Select Museum Solo* and Group Exhibitions



2019


Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY, New Glass Now


2018


Barry Art Museum, Old Dominion University, Norfolk VA, Richard and Carolyn Barry Collection Opening Exhibition

The Clinton Presidential Library & Museum at the Clinton Presidentail Center, Little Rock, AR, 25th Anniversary Exhibition of the White House Collection of American Craft

Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village, Dearborn, MI, Davidson-Gerson Modern Glass Gallery Opening Exhibition


2017


Palm Springs Art Museum, No glass Ceiling! Women Working in Glass, Part 1

Crocker Museum of Art, Sacramento, CA, Glass for the New Millennium: Masterworks from the Kaplan-Ostergaard Collection

Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts, Dania Beach, FL, Hot Glass


2016


*Liuli China Museum, Shanghai, China, Dance of the Aurora


2015


*Liuli China Museum, Taipei, Taiwan, Dance of the Aurora

Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Paris, France, Tresors de Sable at de Feu Verre


2014


*Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti, Palazzo Loredan, Venice, Italy, Toots Zynsky

Liuli China Museum, Shanghai, China, Why Glass

Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, Ohio, Dayton Celebrates Glass: Chihuly, Labino, Littleton and Beyond

New Britain Museum, New Britain, CT., Glass Today: 21st Century Innovations


2013


Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, Designing Modern Women 1890-1990

Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI, Top 10 at 10: Favorites from RAM’s Collection

Museum of Art and Design, New York, N.Y Playing with Fire: 50 Years of Contemporary Glass

New Mexico Museum of Art , Santa Fe , New Mexico, Chromatic Fusion:The Art of Fused Glass

Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA, Creating the New Northwest: Selections from the Herb and Lucy Pruzan Collection

Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN, The Chihuly Effect: Pushing the Boundaries of Studio Glass

Islip Art Museum, Islip, N.Y. Fluid Reformations: Smith, Gaffer, Potter


2012


Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Ohio, Studio Glass in Force: Dialogue and Innovation

Museum of Fine Arts, St Petersburg Florida, Global and Local: Studio and Contemporary Glass on Florida’s West Coast

The Newark Museum , Newark, New Jersey, Studio Glass 1962-2012

Boca Museum of Art, Boca Raton, Florida, Glass Act, The Contemporary Art Glass Movement Turns 50

LACMA, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA The Studio Glass Movement 1962-2012

Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo OH, Color Ignited: Glass 1962-2012

Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL Selections from the Permanent Collection, Patty and Jay Baker

Naples Museum of Art, Naples, FL, Evolution/Revolution:Fifty Years of American Studio Glass

Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL, Studio Glass: Works from The Museum Collection

Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA, USA Red Hot and Blown: Contemporary Glass from the Crocker’s Collection


2011


*The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY, Masters of Studio Glass 2011, Toots Zynsky


2010


The Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL, Beyond the Figure: Abstract Sculpture in the Norton Collection

The Racine Art Museum Racine, Wisconsin A Glass Act: First Rate Glass from RAM’s Collection

Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Studio Glass: Anna and Joe Mendel Collection

Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue, WA, Eyes For Glass: The Price Collection


2009


Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY Voices of Contemporary Glass: The Heineman Collection

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas Pioneers of Contemporary Glass: Highlights from the Barbara and Dennis Dubois

Collection

The Patty and Jay Baker Naples Museum of Art, Naples, FL, Living with Studio Furniture: Collection of Robert & Carolyn Springborn


2008


The Cooper-Hewitt Museum, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution, New York Rococo: The Continuing Curve 1730-2008

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX, Hot Glass, Cool Collections

Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, Stanford, CA Contemporary Glass

Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, Studio Glass in Rhode Island: The Chihuly Years

The Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, Australia, Inspired! Design Across Time, permanent exhibition of objects from the

collection of the Powerhouse Museum

Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI, U.S.A. Networks 2008


2007


Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Canada, All for Art! Great Private Collections Among Us

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, Viva Vetro! Glass Alive! Venice and America, 1950-2006

The Newark Museum, Newark, NJ, U.S.A. The Art of Glass from Galé to Chihuly: Highlights from the Lowenbach Collection

The Museum of Design and Contemporary Applied Arts (MUDAC), Lausanne, Switzerland, Contemporary Glass Art: A new vision of the MUDAC’s collection (Permanent exhibition)

Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, ME, U.S.A., A Gathering of Contemporary Glass


2006


Glasmuseet Ebeltoft, Ebeltoft, Denmark Twenty Years On

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, Glass: Material Matters

Steninge Slott Cultural Centre, Marsta, Sweden, Steninge World Exhibition of Art Glass

Springfield Museum of Art, Springfield, Ohio, USA, Two Media/ Two Expressions; an exhibition of Contemporary Clay and Glass

