PILCHUCK GLASS SCHOOL’S 34 ANNUAL AUCTION TH
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12 2 0 1 2 HONORING 50 YEARS OF THE STUDIO GLASS MOVEMENT
Pilchuck Glass School inspires creativity, transforms individuals, and builds community.
to Pilchuck Glass Schoolâ€™s 34th Annual Auction
Celebrating 50 years of the studio glass movement
Special thanks to Niels Cosman 2012 centerpiece designer
Welcome from the Executive Director & Board President
Raise your paddle to support the next generation of artists working in glass!
Dear Friends, Since its founding in 1971, Pilchuck Glass School has played an integral role in the studio glass movement. Fifty years ago, artist Harvey Littleton and scientist Dominick Labino, through their pioneering workshops, introduced individual artists to creating with glass outside of an industrial setting. Within a decade, Dale Chihuly, with the support of John H. Hauberg and Anne Gould Hauberg, established an international program in glass that became the educational leader of the then burgeoning movement. For more than four decades, Pilchuck has been recognized as the preeminent school for the study and creation of works of art in glass. Today, this prestigious school remains as vibrant and innovative as the day it opened in 1971. Its principles are as enduring as its success to inspire creativity, transform individuals and build community. The Pilchuck Annual Auction has become the most renowned charity auction of glass art and is now in its thirty-fourth year. The artists who generously donate their best works of art give because they believe in the mission of a school that has supported their professional development. By making a purchase at the auction or by contributing to Fund-the-Future, you are playing a direct role in ensuring that Pilchuck continues to provide an excellent education to aspiring and talented artists! We hope you will join us in this very special year, celebrating and supporting fifty years of studio glass, as we look ahead to the next fifty years (and beyond!) of artistic experimentation and expression in glass. Finally, we offer our gratitude for the dedication and work of so many who make this auction possible - the hundreds of generous artists, the auction chair and committee, the trustees, volunteers, staffâ€Śand you for your participation and support!
Tonight, through your generosity, you have a special opportunity to invest in our educational programs and help ensure that artists from around the world receive the best possible education in glass. Each year, Pilchuck Glass School awards nearly $200,000 in financial assistance, allowing aspiring and talented artists to participate in workshops and residencies. Your contribution supports: Dedicated students who strengthen their creative and professional skills in a supportive environment; developing their vision through an open exchange of knowledge between artists from dozens of countries. Inspired teachers who provide experience and guidance to students, with unlimited access to the most comprehensive range of equipment and facilities.
With sincere thanks,
Renowned artists exploring fresh directions in the use of glass that result in exhibitions, publications, presentations, and the teaching and training of future generations of artists.
Membership in an international community of artists, teachers, organizations and networks that support each otherâ€™s dedication to creating new work, using glass as a creative material for expression.
Born on the island of Murano, the centuries-old glass center of the world near Venice, Italy, Lino Tagliapietra began his apprenticeship at the age of eleven with Archimede Seguso, and by time he was twenty-one, had earned the title of maestro. Over the next three decades, he was associated with several famous Muranese glass companies and in the 1970s he began his influential collaborations with artists from other countries.
Honoring a Maestro
- Any person regarded as a master at an art maes • tro [m-ı-stro]
In 1979, Tagliapietra traveled to the United States to share his techniques with glass artists at Pilchuck Glass School, forever changing American glassblowing. He was largely responsible for a new renaissance in glassblowing that swept through the world of studio glassmaking in the late twentieth century. In the mid-1980s, Tagliapietra made the transition from traditional Venetian master glassblower and glass designer to independent studio artist, devoting himself to his own artistic expression and unique works. Moving beyond excellence in execution, he now designs and makes his own work, fueled by continuous bursts of creative inspiration. Tagliapietra has made an indelible mark on glass history by raising the standards of glass craftsmanship and fostering an artists-teaching-artists culture that has revitalized the international glass arts community. For these reasons, Pilchuck Glass School is honoring his significant contribution to the field during this year marking the fiftieth anniversary of the studio glass movement.
Thank you, Lino, for your contributions to Pilchuck Glass School, the studio glass movement, and all the artists who have been inspired by the excellence of your work and the generosity of your teaching!
“Lino is living proof that sharing knowledge and experience keeps culture alive and thriving regardless of the location where it lands. The ancient culture of glassblowing, at its highest level, has landed at Pilchuck!”
“The Richie” Rich Royal
Photo: Francesco Barasciutti
“Lino is the most generous person that I have ever known. A positive role model and a true gentleman. A truly unique individual.”
2012 Auction Committee
From the Auction Chair Welcome to Pilchuck Glass School’s 34th Annual Auction!
Leigh Canlis Auction Chair Eric Akines Kraig Baker Patty Barrier Corinne E. Cowan Sarah Davies Jennifer Forland Deb and John Gross Lee and Tarie Harris Jessica Havens Pia Jacobsen Jeanne McKay Michelle Peyree Ryan Matthew Porter Dana Reid Anne B. Cohen Ruderman Dorothy Saxe Sarah Traver
Heartfelt Gratitude 2012 Auction Volunteer Team Leaders
who donated. We understand the importance of each piece to an artist, and the effort and love
Michelle Bufano Roger MacPherson Dena Rigby
Chris Black Carolyn Brugge Frank Chinn Drew Cornish Diana Everist-Cox Lori Gregory Randi Harper Florence Helliesen Stewart Law Joy Smith Tracy Vaughn Susan Welch Linda Wojciechowicz
that goes into its creation. We are honored to be able to showcase your artwork which will raise
2012 Centerpiece Jury
Rich Royal Suzanne Sheppard Paula Stokes
2012 Auction Staff
vital funds for the school at the world’s largest glass auction.
Tonight we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the studio glass movement, the history of Pilchuck Glass School’s involvement in the evolution of glass, and a true glass master, Lino Tagliapietra. It is a night that will not be forgotten and we thank you for being here to support our efforts. Without you, we would not be able to sustain a thriving school that inspires glass artists from across the globe.
2012 Auction Jury
More than 300 glass art pieces grace the room this evening, with thanks to the talented artists
Thank you to all in the room, and beyond, who have shared your talents, resources and energy to make Pilchuck Glass School the most renowned international glass school. The money raised here tonight is key to the success of the school. We could not do it without you. Please raise your paddle high to help us continue to inspire creativity, transform individuals, and build community.
Alex Gibson Art Handler Megan Hudson Special Events Assistant Sarah Lansberry Special Events & Volunteer Coordinator Talia Silveri Special Events Manager Ashley Smith Auction Intern Matt Spinney Art Packer Leah Waldo Auction Intern
We are honored to have you.
