Decorative / design artist | Worked: Australia (TAS), Canada
Born in Holland, Con Rhee studied Science at the University of Tasmania, graduating in 1965, and in 1970 completed his Doctorate in Biology at Harvard University, U.S. In 1971 Con Rhee studied blown hot-glass at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, U.S. and established a glass studio in Nova Scotia, Canada. He returned to Tasmania in 1973, and lectured in Botany at the Tasmanian College of Advanced Education, Hobart until 1979.
During 1976 Con Rhee studied with Richard Marquis, the American glassmaker, during his term as artist in residence at the College. In 1978 he established a studio at Koonya, Tasmania