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SHANE  FERO

The flame-blown glass sculptures of Southern glass artist, Shane Fero, can be found in museums worldwide. His goddesses, birds, and hybrid human-animal figures are influenced by primitive myth and 20th century Surrealism.

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SHANE  FERO Florentine Bluebird

Florentine Bluebird
- Flameworked & acid-etched glass
3-3/4 x 6-1/2 x 2-1/2 in
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SHANE  FERO Florentine Bluebird
Florentine Bluebird
Flameworked & acid-etched glass  
3-3/4 x 6-1/2 x 2-1/2 in
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SHANE  FERO Big Color
Big Color
Sandblasted and etched glass, bottle gaffed by Devin Burgess  
20-1/2 x 9 x 9 in
$4,800
SHANE  FERO Bird Spires
Bird Spires
Hot & flameworked glass  
28-1/2 x 5-1/2 x 5-1/2 in
$5,200
SHANE  FERO Crimson _ Duck Egg White
Crimson & Duck Egg White
Hot & flameworked glass  
25-1/2 x 7 x 7 in
$4,800
SHANE  FERO Emerald _ Red Hemlock Warbler
Emerald & Red Hemlock Warbler
Flameworked & acid-etched glass  
4 x 6 x 3-1/4 in
$ 650
SHANE  FERO Pastel Blue
Pastel Blue
Sandblasted and etched glass, bottle gaffed by Josh Katz  
15-1/2 x 8-1/2 x 8-1/2 in
$4,000
SHANE  FERO Red Bird
Red Bird
Flameworked & acid-etched glass  
3-1/2 x 6 x 3-1/2 in
$ 600
SHANE  FERO Sunburst
Sunburst
Flameworked & acid-etched glass  
3-3/4 x 6-1/4 x 3-1/4 in
$ 650
SHANE  FERO Taiwan Twitter
Taiwan Twitter
Flameworked & acid-etched glass  
3-1/2 x 6 x 3 in
$ 650
SHANE  FERO The Red Quail
The Red Quail
Flameworked & acid-etched glass  
4-1/2 x 5-1/2 x 2-3/4 in
$ 675
SHANE  FERO Abstract Swerver
Abstract Swerver
Flameworked & acid-etched glass  
3-1/2 x 7 x 3-1/2 in
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SHANE  FERO Abstract Yellow-Headed Lark
Abstract Yellow-Headed Lark
Flameworked, acid-etched glass  
4-1/4 x 6-1/2 x 3 in
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SHANE  FERO Albino Crow
Albino Crow
Flameworked & acid-etched glass  
3-1/2 x 6-3/4 x 3-1/2 in
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SHANE  FERO Another Biomorphic Oriole
Another Biomorphic Oriole
Flameworked & acid-etched glass  
4-1/4 x 7 x 3 in
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SHANE  FERO Another Kind of Bluebird
Another Kind of Bluebird
Flameworked & acid-etched glass  
3-3/4 x 6-1/2 x 3 in
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SHANE  FERO Baby Sky Blue
Baby Sky Blue
Flameworked & acid-etched glass  
4 x 6-1/2 x 3 in
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SHANE  FERO Blue-backed Emerald _ Ruby Warbler
Blue-backed Emerald & Ruby Warbler
Flameworked & acid-etched glass  
4 x 6-1/2 x 3-1/4 in
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SHANE  FERO Chartreuse Quail
Chartreuse Quail
Flameworked & acid-etched glass  
3-3/4 x 5-1/2 x 3-1/4 in
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SHANE  FERO Cranberry Bog Forager
Cranberry Bog Forager
Flameworked, acid-etched glass  
3-3/4 x 6-1/2 x 3-1/4 in
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SHANE  FERO Crazy Turquoise Tit
Crazy Turquoise Tit
Flameworked, acid-etched glass  
4 x 6 x 3 in
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SHANE  FERO Dr. Davis
Dr. Davis
Flameworked & acid-etched glass  
4-1/4 x 6-1/2 x 3 in
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SHANE  FERO Emerald Fandango
Emerald Fandango
Flameworked & acid-etched glass  
4-1/2 x 6-1/2 x 3 in
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SHANE  FERO Eurasian Tit
Eurasian Tit
Flameworked & acid-etched glass  
3 1/2 x 6 1/4 x 3 1/2 in
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SHANE  FERO Floral Quail
Floral Quail
Flameworked & acid-etched glass  
4-1/4 x 5-1/2 x 3 in
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SHANE  FERO Golden Finch
Golden Finch
Flameworked & acid-etched glass  
3-1/2 x 6 x 3-1/4 in
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SHANE  FERO Jade Abstract
Jade Abstract
Flameworked & acid-etched glass  
3-1/2 x 6-1/2 x 3-1/4 in
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SHANE  FERO Jeweled Turquoise Bluebird
Jeweled Turquoise Bluebird
Flameworked & acid-etched glass  
3-3/4 x 6-1/2 x 3-1/2 in
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SHANE  FERO Long-Billed Yellow Sunflower
Long-Billed Yellow Sunflower
Flameworked & acid-etched glass  
3-3/4 x 6-3/4 x 3-1/4 in
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SHANE  FERO Moss Bunting
Moss Bunting
Flameworked & acid-etched glass  
4-1/2 x 6-1/2 x 3-1/6 in
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SHANE  FERO Potted Orange Blackbird
Motted Orange Blackbird
Flameworked & acid-etched glass  
3 1/2 x 7 x 3 1/4 in
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SHANE  FERO Blue _ Black Striped Abstract Bird
Pastel Abstract
Flameworked & acid-etched glass  
3-1/2 x 6-1/2 x 4 in
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SHANE  FERO Polka-Dotted White Warbler
Polka-Dotted White Warbler
flameworked glass and acid-etched  
4-1/4 x 6-1/2 x 3-1/4 in
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SHANE  FERO Red_ White_ and Black Warbler
Red, White, and Black Warbler
Flameworked & acid-etched glass  
5 x 5-3/4 x 3-1/4 in
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SHANE  FERO Royal Orange Quail
Royal Orange Quail
Flameworked, acid-etched glass  
4-3/4 x 6 x 2-3/4 in
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SHANE  FERO Ruby-Headed Miro Tribute
Ruby-Headed Miro Tribute
Flameworked, acid-etched glass  
4-1/4 x 6-1/2 x 3-1/4 in
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SHANE  FERO Spotted Brown Dogwood Creeper
Spotted Brown Dogwood Creeper
Flameworked & acid-etched glass  
4-1/4 x 6-1/2 x 3-1/4 in
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SHANE  FERO Stripped Florentine and Purple Warbler
Stripped Florentine and Purple Warbler
Flameworked & acid-etched glass  
3-1/2 x 6 x 3-1/2 in
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SHANE  FERO Swirl Blue Jay
Swirl Blue Jay
Flameworked & acid-etched glass  
4 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 3 1/4 in
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SHANE  FERO Taiwanese Yellow Warbler
Taiwanese Yellow Warbler
Flameworked, acid-etched glass  
3-3/4 x 6 x 3-1/2 in
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SHANE  FERO The Brown Hopper
The Brown Hopper
Flameworked & acid-etched glass  
3-1/2 x 6-1/2 x 3-1/4 in
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SHANE  FERO The Floral Jay
The Floral Jay
Flameworked & acid-etched glass  
4 x 6 3/4 x 3 3/4 in
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SHANE  FERO The Mystic
The Mystic
Flameworked & acid-etched glass  
3-1/2 x 7 x 3-1/2 in
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SHANE  FERO Variegated Brown Finch
Variegated Brown Finch
Flameworked, acid-etched glass  
3 x 6 x 2 3/4 in
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SHANE  FERO

