John Miller

Meet the maestro

John Miller started working with glass in 1987 at Southern Connecticut State University. He later earned his MFA at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. John has been a staff member at the Pilchuck Glass School since 1993 and currently also serves as an Associate Professor of Glass at Illinois State University.

John concentrates on blown glass sculpture with several diverse bodies of work: homages to Claes Oldenburg (larger than life everyday pop sculptures; the Corset series are blowing vibrant colored glass through copper strictures; and a third series that explores anthropomorphic forms. He shows through numerous national and international galleries and his artwork is in a number of museums worldwide. John also "tours," giving lectures and demonstrations with hot glass.