Flameworking Demonstrations

Watch as renowned flameworker, Kiva Ford, use a 5000 degree Fahrenheit gas-and oxygen-powered torch to create amazing works of glass art.

Events

  • Friday, May 22nd at Centerway Square from 12–1pm (Eric Goldschmidt)

Artist Information

Kiva Ford's work spans the realms of art and science. Formally trained as a scientific glassblower, he holds a degree from Salem Community College, New Jersey, and has spent years creating complex glassware for scientific use. Currently, he puts his skills to use by day as the manager of the University of Notre Dame's custom scientific glassblowing shop, and by night, he manages his own artistic practice, which has brought him worldwide recognition. 

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