Sibylle Peretti was born in 1964 in Mulheim-Ruhr, Germany. She was trained as a glass designer at the School for Glass Making in Zweisel, Germany. She studied sculpture and painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Cologne, where she received her M.F.A. She is internally known and has had many solo exhibitions as well as museum shows worldwide. In 1997, she received the Raphael Founders prize. Together with Stephen Paul Day, she was awarded a Wharhol Grant for artist residency at Penland. She has taught at many schools in Europe and the USA. Her work can be seen at the Corning Museum, the American Glass Museum, and many museums in Europe. Since 1992 she lives and works in New Orleans, and Cologne, Germany.
Critic Residency Essay by Robin Rice