Jason Probstein is a lampworker living in Asheville, North Carolina. He works glass tubing and rod with a torch to first heat and then shape his pieces. He uses Corning Pyrex, a strong and very durable glass. Jason received a degree in scientific glassblowing from Salem Community College and has studied Venetian glass techniques at the Penland School of Crafts. He has performed residency glassblowing demonstrations at Walt Disney World, The Biltmore House and Gardens and in Asheville's Mountain Made Gallery.