Video Interview with Jerry Silverstein
Jerry Silverstein was born and raised in Chicago. He attended the University of Illinois and then earned a Master of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Minnesota.
Jerry began his career in Minneapolis as a Rehabilitation Counselor from 1968 to 1969. After that Jerry took a position in Chicago with the Jewish Vocational Service and worked there in many capacities until retiring from JVS in 1998 as the Associate Executive Director of that agency. Jerry remained in Chicago until he and his partner moved to Santa Fe in 2008. He serves on the Board of Directors of Glass Alliance NM and is a patron of our organization.
Jerry has developed the Maestro Program for Glass Alliance NM; he secures, hosts and entertains Glass Maestros from around the world to come to Santa Fe to speak about their work to our membership and other interested parties.
In addition to his service in promoting and enjoying glass art, he is an active associate with the Friends of Folk Art. Jerry is an avid collector of studio glass and has been building his collection for more than 30 years, beginning with a fascination with glass paperweights and currently specializing in contemporary glass art.
Watch the video interview to learn more about Jerry Silverstein!