Daniel Read studied with Dale Chihuly, at Rhode Island School of Design.
Dan continued on as a member of Chihuly’s glassblowing team for twelve years.
He taught workshops at Haystack, Snow Farm, R.I.S.D., M.I.T., as well as private studios.
Dan has received grants from the Rhode Island State Council of the Arts and the Massachusetts Arts council.
His work has been exhibited at the New Bedford Glass Museum, the Lymann Allyn Art Museum and the M.I.T. Museum.
Each piece is shaped by hand and all works are signed and numbered with the year, month, day and number of each piece that was made during that day.