Dylan Martinez’s hyperrealistic plastic water bags surprise many. Dylan Martinez combines various glassblowing and sculpting techniques to create his treasured water bags in closed glass. In his works, Martinez creates scenarios that blur the viewer’s interpretation of reality and illusion. He states, “It’s fascinating that desire often takes precedence over the true perception of reality, and we believe that what we see is the truth.”
Glass art by Dylan Martinez
His work challenges the viewer’s expectations through the manipulation of light, space, and the optical properties of glass. Although influenced by traditional glass art techniques, he constantly strives to discover new ways to use the material and create a lens to see the world anew.
Biography Dylan Martinez
Dylan Martinez (USA) holds a Masters in Fine Arts in Glass from Ball State University (Muncie, Indiana) and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls (River Falls, Wisconsin). His works are exhibited worldwide.
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