I work primarily with the material of glass. I am enamored with the morphology of glass and not only how it can mimic other material but caned be fashioned to tell a story.
Michael Mangiafico is a glass artist and teacher living and working in Pittsburgh PA. He graduated with a BFA in glass art from Carnegie Mellon University in 1985, and has continued his education by attending as well as instructing glass art seminars across the US and abroad. In 1996 Michael built a glass studio FiG Studios- Forms in Glass. He creates sculptures and craft items from glass by blowing, casting, coldworking, and torch working. Michael’s forte is in making representation of delicate insect forms. FiG Studios has work in fine art galleries around the country.