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Chris Van Zanten

This morning I’m off to meet with glass blower Chris Van Zanten. He lives just west of Ottawa so we’re meeting halfway in Barry’s Bay; I get to start my day driving through the southern tip of Algonquin Park. Woo hoo!
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Chris started his formal education at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design and began his hot glass exploration in Corning, N.Y.
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[quote]Each time I look into the radiance of my 2100 degree glass furnace, I find a new horizon. It has become the fire in my bones.”[/quote]
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Like most glass blowers, Chris has the forearms of Popeye from twirling rods. You can learn more about Chris here.

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