Artist Carlyn Ray shares creativity through custom glass art and site specific installations. Located in the Dallas Design District, the Carlyn Ray Designs team consists of experienced glass artists, engineers, fabricators, and installers. Together with the community and clients, they work to create unique and functional art utilizing glass, metal and lighting.
About Carlyn Ray Designs:
At a young age Carlyn discovered her unrelenting passion for glassblowing, public art, and creation of large scale installations. During her first ten years of training, she worked under various master glass artists around the world, including Dale Chihuly. She has come full circle to build a multi-talented team with a focus on custom art and projects for and with the community.
Carlyn’s signature designs include unique glass weavings, bespoke chandeliers, hand blown vessels, and lit fused glass panels. Carlyn Ray Designs operates at Carlyn’s Dallas Glass Art studio and gallery. Dallas Glass Art is open to the public and offers hot glass demonstrations, classes, and private events.
About the glass studio Dallas Glass Art:
Studio: Our studio is located in the Dallas Design District, along the Trinity River. It is approximately 4,500 sqft, and features an air conditioned gallery, office, and work area in the front, a spacious hot shop with bleachers for 50 people, dedicated cold shop, and separated space for metal work.
Furnace: Wet Dog RDT560, 560lb, natural gas
Glory Holes: Wet Dog GH27, 27” natural gas
Wet Dog GH16, 16” natural gas
Custom 12”, 12” natural gas
Warmers: Wet Dog combo pipe warmer & color box
Ovens: 2x Wet Dog 22 kW front loading (stacked)
Custom 5’ long coffin
Pearl 44- casting/ fusing kiln
Cold Equipment: Wet belt sander
18” Wet flat wheel
Wet table saw
Wet drill press
Metal Equipment: MIG and TIG welders
Horizontal and vertical band saws
Full complement of power and hand tools
Full-Time Team Members:
Carlyn – Lead Artist and Co-Owner
Kyle – Engineer and Co-Owner
Clay – Hot Shop Manager, Lead Artist’s Assistant and Instructor
Sonja – Office Manager
Michelle – Assistant and Fabricator
Part Time Team Members:
Simon – Assistant and Instructor
Jenna – Assistant and Fabricator
Grant – Fabricator
Katie – Office Assistant
Kate – Assistant Instructor
To apply: Submit a cover letter with your interest in the position, current resume or CV, three references, and salary history to Sonja Baumgarten via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via mail to 1820 Irving Blvd, Dallas, TX 75207. Please submit applications as soon as possible. Interviews are conducted on a first come, first serve basis until the position is filled. Start date is available immediately.