Max Lefko-Everett grew up in Northampton, MA. In 1998 he completed internships in glassblowing, pottery and carpentry. The following year he began studying glass at Massachusetts College of Art, earning a BFA in 2003. During 2008-2015 he worked at The Wheaton Arts Glass studio in Millville, New Jersey. He recently began working at Simon Pearce in Windsor, Vermont.
"As a glassmaker I find beauty in that process, the tools, the molds and the hot glass itself. I am a collector and I am attracted to iron and steel objects because they can come into contact with the hot glass. I use these as molds in a sense although the two materials become bonded usually."