Richard Satava was introduced to glassblowing in 1969 while at Ocean High School in Pacifica, California.  He subsequently studied art and glassblowing at the College of San Mateo and California State University, Chico.  Since establishing his own glass studio in Chico in 1977, he continues to create art glass that captures the beauty and wonder in nature, from the ocean to the mountains.  Satava designs and creates each one of a kind piece, all from glass that he has formulated and made himself.  Through his own exclusive color formulas he is able to create rich arrays of colors by blending various metallic oxides such as silver, cobalt, selenium, cadmium, and others into the molten glass.  Widely known for Continue reading