Alli Luhmann is a hot-glass sculptor, occasionally integrating other materials into her work.

She currently lives and works in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Selected Group Exhibitions 

2020 Sculptural Objects & Functional Art Show, Chicago, IL

2019 Sculptural Objects & Functional Art Show, Chicago, IL

2019 Art On the Edge, Edge Center for the Arts, Big Fork, MN

2016 Born of Fire: Selections from Foci Minnesota Center for Glass Arts Instructors, Metro State, St. Paul, MN 

2016 Anoka Ramsey Alumni Show, The Mississippi Gallery, Minneapolis, MN 

2014 Annual Glass Show, Art Resources Gallery, Edina, MN 

2011 Anoka Ramsey College Portfolio Show, The Mississippi Gallery, Minneapolis, MN


Commissions/Collections 

Metropolitan State University - Masters of Advocacy and Political Leadership Program, Bi-annual commemorative sculpture awards, Saint Paul, MN

Violence Free Minnesota, Annual commemorative sculpture awards, Saint Paul, MN

Minnesota Brownfields, Annual commemorative sculpture awards, Minneapolis, MN

University of Minnesota, Permanent collection, Minneapolis, MN


Residencies & Internships 

2016 Artist residency, Gent Glas, Gent, Belgium 

2011, Intern, Visual Resources Department, The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN


Teaching/ Demonstrating/ Teaching Assistant Experience

2009 – 2017, Glassblowing Instructor/Teaching Assistant, Foci Minnesota Center for Glass

Arts, Minneapolis, MN


Professional Experience 

2020 Grant Panel Jury Member for the Arts Support Project Grant, Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, St. Paul, MN

2012 – 2014, Interim Program Manager, Foci Minnesota Center for Glass Arts, Minneapolis, MN 

2011 – 2017, Gallery Manager, Foci Minnesota Center for Glass Arts, Minneapolis, MN

2009 - 2017, Studio Staff, Foci Minnesota Center for Glass Arts, Minneapolis, MN                                                                                                                          


Related Experience

2018 – Present, Glassblower, Bicycle Glass Company, St. Paul, MN 

2015 – 2016, Layout - Sandblasting & Coldworking Specialist, Minneapolis, MN


Education 

2018 Hollow Clay Figure Sculpting, Cordova Studio, Bakersville, NC 

2018 Hot-sculpting Animals, Penland School of Crafts, Bakersville, NC 

2017 Sculpture - Assembly in the Hot Shop, Foci Minnesota Center for Glass Arts, Minneapolis, MN 

2016 Hot Blow-Molds, Foci Minnesota Center for Glass Arts, Minneapolis, MN 

2015 Hollow Hot-sculpting Figures, The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY

2015 Vessel-making, Foci Minnesota Center for Glass Arts, Minneapolis, MN

2014 Hollow - Hot-sculpting Figures, The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY

2014 Vessel-making with Boyd Sugiki & Lisa Zerkowitz, Ignite Glass, Chicago, IL

2012 Hot-Sculpting, Foci Minnesota Center for Glass Arts, Minneapolis, MN 

2011 AFA, Anoka Ramsey College, Minneapolis, MN 

2010 Italian Vessel-making & Color Application Techniques, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA






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