Biography: John Brekke
John Brekke attended The Art Institute of Chicago and then the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He is an expert glassblower, usually creating large works that make extensive use of the Swedish Graal technique. Brekke has received numerous awards and grants, and has recently spent a year teaching glassblowing in Australia. His work is in the collections of the American Craft Museum in New York City and The Corning Museum of Glass.