Biography: Vincent M. Desparrois
Vincent Desparrois has been studying art and design since first attending school for glassmaking in 2008. A graduate of Salem Community college in New Jersey, he is inspired to explore the techniques of glass craft from a design standpoint. Desparrois believes that “the quality of a product is defined by the refinement of the process,” and strives to understand what it takes to make art worthwhile through practice, research, and exploration. He is currently a demonstrator and narrator for the daily glass breaking, optical fiber and flameworking demonstrations in the Innovation Center, where he welcomes friendly discussion on art, science and craft.