Courtney Dodd was a Core Fellow at Penland from 2006-2008. She then worked for Devin Burgess, a former artist in residence at Penland. Dodd holds a MFA from VCU in glass and a BFA in graphic design
Dodd has participated in several residencies such as the glass residency at STARworks, photography at OCAC, and was an EAiR at Pilchuck. She has studied and worked at Penland, Corning, Urban, Denmark Design School, and Pilchuck. Courtney was also nominated in 2015 and 2016 for the Irvin Borowsky Prize in Glass Arts. She was awarded the Regional Artist Program Grant from the Toe River Arts Council in 2017.
Dodd has demonstrated at Corning Museum of Glass Amphitheater, STARworks, Chrysler Museum of Glass, and the University of Louisville. She also had the pleasure of assisting Pablo Soto for several years. Dodd has taught at the Studio at Corning, Urban Glass, Sawtooth and will teach at Penland in the spring of 2019.
Currently, Courtney works as a full-time artist and lives in Bakersville, North Carolina.