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Ginny Ruffner Resume

Museum Collections

Hsinchu Cultural Center, Hsinchu, Taiwan
Koganezaki Glass Museum, KAMAKURA, Japan

Public Collections

Glass Study Center at the Institute of Art History, Venice, Italy
United States Embassy, Buenos Aires, Argentina (temporary)
Everett Cultural Commission, Everett, WA
Harborview Hospital, Seattle, WA
King County Office of Cultural Affairs, Seattle, WA
Microsoft Collection, Seattle, WA
Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA
Olympic Sculpture Park, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
Philip Morris Collection, New York, NY
Seattle Arts Commission, Portable Works Collection, Seattle, WA
Seattle Sheraton Hotel and Towers, Seattle, WA
Security Pacific Center, Seattle, WA
Swedish Hospital, Seattle, WA
United States Department of State, US Ambassador to NATO Collection, Brussels (temporary)
Washington State Art Commission, Olympia, WA

Solo Exhibitions

2015

Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle, WA "Aesthetic Engineering"*

2014

Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL, "Aesthetic Engineering"*

2013

Friesen Gallery, Sun Valley, ID, "Aesthetic Engineering"
Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA, "Aesthetic Engineering"
Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA, "Further Experiments in Aesthetic Engineering; Paper, Glass and Bronze"

2012

Friesen Gallery, Sun Valley, ID, "Aesthetic Engineering Series: Visual Thought Experiments"
Maurine Littleton Gallery, Washington, D.C., "Aesthetic Engineering Series: Visual Thought Experiments"

2011

Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA "Aesthetic Engineering Series: Visual Thought Experiments"

2010

Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue WA, "Aesthetic Engineering: The Imagination Cycle"

2009

Hawk Gallery, Columbus, OH "Imagination Garden"

2008

Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA “Nature Reveals Art: Aesthetic Engineering”
Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA

2007

Ochi Fine Art, Ketchum, ID
Kimball Art Center, Park City, UT
Imago Gallery, Palm Desert, CA

2006

Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts, Suffolk, VA
Maurine Littleton Gallery, Washington, D.C.

2005

R. Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis, MO
Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA
Woodside/Braseth Gallery, Seattle, WA
University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI
Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA*
Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA*
Imago Gallery, Palm Desert, CA

2004

Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC*
Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, FL*
Virginia Contemporary Art Center, Virginia Beach, VA*
Maurine Littleton Gallery, Washington, D.C.

2003

Imago Gallery, Palm Springs, CA
Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts. Montgomery, AL*
Maurine Littleton Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA *
Woodside/Braseth Gallery, Seattle, WA

2002

Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2001

Heller Gallery, NYC
Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis, MO
Maurine Littleton Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, MO

2000

Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA

1999

Maurine Littleton Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Heller Gallery, NYC
Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis, MO

1997

Heller Gallery, New York, NY
Maurine Littleton Gallery, Washington, DC*
Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis, MO
Habatat Gallery, Boca Raton, FL

1996

Meyerson/Nowinski Art Associates, Seattle, WA*

1995

Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Seattle University, Seattle, WA
Bentley Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
Linda Farris Gallery, Seattle, WA

1994

Linda Farris Gallery, Seattle, WA
Betsy Rosenfield Gallery, Chicago, IL
Maurine Littleton Gallery, Washington, D.C.

1993

Heller Gallery, New York, NY

1991

Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Linda Farris Gallery, Seattle, WA*
Maurine Littleton Gallery, Washington, D.C.*

1990

Heller Gallery, New York, NY
Brendan Walter Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA

1989

Sanske Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
Habatat Gallery, Detroit, MI
Maurine Littleton Gallery, Washington, D.C.*
Habatat Gallery, Boca Raton, FL

1988

Heller Gallery, New York, NY
Huntington Museum, Huntington, WV*

1987

Habatat Gallery, Detroit, MI
Traver-Sutton Gallery, Seattle, WA, "Shared Secrets," (collaborative paintings with novelist Tom Robbins)

1985

Habatat Gallery, Detroit, MI
Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA
David Bernstein Gallery, Boston, MA

1984

Georgia Tech Gallery, Atlanta, GA, "Recent Paintings"

Solo Installations

2016

Photographic Center Northwest, “Riffs” Seattle, WA
Seattle International Film Festival, “SIFFX”, Seattle, WA
Seattle Art Museum, “Poetic Hybrids”, Seattle, WA
9e2 – art, science & technology, “Poetic Hybrids”, Seattle, WA

2010

Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue WA, " Aesthetic Engineering: The Imagination Cycle"

2008

Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA, " Aesthetic Engineering: The Imagination Cycle" *

2005

Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA, "Creativity-the Flowering Tornado" *
Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA, "Creativity-the Flowering Tornado" *

2004

Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC, "Creativity-the Flowering Tornado" *
Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, FL, "Creativity-the Flowering Tornado" *
Virginia Contemporary Art Center, Virginia Beach, VA, "Creativity-the Flowering Tornado" *

2003

Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA, "Creativity-the Flowering Tornado" *
Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, AL, "Creativity-the Flowering Tornado" *

2001

Laumeier Sculpture Park Museum, St. Louis, MO, "The Beauty of the Creative Process"
Heller Gallery, NYC, "Pause"

2000

Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA, "Mind Garden"

1998

Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA, "Conceptual Narratives"
The Glasmuseum, Ebeltoft, Denmark, "Large Conceptual Narratives Series: Another Beauty Trap"
Alexis Hotel, Seattle, WA, "Some Projects"
Meyerson/Nowinski Art Associates, Seattle, WA, "The Perception of Beauty/The Beauty of Perception"
Bryan Ohno Gallery, Seattle, WA, "Large Conceptual Narratives: Constructing a New Kind of Beauty"

1997

Sculpture, Objects, Functional Art (SOFA), Chicago, IL, "Large Conceptual Narratives Series: Maintain Your Vision"
Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA, "Shaping Beauty" (1996-97)

1996

Museo Correr, Venice, Italy, "Venezia Aperto Vetro" *

1994

Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA, "The Beauty Trap" (collaborative installation with Steve Kursh)

1990

Renwick Gallery of the National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., "The Possession of Creativity"
William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA, "The Pursuit of Beauty"

1988

Traver-Sutton Gallery, Seattle, WA, "Mixoglossia"

1987

Traver-Sutton Gallery, Seattle, WA, "Dreams That Have Had Me"

1985

Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA, "The Seven Stations of Intimacy"

1975

University of Georgia Gallery, Athens, GA, "Glass Constructions"

Solo Exhibitions

2016

Crocker Museum, Sacramento, CA, The Kaplan Ostergaard Collection, "Glass of the New Millenium"
Mint Museum, RANDOLPH, Charlotte, NC, "American Studio Glass"
Mint Museum UPTOWN, Charlotte, NC, "Fired Up: Contemporary Glass by Women Artists" from the Toledo Museum of Art
Toyama Glass Art Museum, Toyama, Japan "Collection Exhibition"
Schack Art Center, Seattle, WA, "Painted Glass: A Northwest Perspective"
Austin Art Projects, Palm Desert, CA

2015

Washington State Conference Center, Seattle, WA "Museum of Glass Visiting Artist Collection"
Museum of Northwest Art, La Connor, WA, "Pilchuck Print Shop Exhibition"
Koganezaki Crystal Park Glass Museum, Shizuoka-ken, Japan, "Various Glass Works in Each Unique Shape"
Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA, "Still Life: Capturing the Moment"
Reiss-Engelhorn-Museen, Museum Weltkulturen, Mannheim, Germany *
Museum of Glass at Washington State Convention Center

2014

Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY, "Re: Collection"
Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA, "California Dreamin': Thirty Years of Collecting" *

2013

Toyama Glass Art Gallery, Toyama, Japan, "New Acquisitions"
Schack Art Center, Everett, WA, "A Glass Canvas"
Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, Bainbridge Island, WA, "First Light: Regional Group Exhibition"
Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA, "Creating the New Northwest: Selections from the Herb and Lucy Pruzan Collection"
Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI, "Top 10 at 10: Favorites from RAM's Collection"
Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA, in collaboration with students from The University of Washington, "Northwest Artists Collect"
Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA, "Eduardo Calderon: Portraits of 20 Northwest Artists"
Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA, "Permanent Collection"

2012

Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY, "Playing With Fire"
Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH, "Global + Local: Studio and Contemporary Glass on Florida's West Coast"
Wright Exhibition Space, Seattle, WA, "Collecting: Art is a Slippery Slope"
Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL, "Studio Glass: Works from the Museum Collection"
Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH, "Color Ignited: 1962-2012"

2011

Traver Gallery, Tacoma, WA, "Pilchuck 40th Anniversary Exhibition"
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA, "Seattle as Collector; Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs 40th Anniversary Exhibition"*
Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI, "Not So Still Life"
Ken Saunders Gallery, Chicago, IL, "Seattle Reigns" *

2010

Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Quebec, Canada, "Anna and Joe Mandel Collection" *
Seattle’s Bumbershoot Festival, Seattle, WA, “Umbrella for the Arts: 40 Years of Bumbershoot Artwork”
Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA, "Women in Glass: Innovators and Visionaries"
Koganezaki Glass Museum, Shizuoka-ken, Japan, "Technique and Expression IV, Colors in Glass Art"
Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, Auburn, AL, "American Luster: Select Examples of Contemporary Studio Glass"
Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI, "A Glass Act: First Rate Glass from RAM's Collection"
Experience Music Project Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame, Seattle, WA, "Taking Aim: Unforgettable Rock 'n' Roll Photographs Selected by Graham Nash"

