Paul Counts has been an
accomplished glass artist since completing his formal arts
education in 1985. He received his B.A. in Glass/Ceramics from
Cal State Fullerton University in 1983 followed by his M.A. in
glass in 1985 from the same university. After graduating with
his degrees from Cal State Fullerton, he worked as a production
glass blower for several studios in California. He has continued
his studies over the years with several well known national and
inernational glass artists including Dick Marquis at Haystack
School of Crafts in 1990 and with Lino Tagliapietra in 1991 also
at Haystack School of Crafts.
Paul Countsí glass teaching
experience consists of the following:
1985-1991 Glassblowing Instructor and Department Head, Orange
Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA
1992 Summer Workshop at Palomar Community College, San Marcos,
1989 Teaching Asst. at Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA.
Session 3 Instructors Clifford Rainey, Susan Stinsmulin-Amend,
Amy Roberts, Pike Powers, and Henry Halem
1988 Teaching Asst. at Pilchuck Glass School,
Stanwood, WA. Session 3 Instructors Fritz Dreisbach and Marvin
Currently in addition to
producing quality hand blown glass art, he is a part time
college instructor of freehand drawing in 2D Design.