Chris Shea

Chris Shea Bio

Chris Shea designs and creates furniture, sculpture, and architectural metalwork at his forge and studio outside Washington, DC. Chris's forged steel and glass furniture is in the permanent collection of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Renwick Gallery. His work has been shown at Wexler Gallery in Philadelphia, Woodson Art Museum, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, the National Ornamental Metals Museum, and at SOFA Chicago with Maurine Littleton Gallery. A native of Marblehead, MA, Shea has studied at the Appalachian Center for Craft in Tennessee and at Penland School. He holds a BA in English from Cornell University. Chris Shea's glass work is created in association with the Washington Glass Studio.

Inquiries about the works shown on this site or about commissions for new work are welcomed.

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