Richard Satava was introduced to glassblowing in 1969 while at Ocean High School in Pacifica, Ca. His subsequently studied art and glassblowing at the College of San Mateo and California State University, Chico. In 1977, he established his own Northern California glass studio called Satava Art Glass. Since this time Richard Satava has created art glass that captures the beauty and wonder in nature, from the ocean to the mountains.
Each hand-blown piece created at Satava Art Glass Studio is an original design by a master glassblower and individually crafted by carefully combining the highest degree of technical skill and artistic creativity. Widely know for both vases with brilliant, vivid colors and jellyfish sculptures with a ethereal translucent nature, his works are included in numerous public and private collections throughout the world.
Satava Art Glass produces an array of stunning hand-blown and solid forms in glass. Their work is well known and appreciated throughout the world. Their amazing Jellyfish in glass have worked their way into many people’s hearts and homes. Satava hand-blown vases, depicting beautiful natural landscapes, have made many a person melt.