|living things. Today, her works can be found in public places and in private collections throughout the world.
Inspired by Wasily Kandinsky, Joan Miró, Alexander Calder and Phillip Stark to name a few, Nancy Gong is one of those gifted, artists. She has been affiliated with the Naples Mills School of Arts and Crafts, the Allofus Art Workshop, Corning Museum of Glass, the prestigious School of American Craftsmen at Rochester Institute of Technology, Narcissus Quagliata Design Workshop, Glass Art Society, Norm Dobbins Stained Glass Workshops, Kenneth Leap and Kathy Jordan's Intensive and the famed Orsoni Smalti Veneziani, Italy.
For her achievements in the world of glass art, Nancy Gong has been recognized by Who's Who in
Contemporary Glass Art, The World's Who's Who of Women, and 2,000 Notable American Women. She and her works have been profiled in over 20 professional publications, including: Interiors & Sources, China Daily News, The Design Journal of Korea, Stained Glass Magazine, Professional Stained Glass
Magazine, Builder/Architect Magazine, AmeriacanStyle Magazine, Beautiful Glass Magazine, Glass Now, ARTform, SOFA Chicago, Guild Sourcebook of Architectural & Interior Art and numerous regional publications.
Since 1979, Nancy has been the owner/principal designer of Gong Glass Works, where her sculptures come alive, and where she designs and fabricates commissioned architectural and fine art glass projects for residential, commercial and public clients. Her commercial and public clients include The City of Rochester, ARTWalk of Rochester Inc., Constellation, Corning Tropel, Duke University, Genencor Corp., Eastman Kodak, Oppenheimer Funds, Paetec Communications, Paychex, State of Vermont, Time Warner,
Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Rochester's Simon School of Business Administration,
Virgin Travel/Vacations and Xerox.
Nancy remains active in her profession and in her community. She is a member of the Glass Art Society, American Glass Guild, Society of American Mosaic Artists, Corning Museum of Glass, Memorial Art Gallery, affiliate member Rochester Chapter American Institute of Architects, an honorary advisor/past board member the Arts and Cultural Council of Rochester, a former trustee of WXXI Public Broadcasting Corp., and past board member of the Rochester Chinese Association. She has been a guest speaker at the American Association of University Women, American Institute of Architects, American Craft Museum/Christi's, and American Society of Interior Designers. When she is not making art Nancy loves to sail, garden and spend time with her husband Peter and happy but sad looking Basset Hound Oliver.