by Shawn Waggoner
Photography by Patricia O’Doherty and Elizabeth Gaines
The world lost the legendary Dan Fenton—self-taught stained glass artist, photographer, and true original—on October 9, 2012. Fenton’s work in hot glass ranged from sandblast etching pickups for use in blown glass vessels to making his own murrine for fused work. Whether flat, etched, or hot glass, he challenged every technique to provide him with groundbreaking results.