Leigh Canlis 2012 Pilchuck Auction Chair
We sincerely thank the following sponsors and contributors Auction Sponsors Barrier Motors Bellevue Arts Museum Bourbon Steak Canlis Glass Crush de Young Museum Facérè Jewelry Art Gallery Gaffer Glass Glass Vodka Hedges Family Estate Imagine Color Service Kimpton Hotels Kip Toner Benefit Auctions K/P Corporation Gladys and Larry Marks Merklin Design Bruce and Judy Morse Nordstrom Warren and Barbara Poole Rombauer Vineyards San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Dorothy Saxe Seattle Design Center Ste. Michelle Wine Estates Phil Davies Team Photogenic Theo Chocolate The Westin Seattle Artists’ Table Sponsors Denny Park Fine Arts Deb and John Gross Linda and Terry Finn Imago Gallery David Kaplan and Glenn Ostergaard Harold Matzner Joan Stonecipher Traver Gallery Wells Fargo Private Bank
Corporate Table Sponsors Wells Fargo Private Bank Gold Benefactors Elias and Karyl Alvord Rebecca Benaroya Dale Chihuly and Leslie Jackson Chihuly Steve Funk Randy and Joyce Lert Tim Noonan John and Joyce Price Gladys Rubinstein Dorothy Saxe Suzanne Sheppard Amy Stonecipher Joan Stonecipher Silver Benefactors Patty and Jimmy Barrier Gail Neuburg Fay Hauberg Page and Nathaniel B. Page David Thomsen and Kathryn Kendall
Copper Benefactors (cont’d) Deb and John Gross Johnna Gross Robert and Nadine Hall Steven and Jean Hamerslag Eric Hyman and Teri Kennady The Klorfine Foundation Howard Lang and Lynne Hamilton Lang Jon and Judith Liebman John and Janice Markley Diana Martin John and Suzanne Meindl Pamela Merriman and Sonja Ross Bruce and Judith Morse James and Pam Muzzy Bonnie and Murray Nelson Marilyn Podruzny Ryan Matthew Porter Linda Reid Kelley Ross
for their generous support of Pilchuck Glass School Anne B. Cohen Ruderman and David Ruderman Norman and Elisabeth Sandler Peter and Lynda Shea Jennifer Snelgrove Isaac and Dory Soffer Beth Springer and Paul Rosenblum Michael Stonecipher Amos and Carma Yoder Tim and Ellen Zinn
Auction Tour Contributors Rik Allen and Shelley Muzylowski Allen Canlis Glass Cascade Coffee, Inc. Chateau Ste. Michelle Dale Chihuly and Leslie Jackson Chihuly Chihuly Garden and Glass Glass Vodka John Kiley Dianne and Steve Loeb
Carrie Mood Museum of Glass Bonnie and Murray Nelson Mike and Rose Peck Sabrina Knowles and Jenny Pohlman Portland Press Ross Richmond Spafford Robbins Kit and Gary Severson Jon and Mary Shirley Theo Chocolate Randy Walker
Copper Benefactors Brenda and Alan Abramson Kerry Allen John and Linda Anderson Jeff Atkin Judy and Dick Baerg Heather and Duane Baker Richard and Lon Behr Debra and William Bremner Pat and Jimmy Brill Ronald Eisenberg and Devora Safran Susanne Gee and George Mastrodonato Gary and Cherna Gitnick Ellie Gorman and Bud Plaxen
Table of Contents
Welcome Letter Fund-the-Future Honoring A Maestro From the Auction Chair Heartfelt Gratitude Donors, Sponsors, & Benefactors Your Hosts Auction Evening Program About the Centerpieces Poleturners Union, Local 1201 About Pilchuck Glass School
Live Auction Items
Silent Auction Items Super Silent Items Goblet Section Items Yellow Section Items Red Section Items Green Section Items Blue Section Items
How the Auction Works Glossary of Glass Terms Pilchuck Leadership and Staff Trustee Circle Legacy Society Leadership Council Pilchuck Society Index of Artists and Objects
Artwork and Centerpiece photography
2 3 4-5 6 7 8-9 12 13 14 - 15 16 - 17 18 - 19 21 - 43 46 - 55 56 - 60 62 - 73 74 - 84 86 - 102 104 - 126 148 - 149 150 - 151 152 - 153 154 155 156 157 158 - 160 Merklin Design Ben Lerman unless otherwise noted
Your Hosts Kip Toner
Auction Evening Program Friday, October 12, 2012
Guest registration opens, 3rd floor, The Westin Seattle
Live Auction preview, Fifth Avenue Room, 4th floor
Cocktail reception, Silent bidding opens, 4th floor
BLUE SECTION Silent Auction closes, Ballroom, 4th floor
GREEN SECTION Silent Auction closes, Ballroom, 4th floor
RED SECTION Silent Auction closes, Ballroom, 4th floor
YELLOW SECTION Silent Auction closes, Ballroom, 4th floor
GOBLET PROJECT Silent Auction closes, Ballroom, 4th floor
LIVE Auction begins, Ballroom, 4th floor
CENTERPIECE Silent Auction closes
Pilchuck welcomes back Kip Toner, one of the premier benefit auctioneers in the nation. Kip is celebrating his 21st year with Pilchuck, having started as the Pilchuck auctioneer in 1991. He holds the prestigious Benefit Auctioneer Specialist (BAS) designation from the National Auctioneers Association (NAA). The NAA selected Kip from among its 6,000 members to write the curriculum and examination for the BAS course, which he now teaches nationwide. His firm, Kip Toner Benefit Auctions (KTBA), is one of the largest benefit auction companies in the nation. KTBA provides extensive and valuable pre-auction planning assistance as well as at-auction services, including the live auction assistant auctioneers, clerkrecorders, bidder recognition equipment, personnel, and the evening’s computers and cashiers. With a staff of twelve auctioneers across the nation and full-time office staff in Seattle, KTBA successfully facilitates more than 160 fund-raising auctions annually.
Ian Lindsay is an auctioneer, actor, and acting teacher. He has been honored to assist a wide range of non-profit organizations from around the Puget Sound and beyond in raising funds. Ian enjoyed co-hosting an auction with Peter Sagal of NPR’s Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me in Chicago. Recently appearing at the Seattle Children’s Theatre, Village Theatre, Seattle Opera, Taproot Theatre and in Australia’s Adelaide Fringe Festival, Ian’s theatrical work provides grounding for his auctioneering style. Ian also serves as a lead teacher for the Seattle Children’s Theatre’s drama school. A former member of the Seattle Arts Commission, and current board member of Seattle’s Shunpike, Ian works to promote the fiscal health of the arts in the Puget Sound region. Ian is proud alum of Seattle University’s Philosophy and Drama programs.
immediately after Live Auction item 20 SUPER SILENT Auction closes immediately after Live Auction item 35
Live Auction ends
Special thanks to Marcus Dunbar, Executive Chef, The Westin Seattle
About the Centerpieces Beginning as an informal effort in the 1980s, with Dale Chihuly and William Morris creating small glass pieces for Pilchuck’s early auctions, the production of centerpieces has grown into a prestigious design competition offering artists exposure to an international community of contemporary glass enthusiasts. Brooklyn-based artist Niels Cosman was selected by a jury of artists and collectors to design the centerpieces for this year’s auction. During the first half of May, Cosman worked in Pilchuck’s studios with a team of twenty-four accomplished glass artists—affectionately known as the Poleturners Union, Local 1201—to create more than one hundred unique artworks. Cosman’s organic form highlights shape, color, and optics by capitalizing on the spirit of the material and the process of working with glass. “The result is something that feels between natural and man-made,” he says. Each piece can be rocked and rotated on the spherical protrusions that dot the perimeter of the sculpture “at the whim of the viewer,” according to Cosman. “In this manner, each piece provides many views and a variety of orientations.” The design is presented in ten distinct colors. The process of creating the centerpieces is a unique example of teamwork in action. Teamwork is an important part of Pilchuck’s renowned educational programs, which includes summer workshops and yearround residencies for emerging and established artists working in all media. Cosman received a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute
Special thanks to Gaffer Glass for the generous donation of color for this year’s Auction centerpieces and Benefactor gifts!
of Technology in 2005 and a master of industrial design from Rhode Island School of Design, where he currently teaches, in 2007. We are honored to recognize Niels Cosman as our 34th Annual Auction centerpieces designer. Thank you, Niels!
Poleturners Union, Local 1201 Niels Cosman Centerpiece Designer Randy Walker Project Manager K. Leah Duperreault Assistant Project Manager Michael Hoffman Gaffer Rob Stern Gaffer Shane Caryl Coldworking Coordinator Kevin Fletcher Coldworker
Pilchuck Glass School heartily thanks the talented members of the 2012 team known as Poleturners Union, Local 1201, who graciously donated their time and energy to create the centerpieces and Benefactors’ gifts for tonight’s auction. This international group worked tirelessly as a team for ten days in Pilchuck’s studios. Their intrepid spirit and vibrant enthusiasm made this ambitious project run so smoothly.
Aaron Baigelman Devin Bannister Dj Benyosef Jason N. Blandford Ashley “Five Names” Driscoll-Perez Alissa Friedman Chris Giordano Max Grossman Jason Kartez Tyler Kimball Ira Lujan Neal Paustian Morgan Peterson James Reidy David Schnuckel Alison Siegel Michael Smith Megan Stelljes Sarah E. Vaughn Keith Walker Megan White
About Pilchuck Pilchuck Glass School is an international center for glass art education located in the picturesque foothills of the Cascade mountains, one hour north of Seattle near Stanwood, Washington. Each summer, Pilchuck offers a broad spectrum of courses in the uses of glass as an expressive material along with annual residencies for emerging and established artists. Pilchuckâ€™s programs, residencies, and events emphasize experimentation, investigation, teamwork, and personal growth. Students and instructors from all over the world and every state in the union come to Pilchuck. Since its founding in 1971 by Dale Chihuly, Anne Gould Hauberg, and John H. Hauberg (1916-2002), Pilchuck has been a creative retreat where artists teach artists in a supportive environment. Pilchuck is open to applications from novice, aspiring, and professional artists with the desire to commit to learning in any of three dozen one-week to three-week courses offered from May to September. The school also invites renowned artists who typically work in media other than glass to expand their art through collaboration and individual research by working with accomplished glassmakers. Fall and spring residencies provide emerging and established artists working in glass the time and space in which to develop new processes or create fresh bodies of work through individual and collaborative projects. Pilchuckâ€™s outreach and special events connect our extended community of artists and supporters. Events take place on campus, in Seattle and throughout the United States and abroad and showcase the breadth and depth of contemporary art created with glass.
Jack Benaroya July 11, 1921 - May 11, 2012
Jack Benaroya blessed the Northwest community with his outstanding generosity and sense of civil responsibility. To those who knew him well, he was an exemplary human being. “Jack was a born collector. When Sam and I invited Jack and Becky to one of the small, early auctions at Pilchuck, that started his interest in glass.” Gladys Rubinstein With this introduction to Pilchuck and glass art, it wasn’t long before Jack and Becky were deeply involved with the school, serving as trustees and supporters, and building their own glass collection. The Benaroyas collected art in the same way they spent their lives – together! During trips abroad, they looked for glass to add to their collection. They approached collecting with an open mind and spirit of generosity. Jack loved being surrounded by art, so everything in their collection was displayed throughout their homes. Through collecting, they also befriended a number of artists associated with the school. Perhaps the most personal and touching piece in their collection is a glass replica of Becky’s wedding dress, which she made, cast by Karen LaMonte — a testament to their 70 years of marriage and deep love for one another.
