Mike Shelbo
Glassblower and Artist

p : (858) 722 4773
e : mikeshelbo@gmail.com


Education:

1998 - 2001 Palomar College, San Marcos, CA
Offhand Glassblowing I and II
1999 - 2001 Apprenticed Tom Licon
Borosilicate Torchworking
2004 – Nov/Dec : Internship with Bandhu Dunham
at Salusa Glassworks

Glasswork :

2007 – Present : Teaching at UCSD Craft Center “Intermediate and Advanced
Pyrex Sculpture”
2006 – Present : Personal Offhand Furnace Glass and Lampwork in private studio
2005 – July : Teaching Assistant for Bandhu Dunham at Penland School of Crafts
2001 - 2006 : Stone and Glass, San Diego CA, Gaffer of Furnace soft glass, blown and solid, vessels and sculpture
2000 - Present : Shelbo Glass Art, Self employed

 

Exhibits :
2008 Fruit of the Soul, Art Exhibition and Charity Event, San Diego CA
2008 “Focus on Glass”, Escondido Municipal Gallery, Escondido CA

2007 “Del Mar”, UCSD Craft Center Gallery, San Diego CA
2007 Fruit of the Soul, Art Exhibition and Charity Event, San Diego CA
2007 Glasscraft and Bead Expo Professional Artists Exhibition, Las Vegas NV
2006 Africa Aid Exhibition, UCSD Student Center, San Diego CA
2006 Fruit of the Soul, Art Exhibition and Charity Event, San Diego CA
2005 Australia GAS Conference Silent Auction
2003 Seattle GAS Conference Live Auction
2002 Stemware Exhibit, Twiggs Gallery, SD, CA w/ Natalie Schrik
2002 Stemware Exhibit, Bloomington, IL w/ Steve Hazard
2001 Palomar College Student Show

Demonstrations :
2005 Australia GAS Conference Flameworking Demonstration, “Imagination,
Manifestation, Validation”
2003 Seattle GAS Conference Open Torch Demo
2002 Torchworking Demo for Vista High School Art Dept.
2001 San Felipe, Baja MEX, open furnace demo to public w/ Tom Licon

Print :
2003 The Flow Vol. 1 Issue 4 - GAS in Seattle 2003 Community Catalyst - Written and Photos by Mike Shelbo
2004 The Flow Vol. 2 Issue 3 - GAS Conference New Orleans - Written and Photos by Mike Shelbo, Additional Photography Chris Kellum
2005 The Flow Vol. 2 Issue 5 – Salem International Flameworking Conference - Written and Photos by Mike Shelbo

2008 The Flow Fall Issue - International Flameworking Conference 2008
- Written by Mike Shelbo, Photos by Bill Clark and Mike Shelbo

 

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