Ginny Ruffner: The Flowering Phoenix Flameworked Glass, Public Art, and Emerging Technologies

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by Shawn Waggoner

Photography by Mike Seidl, Ambodha, and Spike Mafford

Beloved American artist, Ginny Ruffner, has enjoyed a distinguished career spanning more than three decades. The artist helped redefine flameworked glass, previously known as the process of tchotchkes and trinkets, as a sculptural medium for fine art. How she came back after an almost fatal car accident speaks to her strength of character.

This article was originally published on page 6 of the January/February 2017 issue of Glass Art.



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