Anna Boothe has worked with glass since 1980 and earned degrees in sculpture from Rhode Island School of Design and glass from Tyler School of Art/Temple University. Included in the permanent collections of The Corning Museum of Glass, Racine Art Museum, and Tacoma Museum of Art, her cast glasswork has been exhibited widely, including recently at Philadelphia’s International Airport, the Philadelphia Art Alliance, Fuller Craft Museum, Albuquerque Art Museum, the Arts Council of Princeton and in Vicenza, Italy with a major collaborative work scheduled for exhibition at the Racine Art Museum, date TBD.
When exhibiting for the first time in each of the Smithsonian, Philadelphia Museum of Art, and American Craft Council Baltimore craft shows, she received “Best of” awards.
Earlier this year, her perfume bottle “Laurel Berry” (included in the 2021 CraftForms show at the Wayne Art Center) was awarded 1st Prize by the International Perfume Bottle Collectors’ Association. As well, she won 2nd Place in the 2020 Fuller Craft Museum’s members’ exhibition.
Boothe taught in Tyler’s glass program for 16 years, helped develop and chaired Salem Community College’s glass art program, and has exhibited and/or lectured internationally in Australia, Belgium, Israel, Japan, Switzerland, Taiwan, and Turkey as well as at numerous US universities and glass-focused schools.
She served on the Board and as President of the Glass Art Society from 1998-2006 and is a former Director of Glass at Philadelphia’s National Liberty Museum.
Presently, she lives in the Philadelphia area, where she is a freelance artist and manages her new webstore (www.patedeverity.com) through which she sells her decorative cast crystal works.