American artist Dan Dailey (1947– ) uses glass and metal to create sculpture and functional art, including illuminated lamps. He received his BFA from the Philadelphia College of Art (now University of the Arts) in 1969, before studying glass with Dale Chihuly at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), earning his MFA in 1972. From 1973 to 2012, Dailey taught at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design, where he founded and led the glass department. Additionally, Daily has taught at such institutions as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, RISD, Pilchuck Glass School, and the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, and he has given lectures and workshops internationally. Since the beginning of his career, he has completed over 70 architectural commissions. Daily maintains an active studio in New Hampshire.
Dan Dailey speaks about his time at Venini on a Fulbright Scholarship.2:18 Transcript
Dan Dailey discusses his time in Venini, where he made lamps.1:28:00 Transcript
Dan Dailey questions the ”wow factor” prevalent in live glassblowing demonstrations.1:40 Transcript
Dan Dailey talks about his time at Venini and his tripod-form works in a recording for Paul Hollister (c. 1989–1990).