Born in 1941 in Tacoma, Washington, Dale Chihuly was introduced to glass while studying interior design at the University of Washington. After graduating in 1965, Chihuly enrolled in the first glass program in the country, at the University of Wisconsin. He continued his studies at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), where he later established the glass program and taught for more than a decade. Read more at http://www.chihuly.com/biography.aspx
"Autumn Jealous Cleavage" by Stephen Rolfe Powell, a master craftsman and glass artist, was a graduate of Centre College and is now a professor at Centre College in Danville, KY. His startlingly beautiful glass works have become famous worldwide. Click on the photo to be directed to his professional website, where you can find a video of how he creates his beautiful pieces!
"We decided Santa's a wizard and just apparates everywhere with a bag like Hermione's. I think he's a mudblood--he's all about giving back and cares about muggles too. His elves are house elves. Mrs. Claus comes from a wealthy family.