Greg Dietrich

15 Av. Nte. # 449, entre calles 8 y 10
77600 Cozumel, Quintana Roo, Mexico
52 987 872-4493


1958, U.S.A.


1990-1993 Appalachian Center for Crafts, Smithville, Tennessee, under Curtiss Brock.

Professional Experience:

2007 & 2009- Visiting artist, Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA
2000- present...Opened his own gallery,Galería Azul, Cozumel, Mexico
1998- present...Formed glass engraving studio, Creaciones Azul, Cozumel, Mexico
1997-1998 Owner of Coldworks, a custom coldworking studio, Seattle, WA.
1994-1998 Battuto Specialist for Maestro Lino Tagliapietra of Murano, Italy
1993-1997 Coldworker, Benjamin Moore Glassblowing Studio, Seattle, WA.
1991-1998 Summer Staff, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA.
1990-1993 Hotshop assistent to Curtiss Brock, Smithville, Tennessee.

Workshops Attended:

1994 Dante Marioni & Lino Tagliapietra, Glassblowing, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, Maine
1992 Fritz Dreisbach, Glassblowing, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA.
1991 & 92 Jan Mares & Curtiss Brock, Glassblowing & Glass Engraving, Pilchuck Glass School
1991 Arlon Bayliss, Glassblowing, Pilchuck Glass School Stanwood, WA.

Teaching Experience:

2007 "Graal, Cameo, and Battuto", Pilchuck Glass School, Washington
2004 "Imagery in glass", Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, Washington
2002 "Graal and Cameo", Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, Washington
2000 "Cameo Engraving", Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, Washington
2000 Visiting artist/lecturer Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
1997 "Synergistic Hot & Cold Glass", California College of Arts & Crafts

Group Exhibitions:

2006- "Paisajes y rincones de Cozumel" Spring Cultural Week, Cozumel, Mexico
2004- "Vidrio, reflexiones y transparencias en 3 dimensiones, Centro Cultural Iztacala, Mexico City
2000- Galería Azul, Cozumel, México
1999 Almost Paradise, Laguna Beach, California
1998-99 Vetri International, Seattle, WA.
1997 Gumps, San Fransisco, California
1994-97 Port of Seattle Glass Exhibition, Sea-Tac International Airport, WA.

Solo Exhibitions:

2009 "Passion", Museum of the island, Cozumel, Mexico
2004 "Cameo engravings- two paths of inspiration", together with Miguel Angel Mejía, Museum of the island, Cozumel, Mexico
2000 "The Magic of glass", Museum of the Mayan Culture, Chetumal, Mexico
2000 "The Beauty of Nature...engraved", Museum of the Island, Cozumel, Mexico