OUR AWESOME TEAM

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS

Dan Neff owner of Lake Superior Art Glass in Duluth Minnesota in Canal Park

Dan

Owner / Flamework Instructor / Hot Shop Instructor

Our steadfast leader and innovator, Dan has been blowing glass since 2003. He opened Lake Superior Art Glass in 2012 and we've been making Northland history ever since! Dan's endless knowledge and warm personality make his classes a joy to take. 

Jake Speick Lead Gaffer Studio Manager Meet the Staff Instructors Lake Superior Art Glass Duluth MN

Jake

Studio Manager / Lead Gaffer / Hot Shop Instructor

Full of talent and knowledge, Jake leads our Studio staff. Jake has been blowing glass since 2007 and has created glass art all over the world.  In the Hot Shop studio, Jake's classes are fun and informative. If you're lucky, you might even catch him spitting a few rhymes.

AJ Flamework instructor lake superior art glass duluth mn


AJ

Flamework Apprentice / Flamework Instructor

AJ began as one of Dan's apprentices in early 2019. He teaches in the Flamework Studio and is particularly enjoyed by the children in his Kid's Classes.  AJ's good-natured, calming voice will get you through your torch work! 

AJ Flamework instructor lake superior art glass duluth mn


Pete

Hot Shop Instructor / Flamework Instructor

Pete began in July of 2020 and has quickly meshed so well with our team. He is an asset to both studios. His gentle, friendly demeanor makes him a wonderful teacher.