Started working in glass in the 1970s.
Started Blowing glass at SFSU in the Spring of 1979. “Michael Schmidt and Carl taught me how to not drip molten glass on my feet.” John Leighton was the instructor.
Lynne-Rachel Altman is best known for her sculpture and site specific public art. A San Francisco Bay Area native, Altman has mastery over a variety of durable and temporal media including soap, chocolate, paper, sound, concrete, light, and 30 years of experience working with glass. She has a background in installation, design, and considers herself a 709.2 artist, the Dewey Decimal classification for “artists not limited to or chiefly identified with a specific form . ..”