All of our instructors art working artists that have been blowing glass and teaching for over 10 years. Our students will benefit from their skills and knowledge as well as their patience working with every age group and skill level.

Clayton Benefiel is the Studio Manager at GRT Hot Glass Studios. He has been blowing glass for 15 years and has been instructing for 10 years.

Clayton working at GRT


Matt Kenyon received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Furniture Design from Herron School of Art and Design. He has been blowing glass for 17 years and teaching for 10. Matt loves spreading the word about this wonderful media and can’t wait to teach YOU more about the molten mysteries of glass!