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Pearl Dick is a glass artist and community builder based in Chicago, IL. She is the artistic director of Firebird Community Arts, and co-founder of Project FIRE, a program designed to promote healing through glassblowing for young people who have been injured by gun violence.

Pearl has been working with glass for over 20 years and shows her work in galleries and museums around the country. She was honored to have recently been a visiting artist at the Museum of Glass hot shop in Tacoma, WA while her work was included in Transparency, a group show at the museum comprised of LGBTQIA+ glass artists.

Along with creating artwork that speaks to human connection, Pearl is a dedicated teacher and activist advocating for greater access, diversity, and inclusion in the glass community