Fellowships and Awards

1998 Silver Prize from “International Exhibition of Glass Kanazawa” Kanazawa, Japan

1996-97 NC Visual Arts Fellowship-Grant

Three-time participant in US Art in Embassies Program

1986 Judge’s Award, Second Juried Exhibition of NC Crafts, NC History Museum, Raleigh, NC

Education and Teaching

Working shot from the 90's.

2007               Teaching, Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY

2005               Teaching, Penland School, Penland, NC

1980–1985      Assistant to Harvey Littleton, Spruce Pine, NC

1973–1979      Attended University of WI, Madison, WI 

B. S. in Art

Honor Student, National Merit Scholar


2006  “500 Glass Objects,” Lark Books, Asheville, NC

Mar. 2000 pub. date for “Mountain Hands,” Sam Venable, U of Tenn. Press, photo-illustrated interview of work and process.

“International Exhibition of Glass Kanazawa ’98,” Kanazawa Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Kanazawa, Japan, p. 14.

American Style Magazine, Summer ’97, pp. 33, 34, 36.

1997  “Handcrafted in the Blue Ridge,” Irv Green and Andrea Gross, Peachtree Pub., Atlanta, pp. 162-63.

Blue Ridge Country Magazine, Summer ’96.

1992  “The Survey of Glass in the World, vol. 6 Contemporary Glass,” ed. by T. Yoshimizu, Kyruydo Art Pub. Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, p. 10.

“International Exhibition of Glass Kanazawa ’92,” Kanazawa Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Kanazawa, Japan, p. 38.

1988  Glass Art Magazine, July/August 1988, pp. 10-15.

1988  Spin-off Magazine, NASA, 1988, p. 79.

1988  Southern Magazine, August 1988, “South by Design,” p. 54.

1985 “Insight, A Collector’s Guide to Contemporary American Glass,” Ferdinand Hampson, Eliot Johnson Publishers.

1984  American Craft, April/May, 1984, portfolio section, p. 25.

1983  Neues Glas, October/December, 1983, pp. 195-199.

Gary working with Sybren Valkema.

Gary working with Andreas Copier.

Gary working for Harvey Littleton.

Gary working with Kenny Carter.