Jim Wilbat is an award-winning glass artist based in Illinois.

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I am in the final stages of blowing this wavy bowl, so I need to get the glass super hot in order to spin it open using centrifugal force. I then turn it downward. and pause briefly while spinning the glass, so that gravity and timing cause the waves to form. Thanks to my assistant Audrey Penny.

Upcoming Shows

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*CANCELED* Prairie Village Art Fair, Prairie Village, KS | The Village Shopping Center, Prairie Village, KS

*VIRTUAL FESTIVAL* Northbrook Art in the Park | Online! Link to follow

*CANCELED* Lakefront Festival of Art, Milwaukee, WI | Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI

*POSTPONED* Covington Art Fair | Covington Plaza, Fort Wayne, IN

*CANCELED* Boston Mills Artfest | Boston Mills/Brandywine Ski Resort, Peninsula, Ohio

Southport Art Festival | Chicago, Wrigleyville Neighborhood