Beth Ann Gerstein

Beth Ann Gerstein


Beth Ann Gerstein, past Secretary, is the Executive Director of The Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, Massachusetts. Established in 1897, SAC is the oldest non-profit craft organization in the U.S. SAC has a retail and an exhibition gallery; produces craftguide, a guide to crafts in Central New England; produces CRAFTBOSTON features 175 studio artists, a bookseller, non-profit craft organizations and an educational lecture series; SAC Artist Symposium, workshops on marketing and business issues; SAC Artist Awards, cash grants for artists; and the Medal for Excellence in Craft Award (2001 Recipient: Lino Tagliapietra).

Gerstein holds an MFA in jewelry and metalsmithing from Cranbrook Academy of Art, Michigan. She currently a board member of the Glass Art Society, and Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts. She was a juror for the 2003 St. Louis Art Fair and was a juror for the 2002 Smithsonian Craft Show and Co-Chair of the 2000 Society of North American Goldsmiths conference held in Boston.

The Glass Art Society reserves the right to deny applications for Technical Display, advertising participation, GAS membership or the conference from anyone for any reason.