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Biography: Allison Duncan

Allison Duncan
Allison Duncan
Special Projects Manager, The Studio

Allison Duncan joined the museum in 2008. She coordinates special programing and events at The Studio. Duncan plans and teaches programs that introduce people to hands-on glassmaking techniques. These include Fun with Glass, Immersion in Glass Studies, Road Scholars, and Beginning Glassblowing. Duncan works closely with regional and international glass artists, promotes and supports scholarships and residencies at The Studio, and coordinates group glassmaking events for all ages.

Duncan received a bachelor’s degree in art history and a bachelor’s of fine art in glass from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, where she focused on concepts in contemporary craft media.