Morgan Gilbreath is a nationally-exhibiting glass and mixed-media installation artist whose work investigates the intersections between religion, history, and contemporary communities. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a concentration in Glass, a Bachelor of Arts in Art History, and a Certificate in Community Arts from Tyler School of Art (Temple University) in Philadelphia, PA. Morgan has been a Teaching Assistant at Pilchuck Glass School, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, and Northlands Creative. She has been an artist-in residence at the Creative Glass Center of America (Wheaton Arts), Pilchuck Glass School, and the University of Texas Arlington. Morgan currently lives and works in Richmond, VA.
Her design products serve as a natural extension of her studio practice while fulfilling her desire to share with others. This supplemental practice provides her with a more thorough understanding of technique and intent on a human scale. Through rituals of making and re-making, the artist further explores themes of structure, renewal, and chance. The result of this creative process is a series of sustainable, handmade objects that exist in the service of a joyful contemporary life.