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Online Media Room and Blog of Artist Wayland H. Cato, III

COME SEE US- SCI Convention Feb 1-4 at Mandalay Bay Convention Center (booth#1811)

posted Dec 21, 2016, 6:03 AM by Cato Glass

Limited Edition Bowl Sets Coming in 2017!

posted Dec 9, 2016, 12:43 PM by Cato Glass   [ updated Dec 14, 2016, 7:17 AM ]

Wayland's next big project will be a collection of bowls depicting wildlife from across Africa. There will be 5 bowls in each set, with beautiful engravings of the Southern Botswana Elephant, Black & White Rhino, Cape Buffalo, Leopard, and the Northern Tanzanian Elephant. He created the first bowl of the first set this fall and had the honor of presenting it to President Elect Trump. Upon completion the Trump family will own the entire first set. If you're interested in owning these timeless and beautiful pieces that are enjoyed by everyone from art collectors to World Dignitaries then stay tuned...

QC Exclusive Article

posted May 26, 2016, 9:22 AM by Cato Glass

Here's the wonderful story QC Exclusive wrote in March 2016 describing how Wayland discovered glass engraving, honed his art, and how its effected his life.

"Night Sky" Vase & Russian Ambassador Visit

posted Sep 9, 2014, 7:45 AM by Cato Glass   [ updated Feb 11, 2015, 6:08 PM ]

In February of this year Wayland presented the beautiful "Night Sky Over North Carolina" vase to Sergey Kislyak, the Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the United States during his very first trip to Charlotte. Here are some photos from the gathering.

"Night Sky" Vase & Russian Ambassador

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CPCC Art Show Interview, Part 2

posted Jan 13, 2012, 1:37 PM by Cato Glass

Check out the 2nd episode of our interview for CPCC's Charlotte Arts!

Conklin Award Video

posted Oct 26, 2011, 5:53 PM by Cato Glass

Custom Glass Doors for 2011 Conklin Award Recipient

posted Sep 29, 2011, 3:09 PM by Cato Glass   [ updated Sep 29, 2011, 3:27 PM ]

Three years ago big game hunter Tom Hammond, a client and fan of Wayland’s artwork, was building his new home in Michigan. It was to include a 5,000 square foot trophy room to showcase all his accomplishments over the years. He requested for Wayland to craft a pair of 9 foot tall hand-engraved glass doors for its entrance. Wayland engraved a beautiful lion motif and he and Rhonda delivered the doors via rental van to Michigan themselves.

This year Tom was named the 2011 Conklin Award recipient.  He conducted an interview discussing the award in his home and in the trophy room that showed the art Wayland created. Please check back for the video clip of Tom’s interview to learn more about his background and to see the stunning doors. In the meantime, you can see photos of the doors by clicking on the Galleries page and going to the Glass Work & Art Slideshow.Congratulations to Tom as well as thanks for helping Wayland’s art to b seen!

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