Biography: Ginny Ruffner
Ginny Ruffner received a M.F.A. degree from the University of Georgia. Her flameworked and mixed-media sculpture and installations can be found in many major private and public collections, including 39 museums. The film titled “A Not So Still Life: The Ginny Ruffner Story” premiered at the Seattle International Film Festival in June, 2010, winning “Best Documentary.” Ruffner has received many awards, including the Libenskỳ Award, Pilchuck Glass School; Honorary Lifetime Achievement Award, Glass Art Society; Visual Artist Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts.