Rebecca Szparagowski has been fascinated with glass as an artistic medium since she first started working with glass when she turned 14. She went on to receive a Bachelor of Fine Arts at Bowling Green State University and Master of Fine Arts at Southern Illinois State University and has continued her studies through a variety of technical workshops workshops at the Corning Museum of Glass, Pilchuck Glass School, Penland School of Craft, Haystack Mountain School of Craft, Arrowmont School of Craft, and Pittsburgh Glass Center.
Rebecca was recently awarded the Emerging Artist in Residence at Pilchuck Glass School and the Rosenberg Residency at Salem State University. She has also received numerous awards including Visionary Scholarship from the Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass. Rebecca is currently maintaining her studio practice in Northwest Ohio.