Daniel W. Schwoerer is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin (BS, Civil Engineering; MS, Engineering Mechanics), where he also worked in the art department as a graduate assistant to Professor Harvey Littleton in 1968-69. After graduation, Schwoerer moved to Portland, where he founded Bullseye Glass Company with partners, Ray Ahlgren and Boyce Lundstrom. In addition to serving as Bullseye's CEO, Schwoerer works with the company's Research & Education team to investigate leading-edge issues in kilnforming.