Arlon Bayliss studied at the Royal College of Art, in London, England and taught glass in the UK for seven years before moving to the states and establishing the glass program at Anderson University, Indiana in 1990. Since 2014 he has worked as a freelance artist, designer, educator and creativity training consultant.
Bayliss’s public art projects include monumental outdoor works such as Helios and The Crystal Arch Project in Anderson, Indiana, and large-scale indoor installations such as Flight Wave for the Indianapolis International Airport, Light, Words, Life for the Indianapolis Central Library, and Between Infinite Stars… at the Indianapolis Hebrew Congregation.
He was artist and designer at Rosenthal Glass in Germany for more than 10 years, and designer for Blenko Glass in West Virginia for 9 years. His studio glass artwork is in collections and exhibitions worldwide.
Recently his work was featured in “200 Years Of Indiana Art – A Cultural Legacy” at the Indiana State Museum. In October 2016 he completed “Seeds Of Light” a community-focussed outdoor public art commission for the Town of Speedway, Indiana.