2009

Hokkaido Modern Art Museum, Seto City, Japan, "The Finest Glass Works - from Galle to Today", traveling museum exhibition throughout Japan - Seto City Art Museum, Hitachi City Museum, Notojima Glass Art Museum and the Hatsukaichi Art Gallery
The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY, "Voices of Contemporary Glass: The Heineman Collection"
Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH, “Outside the Ordinary: Contemporary Art in Glass, Wood, and Ceramics from the Wolf Collection”
Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI, "Go Figure! The Human Form in RAM's Collection"
William Traver Gallery, Tacoma, WA, "Inspiration"
Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI, "Hot Stuff from the Hothouse: Floral Images from RAM's Collection"
Habatat Galleries, Royal Oak, MI, "37th International Glass Invitational Awards Exhibition"
Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA, "Contrasts: A Glass Primer"

2008

Montreal Museum of Fine Art, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, "The Body In Glass"
Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL, "Eye Candy: Objects of Wonder and Delight"
The Arts Center, St. Petersburg, FL, "Glorious Glass: Translucent and Opaque"
Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, Stanford, CA, "Contemporary Glass"
Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AK, "Hot Color, Cool Glass"
Koganezaki Glass Museum, Shizuoka, Japan, "Let’s Enjoy Contemporary Glass"
Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA, "No Joke: Selections from the Pruzan Collection" *

2006

Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA, "Contrasts: A Glass Primer"
Sculpture, Objects, Functional Art (SOFA), Chicago, IL
Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV, "Light of Day: Contemporary Prints and Studio Glass from the Permanent Collection"
Koganezaki Glass Museum, Shizuoka, Japan, "Implied Messages of Glass–Irony X Satire" *
Seattle Asian Art Museum, Seattle, WA, "A Transparent Legacy: Studio glass Gifted to the Seattle Art Museum from the collection of John and Mary Shirley"
Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI, "Let’s Enjoy a Laugh: Humor and Whimsy in RAM’s Collection"
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, "Glass: Material Matters"
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Renwick Gallery, Washington D.C., "Women’s History Month Exhibition"

2005

Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI, "Magnificent Extravagance: Artists and Opulence"
Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI, "Magnificent Extravagance: Artists and Opulence"
Museum of Art and Design, NYC, "Dual Vision: The Simona and Jerome Chazen Collection"’*
William Traver Gallery, Tacoma, WA, "2nd Annual World Glass Exhibition"
Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA, "Fur, Fins and Feathers, Glass from the Rifkin Collection"
Koganezaki Glass Museum, Japan, "Glass Works of Women Artists"
Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA, "Dorkbot-People Doing Strange Things with Electricity" *

2003

Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, Il, "Flora"
University of Michigan, Dearborn, MI, "Five from Ten"
Toledo Museum of Art, "Contemporary Directions" *
Riley Gallery, Kirkland, WA, "The Waterford Crystal Artist Residency Series"
William S. Fairfield Art Museum, Sturgeon Bay, WI, "American Studio Glass: A Survey of the Movement"
Norton Museum of Art, Palm Beach, FL, "Fire and Form: The Art of Contemporary Glass" *

2002

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA, "Selections from the Wm Block Collection" *

2001

City Space, Seattle, WA, "Northwest Masters"
Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA, "Some Assembly Required" *
Shanghai Art Museum, China Millennium Monument, "Contemporary Glass Exhibition" *
American Craft Museum, NYC, "Memories of Murano-American Glass Artists in Venice" *
Cheongju City, Korea, "2nd Cheongju International Craft Biennale" *
Susan Duval Gallery, Aspen, CO, "Gaia" *
Nancy Hoffman Gallery, NYC, "Objects of Desire"

2000

Nancy Hoffman Gallery, NYC, "Glass: a Celebration"
Lowe Art Museum, Miami, FL, "Splendor in the Glass" *
Musee des Arts Decoratif, Lausanne Switzerland, "Verre" *
Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Pittsburgh, PA, "Glass"
Sephora, NYC, "Aromatic Jewelry" *
Kentucky Art and Craft Gallery, Louisville, KY, "Millennium Glass" *

1999

Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY, "Treasures from the Corning Museum of Glass"
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ, "Selections from the Gerard S. Cafesjian Collection of Contemporary Studio Glass"
Queensland Art Gallery, Australia, "Luminous"
Renwick Gallery, Washington, D.C., "Glass! Glorious Glass!"
Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL, "Clearly Inspired: Contemporary Glass Art and its Origins"
MH de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, CA, "The Art of Craft: Works From the Saxe Collection" *
Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL, "Reflecting the Past: Contemporary Glass In Context" *

1998

Imago Gallery, Palm Desert, CA, "Group Glass Exhibition"
Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL, "Favorites:(Selected by Dale Chihuly)"
Smithsonian Institution SITES and USIA "American Glass Masters of the Art" *

1997

Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI, "Recent Glass Sculpture: A Union of Ideas’*
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, "Glass Today by American Studio Artists" *
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH, "Glass Today: American Studio Glass from Cleveland Collections" *
Renwick Gallery of the National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, "The Renwick at 25"
Hsinchu Cultural Center International Glass Festival, Taiwan
Musée des Arts Decoratifs, Lausanne, Switzerland, "Artistes Verriers Contemporains"
Ebeltoft Glasmuseum, Ebeltoft, Denmark, "From Venice to Ebeltoft" (tours to Varberg, Sweden)
Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL, "Embracing Beauty: Aesthetic Perfection in Contemporary Art" *
Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ, "Calido!: Contemporary Warm Glass" *
Bentley Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN, "Masters of Contemporary Glass: Selections from the Glick Collection" *
Sculpture, Objects, Functional Art (SOFA), Miami, FL and Chicago, IL
St. Louis Art Fair, St. Louis, MO
Habatat Gallery, Detroit, MI, "25th Annual Glass Invitational Exhibition"*

1996

Archer Gallery, Clark College, Vancouver, WA, "Glass Evolutions"
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, "Studio Glass in the Metropolitan Museum of Art" *
Meyerson/Nowinski Art Associates, Seattle, WA
Museo Correr, Venice, Italy, "Venezia Aperto Vetro" *

1995

Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA, "Garden of Delights"
Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AK, "National Objects Invitational Biennial" *
American Craft Museum, New York, NY, "Breaking Barrier: Recent American Craft" * (national tour includes the American Craft Museum, New York, NY; Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR; Madison Art Center, Madison, WI; Albany Art Museum, Albany, GA
The Jewish Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, "A Hanukah Menorah Invitational"*

1994

American Craft Museum, New York, NY, "Form and Light, Contemporary Glass from the Permanent Collection"
Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA, "The Beauty of Painted Glass"
China Times, Taipei, Taiwan, "Taipei International Glass Exhibition"
Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA, "Wunderkamme" (curated by Maria Porges)

1993

Linda Farris Gallery, ArtFair Seattle, Seattle, WA
Bentley Tomlinson Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ, "Contemporary Realism"
Taft Museum, Cincinnati, OH, "Tell Me A Story" (tour in Southeast Asia from 1993-1996, sponsored by USIA)
Tarble Art Center, Eastern Illinois University, "Material Vision: Image and Object" *
The Fabric Workshop, Philadelphia, PA, "Umbrella Project"
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI, "Tiffany to Ben Tre"
Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL, "Glass From South Florida Collections"

1992

Helander Gallery, Palm Beach, FL, "The Pet Show"
Morris Museum of Art, Morristown, NJ, "Glass: From Ancient Craft to Contemporary Art" *
Whatcom Museum of History and Art, Bellingham, WA, "Clearly Art: Pilchuck's Glass Legacy" (national tour 1992-1996: Whatcom Museum of History and Art, Bellingham, WA; Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA; Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, NH; Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA; Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ; Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA; Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, TN; Brunnier Gallery, IA, State University, Ames, IA; Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, MI; Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL; Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN; Museum of Art, Washington State University, Pullman, WA; Museum of History and Industry, Seattle, WA) *
Renwick Gallery of the National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian, Washington, DC, "American Crafts: The Nation's Collection"
Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA, "Works By Southern Women"
New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Newark, NJ, "Contemporary Glass Sculpture: Innovative Form and Expression"
Habatat Galleries, Detroit, MI, "20th Annual International Glass Invitational Exhibition"
Betsy Rosenfield Gallery, Chicago, IL, "May 1992 Group Exhibition"

1991

International Exhibition of Contemporary Glass, Rouen, France, "Le Verre"
Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA, "Masterworks, Pacific Northwest Arts and Crafts Now"
Espace Duchamp-Villon, Rouen, France, "Contemporary Glasswork Art 1991"
Security Pacific Gallery, Seattle, WA, "Celebrations and Ceremonies"
Linda Farris Gallery, Seattle, WA, "Group Show of New Artists"
Habatat Gallery, Detroit, MI, "Glass International" *
West End Gallery, New York, NY, "The Americans: A Venetian Tradition"
Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Hokkaido, Japan, "World Glass Now '91" *
Azabu Museum of Arts and Crafts, Yokahama, Japan, "Glass Now '91" *
The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI, "Studio Glass: Selections from the David Jacob Chodorkoff Collection" *
National Museum of Ceramic Art, Baltimore, MD, "Personal Visions-Diverse Images"
The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN, "Glass Today"
Cheney Cowles Museum, Spokane, WA, and Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID, "Artists at Work"
Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA, "The Frozen Moment-Glass in the Northwest"

