Ayotte Paperweights | L.H. Selman Glass

Ayotte Paperweights | L.H. Selman Glass

Comprehensive acclaimed for his unbelievably comparative understandings of little creatures and youngsters in their typical domains, glass artisan Rick Ayotte has spent a lifetime inspecting and watching nature to make little universes encased in glass.

Beginnings | Rick Ayotte

Considered in New Hampshire, Ayotte legitimately began his calling at 18 years of age as an exploratory glass blower. As time goes on, he ended up being extraordinarily capable and inescapably begun making and offering more astonishing lampwork figures. At last, Ayotte had the opportunity to meet Paul Stankard, considered the father of the American glass paperweight, who started the rising glass-blowing improvement. Stankard helped desire Ayotte to encase his sensible trademark glass dolls into glass circles, and Ayotte’s profound established enthrallment with glassblowing and paperweights was considered.

Ayotte spent a generous fragment of his time inspecting the science and situations of his subjects, and over the long haul transform into an expert in youngster life frameworks. He routinely talks about his desire to give his knowledge into nature to the people who don’t have the opportunity to see it firsthand.

As Ayotte’s forte added to, his tastes did too. Captivated with 19th century French paperweights, he continued romanticizing the sensible blooms and little creatures in his own specific works.

Today, Ayotte’s paperweight presentations visit the world and his indications can be found in prestigious gatherings all over the place all through the globe, including The White House, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Corning Museum of Glass, and the Royal Ontario Museum in Canada.

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