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EDUCATION
1967–74 University of Oregon & Portland State University, Ceramics and Fine Arts

SELECTED AWARDS
2011 Rakow Commission, Corning Museum of Glass
2008 Juror’s Choice Award, Fog; Corning Museum of Glass, New Glass Review 29
2004 Urban Design Award, Ring of Water, Atlanta, GA
2004 Americans for the Arts, Year in Review; Public Art, Ring of Water
2003 Museum of Glass, International Center for Contemporary Art, Visiting Artist Summer Series, Tacoma, WA
1997-98 Seattle Arts Commission, Individual Artist 1998, Purchase Award
1994-95 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship
1994 Tulane University, Artist-in-Residence; New Orleans, LA
1993 Louis Comfort Tiffany Award; New York, NY
1993 Pilchuck Glass School, Artist-in-Residence; Stanwood, WA
1991 Certificate of Design Excellence, Catalog Cover, Art Works for Aids; Design Award, Print Magazine
1991 Centrum Foundation, Printmaking, Artist-in-Residence, Port Townsend, WA
1987 Pilchuck Glass School, Artist-in-Residence; Stanwood, WA
1986 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship
1986 Kohler Foundry, Artist-in-Residence; Kohler, WI
1985 Pilchuck Glass School, Artist-in-Residence; Stanwood, WA
1984 Kohler Foundry, Artist-in-Residence; Kohler, WI

SELECTED COLLECTIONS
Corning Museum of Glass; Corning, NY
Seattle Art Museum; Seattle, WA
American Craft Museum; New York, NY
Microsoft Corporation; Redmond, WA
Renwick Gallery, National Museum of American Art; Washington, DC
Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI
Huntsville Museum of Art; Huntsville, AL
Charles Wustum Museum of Fine Art; Racine, WI
Birmingham Museum of Art; Birmingham, AL
Detroit Institute of the Arts; Detroit, MI
Washington State Arts Commission; Seattle, WA
Whatcom Museum of Art; Bellingham, WA

SELECTED COMMISSIONS
2012 One Day – Glass wall-mounted sculpture. Commissioned by Horizon House; Seattle, WA
2012 Light – Exterior glass free-standing sculpture. Commissioned by Central Oregon Community College; Bend, OR
2012 North Star – Exterior glass wall-mounted sculpture. Commissioned by Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, DC
2012 Untitled – Exterior glass free-standing sculpture. Private commission; Seattle, WA
2012 Grace – Five glass wall-mounted panels. Private commission; San Francisco, CA
2012 Moonlight – Glass wall-mounted sculpture. Private commission; Barcelona, Spain
2011 Time – Glass panel. Commissioned by Swedish Medical Center Issaquah Hospital, WA
2011 Waterfall 2 – Exterior glass wall-mounted sculpture. Private commission; San Diego, CA
2011 Two Vessels – Glass wall-mounted sculptures. Private commission; Bellevue, WA
2010 Lumen- Suspended glass sculpture. Commissioned by City of San Antonio, TX for San Antonio International Airport
2010 Loop - Suspended glass sculpture. Commissioned by WA Arts Commission for Clark College; Vancouver, WA
2010 Waterfall - Glass wall-mounted sculpture. Commissioned by Shorenstein Realty Services; Portland, OR
2009 Trace - Suspended glass sculpture. Private commission; Palm Springs, CA
2009 Convergence - Outdoor sculptural glass wall. Private commission; Seattle, WA
2009 Morning - Suspended glass sculpture. Private commission; Washington, DC
2009 River of Light - Glass wall-mounted sculpture. Private commission; Bellevue, WA
2008 Untitled - Six glass wall-mounted panels. Commissioned by Blackburn Architects for Indianapolis International Airport
2008 Three - Three glass wall-mounted panels. Private commission; Shenzhen, China
2008 Long Day/Long Night - Suspended glass sculpture. Commissioned by Alaska Dept. of Transportation for Fairbanks International Airport; Fairbanks, AK
2008 One Day - Glass sculpture. Commissioned by Regional Arts & Culture Council for Providence Portland Medical Center
2007 Link - Suspended glass sculpture. Commissioned by St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, Boise, ID
2007 Sliver of Light - Glass wall-mounted sculpture. The Metropolitan; Portland, OR
2006 Heartline - Hanging glass sculpture. Private commission; Seattle, WA
2006 Sky 2 - Glass wall-mounted sculpture. Commissioned by Joan Warren-Grady, Art Advisor; San Diego, CA for Regent Bal Harbour in Bal Harbour, FL
