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STAN HARMON
Morehead city, North Carolina - United States


, Single Stingray, Nature, $1,990
, Intersections Of Instinct, Landscape, $9,450
, When Time Stands Still, Landscape, $2,730

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Artist Statement

Retirement brought Stan Harmon’s passion into the daylight. Finally quitting his “day job”, after a career with an environmental water management company, Harmon found himself able to devote more time to artistic endeavors that he had previously crammed into late night hours after everyone else was asleep. Following his dream to learn to blow glass he enrolled at the famous Penland School of Craft in the North Carolina mountains, quickly succumbing to the addictive nature of glass blowing. However, blowing glass requires at least one helper and that wouldn’t fit into his new schedule (which was no schedule). Not to mention the constant overhead involved in firing a glass furnace 24/7. While at Penland, Harmon was introduced to the technique of kiln-forming glass which being taught in the next studio. This proved to be the best of both worlds, embracing the serendipity of hot glass creation and the advantages of a flexible schedule because a computer runs the kiln, taking care of the most time consuming aspects of creation. Thus no helper was needed, no outrageous gas bill to stress about, and still reaping the creative opportunities afforded by hot glass. Kiln-formed or fused glass really emerged into the glass art world during the 80’s with the advent of a glass manufactured in a wide range of colors that was compatible and could be fused together. Previously, glass from different companies could not be melted together due to the stresses created by the different ...   Read More

Original Artworks (11)

Stan Harmon; Glass Stingray, 2014, Original Sculpture Glass, 30 x 6 inches. Artwork description: 241  Kiln formed glass with copper and bronze tail. Can be displayed on wall or hanging from ceiling upside down or as part of a mobile with multiple stingrays. Comes in 3 sizes.   Fused Glass, copper, bronze, steel   ...
Stan Harmon
Original Glass Sculpture, 2014
30 x 6 inches (76.2 x 15.2 cm)
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Stan Harmon; Harmonic Symbiosis Vortic..., 2014, Original Sculpture Glass, 3 x 7 feet. Artwork description: 241       Kiln formed glass with copper, bronze, steel   Fused Glass, copper, bronze, steel  ...
Stan Harmon
Original Glass Sculpture, 2014
3 x 7 feet (0.91 x 2.13 m)
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Stan Harmon; Venusian Arboresque, 2014, Original Sculpture Glass, 3 x 8 feet. Artwork description: 241      Kiln formed glass with copper, bronze, steel    ...
Stan Harmon
Original Glass Sculpture, 2014
3 x 8 feet (0.91 x 2.44 m)
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Stan Harmon; Venus Pertinacious, 2013, Original Sculpture Glass, 4 x 4 feet. Artwork description: 241     Kiln formed glass with copper, bronze, steel   ...
Stan Harmon
Original Glass Sculpture, 2013
4 x 4 feet (1.22 x 1.22 m)
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Stan Harmon; Single Stingray, 2012, Original Glass Fused, 28 x 35 inches. Artwork description: 241    Kiln formed glass with copper and bronze sculptured tail   ...
Stan Harmon
Original Fused Glass, 2012
28 x 35 inches (71.1 x 88.9 cm)
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Stan Harmon; Intersections of Instinct, 2011, Original Glass Fused, 21 x 35 inches. Artwork description: 241  Kiln formed glass with copper and bronze sculptured stand ...
Stan Harmon
Original Fused Glass, 2011
21 x 35 inches (53.3 x 88.9 cm)
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Stan Harmon; When time stands still, 2009, Original Glass Fused, 16 x 30 inches. Artwork description: 241  kiln formd sheet glass with colored glass powder imagery applied dry. No enamels used.  ...
Stan Harmon
Original Fused Glass, 2009
16 x 30 inches (40.6 x 76.2 cm)
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Stan Harmon; Into the Light, 2009, Original Glass Fused, 22 x 12 inches. Artwork description: 241  Kiln formed glass sheet with colored glass powder imagery applied dry. No enamel used. ...
Stan Harmon
Original Fused Glass, 2009
22 x 12 inches (55.9 x 30.5 cm)
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Stan Harmon; Going Home, 2009, Original Sculpture Glass, 12 x 20 inches. Artwork description: 241  Kiln- formed sheet glass with black powder imagery. No enamels used. Copper, bronze and steel used in  cypress tree with osprey nest. 12x20x6 inches ...
Stan Harmon
Original Glass Sculpture, 2009
12 x 20 inches (30.5 x 50.8 cm)
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Stan Harmon; The Watch, 2009, Original Glass, 24 x 12 inches. Artwork description: 241  Kiln- formed sheet glass with powder imagery. No enamels used. Bronze and steel wall hanger. ...
Stan Harmon
Original Glass, 2009
24 x 12 inches (61.0 x 30.5 cm)
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Stan Harmon; The Gathering, 2009, Original Glass, 20 x 16 inches. Artwork description: 241  Kiln- formed sheet glass with powder imagery. No enamels used. Steel matting for wall installation. ...
Stan Harmon
Original Glass, 2009
20 x 16 inches (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
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