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Mitchell Kile

Mitchell Kile

Title
Tech Apprentice
Email
mitchellkile@pittsburghglasscenter.org
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Mitchell Kile was born in 1995 and raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota his whole life. He was first introduced to glass art at the age of 16 in 2012 at a local glass art center in Minneapolis called FOCI- Minnesota Center for Glass Art.  He casually experimented with the medium until 2014 when he attended the University of Wisconsin- River Falls and started working towards his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree emphasizing in glass. During his education Kile became interested in numerous forms and techniques of glass art such as kiln-formed castings, glassblowing, neon, glass lamination, and flameworking.  Since he started his college career Mitchell Kile has worked with and assisted numerous other artists met both through his professors and peers.  His love for both cold and hot glass techniques has influenced the work he makes, creating his unique style which he strives to continuously change and evolve.