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Photo of the Day: Glassblowing in Pulliam

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(Autumn Suyko | @autumnsuyko_DE)

(Autumn Suyko | @autumnsuyko_DE)

(Autumn Suyko | @autumnsuyko_DE)

By Autumn Suyko

Aya Oki, of San Bernardino, Calif., creates a piece of glass artwork Wednesday in the Hot Glass Studio in Pulliam Hall.

Oki, who began glassblowing as a high school student in her home country of Japan, is a glass artist-in-residence at the university. The position is granted to a professional glass artist and it provides housing, studio space and assistance in the artist’s creative research.

“My work is very organic,” Oki said. “It’s abstract.”

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The glass artist will have an exhibit of her work Nov. 18 at the Vergette Gallery in the Allyn Building.

Staff photographer Autumn Suyko can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter at @AutumnSuyko_DE.

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