Seattle Asian Art Museum, Seattle, WA, U.S.A., A Transparent Legacy: Studio Glass Gifted to the Seattle Art Museum from the Collection of Jon and Mary Shirley

The Brunnier Art Museum, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA, From Craft to Art: Contemporary Studio Sculpture

Worcester Center for Crafts, USA, Worcester, MA, USA New England Glass: The Quiet Force


2005


National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia, Transformations: the Language of Craft

Musée Tomo, Tokyo, Japan, Contemporary Glass - Light Transfigured, from Toyoma City Collection

Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue, Washington, USA, Taking Shape: Pilchuck Glass School in the ‘70s

*Notojima Glass Art Museum, Notojima-machi, Japan Toots Zynsky

Glass from the Olnick Spanu Collection, North American Tour, 2003-2006, including the Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI

The RISD Museum of Art, Providence, RI, Chazan’s Choice: Gifts of Contemporary Art to the RISD Museum

The Arts and Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, Pine Bluff, AZ, American Studio Glass: A Survey of the Movement (traveling exhibition)

Glasmuseet Ebeltoft, Ebeltoft, Denmark, Exhibition of the Permanent Collection

Traveling exhibition:Through American Eyes: Two Centuries of American Art from the Huntington Museum of Art

Louise Wells Cameron Art Museum, Wilmington, NC; Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, MI; Krasl Art Center, St. Joseph, MI


2004


*Shoha Museum of Sarutahiko Shrine, Ise, Japan Toots Zynsky

The Marxhausen Gallery of Art, Concordia University, Seward Nebraska, USA, Studio Glass International: Selections from the Esterling/Wake Collection

The RISD Museum of Art, Providence, RI, Recent Acquisitions in Glass

Traveling exhibition: American Studio Glass: A Survey of the Movement, Muscarelle Museum of Art, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA; Bergstrom-Mahler Museum, Neenah, WI, Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY, International Museum of Art and Science, NcAllen, TX

Traveling exhibition: Through American Eyes: Two Centuries of American Art from the Huntington Museum of Art

The Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ; Museum of Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX; The Taft Museum, Cincinnati, Ohio,

Kogenezaki Glass Museum, Shizuoka, Japan, Technique and Expression II: Fusing and Gluing

Traveling Exhibition: The White Collection of American Crafts, Jimmy Carter Presidential Library, Atlanta, GA


2003


Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA, Fire and Form: The Art of Contemporary Glass

The Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, West Virginia, USA Through American Eyes: Two Centuries of American Art from the Huntington Museum of Art (traveling exhibition)

Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH USA, Contemporary Directions: Glass from the Maxine and William Block Collection (traveling exhibition)

Kentucky Museum of Arts and Design (formerly Kentucky Art and Craft Foundation), Louisville, Kentucky, USA, Glass Vessel: An International Invitational

The World Craft Forum Kanazawa, Kanazawa, Japan, World Competition of Arts and Crafts, Kanazawa,

Traveling exhibition: Special Invitational Exhibition Crafts Now - 21 Artists each from America, Europe, and Asia ”American Studio Glass: A Survey of the Movement, The William S. Fairfield Art Museum, Sturgeon Bay, WI, USA; Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, MI; The Haggin Museum, Stockton, CA, USA

Traveling Exhibition: The White Collection of American Crafts, Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL


2002


The Gallery at Steuben, N.Y, N.Y., USA UrbanGlass @ 25- An Anniversary Exhibition

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, Contemporary Directions: Glass from the Maxine and William Block

Collection (traveling exhibition)

*Museo Correr (Civici Musei Veneziani D’Arte e di Storia), Venice, Italy, Toots Zynsky, (traveling exhibition)

The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA, USA, Crafting a Legacy

Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI, USA, Transparent Illusions


2001


*Glasmuseet Ebeltoft, Ebeltoft, Denmark, Toots Zynsky (traveling exhibition)

Shanghai Fine Arts Museum, Shanghai, China, and China Millenium Monument Museum, Beijing, China, Contemporary Glass Worldwide

Nordjllands Kunstmuseum, Aalborg, Denmark and Tonder Museum, Tonder, Denmark, Flet Braid

Mingei International Museum, San Diego, CA, Venini- Glass and Design in a World Perspective

Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, N.Y., Late 20th Century Sculpture

The Newark Museum, Newark, NJ, Fire and Light, 3000 Years of Glass Artistry

The Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL, Contemporary Glass from the Permanent Collection


2000


Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, USA, Open Ends, MoMa2000

American Craft Museum, New York, NY, USA, Venetian Glass: 20th Century Italian Glass from the Olnick Spanu Collection concurrent with Memories of Murano: American Glass Artists in Venice,

Museum of American Art, Greensburg, PA, USA, From Westmoreland Glass to Contemporary Glass

