Cynthia Schira has been exhibiting internationally for over 40 years. Her work is represented in major public collections
including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Smithsonian's Renwick Gallery of the National
Museum of American Art and the Museum Bellerive in Zurich. She is the recipient of two NEA grants, a Tiffany Grant and an
Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts from the Rhode Island School of Design. In 2000 she was awarded a Gold Medal from the College of
Fellows of the American Craft Council.