“Jack was a cheerleader for the arts, always supportive and encouraging to artists.”
Joey Kirkpatrick and Flora Mace
003 - Amie McNeel
Gator Vase No. 4 11.75 x 8.5 x 4 inches Signed - 2012 Blown, mold-formed glass
001 - Dolores Barrett
18 inches Signed - 2012 Fused glass, pure gold and silver foil, three white diamonds
$1,250 Dolores Barrett discovered her penchant for visual arts in 1996. She developed her talent in porcelain portraiture but was soon attracted to the intricacy and beauty of glass. Drawing from her experiences as a world traveler, nature enthusiast, and astronomy buff, Barrett devoted herself to incorporating these motifs in glass for personal adornment. She was selected as a finalist in the 2004 Bullseye e-merge wg@be3, the Ignite invitational exhibition in 2006, was a scholarship recipient at Pilchuck Glass School in 2008, and is currently represented by galleries nationwide. Celestial Stone explores the duality of nature as represented by day versus night. The work is reversible and can show whichever side suits the wearer’s mood. Dolores Barrett, Glass Artistry firstname.lastname@example.org www.barrettart.net
002 - Christine Cathie
O-void 8.25 x 13.5 x 2.5 inches Signed - 2012 Acid-etched, polished, cast Gaffer lead crystal
$2,000 Christine Cathie’s sculptural forms work with the depth and translucency of glass by using the twists, turns, and sweeps of curves and shifting from thick to thin to create a sense of lightness and rhythm. This creates tension within the work and a sense of frozen action. Cathie’s work is held in private, public, and corporate collections internationally. Christine Cathie email@example.com www.christinecathie.com Photo: Christine Cathie
Amie McNeel received an M.F.A. degree with a focus in sculpture from the University of California, Berkeley. Since 1990, she has taught in four academic institutions and served as the chairperson of sculpture for fourteen consecutive years. Currently, McNeel teaches sculpture in the new 3D4M (3-Dimensional Forum) program at the University of Washington, Seattle. McNeel’s art is inspired by formal symmetries found in natural systems, primarily the ocean environment. Her sculptural patterns and forms explore the dynamic edges of meeting points, convergences that reflect constant and interactive change and are alternately subtle and severe, uniform, and chaotic. Through design, her sculptures assume an alignment to these implied forces, acknowledging potentials. McNeel negotiates these extremes by shifting scale from macro to micro, interior to exterior, and working in a variety of materials, predominantly steel, wood, rubber, and glass. Her most recent work, produced during artist residencies at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center, the Museum of Glass, Tacoma, Pilchuck Glass School, and The Studio at the Corning Museum of Glass, combines slip-cast ceramic components with glass and fabricated steel, continuing her interest in revealing flux and change in a static state. Amie McNeel firstname.lastname@example.org www.amiemcneel.com
005 - Ethan Stern
Tiger Tea Coast 16 x 14 x 3 inches Signed - 2012 Engraved, blown glass
004 - György Gáspár
Baby-Boom 9 x 8 x 8 inches Signed - 2012 Blown, laminated, ground, polished glass
$5,000 György Gáspár is a Hungarian glass artist who lives, teaches, and works in Budapest. He uses geometric shapes in his works, which he builds around popular topics and experiments with kiln casting, laminating, and special grinding processes. Since 2003, Gáspár has had numerous solo and group exhibitions across Europe. His works are held in the collections of KOGART, Museum Fascinacion Glas-Kunst, and the Museum of Applied Arts, in Budapest. Gáspár’s work was included in the book Art Glass Today (2010) and selected for Sir Elton John’s contemporary collection and the collection of the MUDAC Museum in Switzerland in 2012. He represented Hungary at the European Glass Context 2012 in Bornholm and has taught at Pilchuck Glass School, where he created Baby-Boom.
Ethan Stern holds a B.F.A. degree from Alfred University and owns a glass studio in Seattle. In 2010, he received the Best Emerging Artist award from the Museum of Glass, Tacoma. Stern’s work is held in many private collections as well as the collections of Glasmuseet Ebeltoft, Denmark; the Museum of American Glass, at WheatonArts and Cultural Center; and the Palm Springs Art Museum. He has taught sculpture in glass at schools across the country, including Pilchuck Glass School and The Studio at the Corning Museum of Glass. Ethan Stern www.ethanstern.com Traver Gallery email@example.com www.travergallery.com Photo: Russel Johnson
006 - Nancy Callan
Fiddlehead 12 x 18 x 13 inches Signed - 2010 Blown, assembled glass
$7,500 Nancy Callan combines the skill and finesse of Venetian glassblowing with her own wit and aesthetic sensibility. Her work consists of highly refined forms layered with pop culture influences such as comic books and children’s toys. Callan exhibits at galleries in Europe and North America, and in 2009, the Muskegon Museum of Art organized the early-career survey Nancy Callan Seventh-Inning Stretch. Her work is included in many permanent collections, such as those of the Corning Museum of Glass and the Museum of Glass, Tacoma. Vetri International Glass firstname.lastname@example.org www.vetriglass.com Nancy Callan www.nancycallanglass.com Photo: Nancy Callan
György Gáspár email@example.com www.gyorgygasper.eu
012 - Sean O’Neill
007 - Emma Varga
21.25 x 17 x 4.5 inches Signed - 2011 Blown, engraved, kiln-formed glass
Awaiting Spring 21 x 11 x 2 inches Signed - 2011 Cast, polished, fused glass
009 - Richard Whiteley
20 x 16 x 4.5 inches Signed - 2011 Cast glass
Emma Varga graduated from the University of Applied Arts in Yugoslavia in 1975 and moved to Sydney, Australia, in 1995. She creates her diverse body of sculptural work with a complex and laborious multiple-layer technique. Varga’s creative process is a highly focused but calming game in which she plays with thousands of tiny glass elements, assembling them strategically and precisely in order to achieve the intended internal energy, light flow, and pattern. Stacks of layers are then fused in the kiln for two weeks. It is only when the works are meticulously ground and polished that they come to life.
San Fracisco Art Package
$12,000 Richard Whitely is the head of the Glass Workshop at the Australian National University School of Art in Canberra, where he received a B.V.A. degree before earning an M.F.A. degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. “The works are built from the inside out; voids are ordered first, and external structures are built to encapsulate these spaces. The works explore space using glass as a substrate activated by light. The material qualities of glass transparency and translucency are the agents within the work that create dialogue between voids and solids.”
Emma Varga firstname.lastname@example.org www.emmavarga.com Photo: Emma Varga
Bullseye Gallery email@example.com www.bullseyegallery.com Photo: Greg Piper
008 - Rik Allen
X•12 Teslascopic Probe 30.5 x 11 x 11 inches Signed - 2007 Blown glass, silver, brass, steel
$8,900 Rik Allen was born in Providence, Rhode Island, in 1967. A former member of the William Morris sculpture team, he has had numerous solo exhibitions, including at the Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame, Blue Rain Gallery, Traver Gallery, Foster/White Gallery, and Thomas Riley Galleries. His works are in the collections of the Museum of Glass, Tacoma, and Jeff Bezos, among many others, and have been featured in numerous publications including American Craft Magazine, Glass Magazine, and New Glass Review. He and his wife, Shelley Muzylowski Allen, share glass and sculpture studios in Skagit Valley and teach together, both internationally and at Pilchuck. X•12 Teslascopic Probe was featured at the EMP Museum in 2008.
010 - Benjamin P. Moore and Michael Glancy
Pilchuck Collaboration 5 x 16 x 16 inches Signed - 2012 Blown glass, copper and gold electroplated
Priceless This collaborative artwork was born when Michael Glancy and Benjamin Moore both taught at Pilchuck Glass School’s session 5 in 2011, commemorating the fortieth anniversary of the school. Barry Friedman Gallery firstname.lastname@example.org www.barryfriedmanltd.com Foster/White Gallery email@example.com www.fosterwhite.com
Visit the perfectly located City by the Bay, San Francisco, for two days of exclusive art experiences – mix in world-class dining, parks, culture and charm and you will have an unforgettable excursion. Spend a day in Menlo Park with a private tour of the Saxe personal collection followed by lunch at Sharon Heights Country Club with Dorothy Saxe. Enjoy private tours of the contemporary art collections of Warren and Barbara Poole and Gladys and Larry Marks. Finish the evening with an elegant dinner for two at Bourbon Steak located inside The Westin St. Francis San Francisco in Union Square.
Sean O’Neill often engraves series of dots, ocular anatomy, or objects found in nature into blown and slumped glass forms. His forms are minimal yet convey a great deal about patterns found in nature as observed through the lens of daily life. With glass as his canvas, he works with shades of gray, black, and white, using coldworking techniques intended to reproduce the erosive effects of nature. Through his art, O’Neill makes a subtle statement about the effects of time, ultimately creating something aesthetically pleasing. Traver Gallery firstname.lastname@example.org www.travergallery.com Blue Rain Gallery www.blueraingallery.com Photo: Roger Schreiber
Then, relax during your two night stay at the Argonaut Hotel with exceptional views of San Francisco Bay’s Golden Gate Bridge and sweeping city views, while enjoying high-end wine provided by Rombaurer wines. A second day will be filled with private tours of Bruce and Judy Morse’s collection; a tour of Dorothy Saxe’s collection in her San Francisco apartment; a curator led tour through the Saxe collection in the de Young Museum with Timothy Burgard, curator of American Art; followed by lunch with Dorothy at the de Young Café. Finally, two passes to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art will conclude your art filled San Francisco getaway. Business class airline vouchers and transportation arrangements to the collections will be provided. Please arrange for a mutually agreeable date; airline vouchers may have black-out date restrictions. Package expires one year from purchase date.
