News & Views: A major award

Boston’s Society of Arts + Crafts awarded the prestigious John D. Mineck Fellowship to Sophie Glenn. Glenn is a woodworker, furniture designer, sculptor, and metal worker based in Reading, Pennsylvania. Raised in New York City, she earned a BFA from SUNY Purchase and an MFA in Furniture Design and Woodworking from San Diego State University. In addition to residencies at Arrowmont School of Crafts and the Appalachian Center for Craft, Glenn has taught at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Mississippi State University, and A Workshop of Our Own, among others. The Mineck Fellowship is an unrestricted $25,000 prize awarded annually to an early-career furniture artist.

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