April Wagner, epiphany studios

Pontiac, MI

"I am a maker of objects. Since I was young I’ve always had a desire to make things with my hands. It’s visceral and primitive and fundamental. If you ask me as an artist why I make something, I’ll tell you I had to do it – I couldn’t not do it. It is as necessary to me as breathing. Each piece I create is a part of me brought to life and given to the viewer. Whether deemed successful or not, I continue creating."
April Wagner is the owner of epiphany studios in Pontiac, MI, the largest private hot glass blowing studio in the Midwest. Her work is shown in over 300 galleries worldwide and is featured in numerous public, private, and corporate collections, including GM, Pfizer, Strategic Staffing Solutions, The Townsend Hotel, and The Four Seasons Resorts.

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What is your favorite material to work with?

"Molten glass. Working with this medium is the perfect marriage of your brain and body reacting in the moment harmoniously. At least when it's going well that is. When it’s not going well you know it’s time to call it a day."
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