SAMUEL J. CORSO

Samuel J. Corso is a multi-media artist with a concentration in glass. He has been selected to participate in many juried and invitational exhibitions throughout the United States including exhibitions with the Mobile Museum of Art, the Regional Craft Biennial, The Arkansas Art Center Decorative Arts Museum and the Glass Art National.

He has taught courses in Drawing, Design and Painting at Louisiana State University and conducted workshops in glass design and construction for Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlingburg, Tennessee and for various conferences of the American Crafts Council. He was also invited to exhibit and teach a course and lecture on his work to the Society of Artists in Glass’s Conference in Wanganui, New Zealand.

He has many successful commissions for public art including St. Joseph Catholic Church, Baton Rouge, St. Theresa Catholic Church, Delhi, Louisiana; and the St. Ignatius Residence, New Orleans, Louisiana.

He was selected for inclusion in New Glass Review IV, a selection of the "100 Best Glass Designers" in the world for 1982 by the Corning Museum of Glass.

Corso formed with Baton Rouge Gallery founding member Paul A Dufour, his former mentor, Dufour/Corso Studios, Ltd., which provides site-specific and speculative artwork.

 

Artist Member since 1975

BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS (PAINTING AND DRAWING), LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY

MASTER OF FINE ARTS (STAINED GLASS DESIGN), LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY