by Shawn Waggoner
Rakow Commission Photo Courtesy of The Corning Museum of Glass
Additional Photography by Matt Hollerbush
Flameworking artist Amber Cowan gives vintage recycled and found pressed glass new life by destroying it, then re-forming it into beautiful and evocatively retro sculptures. She was recently awarded the 29th Rakow Commission by The Corning Museum of Glass to allow her the freedom to explore her art without financial boundaries.
This article was originally published on page 24 of the May/June 2015 issue of Glass Art.