Dan Dailey

  • Dog Pageant , Circus Vase, 2001
    Two part blown vase, sand blasted and acid polished. Fabricated, patinated and gold plated bronze. Pate de verre and lamp worked glass details.
    42 x 22 1/2 x 17 in
  • Bull, Animal Vessel, 1998
    Hand Blown red violet glass, sandblasted and acid polished, gold plated ring
    19 x 15 x 12 in
  • L'Eau , Daum Limited Edition, 1995
    Golden amber pate de verre, hand cast into custom mold. Clear crystal ring
    26 x 13 x 8 in
  • Musto, 2007
    Fabricated, patinated, nickel plated bronze with gold plated details. Blown glass globe and shade, sandblasted and acid polished. Pate de verre finial. Lampworked glass details.
    27 x 14 x 8 in
  • Dan Dailey, master glass artist represented by Wexler Gallery in Philadelphia,PA.
    Raining Jungle Man, 1995
    Blown, sandblasted and acid polished glass. Applied multicolored vitreous enamel.
    10 1/2 X 20 1/2 inches
  • Dan Dailey, master glass artist represented by Wexler Gallery in Philadelphia,PA.
    Satin Tone, 2003
    Blown and hot formed glass, sandblasted and nickel plated, patinated, bronze framework
    42 X 18 X 40 inches
  • Dan Dailey, master glass artist represented by Wexler Gallery in Philadelphia,PA.
    Dog, 2005
    Painted brass and bass wood
    9 X 5 X 7 inches

Artist Bio

Dan Dailey works primarily in his Kensington, New Hampshire studio with the help of his staff of assistants. He is also a professor at Massachusetts College of Art where he founded the Glass Department in 1973. He has taught at numerous glass programs including Rhode Island School of Design, Pilchuck Glass School and Haystack Mountain School of Crafts and he has given lectures and workshops throughout the United States, Europe and Japan.

Dailey has been an independent artist/designer for Cristallerie Daum, France for the past thirty years, and has worked for Fenton Art Glass Company, Steuben Glass and other companies. In 1972 he received a Fulbright Fellowship to Italy where he worked at the Venini glass factory on the island of Murano. He has also received fellowships from both the Massachusetts Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts, and he has an Honorary Lifetime Membership to the Glass Art Society. In 2000 he was honored with the Libensky Award, the fifth Artist Series release, by Chateau Ste. Michelle Vineyards & Winery, and in 2001 he was awarded the Masters of the Medium Award by the James Renwick Alliance.

Since 1971 Dailey has participated in over 300 group juried and invitational exhibits and has had numerous one-person exhibitions including a major retrospective at the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution. He has completed more than 60 architectural commissions for corporate headquarters, hospitals, municipalities, a county courthouse, a performing arts center and private residences, which consist of large cast glass murals, bronze and glass lamps, sculptural tables, a bronze stair railing, bronze and glass interior gates, exterior residential doors, mosaic framed mirrors, a large scale drawing, a complete dining room and a two ton chandelier with three hundred lamps. His work is represented in more than 50 museum and public collections in the United States, Europe, Australia and Japan.

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