Nadine Saylor nació en Hershey, Pennsylvania el 29 de abril de 1971. Se graduó en la Universidad de las Artes, en Filadelfia, Pensilvania, con un BFA en fotografía en 1996. Se involucró con el vidrio en 1995 y ha estado trabajando con el medio desde entonces.
Desde entonces, ha viajado para estudiar con muchos artistas de renombre en el vidrio como Pino Signoretto, Ruth King, y Dick Marquis. En 1997, obtuvo una beca para asistir al Museo del Vidrio de Corning. En 1999, recibió la beca de Harvey and Bess Littleton para asistir a Penland Escuela de Artes. En 2002, asistió a Pilchuck Glass School como estudiante en la clase de Hiroshi Yamano.
Ella ha trabajado en Santa Cruz con Paul DeSomma y Marsha Blaker-Desomma como su ayudante en la sección de vidrio caliente 1999-2005.Nadine recientemente recibió su Maestría en Bellas Artes con Licenciatura en Estudios de Escultura de Dimensiones de la Alfred University. Actualmente es profesora adjunta en el departamento de vidrio.
Nadine Saylor was born in Hershey, Pennsylvania on April 29, 1971. She graduated from ‘The University of the Arts’ in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a BFA in photography in 1996. She was introduced to glass in 1995 and has been working with the medium ever since. “When I saw glass being formed for the first time, I was captivated by the color of the hot liquid. I knew that this was something that I had to try.”
Since then, she has traveled to several facilities to study with many renowned glass artists including Pino Signoretto, Ruth King, and Dick Marquis. In 1997, she was awarded a scholarship to attend ‘The Corning Museum of Glass’. In 1999, she received the Harvey and Bess Littleton scholarship to attend ‘Penland School of Crafts’. In 2002, she attended ‘Pilchuck Glass School’ as a student in Hiroshi Yamano’s class.
She has worked in Santa Cruz with Paul DeSomma and Marsha Blaker-Desomma as their hot shop assistant 1999-2005. She was a visiting artist at San Jose State University where she aided students in developing their skills. Nadine recently received her Masters of Fine Arts Degree in Sculpture Dimentional Studies from Alfred University. She is currently an adjunct professor in their glass department.