Tina Rath received her MFA from the Sandberg Instituut in Amsterdam and her BFA from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. Her work has been exhibited internationally including the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam and the Portland Museum of Art in Portland, Maine and is included in the permanent collections of the Mint Museum in Charlotte, NC and the Museum of Art and Design in New York, NY as well as in many private collections. Her work can also be seen in numerous magazines and books. Rath’s work has been supported by grants from the Maine Arts Commission. From 2002-2010, Rath was an Associate Professor at Maine College of Art in Portland, Maine and was the Chair of the Department of Metalsmithing and Jewelry from 2006-2009. She has also held faculty appointments at the Pacific Northwest College of Art in 2011 and at the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 2013.