Toots Zynsky is active/lives in Rhode Island, Washington. Toots Zynsky is known for glass blown sculpture.
Biography Toots Zynsky
Toots Zynsky was one of the 16 pioneering students of Pilchuck Glass School,
founded north of Seattle by Dale Chihuly.
Her work is included in the
White House Collection of American Craft and many other museums across
the country. In 2005 she was one of the first artists to have artwork
commissioned by the Museum of Modern Art.
In 1972, she began making sculpture from found materials. She also
developed a technique called "filet de verre," using theads of glass.
Today she works from her home studio in Providence, Rhode Island, where
she creates pieces which are influenced by her love of historic
textiles and cultures.
Art & Antiques, December 2005
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