Chris Harman started working with glass in 1993 to help out a friend in the hot shop; that was all it took for him to forget about being a painter. After attending the Columbus College of Art & Design from 1991 to 1995, he spent the next 6 years working at a tattoo studio. During this time, Chris was fortunate to have the privilege of drawing 8 hours a day and produce stainless steel installations in people by the way of piercing. However, glass never really left his mind. So in 2001, he began making his own production work and attending art/craft fairs. In 2006 he transferred all his credits to The Ohio State University and in 2008, Chris received his BFA in glass, with honors. He completed a residency at Hiroshi Yamano’s studio; Ezra Glass; in Fukui, Japan in 2009, and went on to pursue his Masters of Fine Arts at the Columbus College of Art & Design’s new MFA program. Since completing his MFA in 2012, Chris has gone on to teach Design and Glass Survey at the CCAD, and you can often find him in the glass studio.