Biography: Ryan Doolittle
Ryan grew up in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains and her artwork is heavily influenced by spending her formative years surrounded by nature. In 2006, Ryan received a BFA with a focus in glass from Virginia Commonwealth University. After college, she moved to Seattle, WA, a major glassworking community, where she explores the versatility of color and texture in glass. She is happiest when she can delve into learning new techniques.
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Lovely landscapes dotted with tiny churches abound in the fjords of Norway.
Hello again! It has been a whirlwind of a summer and fall on the Celebrity Eclipse sailing to never-before-seen ports of call in the Baltic Sea and discovering new Scandinavian and Norwegian glass and design studios. I had... more
A beautiful sunset backlights downtown Chicago, taken from Navy Pier.
Welcome to part two of my photojournalistic quest to document and share the incredible happenstance that was the Hot Glass Roadshow at SOFA Chicago. Having our glassblowing stage set up for demonstrations at this expo was a... more
Museum gaffer George Kennard walking down Navy Pier on his way to SOFA to light up the Roadshow stage.
The windy city of Chicago was swept into a frenzy of creative synergy as the 19th Annual Exposition of Sculpture Objects & Functional Art (SOFA) Fair once again graced historic Navy Pier.