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Biography: Jason Chakravarty

Jason Chakravarty (Photo by Andy Schultz)
Jason Chakravarty

Jason Chakravarty began incorporating glass through the use of neon into his sculpture in 1998 while attending Arizona State University. He was employed for four years at a commercial neon sign shop where he learned technical fundamentals of the neon process. In 2002, he began illuminating hot shop forms and kiln casting glass while attending graduate school at California State University Fullerton.

He has taken workshops nationwide including at Pilchuck, Pittsburgh Glass Center, Penland School of Crafts, and University of California San Diego. He has taught neon and kiln casting workshops nationwide including Arizona State University, Bowling Green State University, Urban Glass, Cleveland Institute of Art, Pittsburgh Glass Center, Penland School of Crafts, and Salisbury University. His work has been shown in more than 100 exhibitions.

Currently Chakravarty is represented commercially at Duncan McClellan Gallery, Marshall LeKae Gallery, Penland Gallery, Pismo Galleries, and Thomas Riley Gallery. His studio is located in Arizona.