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Biography: Andrew Najarian

Andrew Najarian
Andrew Najarian

Andrew Najarian received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Southern Illinois University. While in school he had the unique opportunity to study at the National College of Art and Design in Dublin, Ireland. He then received a residency at the Appalachian Craft Center, in Smithville, Tennessee. In 2013 he received his Master’s degree at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana.

Currently, Najarian lives in Silver Point, Tennessee, with his partner Jennifer Crescuillo. Together, they operate High Polish Studio, a cold working studio. Andrew Najarian has worked in studios all across the country, including Pilchuck Glass School, The Studio of The Corning Museum of Glass, Pittsburgh Glass Center, The Appalachian Center for Craft, Urban Glass, and The Melting Point.