The Gaffer: Tyler Kimball Born and raised in Kansas City, Tyler Kimball has returned home after 17 years away, developing skills and appreciation for the fine art of glassblowing. During that stint he worked for various studios, artists and facilities in many forms. Also during that time, his work grew in stature, showing in galleries internationally, and featured in many museums and private collections. Kimball is proud to bring his love of glass to Kansas City in the form of Monarch Glass Studio. Check out great process videos and much more on Instagram @coach_kimball
The Assistant: Katie Hubbs Brought up in Liberty, Missouri with an appreciation for craft, Katie Hubbs attended Emporia State University to further her attention in material and attained a BFA in glass forming in 2015. Now in Kansas City, Hubbs continues in her study of environmental and social change, using natural forms to reflect humanistic qualities.
The Intern: Rotating A program at Monarch Glass studio offered to those with some experience in glassblowing and wanting to attain more knowledge of a running studio. The program runs for seven weeks in the Fall and Spring. The intern commits to one day per week to the studio and receives a free day with assistance on the last day of the program to use the new skills they learned in crating their own work. Email email@example.com if you'd like to be considered for the next intern rotation. Previous Interns: Spring 2016- LeRoy Grubbs Fall 2016- Josh Fredock Spring 2017- Justin George