Design Resource Category: Art
April Wagner is the owner and master artist of epiphany glass studios in Pontiac, Michigan, one of the largest private hot glass blowing studio in the Midwest. April has been blowing glass for over 20 years, graduating with a BFA in 1996 from the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, MI. Although she had initially focused on ceramics in her early training, she developed a passion for blowing glass in college. ‰ÛÏI was in love with ceramics, but then I tried glassblowing and realized I never wanted to work in clay again, I‰Ûªd found the thing I wanted to do for the rest of my life.‰Û April draws inspiration for her work from her other passions, landscaping and gardening.
April‰Ûªs work is shown in over 300 galleries worldwide and is featured in numerous public, private, and corporate collections, including GM, Pfizer, Strategic Staffing Solutions, The Townsend Hotel, Hyatt Mauii Resort, and The Four Seasons Resorts. She has been commissioned to create works for a variety of institutions, including the Flint Institute of Music, St. Joseph‰Ûªs Hospital in Pontiac, MI, the Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce, and the Midwest Medical Center in Dearborn, MI.