Stephen Paul Day began work in glass in 1980 while a student at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris. His teacher, a master craftsman in architectural glass, made the works of Matisse in the south of France. Since working in Paris, he has had residencies in New York City at the Experimental Workshop, Pilchuck Glass School, Wheaton Arts, and last year was awarded a residency at the Kohler Arts Center. He has taught at many academies worldwide including Pilchuck Glass School, Sars Porteries in France., Tokyo Glass in Japan, and 20 years at the Bild- Werk Academy in Frauenau, Germany. Stephen lives in New Orleans where he is a full-time artist.
Critic Residency Essay by Robin Rice