My fascination with glass began at age five, when I visited a glass factory in West Virginia. I never forgot the image of the glowing, molten mass being formed by an expert craftsman. After I successfully worked with leather and clay, I finally had the opportunity to learn to blow glass at a studio in Ybor City, Florida in 1987. I’ve studied the creation of larger forms with Fred Kahl and John Brekke, two instructors and artists working at the New York Experimental Glass Workshop.
I now work