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Teaching Artists, Part 3

Klaus Moje at SOFA Chicago 2009

One key measure of a teaching artist is the caliber of his students. Klaus Moje – and the glass workshop that he founded at the Canberra School of Art in 1982 – has produced many of the most talented artists working in kiln-glass today.

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Moje with students at the Pilchuck Glass School, 1997.

Moje retired from Canberra in 1991, but has, in the years since, taught a limited number of hugely popular short courses through institutions from Bullseye to UrbanGlass to Pilchuck to North Lands, to name just a few. His mentorship of emerging artists and his life as a model of the innovative master puts him among the legends in our field. He is, furthermore, a teacher whose continuing personal explorations in glass provide lessons as valuable as any taught in the classroom.

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Moje with Bullseye Masterclass at North Lands, 2005.

Following on his much-acclaimed recent museum exhibitions in New York and Portland, Moje will join Bullseye Gallery at SOFA Chicago where we will exhibit a limited selection of his museum tour pieces and older works, including a single Portland Panel from the historic set created at the Bullseye factory in 2007. Copies of his recent US and Australian catalogs will also be available – with the opportunity to have yours signed by the artist.

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Moje speaking to the Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass at his Portland Art Museum retrospective, 2008.

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to meet a glass legend, see some of his most exceptional works within the context of the most extensive showcase for contemporary glass in the world today:

What: SOFA Chicago

Where: Bullseye Gallery, Booth 603
Festival Hall, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Ave., Chicago, IL 6061

When: Fri-Sat, Nov 6-7, 11am – 8pm
Sun, Nov  8, Noon – 6pm

Learn more on the SOFA Website

4 Responses to Teaching Artists, Part 3

  1. silvia says:

    wonderful! grande Klaus, e grandi Lani & Daniel!!!!

  2. I will be waiting patiently for a new blog Lani, filled with very special photos from Booth 603 at SOFA. Klaus Moje has been a major influence in our life ( Klaus has twin boys, and I am a proud twin too!) and I only wish I could travel to Chicago to see the Bullseye Booth in person. In the early 90′s we where in a class at Pilchuck with Klaus and Richard Whiteley ( Richard laughs when I mention this!) but it was a life changing 3 weeks. He influenced me then; in the way I look and think about glass, and he is still giving me soul food.
    Have a very special show Lani and Daniel. You have given so much to the art community and to the education of glass as an art form.

  3. Adrian says:

    I heard his somewhere but i can’t remember where.Anyway is it possible to meet the great glass kilns art legend Moje online?

  4. Lani says:

    No, sorry, to meet Moje you need to come to SOFA Chicago. EVERYTHING isn’t on the Internet.

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