Annette Sheppard first studied glassmaking at The Studio of The Corning Museum of Glass while earning her B.S. in Design and Environmental Analysis from Cornell University. Upon graduation, Annette studied with world-renowned glass artists teaching at The Studio, including Pino Signoretto and Shin-ichi and Kimiake Higuchi. She has worked and traveled with the Hot Glass Roadshow of The Corning Museum of Glass for many years. Sheppard spends the majority of her time focused on sculpting glass, but also enjoys making functional objects.