Artist: Paul Stankard

Lampworked glass
  • Paul J. Stankard is an internationally acclaimed artist and pioneer in the studio glass movement. He is considered a living master in the art of the paperweight, and his work is represented in more than 60 museums around the world. He is a Fellow of the American Craft Council and a recipient of the UrbanGlass Award—Innovation in a Glassworking Technique. Stankard recently authored an autobiography titled “No Green Berries or Leaves: The Creative Journey of an Artist in Glass.”

  • Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH

    Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

                                               Bergstrom-Mahler Museum, Neenan, WI

    Birks Museum, Milliken University, IL

    Birmingham Art Museum, Birmingham, AL

    Boston Fine Arts Museum, Boston, MA

    Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY

    Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA

    Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

    Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY

    Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, NH

    de Young Fine Arts Museum, San Francisco, CA

    GlasMuseum, Ebeltoft, Denmark

    Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Sapporo, Japan

    Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN

    Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV

    Hsinchu Cultural Center, Hsinchu, Taiwan

    Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN

    The JBSpeed Museum, Louisville, KY

    Karnnert Art Museum, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, IL

    Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, Miami, FL

    Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

    Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI

    Missouri Botanical Gardens, St. Louis, MO

    Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL

    Montgomery Museum of Fine Art, Montgomery, AL

    Morris Museum of Arts and Sciences,

    Morristown, NJ

    Musee des Arts Decoratif, Palais du Louvre, Paris


    Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY

                                                                Museum of American Glass, Wheaton Village,

    Millville, NJ


    Museum of Glass:  International Center for

                                                                            Contemporary Art, Tacoma, WA

                                               Newark Public Museum, Newark, NJ

                                                                New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ

                                                                New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA

                                                                Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

                                                                Renwick Gallery of the National Museum of

                                                                            American Art, The Smithsonian Institute,

                                                                            Washington, D.C.

                                                                Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ

                                                                Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada

                                                                Salem Community College, Carney’s Point, NJ

                                                                Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Lorretto, PA

                                                                Suwa Museum, Toyoda, Japan

                                                                The Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH

                                                                The Sandwich Historical Society Glass Museum,

                                                                            Sandwich, MA

    The Works, Ohio Center for History, Art &            Technology, Newark, OH

    Tittot Glass Art Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

                                                                Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH

                                                                University of Michigan-Dearborn, Dearborn, MI

                                                                Victoria & Albert Museum, London, England                                                                                  Washington County Museum of Fine Arts,

                                                                            Hagerstown, MD

                                                                Wustum Museum of Fine Art, Racine, WI

  • Art in Embassies Program of the U.S. Department of State, “Sunflower Assemblage”

    in the U.S. Ambassadorial residence in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Ambassador

    Wiedemann, 1999

    Salem County Community College Glass Center, “Paul Joseph Stankard Gallery,”

    Dedicated in 1999

    Mobil Corporation, “Paulsboro Bouquet” – a commissioned installation at Mobil

    Technical Center, Paulsboro, New Jersey, 1998

    Urban Glass, Urban Glass Award – Innovation In A Glassworking Technique,

    New York, 1998

    Rowan University, Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts, New Jersey, 1997

    International Contemporary Glass Exhibition, Purchase Award, Taiwan, 1997

    Singapore Pools (Private) Limited, 1995 Calendar – Featuring Work of Paul Stankard,

    Singapore, 1995

    New Jersey Council of County Colleges, Excellence Award, New Jersey, 1993

    International Exhibition of Glass Kanazawa 1992, High Merit Award, Japan, 1992

    Mobil Corporation, Commissioned to present a Wildflower Botanical to the Indonesian

    Minister of Science, New Jersey, 1992

    New Jersey State Council of the Arts Award for Excellence, New Jersey, 1986, 1989




    James Renwick Alliance, Masters of the Medium Award, Washington DC, 2013

    Art Alliance For Contemporary Glass, Lifetime of Innovative Achievements Award,

    Chicago, 2003

    Salem County Community College, Recognition in Inspirational Leadership and

    Advancing Salem Community College’s Reputation in the Glass Community,

    Salem, NJ, 2003

    American Craft Council, College of Fellows, New York, 2000

    Smithsonian Institution’s Renwick Gallery, Honorary Board Member for the James

    Renwick Alliance, Washington D.C., 1999

    Salem County Community College, Distinguished Alumnus Award, New Jersey, 1999

    Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Encore Award, New Jersey, 1999

  • “Floating World: Exhibition of Paul J. Stankard,” Museum of Arts and Design,

    New York, NY, 2004

    “Poetic Vision of Nature: The Solo Exhibition of Paul Stankard,” Tittot Glass Art

    Taipei, Taiwan, 2003

    “The 8th International Shoebox Sculpture Exhibition,” University of Hawaii, Honolulu,

    HI, 2002

    “Paul Stankard: Homage to Nature A Thirty Year Retrospective,” Fuller Museum of

    Art, Brockton, MA, 2002

    “2001 Contemporary Glass Exhibition,” Beijing to Shanghai, China, 2001

    “Paul J. Stankard,” Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn, NY, 2000

    “Defining Craft I,” American Craft Museum, New York City, NY, 2000

    “Glass! Glorious Glass!,” Smithsonian’s Renwick Gallery, Washington D.C., 1999

    “Fresh Flower,” Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, Washington, 1999

    “Visual Poetry,” Stedman Gallery, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ, 1998

    “American Glass: Masters of The Art,” Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition

    Service, 1998

    “Windows to the Tropics,” The Museum at Selby Gardens, Sarasota, FL, 1998

    “Venezia Aperto Vetro,” Venice, Italy, 1998

    “International Exhibition of Glass Kanazawa ’98,” Design Center Ishikawa, Kanazawa,

    Japan, 1998

    “Calido! Contemporary Warm Glass,” Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ, 1997

    “The ’97 Hsinchu International Glass Art Festival,” Hsinchu Cultural Centre, Hsinchu,

    Taiwan, 1997

    “Masters of Contemporary Glass: Selections from the Glick Collection,” Indianapolis

    Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN, 1997

    “Glass Today by American Studio Artists,” Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, 1997

    “Glass Today: American Studio Glass From Cleveland Collections,” The Cleveland

    Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH, 1997

    “Contemporary Flameworked Glass,” Museum of American Glass – Wheaton Village,

    Millville, NJ, 1997

    “International Contemporary Glass Exhibition,” Hsinchu Cultural Center, Hsinchu,

    Taiwan, 1996

    “Venezia Aperto Vetro,” Venice, Italy, 1996

    “Glass Art 3:  The Belkin Collection,” Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV,             1996

    “New Jersey Arts Annual Crafts 1995 – Celebrating Diversity In Crafts,” The Newark

    Museum, Newark, NJ, 1995

    “Paul Stankard Retrospective:  A Personal Response to Nature,” Huntington Museum of

    Art, Huntington, WV, 1995

    “International Survey of Contemporary Art Glass,” Pittsburgh Cultural Trust,

    Pittsburgh, PA, 1994-1995