1st Place recipient
Beth Lipman lives and works in Sheboygan Falls, WI. She has exhibited her work widely and has received numerous awards including a Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant, Wisconsin Arts Board Fellowship, and a Ruth Chenven Foundation Grant. Most recently, she completed Glimmering Gone, a collaborative installation with Swedish artist Ingalena Klenell, for the Museum of Glass (WA), which is on view through March 2012. Lipman has exhibited her work internationally at such institutions as the ICA/MECA (ME), RISD Museum (RI), Milwaukee Art Museum (WI), Gustavsbergs Konsthall (Sweden) and the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum (DC). Her work has been acquired by numerous museums including the Brooklyn Museum of Art (NY), Smithsonian American Art Museum (DC), and the Corning Museum of Glass (NY).