Mirrored Hippo by Chris Ahalt

Chris Ahalt ’00 was recently interviewed by Minnesota Daily about his glass balloon pieces. 

After graduating from MCAD, Ahalt traveled to Venice, Italy for a glass-blowing apprenticeship. Today, he is a pioneer in the Twin Cities' flame-working scene. 

Ahalt's glass pieces mainly focus on endangered animals whose faces carry detailed, vivid emotion. 

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