, 2nd Annual Glass National, Workhouse Arts Center, VA
  • Glass Fashion Show Book 2 page spread, Author Laura Donefer with Glass Art Society and Corning Museum of Glass
  • Images of personal work published in “The Gather” a member’s magazine, Corning Museum of Glass
  • Glass Art Magazine 5 page article, September Issue, “Working Greener, Angus Powers, Resurrecting the Roman Furnace”
  • NEW GLASS REVIEW Juror, Juror statement in New Glass Review magazine #36, Corning Museum of Glass
  • Glass: A Juried Art Show Catalog, Presented by: Minnetrista with the Marilyn K. Glick Center for Glass at Ball State University. 2012
  • Fifty by Fifty show catalog: Fifty glass artist representing the 50 years of the studio glass movement, Muskegon Museum of Art 2012
  • Breaking Ground: A Century of Craft Art in Western New York, Barbara Lovenheim, Hardcover, 156 pages, Hudson Hills Press LLC 2011
  • New Glass Review, Selection for international publication, Corning Museum of Glass 2012
  • Contemporary Glass, Artwork and profile featured in book, Black Dog Publishing, London, UK 2008
  • Artist in the Community Grant, Cattaraugus County Arts Council funding to execute a public arts commission, funded by NYSCA 2008
  • New Glass Review, Selection for international publication, Corning Museum of Glass 2008
  • New Glass Review, Selection for international publication, Corning Museum of Glass 2007
  • New Glass Review, Selection for international publication, Corning Museum of Glass 2006
  • Glass Art Society International Conference, Emerging Artist Award, International Juried Competition, Presentation given at the 2004 G.A.S. conference in New Orleans, LA 2003
  • Creative Glass Center of America Fellowship, Wheaton Village, Millville, NJ , International Juried Three month creative fellowship 2003

Awards/Honors

Excellence in Teaching Award, Alfred University, 2008, 2012 & 2014

Professional Experience

New York State College of Ceramics, School of Art and Design at Alfred University Associate Professor Glass

Experimental Goblet Workshop, International Summer Academy and the Bild-Werk, Frauenau Germany 2 1/2 week studio intensive

Gent Glass Goblet Workshops and Friday Night Live Artist, Ghent Belgium

Haystack Mountain School of Craft, Deer Isle, ME

Experimental Goblet Workshop, 2 week studio intensive 2012

Institut für Künstlerische Keramik und Glas, University of applied Science in KOBLENZ, Germany,Visiting Professor 2010

The Studio, Corning Museum of Glass, Corning NY, Experimental Goblet Workshop, 2 week studio intensive 2009

Rosemont College,  Adjunct Professor, Sculpture Department, Rosemont, PA

Development and teaching of Glassblowing and Glass Sculpture course through the use of The Crefeld School Glass Works facility 2003-5

Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, PA , Adjunct Professor, Glass Department, Foundations 2003-5 Instructor, Summer Glass Class 2002 

Hot Soup Glassblowing Studio and Gallery, Philadelphia, PA , Staff Instructor 2001-5

The Crefeld School Chestnut Hill, PA , Participated in workshops with the Philadelphia School for the Deaf, 

Philadelphia, PA , Glassblowing Instructor 2003-5

Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, PA , Instructor, Summer Glass Class 2005

Buck’s Rock Creative Arts Camp, New Milford, CT , Glassblowing Instructor 2000

Glass Art Society International Conference, Corning NY, Artistic Co-Chair 2015-16

Juror for New Glass Review, international publication, Corning Museum of Glass 2014

Glass Art Society International Conference, Chicago, IL, Demonstrator 2014

Glass Art Society International Conference, Toledo, OH, Demonstrator 2012

Visiting Artist, Illinois State University, Lecturer/ Workshop 2011

Visiting Artist, Harrisburg Area Community College, Lecturer/ Workshop 2009

Visiting Artist, Danish Design School, Copenhagen, Visiting Lecturer/ Workshop 2009

Goggle Works Arts Center, Reading, PA, Demonstrator 2008

Glass Art Society International Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, Demonstrator 2007

Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia PA, Visiting Artist 2007

Goggle Works Arts Center, Reading, PA, Visiting Artist 2006

Washington University, Saint Louis, MO, Visiting Lecturer 2004

Babbitt Manufacturing, Vineland, NJ, Sheet metal fabricator 2004

Doug Ohm Equipment, Millville, NJ, Glass Studio Equipment Builder 2003

Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, PA, Glass Shop Technician 2001