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Christopher Jeffries

Christopher Jeffries unique style and distinct designs embody the true beauty of hand blown glass art. Through extensive international education and experience with some of today’s most inventive and renowned glass artists, Christopher is able to innovate and execute amazing glass creations for enthusiasts, and private collectors internationally.

Education

After graduating from Chico State University with a degree in Fine Art,, Christopher continued on to study sculpture and design at Lorenzo De Medici in Florence, Italy. Following his true passion of hand blown glass art, Christopher joined Haystack School of Crafts in Deer Isle, Mane were he studied under Sonja Blomdahl, a specialist of the incalmo technique. To further his knowledge and experience, Christopher soon enrolled at the Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina to train under Katherine Gray.

Apprenticeship

Christopher’s passion for blowing glass led him to the Czech Republic- a country known for their rich traditions in hand blown glass art. Through a apprenticeship with master glassblower Igor Muller, Christopher gained even more knowledge of the fine techniques and designs that continue to inspire his career as a glass artist. His many invaluable experiences soon earned the recognition of Dale Chihuly, with an apprenticeship at the prestigious Boat House in Seattle, Washington.

Family

Christopher and his wife, Jitka currently live in Laguna Beach in Southern California. Through his company, Jeffries glass, Christopher continues to produce beautifully innovative glass art for galleries, hotels, and businesses throughout the world.

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