Erin Murdock is a Philadelphia-based glass artist. She holds a BFA in Craft & Material Studies (‘16), with a concentration in glass, from the University of the Arts. Currently, Murdock operates a studio under the name “Snip Glass” which was established in 2016. This has recently become her full-time occupation. Prior, Murdock was an apprentice at a restoration and custom fabrication stained glass studio in Ardmore, PA. Her interest in stained glass was first made possible through Judith Schaechter, which whom she studied under at University of the Arts. In the summer of 2017, Murdock was a Teaching Assistant for Cappy Thompson & Dick Weiss' "High Test: Paint & Lead" class at Pilchuck Glass School in Standwood, WA. She has received a number of awards, including a student scholarship from the Glass Arts Society, and in the summer of 2015, received a grant from the Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass to study glass casting with Daniel Clayman at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts in Deer Isle, ME. In 2016 her work was awarded a Gallery Pick by Wexler Gallery at the University of the Arts “Art Unleashed” scholarship fundraiser. Murdock's current fine artworks focus on traditional stained glass restoration techniques and incorporating uncommon materials. Snip Glass focuses on producing affordable stained glass items for the public, as well as one-of-a-kind pop culture imageries.