Meet the Designer
Hand-made. High-End. Sexy Design.
Jo Andersson was born in Walnut Creek, California in 1988. She began blowing glass when she was 19 at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. Shortly after completing her bachelor's in fine art with an emphasis in glass, she moved to Seattle, Washington.
While in Seattle she worked with and for some of the best American glass artists in the world including John Kiley, Levi Belber, and the Museum of Glass team in Tacoma.
She was also the Glass Studio Manager at The Schack Art Center in Everett, WA in charge of managing and maintaining the glass facilities where various renowned glass artists such as Lino Tagliapietra, Nancy Callan, and Jim Mongrain worked.
In 2020, Jo graduated from Konstfack in Stockholm, Sweden with her masters in CRAFT!. Thereafter she has exhibited in various cities in Europe and the United States, as well as received various awards and scholarships including the
Bernadotte Stipendium in Design
In 2023 Jo was in her first museum exhibition at The American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Jo is now in the process of creating
Jo Andersson Studios, a design studio based outside of Gothenburg, Sweden.
Jo Andersson Studios specialises in creating high-end glass sculptures and lighting while pushing the boundaries of contemporary design.