1990

Port of Seattle, Seattle, WA, "Pilchuck Glass Exhibition at Sea-Tac Airport"
Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA, "Pilchuck Print Exhibition"
James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, "Heal the Bay Surfboard Art Invitational"
Monica Borgward Gallery and Glassmuseum Immenhausen, Bremen, Germany and Lobmeyr, Vienna, "New Glass-Lampworked" *
Blum Helman Gallery, New York, NY, "Artists for Amnesty" *
High Art Museum, Atlanta, GA, "By the Hand: Twentieth Century Crafts"
Azabu Museum of Arts and Crafts, Yokahama, Japan, "Glass Now '90" *
American Craft Museum, New York, NY, "Explorations/The Aesthetic of Excess" *
Heller Gallery, New York, NY, "Glass America"

1989

Musée National du Louvre, Paris, France, "Craft Today USA." * (tour of twelve European museums, 1989-1991; organized by the American Craft Museum, NY, NY)
Heller Gallery, New York, NY, "Painting on Glass"
High Museum, Atlanta, GA, "Tradition/Studio Expression"
Heller Gallery, New York, NY, "Glass America"
Traver-Sutton Gallery, Seattle, WA, "Pilchuck Faculty Show"

1988

Museum of Modern Art, Hokkaido, Japan, "World Glass Now" *
Bellevue Museum of Art, Bellevue, WA, "Celebration"
Florida State University Museum, Tallahassee, FL, "A Generation in Glass Sculpture" *
Bergstrom-Mahler Museum, Neenah, WI, "Studio Glass: A Collectors International Survey" *
Bellevue Museum of Art, Bellevue, WA, "Pilchuck School: The Great Northwest Glass Experiment" *
American Embassy, Prague, Czechoslovakia, "Pilchuck Glass Artists of the Pacific Northwest" *
Heller Gallery, New York, NY, "Glass America"
Traver-Sutton Gallery, Seattle, WA, "Pilchuck Faculty Show"
Habatat Gallery, Detroit, MI, "Glass National" *

1987

Darmstadt Museum, Darmstadt, West Germany, "25 Years-Glass as an Art Medium" *
Galerie Rob van den Doel, Hague, Netherlands, "American Contemporary Glass"
Habatat Gallery, Boca Raton, FL, "The New Aesthetic, an International Glass Invitational" *
Heller Gallery, New York, NY, "Glass America"
Traver-Sutton Gallery, Seattle, WA, "Pilchuck Faculty Show"
Habatat Gallery, Detroit, MI, "Glass National" *

1986

Heller Gallery, New York, NY, "Glass America"
Habatat Gallery, Detroit, MI, "Lampworking, An International Exhibit"
Huntington Gallery, Huntington, WV, "New American Glass, Focus West Virginia" *
Louisville Art Gallery, Louisville, KY, "Contemporary Glass"
Bellevue Museum of Art, Bellevue, WA, "Celebration"
State Capitol Museum, Olympia, WA, "Washington Governor's Invitational"
Traver-Sutton Gallery, Seattle, WA, "Pilchuck Faculty Show"
Habatat Gallery, Detroit, MI, "Glass National" *

1985

Cooper-Hewitt Museum, New York, NY, "The Art of Wine" *
Kingsport Fine Arts Center, Kingsport, TN, "Southern Studio Glass/New Directions"
Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden, "American Glass: 20 Artists" * (tour to Finland and Norway)
Traver-Sutton Gallery, Seattle, WA, "Pilchuck Faculty Show"
Habatat Gallery, Detroit, MI, "Glass National" *

1984

Leigh Yawkey Woodsen Art Museum, Wausau, WI, "Americans in Glass 1984" *
Macon Museum of Arts and Sciences, Macon, GA, "Georgia Glass" *
Heller Gallery, New York, NY, "Glass America"
Traver-Sutton Gallery, Seattle, WA, "Pilchuck Faculty Show"

1983

Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, "Three Artists"

1982

Horizons Gallery, Mill Valley, CA, "International Sculpture Conference Show"

1981

Leigh Yawkey Woodsen Art Museum, Wausau, WI, "Americans in Glass 1981" *

1975

LaGrange Museum, La Grange, GA, "La Grange Annual Juried Exhibition"

Public Art

2013

Toyama Glass Art Gallery, Toyama, Japan, "New Acquisitions"
Schack Art Center, Everett, WA, "A Glass Canvas"
Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, Bainbridge Island, WA, "First Light: Regional Group Exhibition"
Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA, "Creating the New Northwest: Selections from the Herb and Lucy Pruzan Collection"
Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI, "Top 10 at 10: Favorites from RAM's Collection"
Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA, in collaboration with students from The University of Washington, "Northwest Artists Collect"
Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA, "Eduardo Calderon: Portraits of 20 Northwest Artists"
Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA, "Permanent Collection"

2013

The Desert Sun, "Supporters Create a Wonderland," Betty Francis, December 1, 2013
Seattle Public Art Map, The Urban Garden, pg 15, August 2013
The Crafts Report, Medium: Glass, pg 10-15, June 2013
The Stranger, "The Odd Couple," Jen Graves, May 29, 2013
The Stranger Suggests, Jen Graves, May 29, 2013
"There Is Beauty All Around Us" at Hotel Ballard, Carilyn Platt, May 28, 2013
The Stranger Suggests, Recommended Events, Jen Graves, May 25, 2013

2012

Friesen Gallery, Sun Valley, ID, "Aesthetic Engineering Series: Visual Thought Experiments"
Maurine Littleton Gallery, Washington, D.C., "Aesthetic Engineering Series: Visual Thought Experiments"

2012

Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY, "Playing With Fire"
Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH, "Global + Local: Studio and Contemporary Glass on Florida's West Coast"
Wright Exhibition Space, Seattle, WA, "Collecting: Art is a Slippery Slope"
Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL, "Studio Glass: Works from the Museum Collection"
Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH, "Color Ignited: 1962-2012"

2011

Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA "Aesthetic Engineering Series: Visual Thought Experiments"

2011

Traver Gallery, Tacoma, WA, "Pilchuck 40th Anniversary Exhibition"
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA, "Seattle as Collector; Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs 40th Anniversary Exhibition"*
Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI, "Not So Still Life"
Ken Saunders Gallery, Chicago, IL, "Seattle Reigns" *

2010

Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue WA, " Aesthetic Engineering: The Imagination Cycle"

2010

Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue WA, "Aesthetic Engineering: The Imagination Cycle"

2010

Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Quebec, Canada, "Anna and Joe Mandel Collection" *
Seattle’s Bumbershoot Festival, Seattle, WA, “Umbrella for the Arts: 40 Years of Bumbershoot Artwork”
Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA, "Women in Glass: Innovators and Visionaries"
Koganezaki Glass Museum, Shizuoka-ken, Japan, "Technique and Expression IV, Colors in Glass Art"
Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, Auburn, AL, "American Luster: Select Examples of Contemporary Studio Glass"
Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI, "A Glass Act: First Rate Glass from RAM's Collection"
Experience Music Project Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame, Seattle, WA, "Taking Aim: Unforgettable Rock 'n' Roll Photographs Selected by Graham Nash"

2009

Hawk Gallery, Columbus, OH "Imagination Garden"

2009

Hokkaido Modern Art Museum, Seto City, Japan, "The Finest Glass Works - from Galle to Today", traveling museum exhibition throughout Japan - Seto City Art Museum, Hitachi City Museum, Notojima Glass Art Museum and the Hatsukaichi Art Gallery
The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY, "Voices of Contemporary Glass: The Heineman Collection"
Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH, “Outside the Ordinary: Contemporary Art in Glass, Wood, and Ceramics from the Wolf Collection”
Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI, "Go Figure! The Human Form in RAM's Collection"
William Traver Gallery, Tacoma, WA, "Inspiration"
Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI, "Hot Stuff from the Hothouse: Floral Images from RAM's Collection"
Habatat Galleries, Royal Oak, MI, "37th International Glass Invitational Awards Exhibition"
Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA, "Contrasts: A Glass Primer"

2008

Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA, " Aesthetic Engineering: The Imagination Cycle" *

2008

Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA “Nature Reveals Art: Aesthetic Engineering”
Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA

2008

Montreal Museum of Fine Art, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, "The Body In Glass"
Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL, "Eye Candy: Objects of Wonder and Delight"
The Arts Center, St. Petersburg, FL, "Glorious Glass: Translucent and Opaque"
Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, Stanford, CA, "Contemporary Glass"
Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AK, "Hot Color, Cool Glass"
Koganezaki Glass Museum, Shizuoka, Japan, "Let’s Enjoy Contemporary Glass"
Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA, "No Joke: Selections from the Pruzan Collection" *

2007

Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CA, "Anniversary Exhibition"
Sculpture, Objects, Functional Art (SOFA), Chicago, IL
Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY, "Cheers! A MAD Collection of Goblets"
Carnegie Museum, Pittsburgh, PA, "Viva Vetro! Glass Alive! Venice and America" *
Ochi Fine Art, Ketchum, ID, "Sculpture"
Museum of Design and Contemporary Applied Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland, "Permanent Exhibition of Contemporary Glass Art" *
The Arts Center, St. Petersburg, FL, "Behind the Glass: Creativity and Collaboration" *

2006

Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts, Suffolk, VA
Maurine Littleton Gallery, Washington, D.C.

