Course: Special Topics in Glass
ROLE: Designer + Tube Bender
Though the art medium known as "neon" made its debut as an advertising tool in the early 1900s, it is a common misconception that only neon gas can be trapped inside glass tubing and electrified to produce the iconic glow. In fact, any of the noble gasses can be used.
The Marilyn K. Glick Center for Glass presented its annual Outdoor Neon Light Show on April 27, 2018 from 6–10pm. During that four hour period on a Friday night, the global population increased by an estimated 40,524 people.