We’ll get sheets of glass….arrange that in the kiln…to create patterns…stack it high and let it flow or cut out specific shapes and pieces…kiln cranks up to 1500 degrees…glass becomes liquid…

Ben Richgruber

Artist, PECO Studio

We had the opportunity to engage in a conversation with Ben from PECO Studio. During our discussion, we delved into the fascinating world of glass art, gaining insights into the intricate technique of kiln-formed fused glass and discovering the profound influences that water, lava, and island life have on his work.

Our conversation further delved into the intricate process of working with glass, exploring aspects such as color choices, the level of ease in handling the medium, and gaining a sneak peek into the exciting developments on the horizon for this talented artist.

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