2006

Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA, "Contrasts: A Glass Primer"
Sculpture, Objects, Functional Art (SOFA), Chicago, IL
Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV, "Light of Day: Contemporary Prints and Studio Glass from the Permanent Collection"
Koganezaki Glass Museum, Shizuoka, Japan, "Implied Messages of Glass–Irony X Satire" *
Seattle Asian Art Museum, Seattle, WA, "A Transparent Legacy: Studio glass Gifted to the Seattle Art Museum from the collection of John and Mary Shirley"
Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI, "Let’s Enjoy a Laugh: Humor and Whimsy in RAM’s Collection"
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, "Glass: Material Matters"
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Renwick Gallery, Washington D.C., "Women’s History Month Exhibition"

2005

Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA, "Creativity-the Flowering Tornado" *
Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA, "Creativity-the Flowering Tornado" *

2005

R. Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis, MO
Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA
Woodside/Braseth Gallery, Seattle, WA
University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI
Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA*
Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA*
Imago Gallery, Palm Desert, CA

2005

Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI, "Magnificent Extravagance: Artists and Opulence"
Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI, "Magnificent Extravagance: Artists and Opulence"
Museum of Art and Design, NYC, "Dual Vision: The Simona and Jerome Chazen Collection"’*
William Traver Gallery, Tacoma, WA, "2nd Annual World Glass Exhibition"
Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA, "Fur, Fins and Feathers, Glass from the Rifkin Collection"
Koganezaki Glass Museum, Japan, "Glass Works of Women Artists"
Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA, "Dorkbot-People Doing Strange Things with Electricity" *

2004

Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC, "Creativity-the Flowering Tornado" *
Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, FL, "Creativity-the Flowering Tornado" *
Virginia Contemporary Art Center, Virginia Beach, VA, "Creativity-the Flowering Tornado" *

2004

Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC*
Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, FL*
Virginia Contemporary Art Center, Virginia Beach, VA*
Maurine Littleton Gallery, Washington, D.C.

2003

Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA, "Creativity-the Flowering Tornado" *
Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, AL, "Creativity-the Flowering Tornado" *

2003

Imago Gallery, Palm Springs, CA
Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts. Montgomery, AL*
Maurine Littleton Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA *
Woodside/Braseth Gallery, Seattle, WA

2003

Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, Il, "Flora"
University of Michigan, Dearborn, MI, "Five from Ten"
Toledo Museum of Art, "Contemporary Directions" *
Riley Gallery, Kirkland, WA, "The Waterford Crystal Artist Residency Series"
William S. Fairfield Art Museum, Sturgeon Bay, WI, "American Studio Glass: A Survey of the Movement"
Norton Museum of Art, Palm Beach, FL, "Fire and Form: The Art of Contemporary Glass" *

2002

Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2002

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA, "Selections from the Wm Block Collection" *

2001

Laumeier Sculpture Park Museum, St. Louis, MO, "The Beauty of the Creative Process"
Heller Gallery, NYC, "Pause"

2001

Heller Gallery, NYC
Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis, MO
Maurine Littleton Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, MO

2001

City Space, Seattle, WA, "Northwest Masters"
Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA, "Some Assembly Required" *
Shanghai Art Museum, China Millennium Monument, "Contemporary Glass Exhibition" *
American Craft Museum, NYC, "Memories of Murano-American Glass Artists in Venice" *
Cheongju City, Korea, "2nd Cheongju International Craft Biennale" *
Susan Duval Gallery, Aspen, CO, "Gaia" *
Nancy Hoffman Gallery, NYC, "Objects of Desire"

2000

Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA, "Mind Garden"

2000

Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA

2000

Nancy Hoffman Gallery, NYC, "Glass: a Celebration"
Lowe Art Museum, Miami, FL, "Splendor in the Glass" *
Musee des Arts Decoratif, Lausanne Switzerland, "Verre" *
Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Pittsburgh, PA, "Glass"
Sephora, NYC, "Aromatic Jewelry" *
Kentucky Art and Craft Gallery, Louisville, KY, "Millennium Glass" *

1999

Maurine Littleton Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Heller Gallery, NYC
Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis, MO

1999

Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY, "Treasures from the Corning Museum of Glass"
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ, "Selections from the Gerard S. Cafesjian Collection of Contemporary Studio Glass"
Queensland Art Gallery, Australia, "Luminous"
Renwick Gallery, Washington, D.C., "Glass! Glorious Glass!"
Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL, "Clearly Inspired: Contemporary Glass Art and its Origins"
MH de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, CA, "The Art of Craft: Works From the Saxe Collection" *
Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL, "Reflecting the Past: Contemporary Glass In Context" *

1998

Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA, "Conceptual Narratives"
The Glasmuseum, Ebeltoft, Denmark, "Large Conceptual Narratives Series: Another Beauty Trap"
Alexis Hotel, Seattle, WA, "Some Projects"
Meyerson/Nowinski Art Associates, Seattle, WA, "The Perception of Beauty/The Beauty of Perception"
Bryan Ohno Gallery, Seattle, WA, "Large Conceptual Narratives: Constructing a New Kind of Beauty"

1998

Meyerson/Nowinski Art Associates, Seattle, WA
Duane Reed Gallery, Chicago, IL

1998

Imago Gallery, Palm Desert, CA, "Group Glass Exhibition"
Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL, "Favorites:(Selected by Dale Chihuly)"
Smithsonian Institution SITES and USIA "American Glass Masters of the Art" *

1997

Sculpture, Objects, Functional Art (SOFA), Chicago, IL, "Large Conceptual Narratives Series: Maintain Your Vision"
Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA, "Shaping Beauty" (1996-97)

1997

Heller Gallery, New York, NY
Maurine Littleton Gallery, Washington, DC*
Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis, MO
Habatat Gallery, Boca Raton, FL

1997

Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI, "Recent Glass Sculpture: A Union of Ideas’*
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, "Glass Today by American Studio Artists" *
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH, "Glass Today: American Studio Glass from Cleveland Collections" *
Renwick Gallery of the National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, "The Renwick at 25"
Hsinchu Cultural Center International Glass Festival, Taiwan
Musée des Arts Decoratifs, Lausanne, Switzerland, "Artistes Verriers Contemporains"
Ebeltoft Glasmuseum, Ebeltoft, Denmark, "From Venice to Ebeltoft" (tours to Varberg, Sweden)
Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL, "Embracing Beauty: Aesthetic Perfection in Contemporary Art" *
Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ, "Calido!: Contemporary Warm Glass" *
Bentley Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN, "Masters of Contemporary Glass: Selections from the Glick Collection" *
Sculpture, Objects, Functional Art (SOFA), Miami, FL and Chicago, IL
St. Louis Art Fair, St. Louis, MO
Habatat Gallery, Detroit, MI, "25th Annual Glass Invitational Exhibition"*

1996

Museo Correr, Venice, Italy, "Venezia Aperto Vetro" *

1996

Meyerson/Nowinski Art Associates, Seattle, WA*

1996

Archer Gallery, Clark College, Vancouver, WA, "Glass Evolutions"
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, "Studio Glass in the Metropolitan Museum of Art" *
Meyerson/Nowinski Art Associates, Seattle, WA
Museo Correr, Venice, Italy, "Venezia Aperto Vetro" *

1995

Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Seattle University, Seattle, WA
Bentley Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
Linda Farris Gallery, Seattle, WA

1995

Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA, "Garden of Delights"
Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AK, "National Objects Invitational Biennial" *
American Craft Museum, New York, NY, "Breaking Barrier: Recent American Craft" * (national tour includes the American Craft Museum, New York, NY; Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR; Madison Art Center, Madison, WI; Albany Art Museum, Albany, GA
The Jewish Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, "A Hanukah Menorah Invitational"*

1994

Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA, "The Beauty Trap" (collaborative installation with Steve Kursh)

1994

Linda Farris Gallery, Seattle, WA
Betsy Rosenfield Gallery, Chicago, IL
Maurine Littleton Gallery, Washington, D.C.

