b. 1956





1983        M.F.A. / Kent State University / Kent, Ohio

1980        B.A. / Southern Connecticut State University / New Haven, Connecticut



2012        Ken Saunders Gallery / Chicago, Illinois

2011        Thomas R. Riley Galleries / Cleveland, Ohio

2010        Hodgell Galleries / Sarasota, Florida

2009        Marx-Saunders Galleries / Chicago, Illinois

                 Habatat Galleries / Boca Raton, Florida

                 Hooks-Epstein Gallery / Houston, Texas

2007        Hodgell Galleries / Sarasota, Florida

2006        Marx-Saunders Gallery / Chicago, Illinois

                 Leo Kaplan Modern / New York City, New York

2005        Thomas R. Riley Galleries / Cleveland, Ohio

2004        Leo Kaplan Modern / New York City, New York

                 The Rachael Collection / Aspen, Colorado

2003        Leo Kaplan Modern / New York City, New York

                 Marx-Saunders Gallery / Chicago, Illinois

2002        Habatat Galleries / Royal Oak, Michigan

2001        Leo Kaplan Modern / New York City, New York

                 Habatat Galleries / Boca Raton, Florida

2000        Marx-Saunders Gallery / Chicago, Illinois

                 Leo Kaplan Modern / New York City, New York

1998        Habatat Galleries / Pontiac, Michigan

                 Leo Kaplan Modern / New York City, New York

1996        Marx-Saunders Gallery / Chicago, Illinois

1994        Habatat Galleries / Pontiac, Michigan

                 Marx-Saunders Gallery / Chicago, Illinois

1993        Habatat Galleries / Farmington Hills, Michigan

1992        Carpe Diem Gallery / Paris, France

                 Riley-Hawk Gallery / Columbus, Ohio

                 Riley-Hawk Gallery / Cleveland, Ohio

1991        Sandra Ainsley Gallery / Toronto, Canada

1990        Habatat Galleries / Boca Raton, Florida

                 Maurine Littleton Gallery / Washington, D.C.

                 Habatat Galleries / Farmington Hills, Michigan

1989        Heller Gallery / New York City, New York

                 Sanske Gallery / Zurich, Switzerland



2007        National Television and Print Campaign / Infiniti Automobile / Los Angeles, California

1988-89  Cintas Fellowship / Institute of International Education

1985        Artists Fellowship / Ohio Arts Council Fellowship

1984        Creative Glass Center of America Fellowship



Lowe Art Museum / University of Miami / Coral Gables, Florida

Alexander Tutsek Foundation / Munich, Germany

Ringling Museum of Art / Sarasota, Florida

Telfair Museum of Art / Savannah, Georgia

Museum of Fine Arts / Boston, Massachusetts

Museum of Arts and Design / New York, New York

Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum / Washington, D.C.

American Craft Museum / New York City, New York

Corning Museum of Glass, Corning Glass Center / Corning, New York

Yokohama Museum of Art / Yokohama, Japan

Musée des Arts Décoratifs / Lausanne, Switzerland

The High Museum of Art / Atlanta, Georgia

Detroit Institute of Art / Detroit, Michigan

Mint Museum of Art / Charlotte, North Carolina

Contemporary Art Museum / Raleigh, North Carolina

Asheville Museum of Art / Asheville, North Carolina

Birmingham Museum of Arts / Birmingham, Alabama

University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, Project Art / Iowa City, Iowa

Museum of American Glass, Wheaton Village / Millville, New Jersey

Racine Art Museum / Racine, Wisconsin

Cincinnati Art Museum / Cincinnati, Ohio

Montreal Museum of Fine Arts / Montreal, Canada



2009        Yood, James, Reflection, Glass Art Quarterly, Number 115: Summer 2009, p. 60

2006        Myers, Joel Philip, Jury Statements, New Glass Review 27, p. 71, p. 80 / The Corning Museum of Glass / Corning, New York

2000        Hotchner, Holly and David M. McFadden, Defining Craft, p. 105 / American Craft Museum / New York, New York

1999        Miro, Marsha,  José Chardiet, Glass / Spring 1999: 54

1998-99  Yood, James,  Chardiet: Still Life,  American Craft, Dec. 1998 - Jan. 1999: 32

                 Fike, Bonita. A Passion for Glass: The Aviva and Jack A. Robinson Studio Glass Collection, Oct. 11, 1998 - Feb. 14, 1999 p. 31 / The

                 Detroit Institute of Arts / Detroit, Michigan

1997        Hawley, Henry H., Glass Today, American Studio Glass from Cleveland Collections, p.68-69 / Cleveland Museum of Art / Cleveland,


                 McKinsey, Kristan H., Blowing Hot, Cutting Cold, 35th Anniversary of the Studio Glass Movement, p. 9 / Lakeview Museum of Arts and

                 Sciences / Peoria, Illinois

                 Lechaczynski, Serge, Verriales 97, Memories in Glass, Time and Space, p. 12-13 / Gallerie Internationale Du Verre / Biot, France

1996        Important 20th Century Design, p. 76 / Christies Inc. / New York, New York

1994        Berkovitz, Sam, International Survey of Contemporary Art Glass, p.6 / Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and Concept Art Gallery / Pittsburgh,


1993        Pamer, Laurence, Contemporary Glass from South Florida Collections, p. 6 / Museum of Art / Fort Lauderdale, Florida

1992        González, Susana Patiño. Cristalomancia, Contemporary Art in Glass, p. 94-95 / Center for Glass Art, Monterey Museum of

                 Contemporary Art / Monterey, Mexico

1991        Vadon, Bernard, Biennale Internationale Du Verre Art Contemporain, p. 27 / National Museum of Fernand Leger / Biot, France

1989        Frantz, Susanne K., Contemporary Glass, p. 226 / Harry N. Abrams, Inc. / New York, New York

1988        Heineman, Ben W., Contemporary Glass, A Private Collection, p. 71-80 / The Falcon II Press, Inc.



1999-01  Faculty / Haystack Mountain School of Crafts / Deer Isle, Maine

1997        Faculty / Penland School of Crafts / Penland, North Carolina

1991-02  Professor, Glass, Sculpture / University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

1989-90  Faculty / Pilchuck Glass School / Stanwood, Washington

1985        Artist-in-Residence / Kent State University / Kent, Ohio



José Chardiet was born in Havana, Cuba in 1956.  He immigrated with his family to the United States in 1960, where they then settled in New Haven, CT.  José earned his BA from Southern Connecticut State University in 1980, and then went on to study at Kent State University, where he earned his MFA in 1983.


Some of the honors that he has received include: an Artist Fellowship in 1984, from the Creative Glass Center of America, and the Cintas Fellowship from the Institute of International Education, 1988-1989.


José’s teaching experience is extensive.  From 1991 to 2000 he held the position of Professor of Glass and Sculpture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  He has also taught at Pilchuck Glass School, Penland School of Crafts and Haystack Mountain School of Crafts.


José has participated in many one-person, invitational and group exhibitions.  He has work in large number of private and public collections including: Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC; Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY; Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY; Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama, Japan; and Musee des Arts Decortifs, Lausanne, Switzerland.  He is widely published both nationally and internationally.




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