2006 Landscape - Glass wall-mounted sculpture. Commissioned by Joan Warren-Grady, Art Advisor; San Diego, CA for Mosaic on Miami Beach, Mosaic Condos
2006 Trace - Outdoor glass wall. Private commission, Mercer Island, WA
2006 Center - Glass sculpture. Private commission, Bellevue, WA
2006 Wave 2 - Glass sculpture. Commissioned by Washington Mutual; Seattle, WA
2005 Circle, Wave, Horizon - Commissioned by Regional Arts & Culture Council; Portland, OR for Legacy Salmon Creek Hospital, Vancouver, WA
2005 Earth - 4 wall-mounted panels, Commissioned by Westin Hotel, Bellevue, WA
2005 Untitled - Monoprint, ink on paper. Commissioned by Marriott Hotel, St. Louis, MO
2004 Weave - Hanging glass sculpture. Commissioned by Regional Arts & Culture Council,
Portland, OR for St. Peter Hospital, Olympia, WA
2004 Land & Sky - Glass wall-mounted sculpture Commissioned by City of Everett Cultural Commission for Everett Events Center, Everett, WA
2003 Ring of Water - Hanging sculpture with terrazzo floor. Commissioned by the Bureau of Cultural Affairs; Atlanta, GA
2003 Wrap - Stained glass windows. Commissioned by Regional Arts & Culture Council, Portland, OR
2003 Untitled - Suspended glass sculpture. Commissioned by Marriott Hotel, San Jose, CA
2002 Sunrise/Sunset and Circle - Two interior glass wall-mounted sculptures. Commissioned by Sato Pharmaceutical; Tokyo, Japan
2002 Wave - Interior hanging glass sculpture. Commissioned by Talbot Corporation, Bellingham, WA
2002 Earth & Sky - Glass sculptural panels. Commissioned by Stoel Rives, LLP; Seattle, WA
2001 Lebeg (slight movement in the air) - Suspended rotating glass sculpture. Commissioned by WA State Arts Commission in partnership with WA State Convention and Trade Center; Seattle, WA
2001 Ripple - Three undulating glass wall panels. Commissioned and installed at Good Samaritan Hospital; Puyallup, WA
2001 Yin & Yang - Glass wall mounted sculptures. Commissioned by Clise Properties; Seattle, WA
2000 Four Vessels - Found and blown glass sculptures. Commissioned by London Club, London, England, Installed: Las Vegas, NV
2000 Evidence - Glass panels. Commissioned by University Hospital; Seattle, WA
2000 Tango Rojo - Glass column. Private commission; Seattle, WA
2000 Sliver of Fire - Glass sculpture. Private commission, Mercer Island, WA
2000 Day & Night - Glass wall panels. Commissioned by Swedish Medical Center; Seattle, WA
1998 Uno, Dos, Tres - Exterior wall. Commissioned by Target Stores; Walnut Creek, CA
1998 Untitled - Cast glass lighting. Commissioned by Dumas Bay Community Center; Federal Way, WA
1996 Danza del Cerchio - Exterior wall installed at Pier 66. Commissioned by the Port of Seattle; Seattle, WA
1996 Untitled - Glass sculpture. Commissioned by Columbia Basin College; Pasco, WA

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2011 Winston Wächter Fine Art, Point in Time; Seattle, WA
2008 Winston Wächter Fine Art, Lumen; New York, NY
2007 Winston Wächter Fine Art; Space, Seattle, WA
2007 Michelle Bello Fine Art at Sloan Miyasato; San Francisco, CA
2006 Sandy Carson Gallery, Denver, CO
2005 Winston Wächter Fine Art; Light, Seattle, WA
2005 Friesen Gallery Fine Art, Sun Valley, ID
2001 William Traver Gallery, Mantra; Seattle, WA
1999 William Traver Gallery, Continuum; Seattle, WA
1996 Butters Gallery, Studies in Geometry and Color; Portland, OR
1994 Linda Farris Gallery, Positioning; Seattle, WA
1993 Butters Gallery, Soft Edges; Portland, OR
1992 Linda Farris Gallery, Familiar Rhythms; Seattle, WA
1992 Allrich Gallery, Patterns of Identity; San Francisco, CA
1989 William Traver Gallery; Seattle, WA
1988 William Traver Gallery; Seattle, WA
1987 Art Gym, Marylhurst College; Portland, OR
1987 William Traver Gallery; Seattle, WA
1987 Esther Saks Gallery, Sculpture in Glass and Mixed Media; Chicago, IL
1986 Bellevue Art Museum, Transitions, Heads and Faces in Clay and Glass; Bellevue, WA
1985 Prichard Gallery, University of Idaho, Good Spirit Poles; Moscow, ID
1984 Mahler Fine Arts, Five New Sculptures; Seattle, WA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2012 Heather Gaudio Fine Art, Black + White; New Canaan, CT
