Nate Cotterman

Biography 

Nate is currently 1 of 7 Artists in Residence at Penland School of Crafts. He will live and work in Penland North Carolina from Sept 2018-2021, building his own hot shop and growing his business alongside some of the craft world’s most talented makers.

Nate Cotterman is known for his modern interpretation of glass objects, using traditional Venetian glass blowing techniques, he challenges low-end production with innovative design and handmade quality. Nate Cotterman has created a line of bar ware, lighting, & home décor that is both subtle and powerful. His simple forms highlight the natural beauty of the material.

Nate Cotterman Glass is made up of- Nate Cotterman, Designer, Maker, CFO and his wife, Antonia Campanella, Marketing, Design & Sales.

Nate graduated from the Cleveland Institute of Art with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Glass. He has worked as a gaffer for some of today’s top designers and makers. He is a sought after instructor in the field, having demonstrated across the US at institutions such as the University of Montana, Cleveland Institute of Art, Pittsburgh Glass Center, and Pilchuck School of Glass.