Demonstration at Refract 2023

Posted on September 5, 2023

Refract 2023 

Nancy Callan & Shelley Muzylowski-Allen Live Demonstration

Thurs 10.12.2023

4 pm to 8 pm

info + register here — event is free but space is limited.

Seattle Glassblowing Studio

2227 5th Avenue | Seattle, WA 98121

206-448-2181 |


Summer Events

Posted on June 21, 2023

Artist Residency at the Museum Of Glass

July 12-14, 2023

Museum of Glass

Tacoma, WA

More info here.

Can’t make it to Tacoma? Watch the Livestream! 

Nancy returns to MOG for a three-day Residency as she prepares for a solo show in Fall 2024. She’ll be making cylinders for wall panels and some new sculptures. Tune in via the Livestream or visit Tacoma to watch her at work!

New Sculpture

At the bench with a new sculpture. Also pictured: Benjamin Cobb and Sarah Gilbert.

Summer Exhibition in France

Posted on June 21, 2023

Confluence: Nancy Callan & Mel Douglas

On View Through August 20, 2023

Centre du Verre Contemporain / 9 chemin du Plan / 06410 Biot FR

Image Gallery now available!

Inquiries welcome:

Two graphite glass sculptures of droplets with fine etched surfaces

Warp & Weft Droplet Pair

Pale blue gray glass sculpture with a simple round form


Opening at Centre Du Verre Contemporain

Posted on May 16, 2023
May 22 – Aug 31 2023
Opening and Demonstration May 23, 4 to 9pm
Centre du Verre Contemporain
Biot, France
Invitation to the opening reception with image of glass cane in a chevron pattern

“The Clown In Me Loves You” at Fullerton Museum of Art

Posted on February 26, 2023


Nancy Callan and Katherine Gray: The Clown In Me Loves You

Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art at Cal State San Bernadino, Visual Arts Center

Through April 8. 2023


Watch Me Work!

Posted on January 2, 2023


Nancy Callan at work with two female assistants and a large glass object on the pipe

Nancy and team working at the Museum of Glass, August 2022

Artist-in-Residence: Nancy Callan
Museum of Glass
Tacoma, WA
January 11-13, 2023

I’ll be hard at work for three days at the Museum of Glass this month.  Visitors can watch me make glass panels, works from my “Paloma” series and unique sculptures like this piece!

If you can’t visit Tacoma, tune in to the MOG Hotshop Livestream any day during museum hours! I’ve heard that watching glassblowing is sort of addictive. 🙂

LA Art Show 2023

Posted on December 21, 2022
Image of black glass sculpture with teardrop shape and white helix pattern


Looking forward to the LA Art Show in February 2023!  I’ll be there with Montague Gallery of San Francisco, showing some new works including this beauty: “Interspace”, Blown Glass 2022, 18 x 14 x 7″.

LA Art Show

February 15-19, 2023

Los Angeles Convention Center

More info and tickets here


Visiting Artist at the Museum of Glass

Posted on August 15, 2022

Photo of artist Nancy Callan in a black shirt with gold necklace and text that reads Visiting Artist August 24-28

You’re invited to watch me at work at the Museum of Glass, August 24 – 28!
I’ll be making new works in the MOG hot shop with the help of their fabulous team and mine.
There are two ways to join the fun — come to beautiful Tacoma, WA and watch in person, or tune in any day to the MOG Livestream!

Visiting Artist Nancy Callan
August 24-28. 2022
Musuem of Glass
1801 Dock Street
Tacoma, WA 98042

“Melon Droplet” Acquired by Peabody Essex Museum

Posted on April 12, 2022

“Melon Droplet” is now part of the permanent collection at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, MA. “The gift of the Pforzheimer Collection of Studio Glass, which was announced today, includes over 200 works of international studio glass as well as about 40 pieces of historic European and American glass. It greatly expands PEM’s holdings of studio glass and joins an already robust assemblage of historic American glass at the museum. ”

Read more here. 

Many thanks to Carl and Betty Pforzheimer for their support of the glass community and this generous gift!

Orange and White Blown Glass Droplet

Melon Droplet


Art & Antiques Magazine Profile

Posted on April 11, 2022


Three Glass Spire Sculptures with Square Murrini Pattern

Mod Spire Trio

Nancy Callan is featured in the April 2022 issue of Art & Antiques magazine. John Dorfman, Editor in Chief, interviews her about her creative journey, love for the material of glass and her current work.

Check out an excerpt here

Buy a digital copy

or pick up the print issue on your local newstand!