2012 Palm Springs Art Museum, Contemporary Glass; Palm Springs, CA
2010 Bellevue Arts Museum, Eyes for Glass: The Price Collection; Bellevue, WA
2009 Wright Exhibition Space, Artists of Artech; Seattle, WA
2008 J Crist Gallery, Spring Salon; Boise, ID
2008 Winston Wächter Fine Art, New Directions; Seattle, WA
2007 Katonah Museum of Art; Shattering Glass; Katonah, NY
2006 Winston Wächter Fine Art, Please Do Not Touch; New York, NY
2005 Winston Wächter Fine Art, Lucky 7; Seattle, WA
2004 Winston Wächter Fine Art, Expansion; Seattle, WA
2004 Friesen Gallery; Sun Valley, ID
2002 Huntsville Museum of Art, Permanent Collection Highlights; Huntsville, AL
2002 William Traver Gallery, 25th Anniversary Show; Seattle, WA
2002 Sloan Miyasato; San Francisco, CA
1999 Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian, Glass! Glorious Glass!; Washington, DC
1999 Battle Creek Art Center, Breathless: The Figure in Contemporary Glass; Battle Creek, MI
1998 Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian; Washington, DC
1997 Heller Gallery; New York, NY
1997 Traver Gallery; SOFA Chicago, Chicago, IL
1997 Butters Gallery, Art Fair Seattle; Seattle, WA
1997 Traver Gallery, Art Fair Seattle; Seattle, WA
1997 Kirkland Art Center, Printworks; Kirkland, WA
1996 Huntsville Museum, Breaking the Mold; Huntsville, AL
1996 Birmingham Museum of Art; Birmingham, AL
1996 University of Montana, The Translucent Object; Missoula, MT
1995 Seattle Art Museum, Holding the Past: Historicism in Northwest Glass, Seattle, WA
1995 Marylhurst College, Endowment: Refittings; Portland, OR
1994-95 Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, World Glass Now, (traveling exhibition); Japan
1994 William Traver Gallery, 17th Annual International Pilchuck Glass Exhibition; Seattle, WA
1994 Butters Gallery, Butters Glass; Portland, OR
1993 University of Washington, Endowment: Refittings; Seattle, WA
1993 Joanne Rapp Gallery, New Glass Works; Scottsdale, AZ
1993 Linda Farris Gallery, Sculptors on Paper; Seattle, WA
1993 William Traver Gallery, 16th Annual International Pilchuck Glass Exhibition; Seattle, WA
1992 Salt Lake City Art Center, Dreams and Shields; Salt Lake City, UT
1992 West One Bank, Spirit of the West, (traveling exhibition); WA
1991 Bellevue Art Museum, Come to Your Senses; Bellevue, WA
1991 Bellevue Art Museum, Frozen Moments; Bellevue, WA
1991 California Crafts Museum, West Coast Glass: A Survey of Contemporary Glass Artists, San Francisco, CA
1991 Linda Farris Gallery, Seattle, WA
1991 Robert Kidd Gallery, Glass Invitational; Birmingham, MI
1991 Elaine Horwitch Gallery; Scottsdale, AZ
1991 Security Pacific Gallery, Interface/Innerface; Seattle, WA
1990 Jamison Thomas Gallery, Contemporary West Coast Sculpture; Portland, OR
1990 The Allrich Gallery, Archeology of Glass; San Francisco, CA
1988 U.S. Embassy, Pilchuck Glass; Prague, Czechoslovakia
1988 Whatcom County Museum and the Society for Arts and Crafts; Bellingham, WA
1988 Walters Gallery, Pilchuck: An Exhibition of Contemporary Glass Sculpture; Los Angeles, CA
1988 Bellevue Art Museum, Pilchuck: The Great Glass Experiment; Bellevue, WA
1987 Hand and Spirit Gallery, Women in Glass; Scottsdale, AZ
1987 Matrix Gallery, NEA Show; Austin, TX
1987 Bumbershoot, Seattle Sculpture 1927-1987, (curated by Matthew Kangas); Seattle, WA
1985 Center on Contemporary Art, Neo-New York; Seattle, WA
1985 William Traver Gallery, Pilchuck 1985; Seattle, WA
1985 Habatat Gallery, Pilchuck 1985; Lathrup Village, MI
1983 Long Island University Hillwood Art Gallery, The Raw Edge: Ceramics for the 80’s, (curator: Susan Wechsler); Greenvale, NY
1983 Seattle Art Center, Bumberbiennale (curated by Matthew Kangas); Seattle, WA
1983 Sheppard Fine Art Center, Seattle Exchange, (traveling exhibition curated by Ron Glowen); Seattle, WA and Reno, NV
1982 Factory of Visual Arts, Clay in Architecture; Seattle, WA
1982 Oregon State University, Oregon State Juried Art Show; Salem, OR
1982 San Jose Museum of Art, Pacific Currents/Ceramics 1982, (curated by Susan Foley and Sherri Warner); San Jose, CA

SELECTED REVIEWS & PUBLICATIONS
New Glass Review 33, The Corning Museum of Glass, Five Pods, "The Rakow Commission",
