Laurie Wagman Visiting Artist Series: Anna Mlasowsky

The first speaker in the Laurie Wagman Visiting Artist and Artist-in-Residence Series will be German glass artist Anna Mlasowsky, recognized for her experimental and boundary pushing work in glass.

Born in 1984 in East Germany, Anna Mlasowsky holds a BA in Glass from the Royal Danish Academy and an MFA in Sculpture from the University of Washington. Anna received an Artist Trust Fellowship in 2017, was one of the Emerging Voices in Craft Shortlist Award recipients and was awarded an Emerging Artist residency at Centrum Foundation. Anna has been included in Museum collections of The Corning Museum of Glass, The Toyama City Museum and the Castello Sforzesco in Milan. Her work has been shown at the Museum of Art and Design, The European Museum for Contemporary Glass, The Northwest Museum of Art, The Bellevue Arts Museum and the Tacoma Museum of Glass and the Stockholm Architecture Museum. 

Her work has been published in American Craft, the Shanghai Museum of Art Magazine, PBS Discovery Channel Canada, and Half Cut Tea. In 2018 she received the Aldo Bellini Award, the John and Joyce Price Award of Excellence and was a Museum of Art and Design Burk Prize finalist. She was the Windgate Visiting Artist at Purchase College in the Spring of 2019 and will be a Beckman Fellow at the Science History Institute in Philadelphia in 2021. 

This lecture series is funded by the Laurie Wagman Fund in Glass at the Tyler School of Art and Architecture.

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Photo: Your Wor(l)ds in my Mouth, 2020, Material/Technique: 4 Minute performance, cast Body Safe Silicone Mouth insert, Tiny TV( 1x1” Tv screen), Solid Ground Glass. Provided courtesy of the artist.