Rik Allen email@example.com www.rikallen.com
Photo: Russel Johnson
015 - Crystal Stubbs
Grey Stallion, 1802
17.75 x 11.75 x 1.5 inches Signed - 2011 Dot de verre
23.5 x 13.5 x 13.5 inches Signed - 2009 Hot-sculpted, solid glass figurines, cast-lead crystal bases
Veruska Vagen first came to Pilchuck twenty-five years ago as a teaching assistant for an enameling class and has returned many times thereafter. With a B.F.A degree in painting, a minor in art history, and a love of glass, she joined the William Morris Studio in 1993, serving as archivist/researcher while developing her own work. Vagen has been nominated for the Louis Comfort Tiffany Award and was honored this year with a solo show, Somewhere in Time, at the Museum of Northwest Art in La Conner, Washington. She was also part of Homage, a two-person exhibition at LewAllen Galleries in Santa Fe, New Mexico, this summer.
Crystal Stubbs is an Australian-born glass artist based in Victoria. She produces hot solid-formed glass sculptures that are figuratively based. Stubbs graduated from Monash University with an honors degree in 2001 and received a Monash University Fellowship in glass studies in 2003. In 2005, she was awarded third place in the sculpture section of the prestigious Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize and has received a scholarship to attend Pilchuck Glass School twice, studying under Dino Rosin and Pino Signoretto. Stubbs exhibits new work regularly and has been represented at SOFA Chicago by Kirra Galleries for the past seven years.
Veruska Vagen firstname.lastname@example.org www.veruskavagen.com
Kirra Galleries email@example.com www.kirragalleries.com
6.5 x 19 x 19 inches Signed - 2005 Blown, kiln-formed glass
Photo: Russell Johnson
PISMO firstname.lastname@example.org www.pismoglass.com
Photo: Crystal Stubbs
014 - John de Wit
Furnace 10.5 x 16 x 3 inches Signed - 2012 Blown glass, glass paints, gold luster, diamond engraving
$ 4,500 John de Wit was born in 1952. He attended Califonia State University, Chico, where he studied sociology and ceramics and graduated with a B.A. degree in sociology in 1976. He continued his education with studies in ceramics and glass. In 1977, de Wit began working for the Orient & Flume Art Glass Company in Chico. He moved to Washington State in the early 1980s and opened his workshop on Whidbey Island, where he has been engaged in using the “vessel as canvas.” De Wit is credited with developing the use of glass paints in the glassblowing process and is recognized as a leading glass artist and teacher throughout the world. He recently won the Gold Prize at the Fifth Cheongju International Craft Biennale in Korea. His work is in the collections of the Boeing Corporation, Microsoft, Carnegie-Mellon Bank, the di Rosa Preserve, and the Corning Museum of Glass. Foster/White Gallery email@example.com www.fosterwhite.com John de Wit www.johndewit.com
013 - Veruska Vagen
017 - Hank Adams
Occupatto Large Goblet 17.5 x 10 x 7.5 inches Signed - 2012 Blown glass, metal
$8,000 016 - Steve Klein
Steve Klein maintains a studio in Southern California, where he produces his distinctive kiln-formed and blown work. He teaches his approach to kilnworking throughout Asia, Europe, and the United States and has been an instructor at Bullseye Glass Company, North Lands Creative Glass, Pilchuck Glass School, and The Studio at the Corning Museum of Glass as well as many private studios. Klein exhibits in the United States and in European galleries, and his work is in the permanent collections of the Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv; the Museo del Vidrio, Spain; the Museum of Art & Design, New York; the Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh; and Tsinghua University Museum, Beijing. Klein explains, “My recent work seeks to explore, and have fun with, the fragile state of balance and to interpret personal visions that cause me to pause and appreciate what I am experiencing.” Steve Klein firstname.lastname@example.org Photo: Jason Van Fleet
Hank Murta Adams earned a B.F.A. degree in painting from Rhode Island School of Design, where he spent many hours in the glass department with Howard Ben Tré, Dale Chihuly, and Pike Powers. His work has been exhibited worldwide and is included in many notable collections, including those of the Corning Museum of Glass, the Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Japan, and the Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio. Adams is an artist-community activist. He is the creative director at WheatonArts and Cultural Center, New Jersey, and was an artist in residence at Pilchuck Glass School in July 2012. Hank Adams www.elliottbrowngallery.com
018 - Galia Amsel
Floe 4 28.5 x 20 x 5 inches Signed - 2011 Hand-smoothed, polished, cast Bullseye glass
$11,500 “My ideas are based around capturing moments in movement and rhythm and exploring tension and balance. Working the surface textures and manipulating color makes glass into the perfect medium for bringing my forms to life because of the variety of ways that it captures and transmits light. I find that my natural environment increasingly inspires me with the resolution of my sculptures.” Galia Amsel holds a B.A. honors degree in 3-D design in ceramics and glass from Middlesex Polytechnic and an M.A. degree in glass from the Royal College of Art. She has received numerous awards, including the Borax Prize, British Council Exhibiting Grant, Crafts Council Selected Makers Index, Crafts Council Setting Up Grant, London Arts Development Award, London Arts Travel Award, and a Nelson Woo Scholarship. Amsel has been an instructor throughout the United Kingdom, and her work is represented in collections around the world. Sabbia Gallery email@example.com www.sabbiagallery.com Galia Amsel firstname.lastname@example.org www.galiaamsel.com Photo: Galia Amsel
019 - Michael Glancy
Pilchuck Smoke & Session 5
023 - Clare Belfrage
4 x 4 x 5 inches Signed - 2011 Blown glass, electroformed copper
16.5 x 16.5 x 3.1 inches Signed - 2010 Blown glass, cane drawing
$12,500 Michael Glancy was born in Detroit in 1950 and began working with glass in 1970. He received a B.F.A. degree from the University of Denver and a B.F.A. degree in sculpture and an M.F.A. degree in glass from Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), where he studied with Dale Chihuly. Glancy is a member of the adjunct faculty in the Jewelry and Metalsmithing Department at RISD and has also been a faculty member at Pilchuck Glass School. His glass and metal sculpture can be found in museums and public and private collections worldwide. Glancy lives in Massachusetts with his wife and two sons, is an avid sailor, and races a wooden Beetle Cat sailboat out of the Edgewood Yacht Club in Edgewood, Rhode Island. Barry Friedman Gallery email@example.com www.barryfriedmanltd.com
$5,800 021 - John de Wit and Clare Belfrage
Co-lab 5 x 11.5 x 2.5 inches Signed - 2012 Blown glass, glass paints, glass cane drawings 020 - Stanislav Libenský and Jaroslava Brychtová
Red Head 11.5 x 8 x 4.5 inches Signed - 2012 Cast glass
Priceless The Red Head is a celebrated and coveted symbol of the prized Libenský Award. Named for renowned Czech glass artists Stanislav Libenský (1921 – 2002) and Jaroslav Brychtová – a husband and wife team recognized as pioneers of the studio glass movement – the award pays special tribute to distinguished glass artists from around the world. Pilchuck Glass School and Chateau Ste. Michelle established the Libenský Award in 1996 to honor outstanding artists whose work has advanced contemporary glass. Proceeds from the sale of this Red Head will support future recognition of Libenský Award recipients.
022 - Evelyn Dunstan
Transparent Illusions Promise
John de Wit and Clare Belfrage created Co-lab in summer 2012, during session 4 at Pilchuck Glass School, while they each taught a class.
10 x 8 x 2.5 inches Signed - 2012 Coldworked, acid-etched, lost-wax, kiln-cast Gaffer lead crystal
John de Wit is credited with developing the use of glass paints in the glassblowing process and is recognized as a leading glass artist and teacher throughout the world. He recently won the Gold Prize at the Fifth Cheongju International Craft Biennale in Korea. His work is in the collections of the Boeing Corporation, Microsoft, CarnegieMellon Bank, the di Rosa Preserve, and the Corning Museum of Glass.
Clare Belfrage continues to be inspired by the moments she has experienced in the natural environment, when she has been captivated by the dynamic simplicity of a scene. Those moments allow us to realize the complexity of life going on around us, observing the detail, the quiet rhythm built through repetition.
Evelyn Dunstan lives in New Zealand and works in lost-wax kiln casting using locally made Gaffer crystal. She began glass casting in 2003 after working for twenty-five years in design and has developed her own methods of creating and casting complex, intricate detail. Dunstan has won numerous awards in New Zealand, been selected as a finalist eight times, and won the Ranamok Glass Prize for Contemporary Glass in 2007 as well as the artists category of the Warm Glass UK Glass Prize. In 2011, Gaffer Glass sent her to Murano to teach lost-wax casting.
