Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 by Allison Byers
Born and raised in Santa Cruz County's Boulder Creek, Kvinsland studied fine art at California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland - now the CCA.
He spent several years entrenched in Seattle's studio art glass movement before settling in Mendocino to raise a family. After contemplating how to make a living without stifling his creativity, Kvinsland realized that, "the front door could be its own art piece. It could satisfy my need to work with many media, be fully artistic, and functional to boot.