Jacqueline Knight is an Australian glass artist currently residing in Canberra, Australia.  Predominantly making contemporary blown glass, Jacqueline is a glassblower, kilnworker, coldworker and neon artist.  

 

From 2006 - 2008, Jacqueline studied at Alfred University, New York State on a scholarship and stipend where she was awarded her MFA in glass sculpture. She was also the recipient of an Ian Potter Cultural Grant (Aus). Jacqueline has been a TA at Pilchuck Glass School and Corning Museum of Glass and studied at Pilchuck on a Board of Trustees Scholarship. Prior to this, Jacqueline graduated with a BFA (1st Class Honours) at the Canberra School of Art, Australia (2002) also receiving the Australian National University Public Art Collection Award.  She then was one of two Australians to be chosen for the highly competitive Jamfactory Contemporary Craft and Design Center program in Adelaide, Australia 2004 - 2005.

 

Most recently, Jacqueline was Adjunct Professor in Glass at MassArt (Massachusetts College of Art & Design) as well as Visiting Lecturer at Salem State University teaching Beginning Glassblowing, Advanced Glassblowing and Foundation studies. Jacqueline’s work can be viewed in New Glass Review, editions 29 and 27 and the book 500 Glass Objects. She currently manages Production & Commissions at the Canberra Glassworks.

 

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