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Fashion Plate

Kait Rhoads (American, b. 1968)


Medium glass, blown, with cane and murrine Measurements H: 10 1/2 x W: 11 x D: 7 1/2 in. (26.67 x 27.9 x 19.05 cm) Credit Women's Committee Acquisition Fund Accession Number 2006.9 Location Museum of Art Lobby

Artist Bio

Rhoads received a BFA in glass from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1993 and an MFA in glass from Alfred University, New York in 2001. In 2001-2002 she spent a year in Venice for the study of sculpture but used the time to perfect her knowledge of Venetian glass techniques. She has exhibited widely in the United States and abroad and her work is represented in a number of museum collections. She has taught at a number of notable glass summer schools and will be teaching at the Pittsburgh Glass Center in May 2006.