Sculptor, Glass artist
Collection size: 1,854 items (on 3 microfilm reels)
Collection Summary: Biographical materials, including list of patents; files of museum exhibitions; files of college and university exhibitions; writings by and about Labino; correspondence; clippings; and photographs. The files are arranged alphabetically within five separate categories: museums, colleges and universities, commercial institutions, non-commercial institutions and associations, and miscellaneous organizations.
Biographical/Historical Note: Glassmaker, sculptor; Grand Rapids, Ohio. Born 1910. Labino was born in Fairmount City, Pa. and studied at Carnegie Intitute of Technology and Toledo Museum of Art School of Design. He holds two honorary degrees from Bowling Green State University and the University of Toledo. He is a glassblower and sculptor, using a technique of free-hand blowing and hot-glass sculpting. He also works on the development of color and color effects in glass.
Lent for microfilming 1974 by Dominick Labino.