Foster/White Gallery firstname.lastname@example.org www.fosterwhite.com
Evelyn Dunstan email@example.com www.evelyndunstan.co.nz Photo: Evelyn Dunstan
Clare Belfrage continues to be inspired by the moments she has experienced in the natural environment, where she has been captivated by the dynamic simplicity of a scene. Those moments allow us to realize the complexity of life going on around us, observing the detail, the quiet rhythm built through repetition. In this work, Belfrage has focused on particular color combinations and the depth and glow or aura of a surface that make a form appear to hover, buoyed by its own energy. Working with layers, she looks to the patterns and rhythms found in plants, shells, and rock forms, themes with which she creates a dialogue about time. Foster/White Gallery firstname.lastname@example.org www.fosterwhite.com
024 - Nick Mount
Reclining Bob #SB140910 7 x 16 x 7 inches Signed - 2010 Blown, cut, polished, assembled glass
$6,750 Nick Mount is one of Australia’s most accomplished and celebrated studio glass artists, and he has been at the forefront of innovation and achievement since the early 1970s. His earliest and most enduring influences include the U.S. West Coast glass scene and the traditions of the Venetians. Informed but not confined by tradition, Mount is known for his production, commission, and exhibition work. Since the late 1990s, the latter has encompassed an evolving series of sculptural assemblages with a full range of scale and character. His work sensitively combines a respect for traditional Venetian glassmaking techniques and a wry Australian wit. Mount’s work is represented in major public and private collections, and his reputation as a generous instructor and mentor makes him much in demand as a teacher at glass centers around the world. Traver Gallery email@example.com www.travergallery.com Thomas Riley Gallery firstname.lastname@example.org www.rileygalleries.com
Photo: Pippy Mount
027 - Fritz Dreisbach
Meeting with the Queen of Heaven
Tall, Pale Neodymium Wet Foot Mongo with Polychrome Filigree
19.5 x 13.5 inches Signed - 2012 Reverse-painted vitreous enamel, glass
030 - KéKé Cribbs
21.25 x 13 x 13 inches Signed - 2012 Blown glass
21.5 x 7 x 6 inches Signed - 2006 Stoneware, glaze, lusters, reverse-fired enamels, glass mosaics
Cappy Thompson is an internationally acclaimed Seattle artist known for her mytho-poetic narratives in vitreous enamels on glass. Her pieces are included in museum, corporate, and private collections worldwide. Thompson’s public commissions include a 33-by-90-foot curtain wall at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and a 12-by-15-foot mural at the Museum of Glass, Tacoma. She has taught extensively and served on the boards of the Bellevue Arts Museum and the Glass Art Society. Thompson is currently on Pilchuck Glass School’s Artistic Program Advisory Committee. Her honors include fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and Artist Trust as well as Pilchuck’s Libenský Award for contributions in glass.
Fritz Dreisbach lives in Freeland, Washington. An independent artist, he has continued making his singular show pieces, the Mongos, as well as playful goblets, trick glasses, and vehicles while teaching workshops and classes all over the world. For forty-six years, Dreisbach, known as “the Johnny Appleseed of glass,” has presented hundreds of lectures and demonstrations in Asia, Europe, and North America. His work is represented globally in dozens of collections, including those of the Corning Museum of Glass, New York; Hsinchu Cultural Center, Taiwan; Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Netherlands; the Museum of Glass, Kamenický Šenov, Czech Republic; Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.; and the Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio, “…all the usual suspects!”
Traver Gallery email@example.com www.travergallery.com
Party for 20 and $5,000 Credit at Martin Blank’s Studio
Priceless This is a rare opportunity to gather together 20 of your friends for an unforgettable evening with renowned glass sculptor Martin Blank in his hot shop. Blank and his expert team will demonstrate the amazing and unpredictable qualities of glass; then you will have the opportunity to join in the fun with a hands-on experience. Blank and his team will guide you through the creation of something unique and wonderful! Enjoy fantastic wine courtesy of Hedges Family Estate and scrumptious hors d’oeuvres prepared by Crush while you experience first-hand the art of creating with molten glass. For the last thirty years, Martin Blank has been known for his figurative and large-scale architectural work, which can be seen at the Museum of Glass, Tacoma, the 120 South LaSalle Building in downtown Chicago, Corning Museum of Glass, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, as well as many other museums and galleries throughout the world.
Fritz Dreisbach firstname.lastname@example.org www.fritzdreisbach.com
025 - Cappy Thompson
028 - Shelley Muzylowski Allen
Imperial Zebra 16 x 20 x 6 inches Signed - 2012 Sculpted, blown glass, horse hair, leather, steel
$8,500 A background in painting influences the unique color and depth of surface in the glass sculpture of Shelley Muzylowski Allen. The allure of the hot shop instantly captivated her in her first encounter with hot glass at Pilchuck almost two decades ago. After working as an assistant to William Morris and his team, she and her husband, Rik Allen, built a hot-glass and mixed-media studio in the Skagit Valley where she continues to work daily. Her sculpture is internationally exhibited and collected. She has been a guest artist at the International Festival of Glass in Stourbridge, England, the Toyama Institute of Glass Arts in Japan, and in Nuutajarven, Finland. She has been invited to participate in the visiting artist program at the Museum of Glass in Tacoma, WA.. Vetri International Glass email@example.com www.vetriglass.com Shelley Muzylowski Allen www.muzylowski.com
029 - J.P. Canlis
Backdoor Double Peel 13 x 56 x 10 inches Signed - 2011 Blown glass
$9,500 Backdoor Double Peel is a reflection of J.P. Canlis’ time growing up and surfing in Hawaii. He attended Pilchuck Glass School each summer while pursuing his studies at Alfred University, where he received a B.F.A. degree in 1996. At Pilchuck, he was introduced to Dale Chihuly and worked as a member of Chihuly’s team for eight years until 2001, when he chose to focus on his own work. In 2009, he was honored to accept an invitation to work on the island of Murano and further his knowledge of glass. Canlis’s work is held in numerous public and private collections, including those of Hotel 1000 and the Crown Prince of Dubai. His work will be featured by Pismo Gallery at SOFA Chicago this fall.
Kéké Cribbs has been working in glass since the early 1980s and first attended Pilchuck Glass School as a student in 1983. She has since taught at both Penland School of Crafts and Pilchuck and started a glass program at the Swain School of Design. Among the many collections that house her work are the Corning Museum of Glass, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and the Mint Museum of Craft + Design. Cribbs’s work has been featured in many publications, including Artists in Glass Late Twentieth Century Masters in Glass, by Dan Klein, International Glass Art, by Richard Wilfred Yelle, and Out of the Fire Contemporary Glass Artists and Their Work, by Bonnie Miller. KéKé Cribbs firstname.lastname@example.org Traver Gallery email@example.com www.travergallery.com Friesen Gallery firstname.lastname@example.org www.friesengallery.com
J.P. Canlis email@example.com www.canlisglass.com
Photo: Russell Johnson
In addition to your experience, a $5,000 credit towards a sculpture from Blank’s studio or a commissioned work is available to the successful bidder! Please arrange for a mutually agreeable date
031 - Rich Royal
from the Geo Series 27 x 27 x 11 inches Signed - 2012 Blown, assembled sculpture
$28,000 Richard Royal, native of the Northwest and resident of Seattle, is recognized internationally as one of the most skilled and talented glassblowers in the American studio glass movement. Royal began working as a hot glass sculptor in 1978 at Pilchuck Glass School. He worked his way through the ranks to find himself as one of Dale Chihuly’s main assistants, which consequently led to Royal’s emergence in the fine art glass world in the early 1980s. Royal has since been exhibiting his work internationally in solo and group exhibitions. His work is included in renowned public and private collections worldwide. Royal continues to teach as both a guest artist and teacher at various universities and at Pilchuck Glass School. Rich Royal firstname.lastname@example.org www.richardroyalstudio.com Photo: Rich Royal
034 - Janice Vitkovsky
Liberation Spear Series 68 x 4.5 x 6 inches Signed - 2012 Off-hand sculpted glass, steel, patina beads
032 - Dale Chihuly
Pine Green White Cylinder with Drawing 13 x 9 x 9 inches Signed - 2012 Blown glass, cane drawing
$45,000 Dale Chihuly is credited with revolutionizing the studio glass movement and elevating the perception of the glass medium from the realm of craft to fine art. He is renowned for his ambitious architectural installations around the world, in historic cities, museums and gardens. Chihuly’s work is included in more than 200 museum collections worldwide including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Corning Museum of Glass. Major exhibitions include Chihuly Over Venice (1995-6), Chihuly in the Light of Jerusalem (1999), Garden Cycle (2001–12), de Young Museum in San Francisco (2008) and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (2011). Chihuly Garden and Glass opened at Seattle Center in 2012. Dale Chihuly www.chihuly.com facebook.com/Chihuly twitter.com/ChihulyStudio Photo: Scott Leen
