Jon Kuhn has used his background in ceramics and glassblowing to create glass sculptures of extreme
complexity. These sculptures are primarily made up of tiny pieces of glass that are polished and laminated
together. Some of his sculptures contain as many as 6,000 components and take up to two years to complete.
The Smithsonian Institution, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, and the White House have
acquired his works. Some of Kuhn's pieces are valued at more than $100,000.
Jon Kuhn received his Bachelor's of Fine Arts in ceramics from Washburn University in 1972. In 1978, he
graduated from Virginia Commonwealth with a Master Of Fine Arts degree in glassblowing. He created a studio
in Stauton, Virginia where he engaged in glassblowing for 9 years. He has since turned his attention to
creating sculptures with molded glass. Kuhn's interest in philosophy and meditation has helped to inspire