Who We Are

Ben Ahlgrim – Proprietor Extraordinaire


Ben has always had an entrepreneurial spirit, and after studying various subjects from mechanical engineering to business, opened Through the Fire Studios in 2008.  Following his work at Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC), Ben took an apprenticeship with a 17th century master to perfect his craft.  Glass blowing, casting and kiln forming are his specialties, and his work can be seen at the Lancaster Convention Center, Lancaster Galleries, Lynden Gallery, the National Watch and Clock Museum, and the Garth Gallery.