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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Ann Arbor Summer Art Fair | Ann Arbor, Michigan

Geneva Arts Fair | South 3rd Street in Geneva, IL

Art in the Park Lake Geneva | Flat Iron Park in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

Oconomowoc Festival of the Arts | FOWLER PARK IN OCONOMOWOC, WI

Port Clinton Art Festival | Downtown Highland Park, IL

Third Ward Art Festival | In the Historic Third Ward District in Milwaukee, WI