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Jeff Zimmerman

Jeff Zimmerman is a contemporary sculptor whose primary medium is glass. He often makes use of the vessel form, creating pieces with mirrored, sometimes colorful surfaces and billowy forms that suggest movement.

Zimmerman grew up at the Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Colorado, where he lived with his mother, a painter, and his stepfather, a sculptor. He enrolled at the University of California, Santa Barbara, in 1988 planning to major in anthropology, but a glassblowing class inspired him to change course. He switched to the BFA program at the Appalachian Center for Craft in Tennessee, spending hise summers working as an apprentice at Pilchuck Glass School, in Washington State, where he observed the studio practices of Lino Tagliapietra and Pino Signoretto . After completing his studies, he worked as a master glassblower at CIRVA, the International Center of Research on Glass and Visual Arts, in Marseille, France.

In 1994, Zimmerman became part of the B Team, an avant-garde glassblowing collaborative founded by Zesty Meyers and Evan Snyderman of R & Company gallery, which now represents Zimmerman’s work. The group conducted glassblowing-related performances at colleges and universities and exhibited its work at the New Museum for Contemporary Art in New York.

Zimmerman’s first solo exhibition was the 1999 “Anthropology Museum of the Future,” at UrbanGlass’s Robert Lehman Gallery. He has gained wide acclaim for his series of “Crumpled” vessels, which resemble deflated jars with reflective surfaces that gradually fade into opaque hues. The effect is surreal and dazzling. Using the most enchanting property of glass — its malleability at high temperatures — the sculptor breathes new life into an ancient form, the container.

Zimmerman’s work has been exhibited in New York at Sean Kelly Gallery, the Museum of Arts and Design and the Brooklyn Museum; and in Paris at Emmanuel Perrotin Gallery It can also be found in the permanent collections of the Boghossian Foundation, in Belgium, and in the Corning Museum of Glass, in New York.

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Jeff Zimmerman for Tiffany & Co. Glass Vase
By Jeff Zimmerman
Located in New York, NY
Jeff Zimmerman (American, b. 1968) for Tiffany & Company purple glass vase with gold leaf decoration encircling the body, incised signature to underside. 12.75" height x 4.5" diamete...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Jeff Zimmerman

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Glass

Jeff Zimmerman Pair of Glass Vessels.
By Jeff Zimmerman
Located in Kansas City, MO
Early Jeff Zimmerman handblown glass vessels. Tall Vessel Dimensions Height: 19 in. Width: 11 in. Depth: 9.5 in. Shorter Vessel Dimensions Height: 17.5 in. Width: 8.5 in...
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1990s American Modern Jeff Zimmerman

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Blown Glass

Pendant with Applied Crystals by Jeff Zimmerman
By Jeff Zimmerman
Located in New York, NY
Unique hanging pendant in blown glass, with applied glass crystals. Designed and made by Jeff Zimmerman, USA, 2022. Clear light glass with purple stones.
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2010s American Jeff Zimmerman

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Glass

Pendant with Applied Crystals by Jeff Zimmerman
By Jeff Zimmerman
Located in New York, NY
Unique hanging pendant in blown glass, with applied glass crystals. Designed and made by Jeff Zimmerman, USA, 2022. Dark Blue Glass with purple crystals shapes.
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2010s American Jeff Zimmerman

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Glass

Three-Tiered Stacked Bubble Sculpture by Jeff Zimmerman
By Jeff Zimmerman
Located in New York, NY
Three-tiered stacked bubble sculpture. Mirrored silver and turquoise applied glass crystals. Etched circles on mirrored tiers, signed on bottom with felt pad. Designed and made by Je...
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2010s American Jeff Zimmerman

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Glass

"Crumpled" Sculptural Vessel by Jeff Zimmerman
By Jeff Zimmerman
Located in New York, NY
"Crumpled" sculptural vessel. Mirrored silver and purple glass with faceted crystal applications. Designed and made by Jeff Zimmerman, USA, 2021.
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2010s American Jeff Zimmerman

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Glass

"Crumpled" Sculptural Vessel by Jeff Zimmerman
By Jeff Zimmerman
Located in New York, NY
"Crumpled" sculptural vessel. Mirrored silver and purple glass with faceted crystal applications. Designed and made by Jeff Zimmerman, USA, 2021.
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2010s American Jeff Zimmerman

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Glass

"Crystal" Illuminated Sculptural Pendant by Jeff Zimmerman
By Jeff Zimmerman
Located in New York, NY
"Crystal" illuminated sculptural pendant in hand-blown glass. Designed and made by Jeff Zimmerman, USA, 2020.
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2010s American Jeff Zimmerman

