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date: 15 October 2019

Zynsky, Toots Born Mary Ann, But Called Toots Almost From Birthlocked


American, 20th – 21st century, female.

Active in Providence (Rhode Island) and Amsterdam.

Born 1951, in Boston (Massachusetts).

Sculptor, glassmaker.

Toots Zynsky, who was awarded a BFA by the Rhode Island School of Design in 1973, was among the original group of artists who founded the Pilchuck Glass School in Seattle. She has used almost every glassmaking technology in her work at some time. To create the distinctive sculptural glass vessels for which she is internationally acclaimed, however, she developed a technique known as ...

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