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Esteban Salazar


Transplanted from Bogota, Colombia to the San Francisco Bay Area in 2001, Esteban is a sculptor, educator, and glass artist producing work that goes from hot-sculpted blown glass objects to art installations of optics and light. In the last twelve years Esteban has worked on unfolding and sharing the knowledge of glassmaking inside and outside of academia. He has been an instructor and a gaffer at the Bay Area Glass Institute (BAGI), and an Associate Teacher at San Jose State University. In 2013 after completing his MFA in sculpture, Esteban moved to New York where he works as a freelance artist and glassblowing instructor.

Recent exhibitions include ‘Everyday Worlds: Interiors and Exteriors’ de Young Museum in San Francisco (2013), ‘Playing with Fire: The Art of Making Glass’, the Oakland Museum of California (2013), and ‘Even The Smallest Change Can Be Profound, Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino-Americana (MACLA).

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