Brian Becher has explored many directions and techniques in regards to the creation of his work. In all of Becher's pieces, he tries to create a synthesis between an age-old tradition and modern appeal. Using a color palette that is primarily modern, Becher creates forms that are classical in nature and achieve a balance between line, form, and color.
One of Brian Becher's primary interests is the investigation of pattern, such as the patterns found on textiles or in baskets. In the Color Weave Series, Becher builds up the color layer by layer with the use of glass rods. Each layer is manipulated as it is built. Subsequent layers are added and treated in a similar way, thus creating an inner woven network of lines and color. This allows an infinite number of designs to be created and an extremely dramatic finished work. In all of Brian Becher's pieces, he seeks to achieve a universal sense of beauty.
Brian Becher is a graduate from the Ohio State University. He has studied at the Pilchuck glass school, as well as Penland School of crafts, and the Corning museum of glass. Becher has studied and worked with a multitude of artists, thus cultivating and rounding out his personal aesthetic. Becher has won numerous awards, has been featured in the Columbus City Scene magazine, and is shown in galleries around the country.