Rick Eggert was born in Southhampton, New York in 1974. He grew up there and in Vermont, where he began working in glass in 1992. After graduating college his quest for inner growth led him to Tahiti, Moorea, New Zealand, Australia, and Thailand. Rick also spent time working in Korea as an English teacher and in Puerto Rico as the operational manager of an entertainment company in the rainforest. Rick's background includes a BFA in Glass Sculpture from the Rochester Institute of Technology in upstate New York and numerous years working as a technician for various schools and businesses acreoss the eastern United States.
Rick currently resides in South Florida where he has operated Lotus Design Group, Inc. since 2005. Aside from creating his blown work, Rick makes cast glass and mixed media works as well. In 2014, Rick joined forces with the Benzaiten Center for the Creative Arts in Lake Worth, Florida to help start their glass program and remains heavily involved as the Creative Director and Glass Studio Director.
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