Family Day: Secret Stories and Sacred Symbols

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 10:30 am – 12 pm

40 E. Erie
Nickerson Mansion
Chicago, IL 60611

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Immerse yourself in the colorful stained-glass windows of Louis Comfort Tiffany. Join glass artist Celia Hunt to discover the hidden stories and symbols within the windows, then create your own beautiful masterpiece to take home!

Celia “Muffy” Hunt is an accomplished glass artist who blends her passion for glass with a love of history and nature. Her practice spans hand blown glass, fused glass, stained glass, flameworking, etched glass and jewelry. She has studied glass for more than 25 years with maestros including Jerry Catania at Oxbow Summer Residency, The School of the Art Institute and George Jercich of California Polytechnic University. Her additional course work includes glass enameling and medieval staining at Arrowmont School of Crafts and art classes at UCLA.

Muffy has blown glass with Evan Chambers at Pavonine Glass in Pasadena, CA; at Ignite Studios in Chicago, IL with Aaron Wolf-Boze; at Glass Axis in Columbus, OH with Erin Riley; and at The Firehouse Art Studio in Chicago, IL with Pearl Dick. She is active in civic and charitable organizations in the community, a member of the Glass Art Society, and a museum docent engaging with students, educators, donors and VIPs.

Her one-of-a-kind works can be found in museum gift shops, galleries and private collections around the world. Muffy has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government and Political Science from Southern Methodist University.


Image: Tiffany Studios, (American 1902-1932). Female Angel (detail) and Male Angel (detail), dates unknown. Favrile Glass. The Collection of Richard H. Driehaus, Chicago 40178 & 40177. Photo by Michael Tropea, 2019.