Name

Bengt Hokanson

About

www.boarglass.com
LinkedIn Profile: Bengt Hokanson

Partial Bio:

Education: Tulane University B.A. Anthropology

Employment:

Glass castor: Studio Inferno, New orleans, La. 1995
Pilchuck Glass School Staff 1993.
1990-1993 Gaffer for gene Koss, Glass dept. Head, Tulane University.

Exhibitions: Partial list

Smithsonian Craft Show 2013.
Lustre Gallery, Telluride, co: Featured Artist 2011 and 2013.
Durango Arts Center: Hot, 50 years studio glass, July-August, 2012.
Durango Arts Center: Juried Exhibit, July, 2010.
Splash: Benton-Nyce Gallery Greenport, ny Nov 27- Jan12, 2008
The Philadelphia Museum Craft Show 2005,2007
Unordinary Forms: Icehouse Gallery Greenport, ny Jan 21-Feb 15, 2004
Natural Forces: East End arts Council Riverhead, ny April-May, 2003
Two Generations: The Weston Gallery, Cambridge, Ma June, 2000
Contemporary Craft: Guild Hall East Hampton, Ny Dec, 1991

Reviews : Partial :

American Craft: "A New Frontier" 2011 Leanne Goebel
Arts Perspective: "The Vessel" Spring 2011 Leanne Goebel
The New York Times: "This Week on Long Island", Helen Harris, 2004
The Boston Globe: Pulse, David Wildman June 25, 2000
The Southampton Press: "Critic at Large", Mary Cummings, 1992
The New York Times: "This week on Long Island", Helen Harris 1991

Awards:

Scottsdale Art Festival, First Place, Glass 2012
Philadelphia Fine Furnishings Show First Place Hot Materials
NFFA Artist Grant 2001
Ronald Katz Award: Tulane University, "Outstanding Sculptor", 1991

Specialties

  • Sculpture; Woodworking; Glass Blowing; Custom Woo…
  • inlaid floors
  • furniture; custom architectural glass: blown and …