With degrees in sculpture and glass from Rhode Island School of Design and Tyler School of Art, Anna Boothe has worked with glass since 1980. Her primarily kiln-cast sculptural and decorative works have been exhibited at the Tittot Glass Art and Bergstrom-Mahler Museums, Museum of American Glass, and Kentucky Museum of Art and Design, and are included in the permanent collections of the Corning Museum of Glass and the Tacoma Museum of Art.
After 16 years as a Tyler glass faculty member, Anna helped develop Salem Community College’s (NJ) glass art program and chaired its International Flameworking Conference. She has been a visiting artist at numerous universities and taught at glass schools, including the Corning Museum of Glass, Pittsburgh Glass Center, Urban Glass and Pilchuck as well as venues in Belgium, Switzerland, Turkey, and Japan.
Anna served as President of the Glass Art Society, and until recently, was Director of Glass at Philadelphia’s National Liberty Museum where she curated glass exhibits and organized the Glass Now auction.
Anna served on the Glass Art Society’s Board of Directors from 1998-2006 and was President of the organization from 2004-2006.
Click here to read Anna’s interview with the International Foundation for Women Artists (IFWA).