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Stephen Dee Edwards Portrait

Stephen Dee Edwards

Santa Monica, California 1954

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  • Penland, North Carolina

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Stephen Dee Edwards

Luce Artist Quote

“The fluid motion of the molten glass speaks to me as I work. I react to what I see and feel in the glass. Each piece is a collection of ideas and reactions from a particular moment in time that will never come again.” Stephen Dee Edwards, 1988

Luce Artist Biography

Stephen Dee Edwards grew up on the coast of California, visiting the beach with his family every day. Using his experiences and memories of the ocean to inspire his work, he aims to produce not realistic sculptures but abstract interpretations. Edwards originally worked with ceramics, but quickly recognized the infinite possibilities of working with hot glass after seeing it for the first time. He is particularly interested in using glass to capture a moment in time and considers its optical and fluid qualities ideal for communicating his childhood impressions of the Pacific.