Michael Helt is a New York City native and lives in Brooklyn. He received his BFA in Sculpture from Pratt Institute currently works at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. He has worked with divergent material from stone to plastics, always looking for a technical mastery of the medium in which he is creating. Michael’s concentrates primarily on flame working with borosilicate glass. Michael finds that glass is an ideal medium to manipulate and experiment with to create object of unique beauty.