Thoryn Ziemba - Bio
Thoryn Ziemba was born in West Virginia on a small family farm in 1977 and spent the majority of his life in Pensacola, Florida. In 2000, while working as an artist assistant, he discovered glass as a sculptural material. He began pursuing his dream at the Appalachian Center for Craft where he received multiple faculty awarded scholarships.
He was also invited as a visiting artist to the Illinois State
University. Upon completion of his BFA, Thoryn received a
Windgate Fellowship, which permitted him to travel the United
States and study under Paul Marioni, Marsha Blaker, and Paul
Desomma. He has been invited again this summer (2011) to the Pilchuck
Glass School in Stanwood, Washington to serve on the staff as the Cold