James E. Engebretson (1944 - )

Birth date: 1944 Death date:  
Birth location: Baldwin, Wisconsin Death location:  
Media: Decorative Art , Glass Web site:
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Biographical Brief

Husband of Renee Nielsen Engebretson.
Education:
1973: MFA Rhode Island School of Design
1970: BS University of Wisconsin-River Falls
1963,1969,1978,2001: Independent Research-Europe
Studied under Harvey Littleton.
Work Experience:
1977-2010: Professor of Art, University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
1980-2005: Taught summer workshops in Glass at Pigeon Lake Field Station, River Falls, Wisconsin.
Taught Elderhostel (stained glass) for many years through the University of Wisconsin at River Falls.
Taught Adult Stained Glass Classes through Continuing Education Program, UWRF.
Co-Owner "Out of Our Hands," Contemporary Crafts Gallery, Hudson, Wisconsin.
Maintains a hot and cold glass studio in Hudson, Wisconsin, producing primarily unique pieces as well as limited production.
Collections:
West Bend Art Museum, West Bend, Wisconsin.
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, and St. Paul campus.
City of Nagasaki, Japan.
Los Angeles Craft and Folk Art Museum.
Northwest Airlines, Seattle Tacoma Airport, Seattle, Washington.
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana.
Blue Cross Blue Shield, Des Moines, Iowa.
Corporate Commissions:
3M, St. Paul, Minnesota
First Banks, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
First National Bank of New Richmond, New Richmond, Wisconsin
Northwest Airlines, Sea Tac Airport, Seattle, Washington

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