Kit Paulson received her MFA from Southern Illinois University and her BFA from Alfred University. She has taught across the United States and internationally at schools including Penland School of Craft; Pilchuck Glass School; Corning Museum of Glass; Bildwerk Frauenau, Germany; National College of Art and Design, Dublin, Ireland; and Canberra Glassworks in Canberra, Australia. Kit has completed residencies including the S12 Gallery in Bergen, Norway, the Tacoma Museum of Glass and a three-year residency at Penland School of Craft. Her work has been published in New Glass Review editions 36, 37, 38, and 41 and is in the permanent collection of the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian Museum. She currently maintains an independent studio practice in Penland, North Carolina.