Chi who ly?

Morean Arts Center, St. Petersburg

Dale Chihuly is an American artist, best known for his work with glass. Chihuly is a pioneer in glasswork. As a Rhodes Scholar, he learned from master glassworkers in Murano, Italy. He later went on to innovate new ways of working. Chihuly utilizes gravity and centrifugal force to let molten glass find its shape in its own organic way. Asymmetry and irregularity is a defining principle of his work. His lifelong interest in architecture and gardens has inspired him to create site-specific glass sculptures for public spaces, museums, private homes, and gardens. Chihuly says, “I want people to be overwhelmed with light and color in some way that they’ve never experienced.” (resource:

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