1994

American Craft Museum, New York, NY, "Form and Light, Contemporary Glass from the Permanent Collection"
Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA, "The Beauty of Painted Glass"
China Times, Taipei, Taiwan, "Taipei International Glass Exhibition"
Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA, "Wunderkamme" (curated by Maria Porges)

1993

Heller Gallery, New York, NY

1993

Linda Farris Gallery, ArtFair Seattle, Seattle, WA
Bentley Tomlinson Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ, "Contemporary Realism"
Taft Museum, Cincinnati, OH, "Tell Me A Story" (tour in Southeast Asia from 1993-1996, sponsored by USIA)
Tarble Art Center, Eastern Illinois University, "Material Vision: Image and Object" *
The Fabric Workshop, Philadelphia, PA, "Umbrella Project"
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI, "Tiffany to Ben Tre"
Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL, "Glass From South Florida Collections"

1992

Helander Gallery, Palm Beach, FL, "The Pet Show"
Morris Museum of Art, Morristown, NJ, "Glass: From Ancient Craft to Contemporary Art" *
Whatcom Museum of History and Art, Bellingham, WA, "Clearly Art: Pilchuck's Glass Legacy" (national tour 1992-1996: Whatcom Museum of History and Art, Bellingham, WA; Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA; Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, NH; Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA; Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ; Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA; Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, TN; Brunnier Gallery, IA, State University, Ames, IA; Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, MI; Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL; Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN; Museum of Art, Washington State University, Pullman, WA; Museum of History and Industry, Seattle, WA) *
Renwick Gallery of the National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian, Washington, DC, "American Crafts: The Nation's Collection"
Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA, "Works By Southern Women"
New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Newark, NJ, "Contemporary Glass Sculpture: Innovative Form and Expression"
Habatat Galleries, Detroit, MI, "20th Annual International Glass Invitational Exhibition"
Betsy Rosenfield Gallery, Chicago, IL, "May 1992 Group Exhibition"

1991

Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Linda Farris Gallery, Seattle, WA*
Maurine Littleton Gallery, Washington, D.C.*

1991

International Exhibition of Contemporary Glass, Rouen, France, "Le Verre"
Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA, "Masterworks, Pacific Northwest Arts and Crafts Now"
Espace Duchamp-Villon, Rouen, France, "Contemporary Glasswork Art 1991"
Security Pacific Gallery, Seattle, WA, "Celebrations and Ceremonies"
Linda Farris Gallery, Seattle, WA, "Group Show of New Artists"
Habatat Gallery, Detroit, MI, "Glass International" *
West End Gallery, New York, NY, "The Americans: A Venetian Tradition"
Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Hokkaido, Japan, "World Glass Now '91" *
Azabu Museum of Arts and Crafts, Yokahama, Japan, "Glass Now '91" *
The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI, "Studio Glass: Selections from the David Jacob Chodorkoff Collection" *
National Museum of Ceramic Art, Baltimore, MD, "Personal Visions-Diverse Images"
The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN, "Glass Today"
Cheney Cowles Museum, Spokane, WA, and Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID, "Artists at Work"
Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA, "The Frozen Moment-Glass in the Northwest"

1990

Renwick Gallery of the National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., "The Possession of Creativity"
William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA, "The Pursuit of Beauty"

1990

Heller Gallery, New York, NY
Brendan Walter Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA

1990

Port of Seattle, Seattle, WA, "Pilchuck Glass Exhibition at Sea-Tac Airport"
Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA, "Pilchuck Print Exhibition"
James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, "Heal the Bay Surfboard Art Invitational"
Monica Borgward Gallery and Glassmuseum Immenhausen, Bremen, Germany and Lobmeyr, Vienna, "New Glass-Lampworked" *
Blum Helman Gallery, New York, NY, "Artists for Amnesty" *
High Art Museum, Atlanta, GA, "By the Hand: Twentieth Century Crafts"
Azabu Museum of Arts and Crafts, Yokahama, Japan, "Glass Now '90" *
American Craft Museum, New York, NY, "Explorations/The Aesthetic of Excess" *
Heller Gallery, New York, NY, "Glass America"

1989

Sanske Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
Habatat Gallery, Detroit, MI
Maurine Littleton Gallery, Washington, D.C.*
Habatat Gallery, Boca Raton, FL

1989

Musée National du Louvre, Paris, France, "Craft Today USA." * (tour of twelve European museums, 1989-1991; organized by the American Craft Museum, NY, NY)
Heller Gallery, New York, NY, "Painting on Glass"
High Museum, Atlanta, GA, "Tradition/Studio Expression"
Heller Gallery, New York, NY, "Glass America"
Traver-Sutton Gallery, Seattle, WA, "Pilchuck Faculty Show"

1988

Traver-Sutton Gallery, Seattle, WA, "Mixoglossia"

1988

Heller Gallery, New York, NY
Huntington Museum, Huntington, WV*

1988

Museum of Modern Art, Hokkaido, Japan, "World Glass Now" *
Bellevue Museum of Art, Bellevue, WA, "Celebration"
Florida State University Museum, Tallahassee, FL, "A Generation in Glass Sculpture" *
Bergstrom-Mahler Museum, Neenah, WI, "Studio Glass: A Collectors International Survey" *
Bellevue Museum of Art, Bellevue, WA, "Pilchuck School: The Great Northwest Glass Experiment" *
American Embassy, Prague, Czechoslovakia, "Pilchuck Glass Artists of the Pacific Northwest" *
Heller Gallery, New York, NY, "Glass America"
Traver-Sutton Gallery, Seattle, WA, "Pilchuck Faculty Show"
Habatat Gallery, Detroit, MI, "Glass National" *

1987

Traver-Sutton Gallery, Seattle, WA, "Dreams That Have Had Me"

1987

Habatat Gallery, Detroit, MI
Traver-Sutton Gallery, Seattle, WA, "Shared Secrets," (collaborative paintings with novelist Tom Robbins)

1987

Darmstadt Museum, Darmstadt, West Germany, "25 Years-Glass as an Art Medium" *
Galerie Rob van den Doel, Hague, Netherlands, "American Contemporary Glass"
Habatat Gallery, Boca Raton, FL, "The New Aesthetic, an International Glass Invitational" *
Heller Gallery, New York, NY, "Glass America"
Traver-Sutton Gallery, Seattle, WA, "Pilchuck Faculty Show"
Habatat Gallery, Detroit, MI, "Glass National" *

1986

Heller Gallery, New York, NY, "Glass America"
Habatat Gallery, Detroit, MI, "Lampworking, An International Exhibit"
Huntington Gallery, Huntington, WV, "New American Glass, Focus West Virginia" *
Louisville Art Gallery, Louisville, KY, "Contemporary Glass"
Bellevue Museum of Art, Bellevue, WA, "Celebration"
State Capitol Museum, Olympia, WA, "Washington Governor's Invitational"
Traver-Sutton Gallery, Seattle, WA, "Pilchuck Faculty Show"
Habatat Gallery, Detroit, MI, "Glass National" *

1985

Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA, "The Seven Stations of Intimacy"

1985

Habatat Gallery, Detroit, MI
Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA
David Bernstein Gallery, Boston, MA

1985

Cooper-Hewitt Museum, New York, NY, "The Art of Wine" *
Kingsport Fine Arts Center, Kingsport, TN, "Southern Studio Glass/New Directions"
Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden, "American Glass: 20 Artists" * (tour to Finland and Norway)
Traver-Sutton Gallery, Seattle, WA, "Pilchuck Faculty Show"
Habatat Gallery, Detroit, MI, "Glass National" *

1984

Georgia Tech Gallery, Atlanta, GA, "Recent Paintings"

1984

Leigh Yawkey Woodsen Art Museum, Wausau, WI, "Americans in Glass 1984" *
Macon Museum of Arts and Sciences, Macon, GA, "Georgia Glass" *
Heller Gallery, New York, NY, "Glass America"
Traver-Sutton Gallery, Seattle, WA, "Pilchuck Faculty Show"

1983

Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, "Three Artists"

1982

Horizons Gallery, Mill Valley, CA, "International Sculpture Conference Show"

1981

Leigh Yawkey Woodsen Art Museum, Wausau, WI, "Americans in Glass 1981" *

1975

University of Georgia Gallery, Athens, GA, "Glass Constructions"

1975

LaGrange Museum, La Grange, GA, "La Grange Annual Juried Exhibition"

Honors

Inclusion in "History Through a Glass Lens", Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA February 2016
Inclusion in Washington State History Link, Notable Figures, historylink.org, November 2015
Inductee, International Women's Forum - Washington State, 2014
Honorary Member, American Institute of Architects
Elected Fellow, American Craft Council, 2010
Seattle International Film Festival, 2010 Golden Space Needle Award, Best Documentary, “Ginny Ruffner: A Not So Still Life”
One of the Honored Artists, “International Flameworking Conference”, 10th Anniversary, Salem Community College, Salem, NJ, 2010
"Master of the Medium Award," James Renwick Alliance, 2007
"Seattle 100: The People, Places and Things That Define Seattle Design," Seattle Homes and Lifestyles, 2006
Featured Artist, “International Flameworking Conference”, Salem Community College, Salem, NJ, 2006
Artist Image Series, University of Washington Library, 2003
King County Arts Commission Honors Award, 2003
"Honorary Lifetime...," Glass Art Society, 2000
"The Artist Series Award," Chateau Ste. Michelle, Woodinville, WA, 1999
"The Libensky Award," Pilchuck Glass School, 1999
"Woman of the Year", Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA, 1996
"The First UrbanGlass Award for Outstanding Contribution..." UrbanGlass, Brooklyn, NY, 1995
Glass Eye Scholarship, Seattle, WA, 1993, 1994
Visual Artist Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, D.C., 1986
National Endowment for the Arts/Southern Arts Federation Grant, 1985
Georgia Business Committee for the Arts Award, Atlanta, GA, 1985

