Carmen Vetter studied visual art at the University of Nebraska in Omaha and has been working with kilnformed glass since 1999. She was a finalist in Bullseye Glass Company’s biennial Emerge competition in 2006, and again in 2008. Vetter participated in the In Place residency at North Lands Creative Glass in Lybster, Scotland in 2011. She has served as a guest lecturer at Pilchuck Glass School and exhibited in both group and solo exhibitions. Vetter lives and works in Portland, Oregon.


I like the big picture. My work is a way of connecting the dots. I am inspired by the patterns in life, cycles of destruction and renewal, and the interrelation of phenomena both macro and micro. - Carmen Vetter