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Christian James

Christian is back full time at AGW after eight years honing his skills at Janke Glass in Atlanta. He makes beautiful large scale glass works for the gallery and shares his expertise teaching our glassblowing workshops.

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Nate Avery

Nate is a Virginia native holding degrees in glass from Tidewater Community College and Virginia Wesleyan University. He is also a graduate of the Chrysler Museum of Arts Assistantship Program in Norfolk Virginia. Currently, he is working on his Masters degree at Kent State University. 

Sandy Holata Diehl

Sandy has been with AGW since it opened. She has many titles: artist, photographer, marketing director, and fusing instructor. You’ll find her fused glass platters and dichroic glass jewelry for sale in the gallery.


Chas & Polly Gilmore

Polly, primarily a fiber artist, enjoys exploring surface color and texture in her glass. Keeping the glass thicker allows her to indulge her need for a more sculptural sense in the work. 

Chas has an engineering background and began glassblowing because of a fascination with the creative technology. He particularly enjoys exploring mold-blown techniques, constantly striving for the perfect "square cylinder".

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JAKE GArretson

Meet the newest member of the AGW team... Jake Garretson. Jake graduated from The Cleveland Institute of Art and studied in Murano, Italy. We are very excited to have him working in our studio.