Biography: Steve Gibbs
Steve Gibbs always dreamed of becoming a glassblower. At 14, he apprenticed at his uncle's stained glass company. He went on to manage the business while in college, and eventually started his own stained glass business. Gibbs worked at Steuben Glass for 17 years, supervising every aspect of the glassmaking process. He joined The Corning Museum of Glass in 1998, where he developed the Museum's Hot Glass Show: live, narrated glassblowing demonstrations for the public. Since, he has spun off a mobile version of the show and created a hot shop for Celebrity Cruises. Trained in fine arts and biology, Gibbs is also an independent glass artist and painter whose work is highly influenced by the natural world.