Nancy Callan received her BFA at Massachusetts College of Art in 1996. She is a resident of Seattle, WA where she is a freelance glassblower. For the past four years, Nancy has been a member of Lino Tagliapetra’s glassblowing team. Recently, she taught glassblowing at the Studio in Corning, NY and at Pratt Fine Arts, Seattle, WA.
She gained gaffer experience at Manifesto Corp., a production studio where she was employed for 2-1/2 years; she has also been a gaffer at Pilchuck Glass School. Currently, Nancy is employed as a gaffer for Ginny Ruffner, and is an assistant to Josiah McElheny.
Critic Residency Essay by Robin Rice