Atlantic Territory Glass Artist Winner is ELBO
From Philadelphia he started blowing glass in 2005 at the Tyler School of Art starting out with soft glass. Along with receiving a minor in Art History from Tyler School of Art, He also apprenticed under Zach P for 2 years.
Mountain Territory Glass Artist Winner is EUSHEEN
Eusheen, from Oregon, started using the torch in 2000 and has apprenticed under Mike Luna and Darby. He has been creating pipes, belt buckles and marbles.
Today he lives in Athens, Georgia and is known for his filacello glass work.
Central Territory Glass Artist Winner is SNIC
Snic discovered glassblowing in 1997 at The Crefeld School in Philadelphia PA. At the age of 17, he helped build a new glass studio and hot shop for the school. he studied hot glass under Curtis Brock and was introduced to Michael Glancy’s work of electroplated metal.
Snic Barnes has worked with glass and bronze casting with artist and former teacher, Greg Nangle at Outcast studios. He has worked and taught at Philadelphia Glassworks Studio, has taught lampworking at Lunar cycle in Japan, and has demonstrated at The Borosilicate Art Expo in Tokyo. Snic currently lives and works in Austin, Texas.
Pacific Territory Glass Artist Winner is BANJO