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Fred J. Tschida

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Employment History


  • B.A.
    Saint Cloud State University
  • M.F.A.
    University of Minnesota
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Web References
Fred Tschida - Kinetic Neon ..., 24 Sept 2010 [cached]
Fred Tschida - Kinetic Neon Sculpture
The Arts Guild of Old Forge is very proud to present an exhibition of kinetic neon sculptures by the founder and curator of the Museum of Luminous Phenomena. Tschida's work relies strongly on an interest in basic physical phenomenon and the inherent qualities of different materials, and his work often inspires as many questions as it answers for both the artist and the viewer.
Juror: Fred Tschida
Fred Tschida is a highly sought after guest lecturer, workshop instructor, artist, and curator. He currently serves as a Professor of Glass and Sculpture/Dimensional Studies at Alfred University in Alfred, NY where he resides and also serves as the curator for the Museum of Luminous Phenomena. As an artist, he has created sculptures and installations in many different media including neon and glass, and has been the subject of many solo shows throughout the United States including the Edwin A. Ulrich Museum of Art. Tschida has lectured and taught workshops at Pilcheck Glass School, Rhode Island School of Design, the Chicago Art Institute, New York Experimental Glass Workshop, Rutgers University, Tulane University, R.I.T, and the University of Minnesota. He is actively involved with the Corning Museum of Glass where he has a piece in their permanent collection, has been a visiting artist, and a juror for their annual publication, New Glass Review.
Press Room | Museum of Glass | Tacoma, Washington, 14 May 2007 [cached]
Fred Tschida / Alfred, NY
Fred Tschida is a professor of glass design at Alfred University in New York and director of The Museum of Luminous Phenomena in Alfred.Prior to his residency at the Museum, Tschida will be teaching Casting Light at Pilchuck Glass School, a course for artists and designers who want to create luminous objects that will stand alone as sculpture, function as lamps or integrate with architecture.
Alfred University : Graduate School : Faculty, 30 Jan 2006 [cached]
Fred J. TschidaProfessor of Glass Art, M.F.A. (University of Minnesota); B.F.A. (St. Cloud State University); A.A. (University of Minnesota).
This week look for Fred ..., 24 July 2007 [cached]
This week look for Fred Tschida, Professor of Glass Sculpture/Dimensional Studies at Alfred University in NY, in the Hot Shop.A longtime faculty artist at Pilchuck Glass School, Tschida returned this summer to teach a workshop on CASTING LIGHT….creating luminous objects.
Known for his conceptual use of neon, Tschida has taken the medium into open places and affixed it to moving creatures.In 1975 he harnessed 180 feet of neon tubing to a portable gas generator and with 28 friends walked this light line 4 miles - the longest neon tube ever to have crossed the Mississippi river.On the Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah, Tschida mounted a 22' tall neon column atop his car "to make light drawings."And, in his rotating neon works "Rotating Cone and Torus" and "Martini Glass" Tschida continues to put neon in places it hasn't been before, filling space with light, using light as a 3-dimensional material.
2006 Presenters, 1 Jan 2006 [cached]
Fred Tschida: Crossroads
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