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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Glencoe Festival of Art | Downtown Glencoe, IL

*NOW VIRTUAL* St. James Court Art Show, Louisville, KY | Your own home!

Duncan McClellan Gallery Talk & Tour Series | ONLINE - 4:00 PM EST 3:00 PM Central

Wilbat Glass Studio 29th Annual Open House & Sale | James Wilbat Glass Studio in Mundelein, IL