From 1982-1984,Winnie Teschmacher studied at Academy of Fine Arts in Rotterdam, Sculpture. In 1983, she owned a glass studio in The Hague. From 1989-1993, she was a Freelance designer Unica, Royal Leerdam glassworks. From 1989-present, she is working for glass artists in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. In 199, she had a scholarship to the Pilchuck Glass School in Seattle, Washington.