Andrew Shea's work consists of blown glass characterized by vivid colors in strong forms.
In his work, Shea captures the motion of hot glass. While the colors and techniques of glassblowing are fascinating, the real joy comes from working with glass once it has cooled. He loves handling the glass, whether it involves surface manipulation or working with the shapes.
Andrew Shea began blowing glass at the University of Minnesota in the early seventies. Shea began working the glass to produce glass fish and perfume bottles that mimic the transparency, opacity, and fluidity of