James Maskrey has a career in hot glass spanning over 25 years. He has exhibited widely internationally and has been recognised for his own work with inclusion in many public and private collections including the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Crafts Council. As well as being recognised for his own work he has made work in glass for numerous international artists. These have included Richard Slee, Bruce McLean, Magdalene Odundo, William Tillyer and Nicholas Pope.
He has a passion for teaching and for the dissemination of glass skills and has led masterclasses throughout Europe. He currently works for the University of Sunderland at the National Glass Centre as a technical demonstrator/instructor and facilitator for artist projects.