Brian was awarded a PhD from the Australian National University in 2018. His research examined the aesthetic and philosophical elements of contemplative space in Japanese architecture.
His work is held in numerous public and private collections throughout the world, including the National Gallery of Australia, the Art Gallery of Western Australia and the Toledo Museum of Art.
Brian is also a skilled glassblower with over twenty-five years of experience. He has taught extensively at schools including the Corning Museum of Glass, the Penland School of Crafts, the Pilchuck Glass School, the JamFactory, Namseoul University, Sydney College of the Arts and the Australian National University.
After working and studying in Australia for nearly twelve years, Brian recently served as an Associate Professor at the prestigious Toyama City Institute of Glass Art in Toyama, Japan.
He is a 1999 graduate of Hastings College.