Todd Manicki

Farmer City Art Glass
216 S. main
Farmer City, Il 61842

Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Glass, with an art history minor
Southern Illinois University Carbondale, May 2003

Workshop with glass artist Jeff Mack 2003
master gaffer at Wheaton Village, NY

Seven day workshop with artist Vaughan Randall, 2002
(metal caster and sculpture) mold making specialist

Workshop with Artist Steven Paul Day
(Glass caster and Sculpture), 2002

Professional Experience
FoundedĀ  Farmer City Art Glass November 2003

Glass Instructor Farmer City Art Glass 2003-present

Mobile Glass Blowing Studio, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
(Glass blowing demonstrations throughout the Midwest), 2001-present

Teachers Assistant for the Beginning Glass Blowing Class
Southern Illinois University, September 2002- May 2003

Assistant to Bill Boysen, founder of SIUC glass program 2001-2003

Technical Experence
Experience in Mold making (sand, plaster, plaster silica, ceramic shell, silicon), glass
casting, welding, glass blowing, stained glass, slumping & fusing glass, iron-bronze aluminum casting, blacksmithing, and ceramics.

Art Shows
“While You Were Sleeping” Carbondale, Il January 2003
“R.Z. Rickerd compatition” Carbondale, Il March 2003
“B.F.A. Thesis Show” Carbondale, Il May 2003
“From the Flames” Clinton, Il March 2004
Dian’s Frame and Easil, Peru, Il September 2004
“Holiday Expressions” Clinton, Il November 2005
“Spring Bloom” Bloomington 2005-08
“Sugar creek” Bloomington 2005-08
“Taste of Champaign” 2005,2006,2007
“Art in the park” Champaign 2005-08
” Lincoln balloon fest.” 2005-08
“Rockford art fair” Rockford 2005,2006,2007
“Decatur Celebrations” 2005,2006,2007
” Lakeside art and music fest” Decatur 2005-08
“Cederhurst art fair” Mt. Vernon 2005,2006
“Art and wine fest.” Rend Lake 2005,2006 ,2007
“glenview art show”2007-08
private work only 2008 on