SHANE FERO

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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.


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 Albino Crow
Albino Crow
Flameworked & acid-etched glass  
3-1/2 x 6-3/4 x 3-1/2 in
Sold
SHANE  FERO Another Kind of Bluebird
Another Kind of Bluebird
Flameworked & acid-etched glass  
3-3/4 x 6-1/2 x 3 in
Sold
SHANE  FERO Baby Sky Blue
Baby Sky Blue
Flameworked & acid-etched glass  
4 x 6-1/2 x 3 in
Sold
SHANE  FERO Cranberry Bog Forager
Cranberry Bog Forager
Flameworked, acid-etched glass  
3-3/4 x 6-1/2 x 3-1/4 in
Sold
SHANE  FERO Emerald Fandango
Emerald Fandango
Flameworked & acid-etched glass  
4-1/2 x 6-1/2 x 3 in
Sold
SHANE  FERO Jade Abstract
Jade Abstract
Flameworked & acid-etched glass  
3-1/2 x 6-1/2 x 3-1/4 in
Sold
SHANE  FERO Jeweled Turquoise Bluebird
Jeweled Turquoise Bluebird
Flameworked & acid-etched glass  
3-3/4 x 6-1/2 x 3-1/2 in
Sold
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
Sold
SHANE  FERO Potted Orange Blackbird
Motted Orange Blackbird
Flameworked & acid-etched glass  
3 1/2 x 7 x 3 1/4 in
Sold
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
Sold
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
Sold

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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