Since his first day melting glass into a clear marble, Sean Donlon has been drawn to the challenges of glass manipulation. Sean earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Craft and Material Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University in 2012. He then traveled to Lauscha, Germany to study glass eye prosthetics from a third generation glass making family. In addition to receiving multiple research grants, Sean was a recipient of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts fellowship,and recently Craft + Designs 2016 Best in Show Award. He is currently a full-time artist and the founder of Mule Barn Craft Studios, a collaborative art space in Richmond, Virginia with a conceptual craft focus.