About Mike Wallace
"Creating glass art is an immediate, creative and challenging
experience where I use my vision and technical skills to create fine
Glass artist since 1997, fulltime for 8 years. Trained at The Toledo
of Art, Pittsburg Glass Center, Corning Museum of Glass and Seattle Hot
Owns and manages private glass studio, Village Glass in Sylvania, Ohio,
since 2002. Up to 20 other glass
artists work out of the studio.
Instructor, Toledo Museum of Art since 2005 - Intermediate glass
blowing, Advanced glass blowing, Advanced techniques (encalmo, cane
making, goblets) and other special demonstrations.
Head Juror all media for Crosby Festival of the Arts at the Toledo
Gardens, Toledo, Ohio, June 2008, 2009. Glass Art Juror, June
Minnetrista "Sand and Fire", Award Winner
Ohio Designer Craftsmen, The Best of 2008 – Labino Memorial
Award for Excellence in Glass