Abby Hirsch Reish is originally from Georgia. Some of her earliest artistic influences and experiences came from homemade play-dough scented with coconut extract, The World of Syd and Marty Kroftt at the Omni, book author/illustrators Maurice Sendak and Crockett Johnson, and Saturday morning cartoons. Abby attended the University of Georgia where she earned her BFA in Ceramics and Art Education and her MFA in Ceramics. She has taught and exhibited her work galleries and shops in Hilo and Waimea, Hawaii; Athens, Georgia; Rome, Italy; Buffalo, New York; Jerusalem, Israel; and most recently Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Her work can be viewed at http://abbyreish.wix.com/ahrart.
Funded in part by the Tennessee Arts Commission and Arts Build Communities grant