Find, Learn, Price Art
Enjoy the comprehensive art database we've compiled since 1987
Membership Details
Images, sales charts, bios, signatures, 30 artist Alerts and more ...
Art auction records:  Millions of references for pricing research
Or, register for Free Alerts
To track 10 artists.

Already a member?  Sign in here

Christopher Ries

 (born 1952)
Christopher Ries is active/lives in Wisconsin, Ohio.  Christopher Ries is known for contemporary glass sculpture.

Biography   Christopher Ries


Christopher Ries, born 1952, received a BFA from the Ohio State University, and an MFA from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.  While at Madison, he was the personal assistant to Harvey K. Littleton who is considered by many to be the father of the 20th century Studio Glass Movement. 

Ries began sculpting cold glass in the late 1970's.  Using tools of his own creation, he cuts, grinds, and polishes blocks of pure lead crystal acquired from Schott Glass Technologies of Pennsylvania.  His sculptures range in size from a few inches high to life-size.  Some of his works are unique as the largest, whole, unassembled pieces of sculpted crystal known.

Unlike most glass artists, Ries neither bl   ...  Displaying 750 of 3043 characters.

    >   Continue reading about Christopher Ries


Discover art and art prices ...
•  Auction records and images
•  Record prices, graphs, stats
•  Artist signature examples
•  More about subscribing

Desert Flower
Art images copyright© of artist or assignee

Subscribers may find the following and more:
Did it sell?  Low/high estimate
Size of work   Signature   Date created
Research Christopher Ries

Consider a subscription!  More info



Lotus
Art images copyright© of artist or assignee

Subscribers may find the following and more:
Did it sell?  Low/high estimate
Size of work   Signature   Date created
Research Christopher Ries

Consider a subscription!  More info