FORM 3
        
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person * Nelson Avery H III 2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (MM/DD/YYYY)
10/7/2020 

3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol CORNING INC /NY [GLW]
(Last)       (First)       (Middle)
ONE RIVERFRONT PLAZA
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)_____ Director                          _____ 10% Owner
___X___ Officer (give title below)        _____ Other (specify below)
Senior VP & GM, Automotive /
(Street)
CORNING, NY 14831      
(City)             (State)             (Zip)
5. If Amendment, Date Original Filed(MM/DD/YYYY)
 

6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing(Check Applicable Line)_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned
(Instr. 4)
3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Common Stock  4958  D   
Common Stock  3435.4782  I  Trustee u/Employee Benefit Plan 

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(MM/DD/YYYY)
3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Restricted Stock Unit   (1)  (1) Common Stock  6243   (2) D   
Restricted Stock Unit   (3)  (3) Common Stock  5896   (2) D   
Restricted Stock Unit   (4)  (4) Common Stock  13344   (2) D   
Restricted Stock Unit   (5)  (5) Common Stock  12214   (2) D   
Restricted Stock Unit   (5)  (5) Common Stock  1765   (2) D   
Restricted Stock Unit   (4)  (4) Common Stock  2765   (2) D   
Stock Options (Right to Buy)  3/31/2019  3/31/2026  Common Stock  3590  $20.89  D   
Stock Options (Right to Buy)  4/29/2019  4/29/2026  Common Stock  4017  $18.67  D   
Stock Options (Right to Buy)  5/31/2019  5/31/2026  Common Stock  3590  $20.89  D   
Stock Options (Right to Buy)  3/31/2020  3/31/2027  Common Stock  10001  $27.00  D   
Stock Options (Right to Buy)  4/2/2021  4/2/2028  Common Stock  11239  $27.03  D   
Stock Options (Right to Buy)  4/1/2022  4/1/2029  Common Stock  11792  $33.92  D   
Stock Options (Right to Buy)   (6) 5/15/2030  Common Stock  8825  $19.65  D   

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  The Restricted Stock Units vest 100% on April 15, 2021. Vested shares will be delivered to the reporting person within thirty (30) days after April 15, 2021. Events such as retirement, death, disability, and others specified in the agreement may result in vesting prior to April 15, 2021.
(2)  Each restricted stock unit represents a contingent right to receive one share of Corning Incorporated Common Stock.
(3)  The Restricted Stock Units vest 100% on April 15, 2022. Vested shares will be delivered to the reporting person within thirty (30) days after April 15, 2022. Events such as retirement, death, disability, and others specified in the agreement may result in vesting prior to April 15, 2022.
(4)  The Restricted Stock Units vest 100% on April 14, 2023. Vested shares will be delivered to the reporting person within thirty (30) days after April 14, 2023. Events such as retirement, death, disability, and others specified in the agreement may result in vesting prior to April 14, 2023.
(5)  The restricted stock units will vest ratably over three years from the May 15, 2020 grant date. Vested shares will be delivered to the reporting person within sixty (60) days after vesting. Events such as retirement, death, disability, and others specified in the agreement may result in vesting prior to the vesting dates.
(6)  The options will vest ratably over three years from the May 15, 2020 grant date.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Nelson Avery H III
ONE RIVERFRONT PLAZA
CORNING, NY 14831


Senior VP & GM, Automotive

Signatures
Linda E. Jolly, Power of Attorney 10/9/2020
**Signature of Reporting Person Date
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