Artist

Jen Violette first began working with glass at Alfred University in 1991 at age 18, and has been working with molten glass for the past 30 years. She received her BFA in glass and metal sculpture from Alfred University School of Art & Design in 1994. She continued to pursue her glass art education through .....

Jen Violette first began working with glass at Alfred University in 1991 at age 18, and has been working with molten glass for the past 30 years. She received her BFA in glass and metal sculpture from Alfred University School of Art & Design in 1994. She continued to pursue her glass art education through courses at Pilchuck Glass School, The Studio of The Corning Museum of Glass, Rhode Island School of Design, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts and Penland School of Crafts.

Violette has been very fortunate to have studied with many of the best glass maestros in the world, including Lino Tagliapietra, William Morris, Pino Signoretto, Dante Marioni, Karen Willenbrink-Johnsen, Martin Janecky, Richard Marquis, Randy Walker, Kait Rhoads, Jasen Johnsen, Stephen Dee Edwards, Fred Tschida, Walt Lieberman and Brian Pike.

Violette was a featured guest artist at the Corning Museum of Glass Ampitheater Hot Shop in 2017 & 2018, and also taught a Creative Glass Sculpting Techniques class at the Corning Museum of Glass in 2018. In May 2019, she was a guest artist at Public Glass in San Francisco, and in November 2019, she was a featured artist on the Corning Museum Mobile Glass Studio at SOFA Chicago.

Violette is a full-time glass and mixed-media artist based in Wilmington, Vermont.

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Glass Art Fair!

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The artists in this exhibition are sharing their work from around the world.