After receiving a BFA in Glass from the Cleveland Institute of Art, Adam Holtzinger moved to Brooklyn, NY to pursue a career in glass blowing. Once in NYC, Adam began designing and fabricating work for designers and artists, as well as other glass makers. Since 2003, Adam has taught, lectured and demonstrated glass blowing nationally and internationally at Pilchuck Glass School, Penland School of Crafts, Urban Glass, Brooklyn Glass, Pittsburgh Glass Center, Corning Museum of Glass & GlassLab, Ball State University, Salem Community College, University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, NOCA, 141 Penn Studios, Ohio State University, The Cleveland Institute of Art, Osaka Art University in Osaka Japan and Tama Glass School in Tokyo Japan.
Adam served as head Gaffer for Niche Modern Design from 2003 through August 2014.
Adam currently lives in Brooklyn, NY where he makes custom work for various clients.
In late 2015, Adam launched KEEP, a lighting company with partner Susan Spiranovich.