Jack Wax is a Professor of Glass and Director of Graduate Studies. He has taught at a number of institutions including Temple University’s Tyler School of Art, the University of the Arts at The Ohio State University, The Cleveland Institute of Art, Illinois State University, Rhode Island School of Design, and Toyama Institute in Japan. He is a two time recipient of Individual Fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, was nominated three times for a Tiffany Foundation Grant, was a recipient of an Illinois State Council of the Arts Grant. He has done residencies in Istanbul Turkey at Cam Ocagi, at the Corning Museum in New York, and on the Island of Bornholm in the Baltic Sea. He has also worked at the Smithsonian Institute, the LA County Museum, Toyama City Japan, Ibaraki City Japan, Cam Ocagi Istanbul Turkey, the Phillip Morris Collection, the Markel collection, and the Tittot Museum in Taipei. Wax earned his MFA in sculpture from the Rhode Island School of Design, and his BFA at Temple University’s Tyler School of Art.