Oben Abright grew up in San Anselmo, California. The son of artists, he spent his early years drawing, painting and making clay sculpture in his parent’s studio. While still in high school he enrolled in drawing and painting classes at the College of Marin, where his father is head of the ceramics program. After graduation he traveled and studied at the Lorenzo de’ Medici Institute of Art of Florence. In January 2000 he began study at The California College of Arts in Oakland, CA where he studied drawing, painting, ceramic sculpture and glass blowing. He received his BFA in Glass in May of 2004. Oben Abright now lives and works in San Francisco, California.