Tom Rowney began his glassmaking career at the Budgeree Glass Factory in Port Adelaide, as a trainee with glass artist Nick Mount. Following graduation from the Australian National University School of Art in 1996, Tom worked for many fellow glass makers including Ben Edols and Kathy Elliot.
Tom is one of Australia’s foremost glass blowers and has great passion for creating contemporary glass forms utilizing the precision and accuracy of techniques developed by the Venetian masters. Tom continues to be sourced for both his teaching and glassblowing skills by the leading glass studios and artists in Australia and overseas. He exhibits his personal artwork both nationally and internationally.