Born in 1976 in Fort Lauderdale Florida, Orion Fredericks was introduced to a variety of materials at the University of Alfred of New York. After working and producing a body of work at Pillchuck glass school in Washington, Fredericks became the first studio manager, volunteer coordinator at The Crucible, now in Oakland California.
He continued at The Crucible teaching metal work for five years and performing with his own work for over a decade.
Orion Fredericks has shown throughout the United States.
New York Times article: American Steel Studios