Tommie Rush

born 1954
Active in
  • Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
  • American

Tommie Rush began her career as an assistant to glass artist Richard Jolley. She soon became an artist in her own right and continued to share a studio with him after they married in 1988. She produces functional vessels, mainly vases and bowls, in layers of shimmery, muted colors that are sandblasted to a fine, matte surface texture.