Close

Shane Smith Glass' Profile

About

Shane Smith is a glass artist that resides the mountains of Fairview, North Carolina. Shane is a self taught glass artist and has been flameworking for over 12 years. He gains inspriation from his surroundings, mostly nature. Shane grew up in Florida and was constantly on the hunt for his next fish, his next new addition to his array of reptiles or the next brand new creature to enter his frightened mother's household. Since childhood he has been obsessed with learing the habits and patterns of these animals & remembering the exact make up of each of these animals. As an adult this has translated into his glass. Shane's new glass creatures are truly of believable portion, size and scale. His color combinations with his use of texture makes each of his creations come alive. You almost feel like your underwater when you look at his aquatic life and you feel like your in a desert when you see one of his rattlesnakes that has an actual…

Read more

  • Male
  • Born on April 29
  • Joined September 8, 2011

Favorite materials

Borosilicate Glass

Shop

About

Shane Smith is a glass artist that resides the mountains of Fairview, North Carolina. Shane is a self taught glass artist and has been flameworking for over 12 years. He gains inspriation from his surroundings, mostly nature. Shane grew up in Florida and was constantly on the hunt for his next fish, his next new addition to his array of reptiles or the next brand new creature to enter his frightened mother's household. Since childhood he has been obsessed with learing the habits and patterns of these animals & remembering the exact make up of each of these animals. As an adult this has translated into his glass. Shane's new glass creatures are truly of believable portion, size and scale. His color combinations with his use of texture makes each of his creations come alive. You almost feel like your underwater when you look at his aquatic life and you feel like your in a desert when you see one of his rattlesnakes that has an actual rattle that works. Each Shane Smith creature has a life of it's own. A viewer can truly get insight in the the depth's of the artist mind to see how Shane infuses science and art to make an original piece of glass that is different than anything else you will see.






Unfollow username?

Are you sure you want to stop following this person?