DOPE Life | Morgan Peterson

“It’s called the ‘American Dream’ because you have to be asleep to believe it.” A George Carlin fan, glassblower Morgan Peterson understands the complexity of making art with a message; oftentimes, the people she’s criticizing regarding income inequality are the only ones who can afford her art. DOPE sat with Peterson in her studio to muse on the collaborative Seattle glassblowing community, the city’s shocking socioeconomic disparity and her belief that “not everything is meant to be really pretty.”


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