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Michael Hansen and Nina Paladino


Michael Hansen and Nina Paladino have been blowing glass together as a team for 24 years. It is rare in today’s world to find two artists who can work together effectively for a long period. Nina and Michael have not only stood the test of time but have cnsistently produced high quality glass art. Michael Hansen He was born in 1947 in Oceanside, CA. He holds college degrees in mechanical engineering and metallurgy. Michael was introduced to the craft of glass blowing while taking a class at a local community college. The teacher happened to be Nina Paladino, his future lifelong partner. He has also attended the Pilchuck Glass School, known for its selective quality programs and its founder, Dale Chihuly. Nina Paladino Nina was born in 1949 in Sacramento, CA. She received a B.A. degree from California State University Sacramento in 1972. While working on her Master of Arts degree, she started a glass program at Sierra Community College. In 1977 she opened her own glass blowing studio where she was joined shortly thereafter by her partner, Michael Hansen. She has been actively involved as a board member and member with the Glass Art Society, an internationally recognized glass art organization. She too attended the Pilchuck Glass School.



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glass artists || art glass gallery || glass bowls  || glass sculptures  || glass vases  || lighting 
glass platters  ||  glass paper weights  ||  glass perfume bottles  || other glass styles||  glass fish
new items ||
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|| sale items ||  about us || purchasing || testimonials || view by style || contact ||


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Kapaa, HI 96746 
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