SHANE FERO

SHANE FERO Biography

Shane Fero was born in Chicago, IL in 1953 and has been a flameworker for 45 years and maintains a studio next to Penland School in North Carolina. He participates in international symposia and conferences by lecturing and demonstrating. Fero is also an educator and has taught at institutions such at Penland School, Urban Glass, the Pratt Fine Arts Center, the Studio of the Corning Museum of Glass, the University of Michigan, Eugene Glass School, Espace Verre, Montreal, Quebec, the Pittsburgh Glass Center, Pilchuck Glass School, Bild-Werk, Frauenau, Germany, the International Glass Festival in Stourbridge, UK, Scuola Bubacco, Murano, Italy, Chameleon Studio, Tasmania, Taiwan, Australia and in Seto, Osaka, and the Niijima Glass Art Center in Japan.

His work can be found in collections both private and public institutions worldwide. He has had 29 solo exhibitions since 1992 and has participated in over 400 group exhibitions during his career. He has been honored with three retrospectives; a 30 year at the Berkowitz Gallery at the University of Michigan in 1999, a 40 year at the Huntsville Museum of Art in 2008 and at the Christian Brothers University in 2010. His work can be found in over 20 museum collections worldwide including the Museum of Art & Design, NY, GlasMuseum, Denmark, the Asheville Art Museum, NC, the Huntsville Museum of Art, AL, the Museum fur Glaskunst, Lauscha, Germany, and the Nijiima Contemporary Glass Museum in Japan. He is the Past-President of the Board of Directors of the Glass Art Society and received the Lifetime Membership Award from GAS in Chicago in 2014.

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