Tim Tate is co-founder of the Washington Glass School located in Mt. Rainier MD. His work is in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Renwick Gallery, the Mint Museum, the Fuller Museum, the Katzen Art Center of American University, the Milwaukee Art Museum and Vanderbilt University. Michael Janis first began working with glass as an architect in Australia. After returning to the U.S. to focus entirely on his art, Janis became the Co-Director of the Washington Glass School in Washington, DC. The Fuller Craft Museum in Massachusetts mounted a solo show of Janis’ glass panels and sculpture in 2011. His artwork is in the permanent collection of the Art Institute of Chicago.