The Tale of Momo the Happy Cat


Flameworked Glass
26h x 8w x 8d in
66.04h x 20.32w x 20.32d cm


Karina Guevin is a french Canadian glass artist Her playful .flamework sculptures inspired by popular legend, stories and happily ever after tales has been recognized with a Francois-Houdé Award and grants from the Canadian and Québec Consul for the Arts, La SODEC, and a Gilles Verville grant in visual art. Guévin is regularly invited to teach in many studios including the Studio of the Corning Museum of Glass, Penland School of Craft, Pilchuck Glass school, Nillima (Japan), Pratt (Seattle) and the Pittsburgh Glass Center. Her work is part of many private and public collections and has been shown in North America, in Europe and in Asia. Her work is currently shown at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

While studying biochemistry, Cédric Ginart feels in love with scientific glassblowing, he decided to took a course in scientific glassblowing at the lycée Dorian (Paris, France), from which he graduated in 1995, he moved to Quebec a year later. Over the years, he has worked with scientists, artists, industrialists, designers, and architects on experimental projects, on creating unique artwork and prototypes as well as limited-run series and art installations. Frequently on exhibit, his artwork is part of private and museum collections, such as the Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery (Waterloo, Ont), Nijima Glass museum (Japan) and his work is currently shown at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.