Art - Glass - James Breed

James A. Breed was born and raised in Richmond, VA.  He attended Virginia Commonwealth University where he began as a painting major but later received a BFA in Craft/Material Studies.  He learned techniques for glass blowing, torch working, and casting glass under Rick Schneider, Emilio Santini, and Jack Wax.  In 2002, he received the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts’ Student Fellowship.  He currently resides in Knoxville, TN, where he works as a full-time assistant for Richard Jolley.  His work is represented in several of the South Eastern states and ranges from free-form sculpted vehicles to hot sculpted and assembled landscapes.




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