Chris Hawthorne is active/lives in Oregon, Michigan. Chris Hawthorne is known for fine-art blown glass.
Biography Chris Hawthorne
Born in Detroit, Michigan, and living along the coast near Sixes,
Oregon, Chris Hawthorne does decorative blown-glass that includes
"jellyfish, fans, vessels, platters, ceramic busts and tribal
art-inspired masks." He says that the process of blowing glass,
which takes him about two hours for each piece, is "the best part about
it", although much pre-planning occurs before he gets to that
stage. His pre-blowing time includes arranging glass elements in
certain sequences and considering what will happen during the
expansion process with the heated glass.
Hawthorne was first inspired to become a glass blower in the 1970s when
he was working in a sawmill in Colorado and someone gave him a piece of
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