Ben Wright holds a BS in Evolutionary Biology from Dartmouth College, a BFA from the Appalachian Center for Crafts and an MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design.
He makes a living teaching and making both designoriented glass and conceptual mixed-media sculpture as well as helping artists all over the world realize their visions in glass. He has taught at numerous schools in the U.S. including Pilchuck Glass School, the Appalachian Center for Craft and Penland School of Craft, as well as classes abroad in Germany and Turkey.
Wright received a Creative Glass Center for America fellowship and the prestigious Hauberg fellowship from Pilchuck Glass School. His work is in the contemporary collection of the American Museum of Glass and the Tacoma Museum of Glass.