“David and Glenn travel the world looking at glass,” Hough says. “When they discover an artist in a gallery or at a museum, they research and, if possible, meet the artist. They are passionate about following an artist’s career. For example, Nicole Chesney is an artist whose work they saw in Australia, even though Nicole is an American. She attended the Canberra School of Art of the Australian National University. David and Glenn acquired one work and met the artist. When [they established the museum’s] glass center, they offered funds to commission a piece and suggested Nicole. Vesper is the name of the commissioned work.

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