Zeme II (SOLD)
Hand blown glass
Hand blown glass mounted on wall
Christopher Jeffries' unique style and distinct contemporary designs reflect the hand of a dedicated, passionate and master craftsman.
Christopher Jeffries' career began at Chico State University where he graduated with a degree in Fine Art. Christopher continued on to study sculpture and design at Lorenzo De Medici in Florence, Italy. Upon completing his studies, he took a pilgrimage through out North America to work with a variety of prestigious glass sculptors. Christopher's journey has also led him to the Czech Republic where he had to opportunity to immerse himself in their rich and historic hand blown glass art culture.
While in the Czech Republic, Christopher completed an apprenticeship with master glassblower, Igor Muller, where he refined his technique and searched for inspiration. Christopher later went on to apprentice at the Boat House in Seattle, Washington where he earned the recognition of master glass artist, Dale Chihuly. Most recently, Christopher was honored with the opportunity to teach at the historic Corning Museum of Glass in New York.
Christopher and his wife, Jitka, currently live in Laguna Beach, California. He derives inspiration from the simplest of human interactions; a smile, a touch, and even an emotion can be the foundation for a radient and alluring work of art.