cover, pp. 98-100, June 2012
New Glass Review 33, The Corning Museum of Glass, Lyric Drawing (White), p. 18, June 2012
The Gather, Corning Museum of Glass, Five Pods, "Ann Gardner: Recipient of the 2011
Rakow Commission"
, p. 11, Fall 2011/Winter 2012
Architectural Digest, Drawing One, "Downstairs, Upstairs", pp. 116-121 June 2011
Ann Gardner, "The Dimension of Light", essay by Pablo Schugurensky, pp. 6-7, March 2011
City Arts - Seattle, Convergence; "The Curator’s Eye: Reflecting on the ‘Hood", pp. 50, May 2010
Sculpture Magazine Insider, Convergence; "Commissions"; May 2010
Mosaic Art Now, "A Body of Work: Ann Gardner"; cover, pp. 16-24, ed. 2010
IND Foundation, Inc./Emmis Publishing. IND, The Art of it All; pp. 72-75, 2009
Metropolitan Home, Heartline, "The Art of the Family", pp. 83-85, December 2009
Seattle Times, Pacific Northwest magazine, "Art Well Served"; pp. 19-22, October 12, 2008
New Glass Review 29, The Corning Museum of Glass, Fog; Juror's Choice Section, June 2008
ICO. Public Art: A World’s Eye View; pp. 280-287
Neues Glas, "Ann Gardner"; pp. 30–37, Winter 2005/2006
Artweek, "Ann Gardner at Winston Wächter Fine Art", p. 19, December 2005/January 2006
New Glass Review 26, The Corning Museum of Glass, Ring of Water; p. 18, August 2004
Art in America, Ring of Water; Public Art 2003 In Review, August 2004
Sculpture Magazine, Ring of Water; "Commissions" September 2004
American Craft, Ann Gardner; "Selected Commissions of the Year", pp. 56-57, April/May 2002
The Bellingham Herald, "Light Wave: Sculptor Refines Mosaic Expression", October 12, 2002
Art in America, Lebeg (slight movement in the air); Public Art 2001 In Review, 2002
Seattle Post Intelligencer (PI), "Pendants of Beauty Go Public", July 9, 2001
Glass Magazine, William Traver Gallery show review, Ron Glowen, pp. 56, Winter 1999
American Craft, Ann Gardner, by Vicki Halper, pp. 46-51, Apr/May 1998
Seattle Times, "Architecture for Art Collectors", David Berger, pp. 25-28, December 7, 1997
Landscape Architecture, "Tile Tales", by Daniel Winterbottom, pp. 42-47, February 1997
New Glass Review 18, Neues Glas and The Corning Museum of Glass, 1997
Designing With Glass, "The Creative Touch, Carol Soucek King", pp. 92-93, 1996
Glass Magazine, Ann Gardner; "Reinterpreting Domesticity", Summer, 1993
Seattle PI, "Ann Gardner Shows a Tender Side", February 1992
Out of the Fire, Bonnie Miller, ed., pp.44-46, 1991
The Northwest, Linda Humphrey and Fred Albert, ed. 1991
Artweek, "Static Refinement", April, 1990
Architectural Digest, "Melding Art and Architecture in an Urban Seattle Apartment", Feb. 1990 Seattle PI, "A New Romanticism Takes Wing from Glass Sculptor’s Angelic Idea", March 1989
Artweek, "Moving Beyond Androgyny", June 13, 1987
Seattle PI, "An Iron Reputation Grows Out of Sometimes Fragile Art", June 5, 1987
Reflex, "Modern Theater", July/August, 1987
American Crafts, "Shattered Self: Northwest Figurative Ceramics", Aug/Sept 1986
American Ceramics, Review of Ann Gardner’s work, 1986
Artweek, "Ceremonial Sculptures", November 9, 1985
Seattle PI, "Sculptures Offer a Powerful Presence", April 18, 1984
American Ceramics, Review of ceramic and glass sculptures, Winter, 1983
Art in America, Review of ceramic work, October, 1982

SELECTED LECTURES
2011 Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA
2011 Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY
2007 Michelle Bello Fine Art at Sloan Miyasato
2005 Winston Wächter Fine Art, Seattle, WA
2004 Emporia State University, Emporia, KS
2003 Glass Art Society, Seattle, WA
2003 Museum of Glass, International Center for Contemporary Art, Tacoma, WA
2001 Microsoft Corporation, Seattle, WA
1996 Pilchuck Glass School, Seattle, WA
1995 Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
1994 Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
1993 Port of Seattle, Seattle, WA
1993 Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA
1990 University of Washington, Ceramics Dept., Seattle, WA
1990 Glass Art Society, Seattle, WA
1988 University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
1986 Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA