Biography: Nathan Sandberg
Nathan Sandberg was born in Jamestown, New York, and later attended the School of Art and Design at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. In 2003, he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in glass and ceramics. After graduation he proceeded to work at private glassblowing studios throughout the Midwest while independently furthering his education in kiln-glass. In 2005, he moved to Portland, Oregon, and began working at Bullseye Glass Company as a full-time instructor in the Research and Education department, where he stayed until 2012. During this time, he was primarily responsible for developing and teaching new curriculum in kiln formed glass. Sandberg currently runs his own studio out of his home in Portland where he works with kiln cast glass as well as other art materials. He also teaches at a wide variety of studios in the US and abroad. Sandberg’s work has received critical recognition through awards, exhibitions, and art fairs, including Glazen Huis in Lommel, Belgium, and SOFA Chicago.