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Curriculum Vitæ for Wesley Fleming

Public Collections
Galleries Representing
Exhibits & Juried Selections
Work Experience
Related Activities

Wesley Fleming working in his studio
Wesley Fleming working in his studio, 2012

Public Collections

Corning Museum of Glass -
  ISGB President's Collection
, Corning, NY
Kobe Lampwork Glass Museum, Kobe, Japan
Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI

Galleries Representing

Clouds Gallery, Woodstock NY
Habatat Galleries, West Palm Beach FL

Exhibits & Juried Selections


Spiders! Interconnectedness, Innovation & Stewardship, Group Exhibit
Grant Teton AMK Ranch, Moran WY

Lifeforms, Group Exhibit
Houghton Gallery, Corning NY

The Studio at 20, Group Exhibit
Corning Museum of Glass, Corning NY

Lifeforms, Group Exhibit
Pittsburgh Glass Center, Pittsburgh PA


Presenter, Kobe Lampwork Museum, Kobe Japan

Jeepers Creepers, Group Exhibit
I.D.E.A. Museum, Mesa AZ


Josh Simpson and Friends, Group Exhibit
Arno Maris Gallery, Westfield MA

GLASS Bash, Group Exhibit
Salmon Falls Gallery, Shelburne Falls MA

Lifeforms, Group Exhibit
Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington IL

Smithsonian Craft Show
National Building Museum, Washington DC

Lifeforms, Group Exhibit
National Liberty Museum, Philadelphia PA


The World of Glass Sculpture, Group Exhibit
Kobe Lampwork Museum, Kobe Japan

Panelist, ISGB Gathering, Rochester NY

Lifeforms, Group Exhibit
Pittsburgh Glass Center, Pittsburgh PA

New Glass, Group Exhibit
Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge MA

Presenter, GlassBoston, Cambridge MA


The Teapot Redefined, Group Exhibit
Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge MA

Fire & Sand: Contemporary American Glass, Group Exhibit
Mesa Arts Center, Mesa AZ

Presenter, Soft Glass Invitational, Hilliards PA

Passing the Torch, Group Exhibit
WheatonArts, Millville NJ


Wesley Fleming & Chris Visgitis, Duo Exhibit
Gallerie Chiz, Pittsburgh PA

Presenter, Glass Art Society Conference, Seattle WA


Eccentric Insects, Group Exhibit
Racine Art Museum, Racine WI

Presenter, ISGB Gathering, Rochester NY


Flow Magazine, Summer 2009 - GlassCraft Emerging Artist Award

Spineless Wonders - Invertebrates as Inspiration, Group Exhibit
University of Southern Maine, Atrium Gallery, Lewiston ME


Hooked on Fish, Group Exhibit
Livingston Center for Art and Culture, Livingston MT

Small Wonders, Group Exhibit
Sycamore Fine Arts, Goshen IN

Ray Campeau & Wesley Fleming, Duo Exhibit
Main Stope Gallery, Butte MT

Catch the Reading Bug, Solo Exhibit
Bozeman Public Library, Bozeman MT


Glass at Daniel Kany Gallery, Group Exhibit
Daniel Kany Gallery, Portland ME


What's Bugging You?, Group Exhibit
Sharon Arts Gallery, Peterborough NH

Reframing Nature, Group Exhibit
Spencertown Academy Arts Center, Spencertown NY

Erotik Neurotik, Group Exhibit
Elise Mankes Studio, Marblehead MA

Small Wonders: The World of Insects, Group Exhibit
Willoughby and Baltic Fine Arts, Somerville MA

