Michael Rogers has just retired as professor in the Studio Arts Glass Program at the Rochester Institute of Technology in upstate New York where he finished his sixteenth academic year. Previously he returned to the United States after spending eleven years in Japan where he was head of Aichi University of Education’s Glass Program.
Recent exhibitions and projects include, the “Impetus Project” a course taught with Professor Dr. Inguna Audere at The Latvian Art Academy combining sculpture, painting and performance and continuing with this course at Vilnius Academy of Arts, Vilnius, Lithuania.
Lectured, Estonian Academy of Arts, Tallinn, Estonia. All in 2018.
“IGlass2017” at Levant Gallery in Shanghai, China. “Permeable Structures” at Bullseye Projects, Latheronwheel, Scotland. “Spillforth” at Exhibit A Gallery in Corning, New York. “Collision & Fission Exhibit of Contemporary Glass”, Tianyuan International Glass Art Festival, Nanjing Province China. All in 2017
Michael will be joining the faculty of The Art Academy of Latvia in January of 2019. When not teaching or traveling Michael works in his studio in the countryside of upstate New York.