033 - Sabrina Knowles and Jenny Pohlman
$4,500 Sabrina Knowles and Jenny Pohlman create contemporary designs in molten glass with symbols from an ancient, universal language. They have been telling stories visually for nearly twenty years and have supported Pilchuck Glass School annually since 1985 and 1990 respectively. Knowles and Pohlman’s work is held in prestigious private collections nationwide as well as in the American Museum of Glass, Millville, New Jersey; the Mobile Museum of Art, Alabama; the Museum of Glass, Tacoma; and the Racine Art Museum, Wisconsin. They serve on the Bellevue Arts Museum’s board of trustees, teach, lecture, and are represented by fine art galleries nationwide. Knowles and Pohlman have received numerous honors, including Pratt Fine Art Center’s Service in the Arts award, the Bay Area Glass Institute’s Saxe Fellowship at BAGI Award, and residencies at the Museum of Glass, Tacoma, and WheatonArts and Cultural Center. Sabrina Knowles and Jenny Pohlman email@example.com www.pohlmanknowles.com
13.5 x 13.5 x 2.25 inches Signed - 2011 Murrine, fused, carved glass
$4,500 Janice Vitkovsky received a bachelor of applied arts degree in glass at the University of South Australia and completed an associate traineeship at JamFactory in 2001. In 2003, she was mentored by Giles Bettison in New York and completed the honors program at Australian National University in 2005. Janice Vitkovsky firstname.lastname@example.org Photo: Grant Hancock
035 - Cassandria Blackmore
(Greek for “water”) 15 x 68 x 2 inches Signed - 2012 Reverse-painted glass
$10,000 Cassandria Blackmore is acclaimed for her unconventional approach to reverse painting and was selected for Pilchuck Glass School’s Hauberg Fellowship for painting in glass. Her recent commissions include a large-scale permanent installation for the lobby of the Waldorf Astoria in Orlando, Florida. Blackmore’s work is in the public collections of Neiman Marcus, Lexus Corp., Four Seasons, University of Washington, MGM Center, the Floyd and Delores Jones Playhouse, Pacific Central Bank, Hilton, Opryland, the Peninsula Hotel, City of Seattle, Washington State Arts Commission, the Yellowstone Private Collection, and Deloitte Consulting, among others. Cassandria Blackmore email@example.com www.cassandriablackmore.com
036 - Dante Marioni
Purple Leaf 40 x 9 x 2 inches Signed - 2012 Blown glass
$16,000 Dante Marioni comes from a family of artists and has been blowing glass since he was fifteen. Through the process of making his vessels, he has joined the centuries-long artistic conversation about classical design, proportion, and aesthetics that dates back to the first Renaissance artists who rediscovered classical antiquity. Marioni has participated at Pilchuck Glass School every summer since 1983 and currently serves on the school’s board of trustees. He has received the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award, among many others. Marioni’s work is held in the National Museum of Modern Art in Tokyo, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Victoria and Albert Museum, and the White House Collection of American Crafts.
039 - Hiroshi Yamano
Fish Hanger #10
32 x 23 x 12 inches Signed - 2012 Blown, battuto glass
Paperweight Portrait (Bunny + Bluebirds) 7 x 7 x 6 inches Signed - 2011 Blown, fused glass, found glass, decals, fabric
One of the first ever collaborations between an Italian maestro and a North American woman, Chitamarra Giraffa was created on Pilchuck Glass School’s campus this year by artists Davide Salvadore and Shelley Muzylowski Allen. This has inspired a body of work by Salvadore and Muzylowski Allen, which will be created in Murano, Italy.
A background in painting influences the unique color and surface in the glass sculpture of Shelley Muzylowski Allen. The allure of the hot shop captivated her at Pilchuck almost two decades ago. After working as an assistant to William Morris, she and her husband, Rik Allen, built a hot glass studio in the Skagit Valley where she continues to work daily. Her sculpture is internationally exhibited and collected.
041 - Amy Rueffert
41 x 15 x 8 inches Signed - 2003 Blown, sculpted glass, silver leaf, copper plate
A descendant of a long line of glassworkers, Davide Salvadore has lived on the Venetian island of Murano since he was born in 1953. In 1987, Salvadore founded his own studio on Murano, which he continues to operate today. Using equipment he designed and built himself, he creates passionately expressive one-of-a-kind sculptures that push the boundaries of centuries-old traditions.
038 - Klaus Moje
Sketch for “Puget Sound” 22.5 x 22.5 x 1.75 inches Signed - 2012 Kiln-formed glass
Hiroshi Yamano began his serious study of glass at California College of the Arts. He continued his studies at the Tokyo Glass Art Institute and received his M.F.A. degree from Rochester Institute of Technology. Yamano is recognized as one of Japan’s foremost and most innovative glass artists. He co-founded Ezra Glass Studio in Fukui, Japan, and helped establish the formidable glass program at Osaka University of Arts, for which he now serves as chairman. He has taught at Pilchuck Glass School many times.
Traver Gallery firstname.lastname@example.org www.travergallery.com
040 - Lino Tagliapietra
Klaus Moje was a 2012 artist in residence at Pilchuck Glass School and created this work inspired by the Puget Sound.
15.75 x 11 x 10.75 inches Signed - 2011 Blown glass, colored, bundled, fused, cut murrine
Bullseye Gallery email@example.com www.bullseyegallery.com
$51,000 Lino Tagliapietra came from the historic glassblowers’ island of Murano in the Venetian lagoon of Italy. At the age of eleven he began his apprenticeship with Archimede Seguso and by the age of 21, he had earned the title of maestro. Over the next three decades he was associated with several famous Muranese glass companies. In the 70’s, he began his influential collaborations with foreign artists. In 1979, Tagliapietra went to Pilchuck Glass School to teach, and American glassblowing was changed forever. Although glassblowing in America has been influenced by Europeans throughout its history, it is safe to say that studio glassblowing in the late twentieth century, in the United States and elsewhere, owes much to Lino Tagliapietra. Much honored by the world of studio glass, Tagliapietra has received numerous awards throughout his career. Appreciated by the audiences worldwide, his work is in the permanent collections of countless major museums and has been exhibited world-wide. Lino Tagliapietra www.linotagliapietra.com firstname.lastname@example.org
037 - Davide Salvadore and Shelley Muzylowski Allen
Photo: Russell Johnson
Amy Rueffert has worked in glass since 1994. She earned her B.F.A degree from Massachusetts College of Art and her M.F.A degree from Mills College, Oakland, California, where she studied with Ron Nagle. Her work is included in the collections of the Corning Museum of Glass; the Museum of Glass, Tacoma; and Glasmuseet Ebeloft, Denmark. Rueffert’s work has been recognized in New Glass Review (1995, 1998, 2006–9), and she was awarded a merit prize at the Elizabeth R. Rafael Founder’s Prize exhibition by the Society for Contemporary Craft. She has taught at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Glass Lab, Pilchuck Glass School, and The Studio at the Corning Museum of Glass. Rueffert currently lectures in the School of Art and Design at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Traver Gallery email@example.com www.travergallery.com Photo: Chris Brown
042 - Sally McCubbin
Great Canadian Exports Precious Maple 12 x 9 x 7.5 inches Not signed - 2012 Blown glass
$950 Sally McCubbin is a Toronto artist immersed within a global community of art and design. She incorporates innovative and creative thinking into object design, sculpture, public art, community building, teaching and learning. McCubbin is the managing editor of Contemporary Canadian Glass online and is also an instructor at Sheridan College. In 2010, she opened Studio Huddle, a multi-functional studio of twelve artists, in Toronto. She is also a founding member of the Vest Collective. McCubbin is passionate about thoughtful design and created Timid Glass Toronto with partner Aaron Oussoren, a company that reflects this enthusiasm as well as their shared interest in environmentalism and conservatism. Sally McCubbin firstname.lastname@example.org www.sallymccubbin.com
045 - Ulrica Hydman-Vallien
Family Woman 10 x 13 inches Signed - 2011 Watercolor, paper 043
Collection of Comforts #7
Ulrica Hydman-Vallien has been working as a designer and artist for Kosta Boda in Sweden since 1972. She has also been a freelance designer for many companies around the world. HydmanVallien taught at Pilchuck Glass School from 1980 to 1987 and in 2011. She has her own painting studio and is represented in many museums, including the Corning Museum of Glass, New York; the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris; the Moderna Museet, Stockholm; the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo; and the Victoria & Albert Museum, London.
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23 x 15 x 7.5 inches Signed - 2007 Blown glass, glass enamels
$4,500 Annette Blair was born in Australia in 1982. In 2004, inspired by personal narratives and an interest in combining portraiture and blown glass, she graduated with honors from the Australian National University glass workshop. She then completed a traineeship in hot glass at JamFactory in Adelaide. Blair is currently based in Canberra and works as an independent artist, gaffer, and glassblowing assistant.
