Jen Violette lives on a small farm in Wilmington, Vermont. Living in an old farmhouse with connected barns for her studio greatly inspires her daily thoughts and sketches. Violette is an avid gardener and draws great inspiration for her pieces from the vegetable and perennial gardens. Violette received her BFA with honors in art from Alfred University. She has studied glass at the Rhode Island School of Design, Pilchuck Glass School, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, The Studio at the Corning Museum of Glass, and Penland School of Crafts. Her work is exhibited nationwide.