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Glass

"Crystal" Illuminated Sculptural Pendant by Jeff Zimmerman
By Jeff Zimmerman
Located in New York, NY
"Crystal" illuminated sculptural pendant in hand-blown glass. Designed and made by Jeff Zimmerman, USA, 2020.
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2010s American Jeff Zimmerman

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Glass

"Crystal" Illuminated Sculptural Pendant by Jeff Zimmerman
By Jeff Zimmerman
Located in New York, NY
"Crystal" illuminated sculptural pendant in hand-blown glass. Designed and made by Jeff Zimmerman, USA, 2020.
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2010s American Jeff Zimmerman

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Glass

Unique "Vine" Illuminated Sculpture by Jeff Zimmerman
By Jeff Zimmerman
Located in New York, NY
Unique "Vine" illuminated sculpture in brass with eighteen (18) sockets and hand-blown glass globes blue and white soda glass. Designed and made by Jeff Zimmerman, USA, 2019.
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2010s American Jeff Zimmerman

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Brass, Wire

Unique Crumpled Sculptural Vessel by Jeff Zimmerman
By Jeff Zimmerman
Located in New York, NY
Unique crumpled sculptural vessel in silver mirrorized hand-blown glass with blue-colored top and applied glass crystals. Designed and made by Jeff Zimmerman, USA, 2015.
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2010s American Jeff Zimmerman

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Glass

Unique "Crystal" Tabletop Illuminated Sculpture by Jeff Zimmerman
By Jeff Zimmerman
Located in New York, NY
Unique "Crystal" tabletop illuminated sculpture in hand-blown glass with applied glass crystals. Designed and made by Jeff Zimmerman, USA, 2018.
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2010s American Jeff Zimmerman

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Wire

Unique Wall-Hung "Splash" Sculpture by Jeff Zimmerman
By Jeff Zimmerman
Located in New York, NY
Unique wall-hung "Splash" sculpture in light blue hand-blown glass. Designed and made by Jeff Zimmerman, USA, 2017.
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2010s American Jeff Zimmerman

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Glass

Unique Sculptural Vessel in Silver Mirrorized Hand-Blown Glass by Jeff Zimmerman
By Jeff Zimmerman
Located in New York, NY
Unique sculptural vessel in silver mirrorized hand-blown glass. Designed and made by Jeff Zimmerman, USA, 2015.
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2010s American Jeff Zimmerman

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Glass

Crystal Cluster Designed by Jeff Zimmerman
By Jeff Zimmerman
Located in New York, NY
"Crystal Cluster" illuminated sculpture in brass and blown glass. Designed and made by Jeff Zimmerman, USA, 2019.
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21st Century and Contemporary American Jeff Zimmerman

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Glass

Unique Illuminated Sculptural Pendant by Jeff Zimmerman and James Mongrain
By Jeff Zimmerman
Located in New York, NY
Unique illuminated sculptural pendant in hand blown filigree glass. Designed and made by Jeff Zimmerman and James Mongrain, USA, 2019.
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2010s American Jeff Zimmerman

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Blown Glass

Unique Illuminated Sculptural Pendant by Jeff Zimmerman
By Jeff Zimmerman
Located in New York, NY
Unique illuminated sculptural pendant with translucent hand blown glass pearls. Designed and made by Jeff Zimmerman, USA, 2014.  
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2010s American Jeff Zimmerman

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Blown Glass

Crystal Pendant Light in Gray Hand Blown Glass by Jeff Zimmerman, 2017
By Jeff Zimmerman
Located in New York, NY
Crystal illuminated sculptural pendant in hand blown dark gray glass. Designed and made by Jeff Zimmerman, USA, 2017.  
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2010s American Modern Jeff Zimmerman

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Glass

Sculptural Pendant Light in Turquoise Glass by Jeff Zimmerman, 2016
By Jeff Zimmerman
Located in New York, NY
Crystal illuminated sculptural pendant in hand-blown turquoise glass. Designed and made by Jeff Zimmerman, USA, 2016.       
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2010s American Modern Jeff Zimmerman

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Glass

"Crystal" Sculptural Vessel in White Hand Blown Glass, Jeff Zimmerman
By Jeff Zimmerman
Located in New York, NY
Unique "Crystal" sculptural vessel in hand blown white glass. Designed and made by Jeff Zimmerman, USA, 2015. Limited number available. Please note that each item may differ sligh...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Jeff Zimmerman

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Glass

Made to Order Crystal Cluster Designed by Jeff Zimmerman
By Jeff Zimmerman
Located in New York, NY
Made to order crystal cluster illuminated sculpture in blue hand blown glass. Designed and made by Jeff Zimmerman. Lead time 14-16 weeks.
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21st Century and Contemporary American Jeff Zimmerman

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Glass

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