(1900 - 1989)
Maurice R. Heaton was active/lived in New York / Switzerland. Maurice Heaton is known for modernist glass artist, enameled tableware.
Biography Maurice Heaton
A truly pioneering American glass artist, Maurice Heaton was a third-generation glass worker. He was born in 1900 in Neuchatel, Switzerland, and came to America with his family in 1914. Maurice worked with his father, Clement, designing and building stained-glass windows for many churches throughout New York City. Work dried up during the Depression so in the early 1930's Maurice began experimenting with enameling on glass.
During the next 50 years, he created a beautiful body of work that included bent enameled glass tableware, lighting and backlit murals. Charles Flickinger apprenticed with Maurice from 1983 until 1989 and his enameled tableware are designed and executed with Maurice's techniques. In his lifetime, Maurice bl
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