Learn about Herman, Sam
Sam Herman was born in 1936 in Mexico City.
He studied at Western Washington State College, Bellingham,
USA, and University of Wisconsin.
A Fullbright scholarship took him to Britain where he worked at the Edinburgh College of Art.
During 1967-8 he was a Research Fellow at the Royal College of Art, London, and the following year was Visiting Lecturer at Stourbridge College of Art
In 1969 he also established 'The Glass House', Covent Garden, London.
In 1974, after four years as tutor in charge of the Glass Department, School of Ceramics and Glass, Royal College of Art, London, he came to Australia and established a glass workshop for the South Australian Craft Authority in Adelaide.
In 1978, while retaining consultant status with the Jam Factory, he built his own workshop in Adelaide.
In 1980 he returned to England and established a workshop in London, where he worked until 1990. In 1983 he became an honorary member of the Royal College of Art, London. more...