David Peterson II
Glass Studio Director
Growing up in Austin Texas, David was exposed to a wide variety of Music, art and culture. Drawing, Painting and Clay sculpture were introduced at a young age by the Texas Education System and Family members such as his grandmother Audrey Peterson, an award winning water color painter. After finishing high school in 2001, David began attending a glass blowing school in New Orleans at the age of 18. After studying under many great artists there nearly 5 years, he took an assistant job in sunny Stuart, a small town on the SE coast of Florida. During a 10 year assistant ship with Rick Eggert (www.lotusglass.com), David was hired as the Hot shop manager at the Benzaiten Center for Creative Arts (www.Benzaitencenter.org) in near by Lake Worth, Fl. You can find him there most days of the week making work, teaching lessons, and managing the day to day activities and events in the Hot Glass Studio.
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