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Ben Wright

Ben Wright

Artistic Director at Pilchuck Glass School an international center for glass art education in Washington

Wright is the new Artistic Director of Pilchuck Glass School, an international center for glass art education in Stanwood, Washington, USA. While Director of Education at Urban Glass in Brooklyn, New York, Wright expanded the team and program to produce more than 300 events and workshops annually. He has at numerous U.S. art schools, as well as abroad in Germany, Turkey, Denmark, Japan, Belgium, Poland, and Australia. Additionally, he has produced exhibitions at the Museum of American Glass, Islip Art Museum, and Urban Glass. Wright has a BS in Evolutionary Biology from Dartmouth College, a BFA in Glass from the Appalachian Center for Crafts, and an MFA from Rhode Island School of Design.

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Benjamin Wright’s multisensory installation immerses you in his brain and lets you poke around the dusty corners of his cognitive resonance. His site-specific exhibition employs a diverse tool bag of overlapping media, materials, and imagery to portray the messy chaotic soup in which ideas are born and raised. Vivisection is sure to challenge your senses and preconceptions. Vivisection a 2017 installation in the Work Program Architect's galleries in Norfolk Virginia.
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