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Stephen Knapp

74 Commodore Road
Worcester, MA 01602, U.S.A.
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Phone: (508)757-2507     Fax: (508)797-3228
Email: sk@stephenknapp.com
URL: http://www.stephenknapp.com

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Stephen Knapp, internationally renowned for his large-scale works of art in public, corporate and private collections, works in kiln formed, dichroic, and cast glass, metal, stone, mosaic and ceramic. He frequently writes and lectures on architectural art glass, the collaborative process, and the integration of art and architecture. Knapp’s work has appeared in countless international publications including Art & Antiques, Architectural Record, Honoho Geijutsu, Identity, Interior Design, Interiors, Nikkei Architecture, Progressive Architecture, The New York Times and many more.

Selected commissions

  • "Rainbow Harp" - Suspended dichroic glass atrium sculpture, approx. 14’ x 35’ x 2’, CNA Insurance Companies, Chicago 1998
  • "Chicago’s Treasures" - a kiln formed glass wall, 8 1/2’ x 18’, CNA Insurance Companies, Chicago 1998
  • Kiln formed glass map, 61" x 114", The Charles Hotel, Boston, MA 1998
  • Kiln formed glass and stainless steel entry, 8’ x 18’, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 1997
  • Kiln formed glass entrance screen, and fused glass and copper panels, Private Commission 1997
  • "Lion Twins" - two carved marble sphinx figures, 5’ long, and a carved marble scarab, Rhapsody of the Seas, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines 1997
  • Two kiln formed glass walls, 9’ x 44’, and 9’ x 12’, Harnischfeger Industries, Milwaukee, WI 1996
  • A suspended dichroic glass and stainless steel bird, 14’ x 7’ x 2’,Harnischfeger Industries, Milwaukee, WI 1996
  • Eight kiln formed glass panels, each 80" x 36", CNA Insurance Companies, Chicago 1996
  • Kiln formed glass and steel Menorah, 11’ x 26’, Menorah Medical Center, Kansas City 1996
  • "Fragments of Time - the Explorer’s Legacy" - kiln formed glass and marble installation, 4’ 4" x 43’ x 24", Splendour of the Seas, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines 1996
  • "Answered Prayers and Mystery - the Night Sky Revisited" - a mosaic tile and stainless steel installation, 5’ 6" x 65’ x 32", Splendour of the Seas, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines 1996
  • Kiln formed glass wall, 100" x 11’ 8", SPRINT, Washington, D.C. 1996
  • Kiln formed glass doors, California Grill, Disney’s Contemporary Resort, Lake Buena Vista, Florida 1995
  • Kiln formed glass panels, Lotus Development Corporation,Cambridge, Massachusetts 1995
  • Fantasy In Glass Exhibit, Merchandise Mart, Chicago, Illinois 1994
  • Kiln formed glass wall, 80" x 14’, Allmerica Financial Headquarters,Worcester, Massachusetts 1994
  • Kiln formed glass wall, 9’ x 27’6", Brunswick Corporation, Illinois 1993
  • Six kiln formed glass screens, 2’ x 16’, United Airlines, Dulles Airport, Washington, D.C. 1993
  • Three kiln formed glass screens, 2’ x 16’, United Airlines, Benito Juarez International Airport, Mexico City 1993
  • Three kiln formed glass doors and sidelights, 82" x 38", Private Commission, Michigan 1993
  • Kiln formed glass entry, 11’ x 15’, The Quarasan Group, Chicago 1993
  • Kiln formed glass wall, 80" x 108", Private Commission 1992
  • Kiln formed glass wall, 8’ x 21’, Private Commission 1992
  • "Past Visions, Future Dreams 1" and "Past Visions, Future Dreams 2", painted stainless steel murals, each 19’10" x 12’4", McDonnell Douglas, Long Beach, California 1989
  • Two ceramic and painted concrete murals, approx. 8’ x 27’, and 8’ x40’,McDonnell Douglas, Long Beach, California 1989
  • Ceramic mural, 9’ x 61’, and ceramic mosaic, The Spa at the Heritage, Boston 1988
  • "Convergence" , dyed, etched aluminum, 14' x 72', the Hamilton County Justice Complex, Cincinnati, Ohio 1986
  • "American Odyssey", ceramic, 9' x 37 ' and "Homage to Shigaraki", ceramic- 8'9"x24'6" and "The Search", ceramic 9' x 24' 6", the largest glass glaze ceramic murals in the world, produced in Japan, for USAA Federal Savings Bank, San Antonio, Texas 1985
  • "The Dawning", dyed, etched aluminum, with acrylic, 30" x 23' 6", Norton Company, Worcester, Massachusetts 1984

Books

  • The Art of Glass, Stephen Knapp, Rockport Publishers, 1998
  • Architectural Glass Art, Andrew Moor, Mitchell Beazley, 1997

Writing

  • "A Guide to Architectural Art Glass", Architectural Record, May 1995
  • "Architectural Art Glass", Glass Magazine, May 1995
  • "Art with Heart - A Guide to Collaborating with Creative Types on Building Art", Skylines, March 1989
  • "Collaborating with Artists", Progressive Architecture, April, 1987,
  • "Working with Artists - A Developers’ Guide for Commissioning Artwork", Urban Land, September 1987

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