Dr. Donghai Guan has a long history in contemporary glass and is experienced in many techniques.  For the last decade he has concentrated on kiln casting. His works are exhibited and collected internationally. In addition to exhibiting art works he has also designed cast glass gongs for mass production.

Donghai is the founding Director of the Glass Programme at Tsinghua University in Beijing and the author of ‘Sand Cast and Kiln Glass’, [2017 Lambert Academic Publishing].  He is one of the founding instigators of contemporary glass in China.  Many of his graduates now lecture in glass programmes at other universities.  Also an accomplished painter and calligrapher he received his Masters Degree and Doctorate in England.