Art and Design

Parker March 1, 2013

A Designing Soul

We create for hosts of reasons, and creativity itself is in no way limited…

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Parker February 11, 2013

Art & Religion

I have never been a joiner. I have joined metal, wood, and glass and…

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Parker January 8, 2013

Chihuly at VMFA

  When we think glass, we tend to see in our minds eye objects…

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Parker January 7, 2013


These pictures were taken of my students in two sections of Art204 (Sculpture) at…

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Parker October 23, 2012

Classes At Stafford Art Glass - Two-Day Intensive

This is what you came here for.  This is the one class that gives…

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Parker October 23, 2012

Classes At Stafford Art Glass - Daylong Intensive

The Daylong Intensive Class at Stafford Art Glass is an opportunity to immerse yourself…

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Parker October 5, 2012

The Art of Glass

There are a number of stories that suggest the genesis of glass as an…

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Parker May 16, 2012

The Third Great Revolution

The Economist in a recent article has declared digital manufacturing a Third Industrial Revolution…

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Parker February 16, 2012

The Art Of The Find

The following is a list of found art artists that I am using for…

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Parker January 30, 2012

The Property Of Intellect

As artists and designers, our work is very visual.  A designer puts her work…

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Parker January 26, 2012

Where The Heart of Design Resides

It’s not often that the little guy gets a big break.  Artists often struggle…

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Parker January 16, 2012

The Exquisite Object

I’d like to take a moment and explain a little about this blog, what…

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