Ulrica Hydman-Vallien www.uhv.se
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047 - Annette Blair
044 - Ben Sharp
Black and Gold Top 12 x 18 inches Signed - 2011 Blown glass
$2,000 Ben Sharp is a native of Gainesville, Florida. He began working as a scientific glassmaker in 1997 and assisted in a project for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. In 1998, Sharp began working with hot glass and soon moved into doing color production for Bullseye Glass Company in Portland, Oregon, and equipment fabrication at Wet Dog Studios in New Orleans and the National Casting Center in Alfred, New York. He has taught at the Belmont Art Center in Florida, the GoggleWorks Center for the Arts in Pennsylvania, and The Studio at the Corning Museum of Glass. Sharp received a B.F.A. degree from Alfred University in 2006 and is currently the glass studio technician at Pilchuck Glass School. Ben Sharp email@example.com www.bensharpglass.com
Annette Blair www.annetteblairglass.com
046 - Ivana Sramkova
Photo: Stuart Hay
Lady Tykvard 17 x 15 x 10 inches Signed - 2006 Kiln-cast glass
$3,000 Ivana Sramkova is one of the most successful artists to come of age during the early 1990s. She specializes in cast- and molten-glass sculptures of people, animals, and still lifes. Sramkova’s unique style stacks pieces of glass to create monumental sculptures and often uses paint to add a touch of humor. Her work is lighthearted and fun. She has won major commissions in the Czech Republic. Ivana Sramkova firstname.lastname@example.org www.sramkova.com
048 - Benjamin Edols and Kathy Elliott
Bud with Stamen 21.5 x 6.75 x 7 inches Signed - 2005 Blown, carved glass
$4,500 In the past few years, the main focus of Edols’ and Elliott’s work has been a response to the natural world. To leaves and pods, blades of grass, succulent fruit. The forms, the textures, the quality of the color that is held in each fluid-filled cell. It may appear to be an unnatural garden, but the inspiration for this work was found once it had fallen from its tree.
Traver Gallery email@example.com www.travergallery.com
051 - Susan Stinsmuehlen-Amend
Common Vessels / Baby Bottle (with girdle of text) Butchigiri #3
Tree in Golden Brown 2-20-11
31 x 22 x 30 inches Signed - 2009 Blown glass
Susan Stinsmuehlen-Amend, a past board member of the Glass Art Society (1982–86) and an Honorary Life Member, served as the first woman president from 1984-86. Her work in glass and mixed media, architectural glass, hot glass and public art is included in many private collections and public institutions including City of Los Angeles, Detroit Institute of the Arts, the LA County Museum of Art, Museum of Art and Design, and Oakland Museum of California among others. Stinsmuehlen-Amend has taught at the Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA for many years (1980–1997, 2005, 2007–08, 2011) and has been a visiting artist at CA College of the Arts, CA States San Bernadino and Fullerton, Massachusetts College of Art, Ohio, The Pittsburgh Glass Center, RISD, RIT, Tyler School of Art, and Illinois Universities, and numerous other glass and public art conferences. A Trustee Emeritus of The American Craft Council, she currently serves as Chair of the Arts Commission for the City of Ojai, CA. She is a past recipient of two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships, the Pilchuck Glass School Hauberg Fellowship, the 2007 Libensky Award, and 2006 Artist Residencies at Pilchuck and the Museum of Glass, Tacoma, Washington.
$5,400 Jen Elek combines soft forms, humor, and innovative processes to create landscapes of color and light using primarily handblown glass, neon, and steel as her media. Elek graduated with a B.F.A. degree from the School of Art & Design at Alfred University in 1994. A year later, she moved to Seattle, where she has worked with many notable artists and has been a member of Lino Tagliapietra’s glassblowing team since 2001. Elek exhibits and teaches glassblowing internationally. She maintains a studio in south Seattle with her husband, and fellow artist Jeremy Bert. Elek’s and Bert’s works will be featured at Traver Gallery this November. Butchigiri #3 is from their private collection. Traver Gallery firstname.lastname@example.org www.travergallery.com
050 - Mark Zirpel
Susan Stinsmuehlen-Amend facebook.com/susan.stinsmuehlenamend
Traver Gallery email@example.com www.travergallery.com
22 x 11 x 11 inches Signed - 2012 Photo-sandblasted, blown glass, bone
$6,000 Mark Zirpel began working at Pilchuck Glass School in summer 1994 as the Print Shop coordinator. He has since been the Cold Shop coordinator, a store employee, an emerging artist in residence (EAIR), a coordinator for the EAIR program, a professional artist in residence, and a faculty member. He has also been on Pilchuck’s board of trustees since 2007. In 2008, the University of Washington hired Zirpel as the Dale Chihuly Endowed Chair of Glass, tasked with introducing glass into its three-dimensional program. He holds a B.F.A. degree in drawing from the University of Alaska and an M.F.A. degree in printmaking from the San Francisco Art Institute.
053 - David Schwarz
15 x 5 x 5 inches Signed - 2006 Blown glass, painted pickups
049 - Jen Elek
Mark Zirpel firstname.lastname@example.org www.markzirpel.com
9.5 x 6.5 x 6.5 inches Signed - 2011 Polished, sandblasted, blown glass
$5,000 David Schwarz was a staff member at Pilchuck Glass School from 1979 through 1986. He built his home and studio in Ridgefield, Washington, where he has been living and working with glass for more than twenty-five years. Schwarz has had many solo exhibitions nationally and internationally, and his work is held in museums and corporate and private collections. His work will be shown at Foster/White Gallery in Seattle through November 2012. Foster/White email@example.com www.fosterwhite.com Photo: David Schwarz
052 - Karen Willenbrink-Johnsen and Jasen Johnsen
Lucy Dog 13 x 8 x 5 inches Not signed - 2011 Blown glass
$5,500 Karen Willenbrink-Johnsen is much admired for her ability to express naturalistic forms in glass. A true testimony to her love of nature, WillenbrinkJohnsen’s work is the result of countless hours of observation and years of glassworking experience. She has received numerous awards and is featured in museums worldwide. Karen Willenbrink-Johnsen and Jasen Johnsen firstname.lastname@example.org www.willenbrinkjohnsen.com
054 - George C. Scott
No Visable Means of Support 36.5 x 14.5 x 15 inches Signed - 2012 Fused glass
$6,000 George C. Scott began working in glass with a studio in Laguna Beach, California, in 1976. He moved to Seattle in 1993 and continued to explore glass blowing, casting, fusing, and slumping. Scott’s work includes sculpture, art glass lighting, and a variety of architectural elements and applications. His artwork may be seen in galleries, collections, and public installations at the University of Delaware, Yakima Valley Community College, and New Orleans Lakefront Airport. Scott maintains a studio in the Seattle area and continues to play with broken glass. He’s a longtime fan of Pilchuck Glass School and often donates to the school’s Annual Auction. George C. Scott www.georgecscottstudios.com
060 - Preston Singletary
38 x 17 inches Signed - 2009 Blown, sandcarved vessel
058 - Benjamin P. Moore
055 - John Miller
Sweet Tooth 6 x 19 x 19 inches Not Signed - 2012 Blown, sculpted glass
$6,000 John Miller began working with glass in 1987 as an undergraduate at Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven and, a decade later, earned an M.F.A. degree in sculpture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Since 1993, he has been a staff member at Pilchuck Glass School, serving as a technician, coordinator, gaffer, and instructor. In 1998, Miller was awarded a Creative Glass Center of America Fellowship at Wheaton Village in Millville, New Jersey, where he continued to build on the concepts of his graduate work. Currently, he is an associate professor and head of the glass department at Illinois State University in Normal. He exhibits internationally and frequently lectures and demonstrates hot glass across the United States. Although Miller has experimented with many different techniques and materials, his focus is blown sculpture.
Duncan McClellan’s fascination with glass began at age five, when he visited a glass factory in West Virginia. After working with leather and clay, he finally had the opportunity to learn glassblowing at a studio in Ybor City, Florida, in 1987. McClellan continued to follow his passion, studying the creation of large-form glass vessels with Fred Kahl and John Brekke at the New York Experimental Glass Workshop. His current work depicts emotions related to family, personal growth, and the spiritual connections between people. His bold, graphic, stylized icons evoke emotional responses. The rich coloration and voluptuous shapes of his works invite closer inspection both inside and out, resulting in an interactive relationship between the interior and exterior surfaces of the vessels. The processes he uses are centered around the internal graal and overlay techniques and incorporate hand cutting, photoresist, and computer graphics. McClellan finishes these works with acid etching, fire polishing, and a six-stage process of grinding and polishing. He has donated this work in honor of Joan, Amy, and Mike Stonecipher. Duncan McClellan email@example.com www.dmglass.com
Palla Set, Opaline
17 x 7 inches, 4.75 x 18.25 inches Signed - 2012 Blown glass
057 - John Kiley
John Kiley Original Artwork and Private Studio Party 12 x 13.5 inches Signed - 2011 Cut, polished, blown glass
Priceless In 1992 at the age of nineteen, Seattle native John Kiley began blowing glass professionally. He studied glassblowing at Pilchuck Glass School, Pratt Fine Arts Center, and Penland School of Crafts. John is currently the Glass Director for the Schack Art Center, located in Everett, WA. This unique package offers the striking “Overlap” (valued at $8,000) created by John Kiley, or one of several other pieces available at a private party for 12 at the artist’s studio in Ballard, Washington. Enjoy wine and hors d’oeuvres as you experience Kiley’s space. Please arrange for a mutually agreeable date. Traver Gallery firstname.lastname@example.org www.travergallery.com John Kiley email@example.com www.johnkiley.com Photo: Jeff Curtis
20.25 x 9.75 x 4.75 Signed - 2011 Blown, sandcarved glass
Benjamin P. Moore, Pilchuck Glass School’s 2006 Libenský Award recipient, is a pioneer in the American studio glass movement and a key player in establishing Seattle as a center for contemporary glass. He was first introduced to glass at California College of the Arts and pursued his M.FA. degree at Rhode Island School of Design. Moore then worked at the Venini factory on the island of Murano, where he furthered his skills as a glassblower. He was responsible for bringing Checco Ongaro and Lino Tagliapietra to Pilchuck, the first Venetian masters to teach at the school. From 1977 to 1987, Moore was Pilchuck’s creative and educational director. He lives and works in Seattle and continues to be active on the Pilchuck board of trustees. An exhibtion featuring Moore’s work will be held at the Museum of Glass, Tacoma, in January 2013. Foster/White Gallery firstname.lastname@example.org www.fosterwhite.com Benjamin P. Moore www.benjaminmooreglass.com
059 - Jan Frydrych
The art of Preston Singletary has become synonymous with the relationship between European glassblowing traditions and Northwest Native art. His artworks feature themes of transformation, animal spirits, and shamanism through elegant blown-glass forms and mystical sand carved Tlingit designs. Singletary’s artworks are recognized internationally and are included in museum collections across Europe and the United States. He maintains an active schedule of teaching and lecturing internationally. In 2009, the Museum of Glass, Tacoma, launched a major midcareer survey of his work, Preston Singletary Echoes, Fire, and Shadows, which is currently on a national tour. Singletary was awarded an honorary doctor of arts degree in 2010 from the University of Puget Sound.
