Deborah Czeresko is an American glass-blower, artist, and fabricator who is well-known for winning the first season of the Netflix series ‘Blown Away.’
Deborah Czeresko was born on July 27, 1961 (age 60 years; as of 2021). Her zodiac sign is Leo. Deborah earned her BA in Psychology from Rutgers University in 1983 and started working with glass in 1987 at a workshop. In 1992, Deborah attended Tulane University, New Orleans and received a graduate degree in studio arts.
Height (approx.): 5′ 8″
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Black
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Deborah Czeresko has an elder brother.
After graduating from Rutgers University, Deborah began working with UrbanGlass in 1987. Later, she graduated from Tulane University and started working as a glassblowing instructor; teaching in schools and universities across the United States and Europe. From 2008 to 2018, she was among the board of directors of UrbanGlass, a Brooklyn based glassblowing studio. Deborah’s glass artwork is part of the permanent collection of the Museum of American Glass in New Jersey, and the Frauenau Glass Museum, Bavaria, Germany. In 2019, Deborah participated in the first season of the Netflix series ‘Blown Away’ and became the winner of the show. Before working independently, Deborah spent fifteen years creating custom lighting designs and fabricating glass for fellow artists.
- Deborah Czeresko won the first season of the Netflix series ‘Blown Away’ and received prize money of $60,000 and an artist residency at the Corning Museum of Glass.
- Deborah’s inspiration for art comes from her daily life. She has often introduced gender into the traditions of glassmaking. One such example of her art form is Meat Chandelier (2018) which showcases the traditional Venetian light fixtures but instead of glass florals, it is made up of hot dogs, salami, pork chops, and prosciutto.
- Deborah gained popularity on the internet with her famous ‘Buffet Series’ (2019) where she recreated certain breakfast items using glass. Some of her work is displayed in The Corning Museum of Glass.