Iridescent and Silver, this work incorporates metals such as silver and titanium into the surface design using "hot" techniques. Each piece is hand blown.
Mihn starts with clear glass at 2,000 degrees, he adds detail and color throughout the process using solo techniques mastered over years of experimentation.
Glass artist Minh Martin was born in Vietnam and raised in southeast Asia. He studied Geophysics at Yale University before moving west to apprentice with The Great Bri’oni in Santa Barbara. Upon returning East, he set up shop in the Shenandoah Valley where he currently lives and works.
Minh believes that art/craft is the antidote to the ‘throw-away’ culture and that the objects we surround ourselves with should engage our affection and elevate our collective identity.