Lectures

Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle, WA, 2015
Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL, 2014
Museum of Glass,Tacoma, WA, 2014
Museum of Glass,Tacoma, WA, 2013
International Society of Glass Beadmakers, Bellevue, WA, July 27, 2012
Traumatic Brain Injury Association of Washington, Seattle, WA, May 4, 2012
Traumatic Brain Injury Association of Washington, Seattle, WA, October, 2011
"Sustenance: Money and Creativity", guest panelist, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA, June 28th, 2011
Glass Art Society conference (GAS), Seattle, WA, 2011
National Art Educators Association convention (NAEA), Seattle, WA, 2011
Sculptural Objects Functional Art (SOFA), Chicago, IL, 2010
Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA, 2010
Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA, 2010
Princeton Art Museum, Princeton, NJ, 2009
"Adventures of the Mind" Symposium, Institute of Advanced Studies, Princeton, NJ, 2009
"Where The Paths Cross: The Art Of Science and the Science of Art," Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA, 2008
"Adventures of the Mind" Symposium, Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA, 2007
Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts, Suffolk, VA, 2006
Salem Community College, 'International Flameworking Conference' (featured Artist), Salem, NJ, 2006
"Adventures of the Mind" Symposium, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, 2005
University of Hawaii, 2005
Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA, 2005
Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, FL, 2004
Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC, 2004
Artist Image series lecture, University of Washington Suzallo Library, Seattle, WA, 2003
"Adventures of the Mind" Symposium, Seattle, WA, 2003
International Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA, 2003
Sculptural Objects Functional Art (SOFA), Chicago, IL, 2002
Glass Art Society conference (Lifetime Award,) New York, NY, 2001
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA, 2000
Hsinchu City Cultural Center, Taiwan, 1999
Sculptural Objects Functional Art (SOFA), Chicago, IL, 1999
"Passion Afire," City Centre, Seattle, WA, 1998
International Sculpture Conference, Providence, RI, 1996
Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA, 1996
Seattle Art Fair, Seattle, WA, 1994
Kosta Boda Salute to Glass, Seattle, WA, 1994
Sculpture, Objects, Functional Art (SOFA), Chicago, IL, 1994
Renwick Gallery of the National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C, 1991
Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA, 1991
Otaru International Glass Festival, Otaru, Japan, 1990
International New Art Forms Exposition, Chicago, IL, 1990
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA, 1990, 1991
American Craft Museum, New York, NY, 1990
Keynote Speaker, Ausglas Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 1989
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, 1989
Alfred University, Alfred, NY, 1989
Glass America, Heller Gallery, New York, NY, 1989
Glass Art Society Conference, Toronto, Canada, 1989
Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA, 1988, 1990
National Sculpture Conference, Cincinnati, OH, 1987
Olympia Museum, Olympia, WA, 1986
Glass Art Society Conference, Corning, NY, 1984

Teaching/Residences

Visiting Artist, Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle, WA, 2016
Artist In Residence, HudsonAlpha INstitute for Biotechnology, Huntsville, AL, January 12 - 16, 2015
Artist In Residence, Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA, January 2 - 5, 2014
Artist In Residence, Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA, March 27 - April 1, 2013
Artist In Residence, Hedgebrook, Writers Colony, Whidbey Island, WA, Fall, 2012
Artist in Residence, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA, 1988, 1993, 2010
Artist in Residence, University of Hawaii, 2005
Artist in Residence, Waterford Crystal, Ireland, 2000
Artist in Residence, Hsinshu, Taiwan, 1999
Instructor, Université d'été, Sars-Poteries, France, 1990
Workshop Instructor, Ausglas Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 1989
Instructor, Penland School of Crafts, Asheville, NC, 1987; Visiting Scholar, 1979, 1983
Workshop Instructor, New York Experimental Glass Workshop (URBANGLASS) NYC, 1985, 1986, 1990
Workshop Instructor, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA, 1985, 1986
Instructor, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA, 1984-1990, 1995
Workshop Instructor, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA, 1984
Instructor, Summervail Craft School, Vail, CO, 1983
Workshop Instructor, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA, 1982
Adjunct Instructor, Art Department, Dekalb College, Atlanta, GA, 1977 (Painting, Art History)

Other Professional Experience

Member of MENSA, Current
Inductee, International Women's Forum - Washington State, 2014
Centro Studi del Vetro (Glass Study Center), Drawings and information acquired and installed, Instituto di Storia dell'Arte, Giorgio Cini Foundation, Venezia, Italy, 2013
Leadership Council, Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, Bainbridge Island, WA, 2011-current
Advisory Council-Achievement Advocates, Adventures of the Mind, 2005-current
Board of Directors, ON THE BOARDS, Seattle, WA, 2003-current
Advisory Council, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA, 2001-2005
National Museum of Women in the Arts, "The Imagination Cycle" acquired and installed in their "Books As Art" collection, Washington, D.C., 2009
Archives of American Art, Biographical papers and information acquired and installed, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., 2008
Juror, FIRST Robotics Competition, Online Web site Judge, 2004
Juror, FIRST Robotics Competition, Western Regionals, 2002, 2003
Artist Trust Honorary Board Member, 1998-2003
Juror, Public Art competition, Hsinshu City Public Park, Taiwan, 1999
Curator, "Tip of the Iceberg: Some Contemporary Lampworking," Florida Craftsmen Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL, 1999
Book Cover Art, Storylines, Elliot G. Mishler, Harvard Press, 1999
Curator, Bumbershoot Arts Festival, "Alternative Portraiture," Seattle, WA, 1998
Juror, St. Louis Art Fair, St. Louis, MO, 1997
Juror, Atlanta Art Fair, Atlanta, GA, 1997
Board of Directors, Arts Ballard, Seattle, WA, 1997
Juror, Microsoft Avatar Design Contest, Redmond, WA, 1996
Honorary Board member, James Renwick Alliance, 1993-1996
Bombay Gin special commission (advertising campaign), New York, NY, 1995
Adviser, Product Design Department, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY, 1993, 1994
Board of Directors, UrbanGlass, Brooklyn, NY, 1992-1994
Commissioner, Seattle Art Commission, Seattle, WA, 1991
Board of Trustees, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA, 1991-2001, Vice President, 1994-2000
Curator, "Glass: Material in the Service of Meaning," Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA, 1991
Coordinator, Glass Art Society Conference, Seattle, WA, 1990
Contemporary Art Council Program Committee, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA, 1990-1999
Absolut Vodka sculpture commission (advertising campaign), "Absolut Ruffner," 1990
Album Cover Art, "Ripe Four Distraction", music by James Lee Stanley, 1990
Juror, New Glass Review 11, Corning, NY, 1990
Editorial Advisory Board, Glass Magazine, Brooklyn, NY, 1989-1994
Board of Directors, Glass Art Society, 1988-1990, President, 1991

Education

M.F.A. summa cum laude, University of Georgia, 1975 (Drawing and Painting)
B.F.A. cum laude, University of Georgia, 1974 (Drawing and Painting)

Articles in Print

2015

Alaska Airlines Magazine, "Innovation in Art" by Ted Fry, November 2015

2014

Huntsville Museum of Art, Art Views, pg 3, Fall/Winter 2014
The Huntsville Times, "Intrinsic Beauty", October 5th, 2014
Urban Glass Quarterly, "No retrospective: Ginny Ruffner museum exhibition keeps focus on latest work", Claudio Martino, October 3rd, 2014
Urban Glass Quarterly, "Seattle Art Museum unveils memorial bench designed by Ginny Ruffner to honor the late Mary Shirley", Andrew Page, July 1, 2014

2013

The Desert Sun, "Supporters Create a Wonderland," Betty Francis, December 1, 2013
Seattle Public Art Map, The Urban Garden, pg 15, August 2013
The Crafts Report, Medium: Glass, pg 10-15, June 2013
The Stranger, "The Odd Couple," Jen Graves, May 29, 2013
The Stranger Suggests, Jen Graves, May 29, 2013
"There Is Beauty All Around Us" at Hotel Ballard, Carilyn Platt, May 28, 2013
The Stranger Suggests, Recommended Events, Jen Graves, May 25, 2013

2012

New Glass Review 33, Corning Museum of Glass, pg 85 & 118, 2012
The UrbanGlass Art Quarterly, 50 at 50, Issue 127, Summer 2012
The GlassBead, "Ginny Ruffner," Vol XIX, Issue 1, Winter 2012
Sculpture Magazine, "Ginny Ruffner's Seattle Garden," Derrick R. Cartwright, July/August, 2012

2004

Seattle Woman Magazine (cover), "Beyond the Glass Ceiling," Leslie Forsberg, November, 2004
The Virginian Pilot, "Riding the Whirlwind," Teresa Annas, October 10, 2004
Petersburg Times, "From Tragedy, Beauty," Lennie Bennett, June 27, 2004
The Gamecock, "Creativity brings celebration of life to Columbia," Meg Moore, February 10, 2004
The State, "A Flowering Tornado," Jeffery Day, February 8, 2004
Free Times, "A Tornado of Creativity," Mary Bentz Gilkerson, March 3, 2004
The State, "Art in a Twist," Jeffery Day, March 7, 2004

