Sally Prasch is perhaps the perfect blend of advanced technical skill and intuitive creativity, with a background in both scientific glassblowing and fine art. Sally is an experienced scientific glassblower and currently the director of the glassblowing labs at the University of Vermont and the University of Massachusetts, offering fabrication, design consultation, repair and modification of existing glassware. She served as the Director of the glass lab at Syracuse University for 15 years.
At age 13 she began her career working as a part–time apprentice at the University of Nebraska with Lloyd Moore. She obtained her BFA in Glass (Furnace Glassblowing) and Ceramics at the University of Kansas. In 1986, Sally received an Associate in Applied Science from Salem Community College.
After pursuing her studies, she started her glass business, which is still active today. She also participates in different glass conferences and demonstrations. In addition, she has taught workshops in various locations such as Urban Glass in New York City, Niijima Glass School in Japan, Penland School of Crafts in Penland NC, Pilchuck Glass School in Stanwood, WA, Karma Glass in Denizli Turkey, Ingalena Klennell’s Studio in Sweden and many more. Both her art and scientific glasswork are exhibited worldwide.