jeff zimmerman

"The goal of his glass sculptures, he says, is to evoke "a realm...that exists between the things we can actually see and touch and what is invisible but nevertheless powerfully present in our sense of the world around us."

at r20th century design

"His virtuosity as a glassblower allows him to articulate ideas by allowing -- and even encouraging -- elements of chance and what he calls "planned spontaneity" into the creative process. Pieces that have the passionate immediacy of an artist's sketch are comprised of meticulously crafted formal elements possible only at the hand of a master glassblower."