2003

Chicago Tribune, "Chihuly glasswork showcased in Racine, WI," August, 2003
Flagpole, "A Flowering Tornado of Glass," by Debbie Michaud
New Glass Review 24, "Juror’s Choice," Corning Museum of Glass, 2003

2001

The Washington Times, "Out and About," September, 2001
Vetro, "ll Vetro et la Musa: l'arte di Ginny Ruffner," by Tina Oldknow, September, 2001
Glass, "The Pursuit of Beauty: Ginny Ruffner's Installations," by Matthew Kangas, #83, Summer 2001
Pacific Northwest, Seattle Times Magazine, "Artists in their Gardens," by Val Easton, January 21, 2001
American Craft, "Mind Garden," February/March, 2001
Glashaus, "Waiting for the fall," Geoff Wichert, January, 2001
New Glass Review 22, "Juror's Choice," Corning Museum of Glass, 2001

2000

School Arts, Kent Anderson, March, 2000
Neues Glas, "The Universe of Ginny Ruffner," Uta Klotz, April, 2000
Seattle Times "Steel 'beliefs' and rose-petal 'thoughts' grow in Mind Garden," 'Sheila Farr, November 2, 2000

1999

American Style, "In Living Color," David Berger, Spring, 1999
Craft Arts (Australia), "Luminous…and More," Glenn R. Cooke, issue 46, 1999

1998

The Atlantic Monthly, "The Art of Overcoming," Sheila Farr, November 18, 1998
Artweek, "A conversation with Ginny Ruffner, Artist," Frances DeVuono, October, 1998
Chicago Reader, "On Exhibit: the Artist and the Damage Done," Fred Camper, October 9, 1998
Seattle Magazine, "The Art of Living," Hope McPherson, February, 1998
Seattle Post-Intelligencer, "Glass art becomes a carnival, stuff of lore," Regina Hackett, October 16, 1998
Glass Magazine, "Review," James Yood, #73, Winter, 1998,

1997

The Decatur Daily, "A Feast for the Eyes," Karen E. Kippen, June 15, 1997
Aorta, "Ginny Ruffner: Lost Venetians," Victoria Josslin, April/May, 1997
Glass Magazine, "Ginny Ruffner," Matthew Kangas, Spring, 1997
American Style, "Pilchuck Auctions Go Online," Harpers, Chaney Malone, Spring, 1997

1996

Art and Antiques, "Looking Beyond Seattle's Glass," Regina Hackett, September, 1996
Sculpture Magazine, "The Rematerialization of the Art Object," Matthew Kangas, July/ August, 1996
New York Times, "Breaking Traditional Rules on What Makes a Craft," Grace Glueck, July 5, 1996
The Glass Club Bulletin, "Ginny Ruffner," Summer, 1996
Artifact, "Why Not?: The Art of Ginny Ruffner," (book review), Greg Burkman, May/June, 1996
The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 5, 1996
House Beautiful, Linda Dyett, April, 1996
Sculpture, Review, Matthew Kangas, March, 1996
Neues Glas, Karen S. Chambers, Spring, 1996
Seattle Times, "Lively by Design," Mark Hinshaw, February 25, 1996
Alaska Airlines Magazine, Review, Heidi A. Schuessler, February, 1996
Seattle Times, "Garden Grows from Artist's Fantasies," Robin Updike, January 7, 1996

1995

Glass Art, "The Flame Grew Brighter: A Lampworking Overview," Shawn Waggoner, October/November, 1995
New York Times Magazine (profile), "Starting from Scratch," Ellen Pall, September 24, 1995
Seattle Weekly, "The Fragile Brain," Sheila Farr, August 23, 1995
Seattle Times/Pacific Magazine, "Unbreakable," Paula Bock, July 16, 1995 (cover)
Health, "The Lost Art of Ginny Ruffner," Ann Japenga, March, 1995
Metropolis, "Universal Homework," March, 1995
Glass, "Ruffner/Kursh," James Yood, #60 Fall, 1995
School Arts, "Contemporary Crafts," November, 1995

1994

Art in America, Review, Matthew Kangas, November, 1994
Glass, Review, James Yood, July, 1994
Seattle Times/Post-Intelligencer, ‘Ruffner finds different path to her art after accident,’ Robin Updike, February 13, 1994
Neues Glas, 'Manhattan of Glass,’ Matthew Kangas, January, 1994

1993

Seattle Post-Intelligencer, ‘An Artist's Renaissance,’ Regina Hackett, October 18, 1993
Departures, ‘Glass Art in the US,’ Donna Sapolin, April/May, 1993
No. 1 (Japanese magazine),’Glass and Art,’ 1993

1992

All About Glass, The Shinshusha Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, December, 1992
The New York Times, ‘A Celebration of a Milestone in Glass Artistry,’ Betty Freudenheim, 11/1/92
Seattle Times, ‘Injured Artist Ginny Ruffner's Alive and Getting Well in New York,’ Deloris Tarzan, 10/29/92
Reflex, Review of ‘Clearly Art: Pilchuck's Glass Legacy, ‘ Loch Adamson, July/August, 1992
Seattle Times, Review of ‘Clearly Art: Pilchuck's Glass Legacy,’ Delores Tarzan Ament, 7/5/92
The Herald ‘Making a Comeback, Artist Facing Challenges of Recovery,’ Pat Fitzgerald, 7/5/92
Alaska Airlines Magazine, ‘Out of the Fire: -Expressions in Glass,’ Bonnie Miller, July, 1992
Sculpture Magazine, Review, Matthew Kangas, May/June, 1992
Glass Art, ‘The State of Public Art: How to Break into the Market,’ Shawn Waggoner, March/April, 1992
Self, ‘Design: Dream Space,’ March, 1992
Glass Art, ‘With Visibility Comes Greater Responsibility,’ Shawn Waggoner, January/February, 1992 (cover)
The Charlotte Observer, ‘Artist’s Condition Serious After Crash,’ Richard Maschal, 01/05/92
Public Art Proposals, International Contemporary Art Fair, Yokohama, Japan, 1992
Neues Glas, ‘New Glass Review 13,’ 1992

1991

Chicago Tribune, Profile in "Women" section, 12/22/91
Artweek, ‘Review: Ginny Ruffner,’ Sheila Farr, 9/26/91
Seattle Times, ‘Free Form,’ Karen Matthieson, 9/5/91
House and Garden, ‘Glass Action: Ginny Ruffner,’ Pilar Viladas, September, 1991
Sculpture Magazine, ‘Commissions,’ Elizabeth Broadrup, June/July, 1991
Glasswork Magazine (Japan), Review, Karen Chambers, May, 1991
Neues Glas, ‘Lampworked Glass Outside Europe,’ James Minson, April, 1991 (cover)
Preview, ‘Absolut Art!’, Gretchen Lee, Spring, 1991
Glass Magazine, ‘Unraveling Ruffner,’ Matthew Kangas, Spring, 1991 (cover)
New York Magazine, ‘A Touch of Glass,’ Andrew Decker, 2/25/91
Bellevue Journal -American, ‘Art and Architecture,’ Loch Adamson, 2/13/91
The Journal of Art, ‘Looking at Glass,’ January, 1991
Neues Glas, ‘Glassworks Installation at the Renwick Gallery,’ January, 1991
Neues Glas, ‘New Glass Review 12,’ 1991

1990

Washington Post, ‘Through the Glass, Darkly,’ 12/31/90
The New York Times, ‘Glass in the Northwest,’ 12/30/90
Glass Magazine, Review, Bonnie Miller, Fall, 1990
G.A.S (Glass Art Society) Magazine, 'Glass Goes Public,' Susan Stinsmeuhlen-Amand, 1990
Glasswork (Japan), ‘Ginny Ruffner,’ Bonnie Miller, August, 1990
American Craft Magazine, ‘Field of Dreams,’ Ben Marks, June/July, 1990
Landscape Architecture, ‘Playing with Public Art,’ Deborah E. Ryan, May, 1990
La Revue de Céramique et du Verre, ‘Ginny Ruffner,’ Carole Andrearin, Spring, 1990 (cover)
Seattle Times, ‘Glass art features many dimensions,’ Deloris Tarzan Ament, 3/14/90
Sculpture, 'Profile: Ginny Ruffner,' Jan Castro, March, 1990
New York Post, ‘Major Patron,’ 2/6/90
Fame, ‘The New: Ginny Ruffner,’ February, 1990
The Rock Hill Herald, ‘Outrageous,’ 1/18/90
The Charlotte Observer, ‘Giving Meaning To Glass,’ Richard A. Oppel Jr., 1/6/90
Pacific Northwest Magazine, ‘Absolute-ly Ruffner,’ Julia Coffey, January, 1990

1989

Better Homes and Gardens, ‘Ginny Ruffner: A Glass Menagerie,’ Mike Butler, Winter, 1989
Detroit Free Press, ‘Ruffner's Sculptures are Funky and Personal,’ Marsha Miro, 12/15/89
Apartment Life, ‘Torch Bearer,’ Mike Butler, November,
Blick für die Frau, ‘Lebenslustige Glas-Objekte,’ 10/27/89
Seattle Times, ‘By the People, For the People,’ Terry Lawhead, 9/29/89
Glass Line, ‘Ginny Ruffner,’ June, 1989
Washington, ‘Laughing Glass: The Work of Ginny Ruffner,’ Susan Biskeborn, May/June, 1989
The World and I, ‘Ginny Ruffner, Provocative Glass Sculptor,’ Bonnie J. Miller, May, 1989
New York Times, ‘Delicate and Bold Glasswork Designs,’ 1/5/89
The Atlanta Journal, ‘High Museum's Craft Exhibition,’ Laura C. Lieberman, 1/3/89
Neues Glas, ‘New Glass Review 10,’ 1989

