Stephen Kitras began working as a glass blower in 1988. He studied at Sheridan College located in Oakville, Ontario Canada. For five years he worked alone handling all of the production and administrative tasks. He and his wife Elke were shipping the product from their dining room table. In 1994 Kitras Art Glass was formed and Stephen and Elke became founding partners of the corporation. It is the vision of Kitras Art Glass to be recognized as an excellent Canadian glass blowing studio that produces innovative, beautiful and decorative glass objects. Kitras strives to create designs that enhance the modern lifestyle. Stephen believes that beautiful things enhance the enjoyment of everyday life. When surrounded by beauty, the spirit is uplifted.