Joel Philip Myers

  • Untitled Vessel, 1992
    Blown glass with applied elements
    15 3/4 x 3 x 13 7/8 inches
  • Joel Philip Myers, master glass artist at Wexler Gallery in Philadelphia, PA.
    Black 13, 1981
    Blown glass with applied elements
    5 X 6 1/4 inches
  • Joel Philip Myers, master glass artist at Wexler Gallery in Philadelphia, PA.
    Black 15, 1980
    Blown glass with applied elements
    4 1/2 X 7 inches
  • Joel Philip Myers, master glass artist at Wexler Gallery in Philadelphia, PA.
    Untitled, c. 1980
    Blown glass with applied elements
    3 1/2 X 10 1/8 inches
  • Joel Philip Myers, master glass artist at Wexler Gallery in Philadelphia, PA.
    Blue 3, 1988
    Blown glass with applied elements
    21 7/8 X 3 3/4 X 15 1/2 inches
  • Joel Philip Myers, master glass artist at Wexler Gallery in Philadelphia, PA.
    Valmuen V, 1991
    Blown glass with applied elements
    15 3/4 X 3 3/4 X 15 1/2 inches
  • Joel Philip Myers, master glass artist at Wexler Gallery in Philadelphia, PA.
    Facets of Red, 1990
    Blown glass
    12 X 4 X 14 3/8 inches
  • Joel Philip Myers, master glass artist at Wexler Gallery in Philadelphia, PA.
    Color Study #14, 2001
    Blown glass
    5 1/2 X 5 1/2 X 22 inches
  • Joel Philip Myers, master glass artist at Wexler Gallery in Philadelphia, PA.
    Small Brown Fish, 1986
    Blown glass with applied elements
    19 X 2 1/2 X 7 1/4 inches
  • Joel Philip Myers, master glass artist at Wexler Gallery in Philadelphia, PA.
    White with Green Feathered Hand, 1975
    Blown glass
    4 X 5 1/4 X 8 3/8 inches
  • Joel Philip Myers, master glass artist at Wexler Gallery in Philadelphia, PA.
    Floral Fragments of Ording, 1991
    Blown glass with applied elements
    26 X 14 X 24 inches
  • Joel Philip Myers, master glass artist at Wexler Gallery in Philadelphia, PA.
    Yellow Fish, 1998
    Blown glass with applied elements
    24 1/2 X 3 X 6 inches
  • Joel Philip Myers, master glass artist at Wexler Gallery in Philadelphia, PA.
    Continuous Fragment 8-126, 1987
    Blown glass with applied elements
    23 X 4 X 10 inches
  • Joel Philip Myers, master glass artist at Wexler Gallery in Philadelphia, PA.
    Color Study #18, 2002
    Blown glass
    5 1/2 X 21 1/2 inches
  • Joel Philip Myers, master glass artist at Wexler Gallery in Philadelphia, PA.
    Dialogue #7, 1998
    Blown glass
    14 X 10 3/4 X 22 1/2 inches
  • Joel Philip Myers, master glass artist at Wexler Gallery in Philadelphia, PA.
    Enticement #6, 1998
    Blown glass
    1/ X 5 3/4 X 15 1/2 inches
  • Joel Philip Myers, master glass artist at Wexler Gallery in Philadelphia, PA.
    Pink #2, 1978
    Blown glass
    5 1/2 X 5 3/4 inches
  • Joel Philip Myers, master glass artist at Wexler Gallery in Philadelphia, PA.
    Spiral Fish, 1986
    Blown glass with applied elements
    30 X 4 3/4 X 9 3/4 inches
  • Joel Philip Myers, master glass artist at Wexler Gallery in Philadelphia, PA.
    Verdant, 1985
    Blown glass with applied elements
    13 1/4 X 1 7/8 X 7 inches
  • Joel Philip Myers, master glass artist at Wexler Gallery in Philadelphia, PA.
    Summer Radiance, 1990
    Blown glass with applied elements
    18 3/4 X 4 X 15 1/4 inches
  • Joel Philip Myers, master glass artist at Wexler Gallery in Philadelphia, PA.
    Contiguous Fragment Series, 1987
    Blown glass with applied elements
    16 3/4 X 4 X 13 3/4 inches
  • Joel Philip Myers, master glass artist at Wexler Gallery in Philadelphia, PA.
    Green Fish, 1990
    Blown glass with applied elements
    25 1/2 X 9 1/4 X 4 inches
  • Joel Philip Myers, master glass artist at Wexler Gallery in Philadelphia, PA.
    Kaleidoscope Clear X, 1990
    Blown glass with applied elements
    15 7/8 X 4 1/2 X 15 1/2 inches
  • Joel Philip Myers, master glass artist at Wexler Gallery in Philadelphia, PA.
    Summer Joy, 1988
    Blown glass with applied elements
    18 3/4 X 3 1/2 X 17 1/8 inches

Artist Bio

Joel Philip Myers graduated with honors from the Department of Advertising Design at Parsons School of Design in 1954. After spending a year studying ceramic design in Copenhagen, Denmark, Myers earned both a B.F.A. and an M.F.A. from New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, NY. From 1963 to 1970, Myers served as Director of Design at Blenko Glass Company, in Milton, WV. From 1970 to 1997, he served as Distinguished Professor of Art at Illinois State University, Normal, IL. Myers has an extensive list of students who went on to establish themselves as noteworthy artists. Like Harvey Littleton, Joel Myers also possesses an encyclopedic list of awards and honors, solo and group exhibits, collectors, and publications. Awards and honors range from Honorary Life Member of the Glass Art Society to Fellow of the American Crafts Council, and Fellowship recipient from the National Endowment for the Arts. Among his innumerable exhibits are Joel Philip Myers & David Huchthausen (former student and assistant), Contemporary Art Niki Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, 1994; Joel Philip Myers, which traveled in Europe under the auspices of the Glasmuseum in Ebeltoft, Denmark, 1993; Joel Philip Myers and Students, Galerie L in Hamburg, 1991; and History of American Glass, co-organized by Corning and the Toledo Museum of Art, and exhibited at the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia, among other major venues. Collectors range from The Art Institute of Chicago, to The Museum of Decorative Art, Prague, Australian Crafts Council, and Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Japan. Myers’ work is characterized by exquisite craftsmanship and an extraordinarily strong sense of formal design.

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