Jaime Guerrero, Broken Dreams, 2017. Life-sized glass figures of refugee children. Photo by: Cesar Corona

Glass Artist and CCA Alumnus Jaime Guerrero Creates Life Size Glass Sculptures to Comment on Refugee Crisis

Glass artist and CCA alumnus Jaime Guerrero on his life size glass children and piñata.

Jaime Guerrero on his life size glass children.

Glass artist and CCA alumnus Jaime Guerrero creates life-sized youth out of blown and sculpted glass to illustrate innocent souls being detained and the struggles young immigrants face in search for a better life. He was interviewed in for the PBS special Craft in America last Friday.

"Coming from a Mexican Background, I come from a culture that works with their hands. That's something that get's passed down. It's engrained in your DNA. When I discovered glass, I realized I was going to be doing that for the rest of my life."

Learn more on crafitinamerica.org.