Instructors and Staff

Meet the GEC team

Glass Art Instructor

Amy Lemaire

Amy Lemaire is a multi-disciplinary artist and educator based in Brooklyn, NY. An explorer at heart, her work reveals an interest in currency systems, material language poetics and the production of histories. Lemaire studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (BFA) and Pratt Institute (MFA). She has taught at UrbanGlass (NY), Pilchuck Glass School (WA), Penland School of Crafts (NC) and Salem Community College (NJ). As a visiting artist and instructor, Lemaire has worked with students at Pratt Institute, NYU, Tyler School of Art, Alfred University, and University of Montana. Recent residencies include Tyler School of Art, UrbanGlass, Museum of Art and Design, WheatonArts, and the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Her essay “Flame Grows Up” was published in Glass Quarterly magazine in 2018. She is an artistic member of the American Scientific Glassblowers Association and a member of the Glass Art Society. Lemaire has exhibited at galleries across the US , including Traver Gallery in Seattle and is currently represented by Heller Gallery in NYC.

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