CHRISTOPHER RIES

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“My work celebrates the awe-inspiring beauty and intellectual wonder of glass and light. Glass is the quintessential medium that has allowed light to be gathered, focused, filtered, refracted, absorbed, transmitted and amplified, thus allowing secrets in unseen worlds to be revealed. We are living in the photonic age; the age of light which has been built on the foundations of glass. Mankind owes a great debt to the technological advances and practical
applications of science which have been made possible by the endless combinations of interactions between glass and light. As an artist, I have been captivated by these realizations, which have guided my decades long exploration of the aesthetic relationships that glass and light share ”