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Strattman Ph.D: President
Wayne Strattman received a PhD by published papers from the University of Sunderland in the UK in 2008 for his many years of work researching, writing, advocating for, and making sculpture with neon and other advanced forms of lighted glass sculpture.
His background degree in engineering coupled with his work as a researcher, teacher, and artist combined over a career to produce over 100 articles, the industry standard textbook "Neon Techniques", and a large number of innovative lighting patents and products that featured techniques beyond conventional neon to make lighted sculpture as well as commercial products that have been sold internationally.
His Boston based company; Strattman Design has also been a leader for decades in making custom sculpture, architectural installations and lighting. Strattman Design has also been a leading firm in technical development of gas discharge automotive and commercial forms of lighting for Corning’s Advanced Lighting Products Division.
Also noted in the PhD was his advocacy work in promoting lighted glass sculpture as a board member for the Glass Art Society and for one of the largest neon production companies, Fallon Luminous Products. He also endowed a continuing lecture series for the Glass Art Society examining the state of glass art today, and has started and helped promote an annual neon show at each annual Glass Art Society conference since 1997.
Dr Strattman has been previously honored with the American Business Press Associations award for technical journalism for his monthly column and was chosen to give the keynote address to the first World Neon Conference in Weisbaden Germany.
Starosielski, Creative Director
Eric Starosieski winner of Helen Blair Crosbie Sculpture Award, from The Massachusetts College of Art, 1999. Since graduation he has also maintained his own art studio in North Cambridge. He has had solo exhibitions in New York, Boston and Virginia. Winner of numerous art awards such as the Emerging Artist Award, by Corning INC. from the Glass Art Society in Seattle, WA. Starosielski has been in many award winning group exhibitions in Japan and across the US. Starosielski has presented for the 7th Floor Graduate Lecture Series at Rhode Island School of Design and been a visiting artist at the Mass Collage of art for the past few years. In 2003 Starosieki was a Artistic Identifiers Artist-Finalist, for the Fenway Cultural District, through Urban Arts. His work was purposed to be installed along Huntington Ave and throughout the entire Fenway Cultural District.
Recently Starosielski has taken to showing is artwork in locations where he can directly communicate to the audience his work is derived from. Such as a series of photographs that explores love in the age of disconnect. 2004 he did a solo exhibition in Four Window Installations, at BARNEYS NEW YORK, Newton, MA. Fallowed in 2005 showing Fashion Inspired Art Work, at Emile Lafaure for SEAN, Boston, MA. Recently 2005 - 07 Starosielski just finished a collaborative film project tilted Luke Work influenced from Starosielski last three major bodies of work over five years Methodically Candid, Thermal Comfort Device, and Constant Motion with 2 of a Kind Pictures.
Eric Starosielski was nominated for the 2006 ICA Foster Prize.
Electronics Specialist. Jack of all trades. Master
storyteller. Wizard...no, really. The guy does
actual magic. He's also licensed to pull teeth.
He's been known to pull legs, as well, but we
cannot confirm his licensing status for that
High-Level Consultant. The Smartest Man In The World.
Well, one of 'em, anyway. He's definitely in the
Top 3. Okay...the Top 3 of people we know personally.
He's just really, really, really, really, really
smart, okay? Trust us on this.
Boston studio is packed full of lab and fabrication
equipment and a myriad of glass and scientific supplies.
Visit with us through the photos below.