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TIM TATE •

$22,500

Guardians of the Pacific NW 32 x 32 x 4 in. 2018 Cast poly-vitro, glass, mirror, aluminum, electronics, UV LEDs

For the past twenty-five years, Tim Tate has worked ith glass as a sculptural medium. A Washington, DC native, he co-founded the Washington Glass School. Tate’s work is in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Mint Museum, among others. He was the 2010 recipient of the Virginia Groot Foundation award for sculpture, second place in the 2017 London Contemporary Art Prize, and is a 2018 James Renwick Alliance Distinguished Artist. He received a 2012 Fulbright Award from Sunderland University, and was recognized by the Museum of American Glass as a “Rising Stars of the 21st Century” in 2009. He has taught internationally, including at Penland School of Crafts where he serves as a Trustee. T I M TAT E G L A S S . C O M

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GARDEN PARTY FOR 16 AT GINNY RUFFNER’S GARDEN OASIS

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Gather your favorite people and invite them to an intimate party at Ginny Ruffner’s garden and studio in the heart of downtown Ballard. Enjoy refreshments and fine wine from Chateau Ste. Michelle in Ginny’s urban oasis while getting a first-hand look into the life and work of the artist. Date to be mutually agreed upon by both parties. Expires 10.20.19.

T H A N K Y O U G I N N Y R U F F N E R A N D C H AT E A U S T E . M I C H E L L E!

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ANNA SKIBSKA

$ 3,200

Summer House 13 x 9 x 11 in. 2018 Flameworked glass

Anna Skibska graduated from the Painting program at the Academy of Art in Wroclaw, Poland in 1984. Since then, she has presented 58 individual exhibitions all over the world. Skibska is known for her enormous glass sculptures and signature flameworking technique of ‘stretching’ glass rods and creating slender and transparent threads. In 1994, she began teaching creative glass at Pilchuck Glass School, later emigrating to Seattle. In 2004, Pratt Fine Arts Center named the Anna Skibska Flameworking Studio in her honor. Skibska has exhibited extensively in prominent venues worldwide, including the Jarden de Tuileries, Musee-Atelier du Verre, Museo del Vetro, the Seattle Art Museum, and recently at Bellevue Arts Museum, among others. ANNASKIBSK A .COM

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Profile for Pilchuck Glass School

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2018 Pilchuck Auction Catalog | www.pilchuck.com/auction | Celebrate the magic of Pilchuck Glass School at Spellbound - Pilchuck's 40th Annu...

Spellbound: Celebrating the Magic of Pilchuck  

2018 Pilchuck Auction Catalog | www.pilchuck.com/auction | Celebrate the magic of Pilchuck Glass School at Spellbound - Pilchuck's 40th Annu...