Chris Austin's Profile
Hello! I started working with glass in 2002 and have been hooked ever since. I feel as if I have tried it all! I am now doing more public art and larger kiln casting pieces so I need to start cleaning out the studio and passing along my unused glass to others!!
As you know style comes and goes with each new decade. I however have become committed (read - addicted) to the clean lines of architecture from the 1950s and 1960s. I admire and collect vintage clothes, ceramics, glass and furniture. In my own work I like to combine mid-century modernism and simplicity with the modernism of today.
I can help with any challenge you may be having firing glass and have worked in glass making jewelry, housewares, mobiles, tiles and more. I set up a potential franchise in NY called "Make Meaning", setting up the glass area, training staff, choosing colors and glass accessories for folks to create in the…
- Joined February 26, 2009