Biography & CVAbout




Dan ventured into the world of glass while living in London in the early 2000's
There are some reoccurring themes can be seen in his works. Such as an interest in the influence and evolution of materials in our daily lives. Along with a nod of gratitude to prehistoric ingenuity.
​Dan has been awarded various accolades for his glasswork and participated internationally in exhibitions, residencies and masterclasses in Europe, UK, USA and Australia.
Graduating from the Royal College of Art, 2014. Dan continued working as a glass artist, technician and teacher in London before moving back to Melbourne to teach and run the glass studios at Monash University.
Along with many other projects he has been Artist in Residence at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts (Denmark) and University of Wolverhampton (UK). Where he continued to create works that merge kilnforming, coldworking and mouldmaking, techniques in the hotshop.

 

2021 - present

Certificates 3&4: Leadlight, Stained Glass & Glazing: Melbourne Polytechnic. Melbourne


2008 - 2011

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours): Glass. Monash University. Melbourne


2006 - 2007

Kiln Formed Glass: The Art Academy. London


2005 - 2007

Stained Glass: Bethnal Green Learning Centre. London Kiln Formed Glass: The Art Academy. London


2004 - 2007

Stained Glass: Bethnal Green Learning Centre. London


1998

Diploma: Audio Engineering. Audio Visual College. Melbourne


1997

Diploma: Live Sound & Stage Lighting. Audio Visual College. Melbourne


1990 - 1993

Bachelor of Arts (Double Degree): Philosophy & Cinema Studies. LaTrobe University. Melbourne


2021

Glass Teaching Associate: Monash University ​Glass Technician: Melbourne Polytechnic


2020

Maker in Residence: Contemporary Craft. Craft Victoria. Melbourne


2019

Glass Teaching Associate: Monash University. Melbourne Glass Technician: Monash University. Melbourne


2018

Artist in Residence: Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. Denmark Glass Teaching Associate: Monash University. Melbourne Glass Technician: Monash University. Melbourne


2017

Glass Technician: Monash University. Melbourne Technical Glass Consultant: Eye to Eye. UK


2016

Artist in Residence: Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. Denmark Masterclass: Vladimir Klein. Czech Republic Glass Lecturer: Westminster Adult Education Services. London Glass Technician: Westminster Adult Education Services. London Audiovisual Technician: Royal College of Art. London Teachers Assistant: Max Jacquard. London


2015

Artist in Residence: Wolverhampton University. UK Glass Lecturer: Westminster Adult Education Services. London Glass Technician: Westminster Adult Education Services. London Audiovisual Technician: Royal College of Art. London ​ Commission: Open Data Institute. Philpott Designs & Open Data Institute Awards. London Masterclass: Northlands Creative Glass. Maria Bang Espersen & Max Syron. Scotland Visiting Lecturer: Havering College. London Masterclass: Keith Cummings & Michael Brennand-Wood. UK Masterclass: Max Jacquard. London


2014

Masterclass: Corning Museum of Glass. Martin Rosol & Pavel Novak. New York State Audiovisual Technician: Royal College of Art. London ​ Workshop Instructor: Royal College of Art. London Visiting Lecturer: Havering College. London Masterclass: West Dean College. Katharine Coleman. UK


2013

Collaboration: Footwear Design with Iva Minkova. London Masterclass: Northlands Creative Glass. Richard Slee & James Maskrey. Scotland Audiovisual Technician: Royal College of Art. London


2012

Masterclass: Pilchuck Glass School. Gyorgy Gaspar & Zsuzsanna Korodi. Seattle Audiovisual Technician: Royal College of Art. London


2011

Residency: Canberra Glassworks. Canberra Audiovisual Technician: Melbourne


2009

Hotshop Assistant: Vice Chancellor Commission. Melbourne Museum. Melbourne Hotshop Assistant: Melbourne Stained Glass Assistant: London Audiovisual Technician: Melbourne


2008

Hotshop Assistant: Melbourne Audiovisual Technician: Melbourne


2021

Award: Overall Excellence & Sharing of Knowledge & Support. Melbourne Polytechnic. Australia


2021

Illuminance. GLAAS Gallery & National Gallery of Victoria & Design Week. MelbourneDeserted Shores. Magenta Gallery. Copenhagen​Glass Evolution. GLAAS Gallery. Melbourne


2018

Artiifacts exhibitions catelogue. MelbourneCraft Council. UK


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