Fred Herbst
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Fred Herbst

Fred Herbst is Professor of Art and Chair of the Humanities Department at Corning Community College in Corning, New York. Among his achievements is working with the Corning Museum of Glass to create a hybrid wood-fired kiln design that allows for firing ceramics and blowing glass simultaneously.  Herbst can be reached at, and follow him on social media @fredthreestones.


Fred Herbst. Earth Wave, 2017. 10x10x4 in. Press-molded, anagama-fired  stoneware. Photograph by Molly Cagwin.
The studio provides a haven...for those whose personal communities (religious, ethnic, racial, and sexual- and gender-identity-based) are being targeted in our highly partisan culture.