Episode 167- Q-Heffner
Q Heffner started his lampworking and creating with Boro experience in 2004 on 6th ave inTacoma WA. He spent the better part of the 1st 10 yrs traveling from place to place state to state to work with as many glass artist as possible to grow and hone the techniques of his craft. After working for a short stint with a member of the Aribas family in Southern California he chose not to take a full time position working with humans moved back north to Bellingham WA to be closer to family and to root down and put the knowledge and technique he'd been growing in to use. Soon after arriving back in Bellingham he started a line of caps that grew in incredible demand giving him the opportunity to continue to grow his craft while also helping open up the market for even more accessory driven glass work. He has shown his work both In galleries with stores like the Pipe kings, T Leaf Gallery , & the famous and ever growing 52nd st. He has also had opportunity to show his work at an art pop up in Art Basel.
He is currently evolving his cap line to stay relevant to the evolution of the extract smoking scene while pressing into the quartz market as well as developing a production line for the new recreational weed store market taking over the PNW primarily focused in WA
You can find him and his work on Instagram