Charlotte Potter

Charlotte Potter

Norfolk, VA, USA


Charlotte Potter is a conceptual artist and designer born in the spring of 1981 to a small town in Vermont. She received a BFA from Alfred University in 2003 and Honors MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2010. Trained as a traditional glassblower, Potter has been a pioneer in developing glass as a performance and conceptual medium. She has co-founded the Cirque de Verre and the Glass Theater, performance glass troupes that have performed at institutions such as the Corning Museum of Glass and the Toledo Museum of Art. Potter’s sculptures, installations and performances have been exhibited worldwide at galleries such as S 12 in Bergen Norway, The Oklahoma City Museum of Art, the Corning Museum of Glass and the Toledo Museum of Art. Her work is in the permanent collection of the American Museum of Glass, Chrysler Museum of Art, Museum of Jurassic Technology and the Henry J. Neils, Frank Lloyd Wright house. Currently Potter is the Glass Studio Manager and Programming Director at the Chrysler Museum of Art and teaches glass and new media courses at Old Dominion University and Virginia Wesleyan College in Norfolk, Virginia. This summer Potter curated and directed a contemporary art exhibition at Grand Point North, a music festival produced by her sister Grace Potter in Burlington Vermont. In the New Year, Potter is exhibiting at the Shelburne Museum of Art and has a solo exhibition at Tidewater Community College in Portsmouth Virginia.


  • casting
  • fusing/slumping
  • coldwork/engraving
  • glassblower


813 Manteo St #4
Norfolk, VA 23507