Lynn Latimer

Born: 1953, Hamilton, Ohio

Education: 1975, BFA Painting, Rhode Island School of Design

Latimer Glass Studio started: 1976

Awards: Niche Award for Fused Glass
                      Winner 1998
                      Finalist 2000, 2005, 2006

Retail Shows:
                      ACC Rhinebeck, NY
                      Lincoln Center, NY
                      Philadelphia Museum Show of Fine Craft, PA
                      Crafts at the Castle, Boston, MA
                      Paradise City Arts, Northampton, MA
                      ACC Baltimore, MD

Selected Exhibitions:
                  Glass Master’s Gallery, NYC, NY
                  Annual Stained Glass Show, 1980 -1984

                  Alianza, Boston, MA
                  Annual Glass Show, May, 1995 -2000

                  Somerhill Gallery
                  Glass Masters IV, Chapel Hill, NC 2006

Lynn Latimer graduated from Rhode Island School of Design in 1975 with a BFA in Painting. Working with glass began at RISD as an independent study, exploring stained glass under the guidance of Dale Chihuly, who was then the head of the RISD Glass Department. Chris VanAllsberg, a graduate student at the time, introduced Lynn to sandblasting glass, which continues to be an important element.

She started Latimer Glass Studio in 1976 and has been working in glass now for thirty years. The transition from stained glass to kiln-formed glass took place in her work in 1990.

Lynn has always had a love for drawing and color. She has found inspiration in the paintings of Paul Klee, Pierre Bonnard, primitive art, the subtle color shifts in hand-knotted rugs and old textiles, as well as the aesthetics of Japanese gardens and Wabi Sabi.  

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