Rene Culler is glass program coordinator at the University of South Alabama, which currently offers kiln forming and glass blowing courses that can be applied to a major concentration in glass. She has developed a kiln-transforming process that utilizes blown glass and kiln casting. Culler has developed a refractory paint that she uses in fused wall work in architectural installations. Culler is author of the book, "Glass Art From the Kiln." Rene Culler was awarded a Fulbright Senior Fellowship and travelled to South Korea in 2012.