Koganezaki Glass Museum, Shizuoka, Japan Vessels: The International Exhibition of Glass

The Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, Florida, USA, Splendor in the Glass: Contemporary Glass from the Palley

Collection

Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition (SITES), American Glass: Masters of the Art, Civic Fine Arts Center, Sioux Falls, SD; Museum of Arts and Sciences, Georgia

Traveling Exhibition: The White Collection of American Crafts, The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI


1999


Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, The Art of Craft: Contemporary Works from the Saxe Collection

Singapore Art Museum, Singapore, Handmade: Shifting Paradigms

Borgholm Castle, Borgholm, Sweden, Global Art Glass

*Museo del Vidrio, Monterrey, Mexico

*Koganezaki Glass Museum, Toots Zynsky and Nakao Yuko, Shizuoka, Japan

Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition (SITES), American Glass: Masters of the Art, George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, Springfield, MA; Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL

Traveling Exhibition: The White Collection of American Crafts, Mint Museum of Craft and Design, Mint Museum of Art,

Charlotte, NC; Decorative Arts Museum, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR


1998


Venezia Aperto Vetro, Venice, Italy

Traveling Exhibition: The White Collection of American Crafts, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA


1997


Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN, USA, Masters of Contemporary Glass, Selections from the Glick Collection

Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ, USA, ¡Cálido!, Contemporary Warm Glass

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA, USA, Glass Today by American Studio Artists

Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH, USA, Glass Today: American Studio Glass from Cleveland Collections

Museo del Vidrio, Monterrey, Mexico, Inaugural Exhibition

Musée des Arts Décoratifs de la Ville de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland, Artistes Verriers Contemporains

Traveling Exhibition: The White Collection of American Crafts, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME; Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL; Delaware Museum of Art, Wilmington, DE


1996


Venezia Aperto Vetro, Venice, Italy

Musée National de Céramique, Sèvres, France, Couleurs et Transparence, Chefs-d’œuvre du Verre Contemporain

Traveling Exhibition: The White Collection of American Crafts, Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, MA; LACMA, Los Angeles, CA; Art Museum of Western Virginia, Roanoke, VA


1995


National Museum of American Art, The White House Collection of American Craft, Washington, D.C.

Yamaha Corporation, Tokyo, Japan, Glass Now ’95, ’94, ’92,’ 91,’ 90,’ 89, & ’87

Traveling Exhibition: The White Collection of American Crafts, Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY; American Craft Museum, NY, NY


1994


Winter Olympics, Lillehammer, Norway, International Craft Exhibition


1993


The White House, The White House Craft Collection, Washington DC, USA

Toledo Museum of Art, Contemporary Crafts and the Saxe Collection


1992


Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth Australia, The Second Australian International Crafts Triennial

The Whatcom Museum of History and Art, Bellingham, WA, USA, Clearly Art - The Pilchuck’s Glass Legacy,

Conseil Régional de Haute-Normandie, France, Exposition Internationale de Verre Contemporaine


1991


Erfurt, Germany, Configura 1 - Kunst in Europa Erfurt 91

Musée des Arts Décoratifs de Prague, Czechoslovakia, Chefs d’Oeuvres de la Verrerie Française du XIXe siècle à nos jours


1990


Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Germany, Gaste aus Frankreich

The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, USA, Masterpieces of Glass from the Corning Collection

The Hermitage, St. Petersberg, Russia, Masterpieces of Glass from the Corning Collection


1989


*Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Toots Zynsky


1988


Traveling Museum Exhibition, The Netherlands, Vormen in Glas

Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Sapporo, Japan, World Glass Now


1986


American Craft Museum, New York, NY, USA, Poetry of the Physical

Huntington Museum of Art, West Virginia, Huntington, W. VA, USA, New American Glass, Focus 2

Oakland Museum of Art, Oakland, CA, USA, The Saxe Collection


1985


Hokkaido Museum of Art, Sapporo, Japan, World Glass Now

Musée des Beaux Arts de Rouen, France, Art du Verre Actualité International


1984


Cheney-Cowles Museum, Spokane, WA, USA, Pilchuck Glass


1983


The American Embassy, Prague, Czechoslovakia, Special Exhibition of Contemporary American GLASS


1982


Dimock Gallery, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA, The Fine Art of Private Commissions

Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ, USA, New York Experimental Glass Workshop Exhibition


1981


Traveling exhibition: Americans in Glass; Leigh Yawkey Woodson Museum, Wausau, IL, USA; The Cooper-Hewitt Museum, New York, NY; The Krannert Museum of Art, Illinois: (The Western Association of Art Museums)

De Cordova and Dana Museum, Lincoln, MA, USA, Glass Routes


1980


Clayworks-Glassworks Gallery, New York, NY, USA, Sculptural Glass: 10 New York City Area 

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