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Eric J. Bladholm

Residence: 1924 West Fulton Street, Chicago, Illinois 60612

Education:
1988: Bachelor of Fine Arts, California College of Arts & Crafts
1986: Independent Glass Studies, Europe
1983: Glass Studies, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
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Work Experience:
1991-97: Founded Chicago Glassworks, Chicago, Illinois
1988-91: Co-Owner/Director Opal Glass Studios, Chicago, Illinois
1988: Conducted Glass Blowing Workshop(s) w/ Marvin Lipofsky, California
1987: Glass Studio Technician, California College of Arts & Crafts, Oakland, California
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Awards:
1996: Niche "Top Something-or-Another" Design Award
1988: Teaching Assistant, The Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, Washington w/ Marvin Lipofsky
1989: Mary B. Bishop/Francis S. Meritt Scholarship, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle Maine
1987: Brillson Scholarship, The Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, Washington w/ Lino Tagliapietra
1986: Studio Assistant, Oudhorn Glass, Leerdam, Holland w/ Lino Tagliapietra & Dale Chihuly
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Selected Exhibitions:
1997: Philabaum Gallery, "Molten Marriage", Tuscon, Arizona
1997: Sable IV Gallery, "A Gathering of Glass", Wimberley, Texas
1997: Phoenix Rising Gallery, "Summer Glass Show", Seattle, Washington
1997: Gallery Function Art, "Group Show", Pontiac, Michigan
1996: Arts Commission of Greater Toledo, "Glass Auction", Toledo, Ohio
1995: Portia Gallery, "One Person Show", Chicago, Illinois
1995: Ariodante Gallery, "One Person Show", New Orleans, Louisiana
1995: Kristopher-Lindsay Gallery, "New Works", Sarasota, Florida
1994: Portia Gallery, "Emerging Glass Artists", Chicago, Illinois
1993: Illinois State Museum, "Crafting Currents", Lockport, Illinois
1988: Pilchuck Tenth Anniversary Auction, Seattle, Washington
1987: The Glass Gallery, "6th. Invitational", Bethesda, Maryland
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Selected Collections/Lighting Commissions:
1995: The Cheesecake Factory, Chicago, Illinois, for JMA, LTD.
1995: Hollywood Casino, Aurora, Illinois, for JMA, LTD.
1992: Amoco Corporation, Chicago, Illinois
1992: Stars Restaurant, Frankfurt Germany, for JMA, LTD.



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