Matt Eskuche

Matthew Eskuche became interested in craft through ceramics and especially metalsmithing in high school, and has an A.A. degree in the later from the Worcester Center for Crafts.

After practicing as a bench jeweler for several years, he began flameworking in 1998.  A year later he studied with Emilio Santini for two months at Penland, North Carolina, and has continued his studies through the courses, mentorship, and camaraderie of many people throughout glass world.

He exhibits his work internationally, having a solo exhibition in Toronto, Canada, in 2009 and putting together a large installation at the Racine Art Museum, Wisconsin, for one year duration in 2010-2011..

He has demonstrated multiple times at the International Flameworking Conferences and the Glass Art Society Conferences, and in 2010 he traveled to Japan and Turkey to demonstrate and teach.

Images of his work have been published in several magazines, and his work is featured in the permanent collections of The Lampwork Glass Museum in Kobe, Japan, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania, the Museum of Arts and Design in New York and the Racine Art Museum in Wisconsin.

He has assisted, taught courses, and done residencies in flameworking at many facilities including Corning, Penland, the Pittsburgh Glass Center, the Rochester Institute of Technology and the University of the Arts in Philadelphia.