Anne Nye studied fine art at the University of Idaho and California College of the Arts and University of Idaho in the 60’s, completing course work for a BFA. She worked as a graphic designer and illustrator for many years and in 1997 began working as a full time artist. Since 2000, Anne has worked primarily on her own in kiln formed glass developing her painterly style and techniques, but recently studied under Narcissus Quagliata and Ted Sawyer and completed an invitational residency at Pilchuck under the direction of Steve Klein and Richard Parrish.
Anne’s work is held in private collections in many parts of the world including the US, China, Korea, Japan, Australia and South Africa.
Anne’s work has been written up in several national magazines including Art Connoisseur and Western Art Collector as well as several local publications. She was a featured artist in Glass Art Magazine, July/August 2013. In the last few years, she has been in high demand as an instructor and has taught at Ed Hoy in Chicago, D&L Art Glass in Denver & Rainbow Artistic Glass in Omaha NE. She conducts select one-on-one mentoring/teaching workshops in her home studio and is the Director of the Glass Studio at the Artisan Village in her home town of Coolidge.