Michael Janis

Michael Janis is a Co-Director of the Washington Glass School, in Washington, DC. A Fulbright Scholar, he has taught at the UK’s University of Sunderland and National Glass Centre where he became an Artist-in-Residence at the Institute for International Research in Glass. Massachusetts’ Fuller Craft Museum mounted a solo show of Janis’ glass artwork in 2011 and has his work in its permanent collection. In 2016, the Washington, DC Commission on the Arts awarded Janis the Mayor’s Arts Award for “Excellence in the Arts”.

Michael Janis
Michael Janis Fine Art

The incandescence of electrically charged nerves, 19” x 36”

Fused Glass, glass powder imagery, steel
Michael Janis Fine Art
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Waiting for Moments that Never Come, 35” x 19”

Kilnformed glass, glass powder imagery, steel
Michael Janis Fine Art

All That is Solid Melts Into Air, Collaboration with Tim Tate, 72” x 108”

Kilncast glass, glass powder imagery, mixed media, steel
Michael Janis Fine Art

All That is Solid Melts Into Air, Detail above

Michael Janis Fine Art

Stasis in the Darkness, 4 panels,
each 20” x 30”

Kilnformed glass, glass powder imagery, powder coated aluminum
Michael Janis Fine Art

Intersectionality, 4 panels,
each 20” x 30”

Kilnformed glass, glass powder imagery, powder coated aluminum
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Mariposo, 23” x 36” x 5”

Kilnformed glass, glass powder imagery, cast glass, steel