The Glassblower

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#NankeGallery is also proud to feature #glassblower #AustinLittenberg. His work emphasizes linear detail, integrating the delicate intricacies of roticello — an Italian technique, where multiple slender tubes of glass are morphed together to create visual dimension and form. As a high school student in North Tonawanda, New York, a city located between Buffalo and Niagara Falls, Littenberg watched a glassblowing demonstration that transformed him. “There was fire — it was dynamic, it was lively. But it was controlled and relaxed at the same time,” he said. “It was the coolest thing I ever saw, and I wanted to do it.” For that reason, Littenberg pursued a Bachelor of Fine Arts in three dimensional studies with a concentration in glass at Bowling

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