Ché Rhodes received his MFA from Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Currently he is an Associate Professor and Head of Studio Glass at the University of Louisville, Allen R. Hite Art Institute in Kentucky. He is a former member of the Glass Art Society Board of Directors and  the Penland School of Crafts Board of Trustees. He has acted as a Glass Art Society Conference Co-chair and demonstrated at the 2006, 2010, and 2015 G.A.S. conferences. Additionally, he has worked as an instructor at Penland School of Crafts- Penland North Carolina, the Studio of the Corning Museum of Glass- Corning, New York, UrbanGlass- Brooklyn New York, and Scuola del Vetro: Abate Zanetti in Venice Italy.