Colin McKinnon is a native of Washington, D.C., and has a degree from Duke University. He found his love for glass and the making process at Tidewater Community College in Portsmouth, VA, where he honed his artistic skill. Colin works in bright colors and traditional, Italian-influenced patterning. He continues to develop his practice through his work at the Chrysler Museum Glass Studio and classes at places such as the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts. He now lives and works in Norfolk, VA.