What I do
Most of my works are based on the shapes of common utilitarian vessels. I’ll take these basic forms and elaborate upon them, making them into a nonfunctional piece of art. These sculptural vessels are designed to make a stimulating, yet subtle statement.
The works you see here are the result of the labor I so truly love. I work alone in my humble studio, built to suit my personal style of glassmaking. I carefully control almost every single variable in the process of transforming raw sand into the objects of art that I see fit for a 21st century modern interior. I work with glass both hot (glassblowing, casting, fusing), and cold (grinding and polishing). The process can be tedious and exacting, with some pieces requiring many hours of labor.
Who I am
I’m Marc, the glass maker, born 1984 in hackensack NJ. I grew up a creative person, having many hobbies in the arts and sciences throughout my youth. At age 17 I went to work for my family’s plumbing business. Several years later, I took an intense interest to glassblowing simply after watching a glass art documentary late one night. The narrator described glassblowing as one of the most difficult crafts a person can master. I knew I had to give it a try. I have since studied glassblowing at The Penland School of crafts in Penland NC, the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning NY, and Urbanglass in Brooklyn NY. I then drew upon my knowledge and skills as a plumber to build a glassblowing studio of my own.