Lydia Boss is a Seattle-based artist whose work investigates themes of identity, time, and nature through a millennial lens. Surfaces and experiences are manipulated in her work through the use of glass, photography, collage, and new media. She has been a resident artist at The Museum of Glass and Pilchuck Glass School and was named the 2019 recipient of the John and Mary Shirley Award from the Pratt Fine Arts Center. As a Program Co-Director at Artist Trust, Lydia oversees annual planning, implementation, and evaluation of all Artist Trust grant-making, resources and professional development programs. Centering creative strategies, she prioritizes identifying and addressing potential barriers for participation in Artist Trust funding and programs. Her work has been exhibited internationally.