Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show: November 12-15 I’ll be exhibiting new cast glass and pate de verre objects including goblets, vessels, flacons and small talisman-like pieces in booth #230. Stop by! Check the show website (link below) for opening events and the show schedule. Link to the PMA Craft Show Website: http://www.pmacraftshow.org/category/glass/2015 With technical inspiration taken … Continue reading Exhibiting at the upcoming Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show
Check out Anna’s recent IFWA (International Foundation of Women Artists) online interview: https://ifwartistsblog.wordpress.com/2014/04/07/interview-anna-boothe/
Anna’s glass objects are created via the lost-wax casting process, commonly used to cast metal. Her specific technique is known as pate de verre (translated: “glass paste”), a term coined in the late 19th C. by French ceramicist Henri Cros for a process that has its roots in antiquity. Traditionally, it refers to the melting … Continue reading Lost wax pate de verre casting
Hello friends! Check-out the link below that details the kiln-casting and pate de verre workshop I’ll be teaching this July at Tyler School of Art (Temple University) in Philadelphia Most likely, it’ll be the only class I teach in 2015. LINK TO WORKSHOP: http://tyler.temple.edu/continuing-education-program/tyler-contemporary-crafts-summer-intensive-glass I’m excited to return to Tyler, where I taught for 16 … Continue reading Summer Workshop – 2015
Below is another piece I cast and assembled for NJ sculptor, Nancy Cohen, titled “Wheel Chair.” The sculpture is life-size. Other ongoing commissions include a variety of corporate and non-profit organization awards.
From 2009 to the present, I have been casting handbags in lead crystal for NYC sculptor, Randy Polumbo. The work is his; I’m just the kiln lady. The “inserts” are fabricated by Deborah Czeresko. Other ongoing commissions include a variety of corporate and non-profit organization awards.
In May 2009, Anna took a hiatus from almost 20 years of college-level teaching to devote time to her studio work and other freelance pursuits. Since then, she has fabricated several glass rugs and other works based on the concept of “what we walk on”, small sculptural objects for the marketplace and a large collaborative … Continue reading Spring 2014 Update
Anna has no workshops scheduled for 2014. Please contact her for updates or to book a workshop: firstname.lastname@example.org