Kyle Keeler's Profile
I have been working full time with glass for the past eleven years. I relocated to the Appalachian Mountains in late 2007 and I am enjoying the mild climate and eco-diversity the Asheville area has to offer. I find much of my inspiration through traveling, reading, and spending time in nature. When I am not off selling at art and craft shows or in the studio creating art, I spend as much time as I can with my wife, toddler, and dog. In July of 2011 my wife gave birth to our first child, Amara Lyn. She has kept us extra busy teaching us just how little sleep we can get by on and reminding us of the truly important things in life.
I create hand blown, lampwork, borosilicate/pyrex glass. Each piece is individually hand blown using a torch, my breath, and gravity. The torch burns in excess of 2500 degrees Fahrenheit, with a gas mixture of propane and oxygen. When the glass is molten I shape it with my…
- Born on March 2
- Joined June 15, 2009