Unique Hand Blown Objects
Works by Brian Ziegler
Brian Ziegler has been blowing glass for 8 years. He turned his passion for glass blowing into the Fire Studio business because he wanted to spend his time and creativity energy creating one-of-kind objects.
Ziegler apprenticed under Dotti Boscamp at Glass Rocks studio in Ft Collins CO.
His glass works have been seen at the Cherry Creek Arts Festival and the Foxridge Gallery. Ziegler is considered a master glass blower in the rocky mountain region.
Ziegler is known in the artisan community for his large brilliant red blown cherries and hand spun plates. He creates custom awards and recognition pieces in addition to his non-commercial works.
Born in Eastern Colorado, he grew up on a ranch and he found his way to Denver in 1990 and worked in construction management for decades.
An artisan to the core he believes that time and craftsmanship.
Ziegler is the sole owner of Fire Studio and is responsible for creative direction and operation of the studio.
Works by Kurt Van Raden
Kurt Van Raden worked as an apprentice for Ziegler for 3 years. He is a master glass blower and the artist-in-residence at Fire Studio.
Van Raden is the owner of Baloo Glass. He creates signature keepsakes that encase cremains of a loved one in solid glass objects.
“Cremains” are the remnants of cremation. Van Raden places cremains within the molten glass materials to create objects of distinction. This specialized production and art form is truly unique and a worthy alternative to burial.
Van Raden always been fascinated by glass works, his grandmother collected art glass, and gave him an appreciation for the art form.
Van Raden artwork has been viewed in the Virgin River Art Association and various summer and holiday art shows.
Corporate Gifts & Employee Recognition
Present the Perfect Gift to Your Corporate Employees
Motivate employees with custom glassware plates and products from Fire Studio. Award employees achieving sales goals and performance goals or any other benchmarks you’ve set with Fire Studio special creations.
More memorable than a Starbucks gift card–employee recognition awards improve corporate profits studies have shown. Additionally, the IRS lets companies deduct a business gift valued at up to $75.
Contact us to place a special order for corporate gifts.