Made at the New York Milropa Studios in the late 1970's. From an early untitled Floral Series, displaying large spindly lavender flower and blue and white star flowers peering from slender grasses.
By David Huchthausen (American), who was the design director at that time. David Huchthausen received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Wisconsin, Madison; although his early focus was on architecture he also gravitated toward sculpture, and then turned to glass after discovering an abandoned glass furnace on campus. While there he served as a graduate assistant to Harvey Littleton, a glass pioneer who had recently started Americas first hot glass program at the university.He earned a Fulbright Research Scholarship to the University of Applied Arts in Vienna, Austria in 1977 and 1978 (and while there worked with the J&L Lobmeyr Studios), and won a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship Grant. With hundreds of one-man and group exhibitions on his resume, Huchthausen is considered a leader in the field. His work is represented in over 65 public collections, including: The Corning Museum (NY); The Chrysler Museum of Art (Norfolk, VA); The Detroit Institute of Arts (MI); The High Museum (Atlanta, GA); The Hokkaido Museum (Sapporo, Japan); The Los Angeles County Museum (CA); The Metropolitan Museum (New York, NY); The Museum of Fine Art (Dusseldorf, Germany); The Museum of Fine Arts (Lausanne, Switzerland); La Musée de Verre (Liège, Belgium); The Smithsonian Institution Washington, D. ; The Tacoma Art Museum (WA); and many more. The item "Signed David Huchthausen Milropa Studios Art Glass Paperweight Dated 1979" is in sale since Saturday, March 18, 2017. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\Paperweights\Studio". The seller is "thevintagechacha" and is located in Warrenton, Virginia. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, to all countries in Europe, to Japan, to Australia, to New Zealand.