Bill Glass, Jr. and Demos Glass - Artists
Bill Glass, jr.
Bill Glass, Jr.
Spring 1973 - Central State University, Edmond OK, Introduction to Ceramics
Fall 1973 to Spring 1975 - Institute of American Indian Arts, Santa Fe NM, Ceramics and Sculpture
1976 - 1978 - Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, Arts and Crafts Director and Art Instructor in Cherokee Communities, Tahlequah OK
1978 - Established Bill Glass Ceramic Studio, Locust Grove, OK
2001 - Established Glass Studio with son, Demos. The facility is large enough to collaborate on monumental scale works.
Five Civilized Tribes Museum, Muskogee, Oklahoma
Heard Museum, Phoenix, Arizona
Institute of American Indian Arts Alumni Museum, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Atlanta History Center, Atlanta, Georgia
Stovall Museum, Norman, Oklahoma
Smithsonian, National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Cherokee Historical Society Museum, Tahlequah, Oklahoma
1980 - Included in Jamake Highwater book, "The Sweet Grass Lives On", fifty contemporary North American Indian Artists
1984 - Artwork included in Billy M. Jones and Odie B. Faulk book, "Cherokees an Illustrated History"
1986 - Inducted into Master Artist Category - Five Civilized Tribes Museum, Muskogee, Oklahoma
1996 - September, "Best of the West" section Southwest Art Magazine
1997 - Article in 1997 Indian Market Official Program, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1999 - Artwork included in Lois Sherr Dubin book, "North American Indian Jewelry and Adornment from Prehistory to the Present"
1999 - May, received "Cherokee Medal of Honor", Cherokee Honor Society, Tahlequah, Oklahoma
2002 - September, featured article in Cowboys and Indians magazine
2005 - Invited to participate in Changing Hands: Art without Reservation 2, curators Ellen Taubman and David McFadden, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, New York
2007 - Artwork included in Susan C. Powers book, "Art of the Cherokee, Prehistory to Present"
2008 - Served as President of Cherokee Artists Association, Tahlequah, Oklahoma
2009 - September, honor bestowed by Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma as a Living Treasure Artist
2010 - October, Best of Show, Cherokee Art Market, Catoosa, Oklahoma, work titled "Healer"