1988

Art Today, ‘Craft Art 1989,’ Barbara Mayer, Winter, 1988/1989
Glass Art, ‘This is Lampworking?’ Shawn Waggoner, December, 1988 (cover)
Pacific Northwest Magazine, ‘Taking Care of Business,’ October, 1988
New York Times, ‘Art, Fine and Applied,’ Ruth J. Katz, 9/15/88
American Craft, ‘Public Domain,’ Jenny Dixon, August/September, 1988
New Work, "Ruffner," Jessica Maxwell, July 1988
Atlanta Journal, "Studio Glass Poses Novel Possibilities," Virginia Warren Smith, 5/28/88
Seattle Times, "Ruffner's Lampworks Will Turn You On," Deloris Tarzan Ament, 3/18/88
U.S. News and World Report, "Handcrafted Investments," Miriam Horn, 1/18/88

1987

Sculpture, "Events," July/August, 1987
American Craft, "Portfolio: Ginny Ruffner," June/July, 1987
Arts and Antiques, "Sketchbook," May, 1987
Reflex, "Ginny Ruffner," Randy Gragg, January, 1987
Neues Glas, "New Glass Review 8," 1987

1986

American Craft, "NEA Visual Artists Fellowships 1986," December, 1986
Art in America, "Report from Seattle," Bill Berkson, September, 1986
Vogue, "New Trends in Glass," Barbara Plumb, Summer, 1986
Neues Glas, "Standards of Excellence," C. Edward Wall, Spring, 1986

1985

New Work, "Sculptural Glass," Karen Chambers, Fall, 1985
New Glass Review 6, Corning Museum of Glass, 1985

1981

Studio, "Glass South," Summer, 1981
New Glass Review 2, Corning Museum of Glass, 1981

Inclusion in These Books

Contemporary Glass Sculptures and Panels: Selections from the Corning Museum of Glass, Tina Oldknow, 2015
California Dreamin': Thirty Years of Collecting, Palm Springs Art Museum, 2014
Spark the Creative Flame: Making the Journey from Craft to Art, Paul J. Stankard, 2013
Flowers in Art: Contemporary International Artists, Cindy Ann Coldiron, 2012
Studio Glass, Anna and Joe Mendel Collection, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, 2011
Return to the Viewer; Selected Art Reviews, Matthew Kangas, 2011
Secrets of Self-Starters, 48 Amazing Stories to Ignite the Self-Starter in You, Dr. Julie Miller, 2011
Seattle As Collector, Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs, 40th Anniversary Exhibition at the Seattle Art Museum, 2011
Outside the Ordinary–2009, Contemporary Art in Glass, Wood and Ceramics from the Wolf Collection, Amy Miller Dehan, 2009
Penland Book of Glass, Lark Books, 2009
Viva Vetro! Glass Alive! Venice and America, Carnegie Museum of Art, 2007
Contemporary Glass Art, Museum of Design and Contemporary Applied Arts, 2006
500 Glass Objects, Lark Books, 2006
25 Years of New Glass Review, Tina Oldknow, 2005
Sculpture, Glass and American Museums, Martha Drexler Lynn, 2005
American Studio Glass, Martha Drexler Lynn, 2004
Artful Jesters, Nicholas Roukes, Ten Speed Press, 2003
Through American Eyes, Two Centuries of American Art from the Huntington Museum of Art, 2003
Introducing RAM: The Building & Collection, Racine Art Museum, Bruce W. Pepich, 2003
International Glass Art, Richard Yelle, 2003
The Art of Glass, The Toledo Museum of Art, 2006
Formed by Fire, B.S. Dunham, 2003
Women in Glass, Lucartha Kohler, 2003
The Sculpture Reference, Arthur Williams, 2002
Sculpture Beginnings, Arthur Williams, 2002
Contemporary lampworking: a Practical Guide to Shaping Glass, Scott Bandhu Dunham, 2002
Contemporary Glass: Color, Light, and Form, 2001
Object Lessons, Beauty and Meaning in Art, The Guild, 2001
Artists in Their Gardens, by Valerie Easton, Sasquatch Press Seattle, WA, 2001
Glass Art, Georgina Fantoni, 2001
The Art of Craft, Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 2001
Glass Art from Urban Glass, Richard Yelle, NYC, 2000
Studio Glass, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, 2000
Milliennium Glass: An International Survey of Studio Glass, Kentucky Art and Craft Foundation, 2000
Clearly Inspired: Contemporary Glass and Its Origins, Karen S. Chambers and Tina Oldknow, Tampa Bay Museum of Art, 1999
American Glass; Masters of the Art, Lloyd E. Herman, 1998
Secrets of Aromatic Jewelry, Annabelle Green, Flammerion, France, 1998
Glass Today by American Studio Artists, Jonathan L. Fairbanks and Pat Warner, 1997
Nouvel Object III: No Artists in the World, Design House, 1997
Koganezaki Glass Museum: Contemporary Glass Collection, with an introduction by Kyohei Fujit, Koganezaki Crystal Park, Komomura, Japan, 1997
Masters of Contemporary Glass: Selections from the Glick Collection, Indianapolis Museum of Art, 1997
Neuropsychology: The Neural Bases of Mental Function, Marie Banich. Houghton-Mifflin, Boston, MA, 1997
Absolut Book: The Absolut Vodka Advertising Story, Richard W. Lewis, 1996
Glass Art, Peter Layton, University of Washington Press, Seattle and London, 1996
Pilchuck: A Glass School, Tina Oldknow, Pilchuck Glass School in association with the University of Washington Press, Seattle and London, 1996
Studio Glass in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Jane Adlin, 1996
International New Glass, Venezia Apertura, Museo Vetrario Murano, 1996
The 23rd Annual Onternational Glass Invitational, Habatat Galleries, pg 55, 1995
Why Not?: The Art of Ginny Ruffner, Bonnie J. Miller with an introduction by Arthur C. Danto. Tacoma Art Museum in association with the University of Washington Press, Seattle and London, 1995
Breaking Barriers: Recent American Craft, American Craft Museum, 1995
Contemporary Lampworking, Bandhu Scott Dunham, Salusa Glassworks, Prescott, AZ, 1994
Modernism and Beyond: Women Artists of the Pacific Northwest, MidMarch Arts Press, 1993
Tell Me a Story; Narrative Art in Clay & Glass, Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, 1993
Material Vision: Image and Object, Matthew Kangas, Tarble Arts Center, Eastern Illinois University, 1993
Contemporary Crafts and the Saxe Collection, Toledo Museum of Art, 1993
Craft Today: European Tour 1989-1993, American Craft Museum, New Your, NY
Clearly Art: Pilchuck's Glass Legacy, Lloyd Herman, Whatcom Museum of History and Art, Bellingham, WA, 1992
A Field Guide to Seattle's Public Art, Seattle Art Commission, Sasquatch Books, Seattle, WA, 1992
Material in the Service of Meaning, Catalog of the Tacoma Museum, 1991
Out of the Fire: Contemporary Glass Artists and Their Work, Bonnie J. Miller, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, CA, 1991
Art For Children's Survival, Southby's Unicef, 1991
World Glass Now, Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, 1991 & 1994
The Beauty of Contemporary Glass, Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, The Hokkaido Shimbun Press, Japan, 1990
Prism of Fantasy - From the Glass Collection of Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, The Hokkaido Shimbun Press, 1990
Artists at Work, Susan Biskeborn, Alaska Northwest Books, 1990
Contemporary Glass, Dan Klein, Rizzoli Publishers Inc., New York, NY, 1989
Expressions en Verre, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Lausanne, Switzerland, 1989 & 2000
Object Contemporaries; Crafts Today USA, Musee des Arts, Decoratifs, Paris, France, 1989
Glass Fantasia from Art Nouveau to the Present Day, Kyoto-shoin Publishing Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, 1989
Contemporary Glass: A World Survey from the Corning Museum of Glass, Susanne K. Frantz, Harry Abrams, New York, NY, 1988
World Glass Now, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, 1988
Contemporary American Craft Art, Barbara Mayer, Peregrine Smith Books, New York, NY, 1987
New American Glass: Focus 2 West Virginia, Paul Hollister and G. Eason Eige, 1986
The Imagination Cycle, Pop-Up book published by the Museum of Northwest Art, 2008
Heart of Glass, Seattle Magazine, February, 2006
Creativity- the Flowering Tornado, Pop-Up book published by the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, 2003
Introduction, Mondo Flamo, Robert Michelson, Web publication, 1998
Kari Russell-Pool's Fecund Fragility, Glass Magazine, Summer, 1996
Introduction, Glass: Material in the Service of Meaning, published by the Tacoma Art Museum in association with the University of Washington Press, 1991