Flow Magazine, Spring 2010

MAKE Magazine, Volume 17 - Going Buggy


"Glass Art: 112 Contemporary Artists"
Schiffer Publishing, 2016

"Realism for a Reason"
Glass Quarterly, Summer 2016

"Exotic Worlds"
American Art Collector, volume 125, 2016

"Wesley Fleming"
Lammaga Magazine (Japan Lampwork Society), 2015

"Sculpting a Big, Scary Spider"
Flow Magazine, Spring 2015

"Smithsonian Craft Show"
Ornament Magazine, Spring 2014

"Wesley Fleming"
DPI Magazine (Taiwan), 2014

"Wesley Fleming"
Lammaga Magazine (Japan Lampwork Society), 2013

"Glass Microcosmos"
Glass Art Society Journal, 2012

"Humor in Craft"
Schiffer Publishing, 2012

"Soulful Consideration"
Glass Line Magazine, June/July 2010

"Show Talk, Your Slides and the Jury—Working with Photographers"
Profitable Glass Quarterly, Summer 2010

"Reproducing Nature - Wesley Fleming, Master of Realistic Results"
Flow Magazine, Spring 2010

"The Open Torch and Bead Bazaar 2008 Gathering"
Ornament Magazine, Summer 2009

"Class Makes Cool Beads Out of Hot Glass"
Livingston Enterprise, Tuesday, April 28 2009

"Made On Earth - Report from the world of backyard technology"
MAKE Magazine Volume 17, March 2009

"Artist Interview - Wes Fleming"
Glass Addiction Forum, February 2008

"Artist Showcase"
Glass Art Magazine, September 2006

"Sculpting Soft Glass - Making Cherub Ornaments"
Glass Line Magazine, January 2006

"Wesley Fleming"
Crafts Report Magazine, Online Exclusive, August 2005

2012 Niche Awards Finalist


Niche Awards Finalist NICHE magazine, 2012

GlassCraft Emerging Artist Award Flow Magazine, Summer 2009

2nd Place 2008 ISGB Gathering All Member Show Oakland, CA


2013 - Attended International Flameworking Conference (also 2012, 2011, 2007, 2006, 2004)

2013 - Attended GlassBoston Conference

2013 - Attended International Society of Glass Beadmakers Gathering (also 2010, 2008)

2011 - Attended Glass Art Society Conference (also 2007)

2005 - Studied sculptural flameworking with Lucio Bubacco and Vittorio Costantini. Venice, Italy

2003 - Flameworked Beadmaking Survey. Worcester Center for Crafts

2001 - Beginning Glassblowing. Cambridge Center for Adult Education

1999 - Studied fine metal jewelry fabrication. Ostwald workshops, Oakland, CA

1998 - B.A. in Computer Science with Geology minor. Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH

Faculty for 2010 ISGB Gathering, action shot of class

Teaching at 2010 ISGB Gathering in Rochester, NY

Teaching Assistant to Vittorio Costantini

Teaching Assistant to Vittorio Costantini at
2008 ISGB Gathering in Oakland, CA

Snow Farm High School Program Flameworking Studio Co-Head

Snow Farm Flameworking Studio, summer 2006

Work Experience

Teach internationally, including: Penland, Studio at Corning, Glasscraft, ISGB Gathering, Snow Farm
2007 - present

Presenter, 2011 Glass Art Society Conference, Seattle WA

Presenter & Teacher, 2010 ISGB Gathering, Rochester NY

Taught Beginning Beadmaking workshops throughout Montana
2007 - 2010

Teaching Assistant for Vittorio Costantini, 2008 ISGB Gathering

Flameworking Teacher, Worcester Center for Crafts, Worcester MA
2006 - 2007

Flameworking Studio Co-Head, Snow Farm Summer High School Program, Williamsburg MA

Flameworking Teacher, Diablo Glass School, Boston MA
2004 - 2006

Assistant Flameworking Teacher, Snow Farm Summer High School Program, Williamsburg MA

Hotshop Assistant, Josh Simpson, Shelburne Falls MA

Lab Monitor, MIT Glass Lab, Cambridge MA
2001 - 2003

Intern, Fellerman & Raabe Glassworks, Sheffield MA

Related Activities

Chairperson, Ashfield Cultural Council, 2011 - present

Corresponding Secretary & Membership Coordinator, 2006 - 2007
New England Chapter, International Society of Glass Beadmakers

Secretary, 2005
Brookline Artists' Open Studios


Member of the following professional organizations:
International Society of Glass Beadmakers Boston Chapter ISGB


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