Nate Cotterman is a glass artist recognized for his modern approach to glassware. Using traditional Venetian glass blowing techniques, Cotterman has produced an array of glassworks, ranging from lighting, tableware, vases, and an innovative barware line.
Cotterman attended the Cleveland Institute of Art where he graduated with a B.F.A. in glass. Cotterman has taught at various institutions across the U.S. including the Cleveland Institute of Art, the University of Montana, the Pilchuck School of Glass, and the Pittsburgh Glass Center. Wanting to challenge low-end production, Cotterman creates handmade and innovative designs to form simple structures that display the naturality of the glass. Cotterman currently works in Los Angeles, CA as a Gaffer with other designers and studios.