Internationally acclaimed glass artist, Will Dexter originally studied Marine Biology for three years at the University of Miami. He then moved to go to the University of Wisconsin where he studied glass for two years. Determined on being a glass artist, Will received his B.FA. from Tyler School of Art. Afterward, he attended the prestigious Rhode Island School of Design for his M.F.A. in glass. In 1990, will received a Masterworks Fellowship by the Creative Glass Center of America, Millville, NJ. Currently Will is a glass instructor at the Tyler School of Art. He and his wife, Karla have lectured and taught glass at renowned Pilchuck Glass School, Penland Craft School, and Rhode Island School of Design.
Will's work is exhibited throughout the world in major galleries, universities, and museums, including: National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan; the Glasmuseum Wertheim, Germany; the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo; the Museum of the State of Rhode Island; the Museum of American Glass, Wheaton Village, NJ; the Tyler School of Art Temple University, PA; Bowling Green State University, OH; the Wustum Museum, WI; and Feria Internacional De Ceramica, Vidrio, Valencia, Spain.