Bernard Katz Glass

Stabilization Grant, Fall 2009

Bernard Katz creates museum-quality hand blown and formed glass.  He has been working in hot glass for over 20 years.  The artist has sold most of his work on the wholesale market and at high end craft shows, such as the one sponsored by the Philadelphia Art Museum.

As a result of the economy he has to diversify his base.  His manager, business partner and wife has opened up the gallery located adjacent to the studio space for regular public hours.  They have an aggressive marketing plan which they have worked on with a consultant from the Temple SBDC.  This additional space will open up his craft to a new audience segment, as well as foot traffic in Manayunk.