David J. Benyosef was born in 1986 and raised on the Lower East Side of NYC. He earned a bachelor's degree from Franklin Pierce University in Rindge, NH, where he discovered his passion for blown glass. Upon graduation, David studied at The Studio of the Corning Museum of Glass with numerous world renowned glass artists. In 2014 David was invited to be one of two head gaffers for the acclaimed Pilchuck Glass School. He has since continued to create his own unique line of work while residing in Boston, concurrently serving as an instructor for the NOCA glass school and as a gaffer/assistant to many local glass blowers.