Jeremy Popelka                                                                 


Born on October 9, 1960



1989  Master of Fine Arts with High Distinction,  The California College of Arts & Crafts

Marvin Lipofsky, Mark McDonnell Glass Program Chairs

1984 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Illinois State University   Joel Phillip Myers - Glass Program

1981The Pilchuck School,  Jamie Carpenter and Erwin Eiesch Sessions



2016Sandcasting with Inclusions, The Corning Museum School, Corning, New York (with Stepanie Trenchard)

2013-2014 Sand Casting Workshops, University of Wisconsin Stevens Point

2011 Guest Artist, Oxbow School of Art, Saugatuck, Michigan

2010Glass Casting Class with Stephanie Trenchard, Pratt Center for the Arts, Seattle, Washington

2009 Visiting Artist, University of Wisconsin Glass Department, Madison, Wisconsin

2005 Sandcasting Workshop, The Pilchuck School, First Session

1997 Establishes Hot Glass Studio with wife Stephanie Trenchard in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

1992-1996 Teacher and Lecturer, The California College of Arts & Crafts, Clifford Rainey Chair

1991-1993 Casting Seminars, San Jose State University

1983 Teaching Assistant,  The Pilchuck School,  Bertil Vallein Session



2015Chroma, Group Exhibit, Tory Folliard, Milwaukee, WI

2014Taos Glass Invitational, Mission Gallery, Taos, New Mexico

2013Wisconsin Glass, Inaugural exhibit at the Museum of Wisconsin Art, West Bend, WI

          Color, Tory Folliard Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

2012 Trenchard & Popelka: New Glass Work, Tory Folliard Gallery, Milwaukee

2009 Craft FormsWayne Art Center, Wayne, PA

2008 Wisconsin Glass, Center for the Visual Arts, Wausau, WI

2007 CCA: A Legacy in Studio Glass, The San Francisco Museum of Craft

         SOFA 2006-2009, Tom Reilly Gallery,  Chicago, Illinois

2005 Pilchuck 2005, William Traver Gallery, Seattle, Washington

2003 American Glass Masters, The Fairfield Museum, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

2001 Honorable Mention, International Exhibit of Glass, Kanazawa, Japan

1998 Art Annual,  The Neville Museum, Green Bay, Wisconsin

1996 Almost Alchemy, The Transamerica Pyramid, San Francisco, California

1994 World Glass Now, The Hokaido Museum, Hokaido, Japan









Selected Exhibitions (continued)


1993 Local Media: With and Beyond Traditions,  The Mills Building, San Francisco

1993 Contemporary Cast Glass, San Francisco Craft and Folk Museum

1993 Glass Invitational, The Dorothy Weiss Gallery, San Francisco

1993 California Works,  California State Exposition Hall, Sacramento, California

1992 West Coast Glass,  The California Craft Museum, San Francisco, California

1991 Introductions, Dorothy Weiss Gallery, San Francisco, California

1991 Chain Reaction 5, The San Francisco Commission Gallery, San Francisco,




Crafts Report / August 2008, New Glass Review 2015 (Jurors Selection) 1992, 1994, 2006,  American Craft Magazine 1992, World Glass Now Hokaido, Japan 1994, Glass Journal 1995



Museum of Wisconsin Art

Northwest Mutual Collection, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

William Stout Publishing

West Bend Insurance Collection, West Bend, Wisconsin

Bergstrom Mahler Museum of Glass, Neenah, Wisconsin