Steven Weinberg (1954-) was born in Brooklyn, New York. He studied ceramics at the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, graduating with a BFA in Glass in 1976. Steven then went on to receive his MFA in Glass from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1979. Weinberg has been a recipient twice of a National Endowments for the Arts Individual Artist Fellowship as well as the prestigious Young Americans in Clay and Glass Award from the American Craft Museum in New York City. Weinberg has been casting glass for twenty years in his studio in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.