Wednesday, July 1, 2009
Bryon Sutherland: Award-Winning Glass Artist known for his "Fizzle Fruit"
Talk Show host Dr. Arlene Barro created her WIN Without Competing! show for candidates, employees, entrepreneurs and employers to learn about her Right Fit Method from her guest interviews.
Dr. Arlene's guest is Bryon Sutherland, whose passion for working with glass was first ignited as a student at California State University, Chico. After receiving his Bachelor of Arts in Glass Sculpture, he accepted a position at the Orient and Flume, which has been producing fine art glass since 1972. He later studied with, and was invited back as teaching assistant to Bill Gudenrath, master Venetian glass artist, in Corning New York of the world-renown Corning Museum and Institute. After studying with Mr. Gudenrath, Bryon decided to become an entrepreneur. He set up his own glass art studio in Gridley, Northern California which is sited on the property of a 35-acre abandoned fruit cannery, The Hunt Cannery, established in 1896 was one of the largest peach canning operations in the world. The property was later operated as The Libby Cannery, a cooperative which began in 1932, and ceased operations in 2001. It was out of the enormous rubble left behind that the Sutherland Glass Art Studio emerged. Sutherland’s work has appeared in leading galleries, juried exhibitions and installations throughout the United States.