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Bill Glass

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The renowned Cherokee artist Bill Glass Jr. was born in Tahlequah, Oklahoma on 3/15/1950. The son of a career Bureau of Indian Affairs employee, Bill grew up in Kansas, Arizona, New Mexico, & graduated from El Reno (Oklahoma) High School in 1968. Bill studied at Northern Arizona University & Central State (Oklahoma) University before enrolling in the Institute of American Indian Arts, Santa Fe, NM. Bill studied sculpture under the renowned Ft. Sill Apache artist Allan Houser. Bill studied ceramics & graduated from IAIA in 1975 with an Associate of Fine Arts degree.