3.75 x 14.5 x 14.5 inches Signed - 2009 Cut, polished, optical glass
Preston Singletary email@example.com www.prestonsingletary.com
Traver Gallery firstname.lastname@example.org www.travergallery.com
Jan Frydrych is an artist from Czech Republic who lives and works in Šluknov. He creates his art with clear and colored optical glass by combining traditional coldworking techniques and industry practices. Jan Frydrych email@example.com www.SFAGlass.com
056 - Duncan McClellan
065 - Brenda Page 061 - Doug Randall
Window View in Red
98 x 27.5 x 0.5 inches Signed - 2011 Cast, screen-printed, fused, slumped glass
8.5 x 14 x 14 Signed - 2011 Kiln-cast, drop-formed, coldworked glass
063 - Holly Grace
$4,200 Doug Randall, an artist from Portland, Oregon, has been working with glass for more than three decades. He studied at California State University, Chico, Oregon State University, and Pilchuck Glass School. His work is collected internationally and is shown at galleries, museums, and SOFA exhibitions. Randall is a member of Northwest Designer Craftsmen and was elected to the Clackamas County Arts Alliance board. In addition to designing and creating work, he regularly teaches advanced kiln forming across the United States. Small Planet Studio firstname.lastname@example.org www.flickr.com/photos/smplanet Photo: Doug Randall
Holly Grace email@example.com www.hollygrace.com
064 - April Surgent
Brenda Page was introduced to glass while studying fine art at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. She transferred to Monash University, where she graduated in 1992 with a bachelor’s degree in ceramic design with a major in glass. Initially, Page was attracted to the hot glass studio; however, she soon discovered an affinity with sculpting and glass casting and now focuses on casting that incorporates screen-printed images. She has conducted numerous workshops with glass artists, acted as a professional studio assistant, run a dedicated glass studio, and completed many major commissions. Page lives and works in Melbourne and regularly exhibits locally and internationally.
Photo: David McArthur
A Walk in the Woods
Brenda Page firstname.lastname@example.org
16.25 x 12 x 2 inches Signed - 2012 Cameo-engraved glass
Photo: David McArthur
8 x 21 x 21 inches Signed - 2012 Blown, sandcarved glass, glass powder, metal leaf
$4,200 Holly Grace is an Australian artist whose work is influenced by the Australian landscape and Scandinavian design. 062 - Jeremy Lepisto
Some Reserves from the Crate Series
20 x 8 x 8 inches Signed - 2011 Kiln-formed, assembled glass
Jeremy Lepisto’s artwork has historically involved the imagery and forms found within his local industrial-urban environment. Upon moving to Australia in 2009, he gained some new horizons yet lost his landscape. The works from the Crate Series were built in response to this shift. They depict and address the desire for items that are un-orderable, un-receivable, and/or undeliverable. Lepisto has taught many kiln-forming classes internationally and throughout the United States, including at Pilchuck Glass School. He was president of the Glass Art Society’s board of directors from 2009 to 2011. Lepisto received a B.F.A degree in glass and metals from Alfred University in 1997 and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. degree in sculpture at the Australian National University, Canberra.
April Surgent started working with glass in 1997 at open-access hot-shop studios in Seattle. She went on to study at the Australian National University, Canberra, where she earned a B.F.A. degree with honors, majoring in glass, in 2004. Changing her focus from blown glass to cameo-engraved glass, Surgent returned to her hometown of Seattle and set up a studio, where she makes art full-time. She exhibits, teaches, and lectures internationally and, in 2008, began instructing short courses with master Czech engraver and mentor Jiˇrí Harcuba. In 2009, she was awarded one of two Neddy fellowships through the Behnke Foundation and the New Talent award through UrbanGlass. Surgent had her first solo museum show at the Bellevue Arts Museum in 2010.
Jeremy Lepisto www.jeremylepisto.com
April Surgent www.aprilsurgent.com
Photo: Rob Little
Bullseye Gallery email@example.com www.bullseyegallery.com
…as recollected by John Landon, nicknamed “Dune” or “Landune” (one of the earliest participants who helped with the founding of Pilchuck Glass School):
November 14, 1925 – April 16, 2012
In the early 1970s, when Dale Chihuly still lived on Pilchuck Glass School’s campus and the summer “participants slept in tents in the rolling fields, there was no formal hot shop, no lodge, and no running water. In the middle of a tree farm that supported a burgeoning school and the studio glass movement there was Walt Hass who wasn’t too sure about those ‘hippies on the hill.’ Truly one of the great storytellers, Walt had that ability to have just the appropriate amount of elaboration. They were true stories, but he knew how to paint a picture that made each one extraordinary. Walt and his wife would visit campus often, always with a cooler of food – sustenance that he shared with everyone. He would bring the community of artists together with big dinners before Pilchuck had its first official chef. Walt taught residents of the Pilchuck community – who for the most part were inexperienced with rural life in the Pacific Northwest – the art of the woods and the art of splitting shakes – most notably fabricating the shakes that covered the first formal Pilchuck hot shop. I miss your stories and your company, Walt. You are a dying breed – your storytelling is a gift and a true art form. An honorary member of the “Pilchuck Peanut Farm,” Walt Hass will be remembered as a man of many talents and with a big heart, providing the care that made Pilchuck a home
for many young artists.
Photo: Buster Simpson
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701 - Yuki Uchimura
Exist “the will to live” 11 x 4 x 4 inches Signed - 2011 Kiln-cast glass
$3,000 Yuki Uchimura graduated from the Tokyo Glass Art Institute in 1983. She has taught at Centro Studio Vetro in Venice, Pilchuck Glass School, Rochester Institute of Technology, and UrbanGlass in New York. Uchimura is an associate professor at Osaka University of Art. Her work can be found in the collections of the Corning Museum of Glass, the Lausanne Decorative Arts Museum, and the São Paulo Museum of Art. Yuki Uchimura firstname.lastname@example.org
702 - Alex Gabriel Bernstein
Arched Sprout 700 - Michelle Knox
A Standing Reliquary Dark Reminiscences #3 77 x 12 x 12 inches Signed - 2012 Blown glass, steel
$8,500 Michelle Knox is a New Jersey native. She relocated to the San Francisco area in 1997 and attended the California College of the Arts. Knox graduated in 2000 with a B.F.A. degree with an emphasis in glass. Michelle Knox email@example.com www.michelleknox.com
22 x 6 x 3 inches Signed - 2009 Cast, cut glass, fused steel
$5,800 After spending ten years in academics as a teacher and administrator, Alex Gabriel Bernstein moved back to his home in western North Carolina, where he works full-time in a studio in Asheville. He keeps a busy exhibition schedule, mounting solo shows in Chicago, New York City, Santa Fe, and Toronto as well as in Florida. Bernstein’s work is held in a number of public collections, including those of the Mobile Museum of Art, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the Palm Springs Art Museum, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Traver Gallery firstname.lastname@example.org www.travergallery.com Photo: Alex Gabriel Bernstein
703 - Ann Wåhlström
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23 x 13 inches Signed - 2012 Blown glass
705 - Chuck Lopez
Ann Wåhlström was born in 1957 in Stockholm. She produced her own glass work from 1982 to 1985, before working as a designer for Kosta Boda in Sweden from 1985 to 2005. Wåhlström is currently an independent designer and artist based in Stockholm. She has been both a teacher at Pilchuck Glass School and a visiting artist at the Museum of Glass, Tacoma, several times. Recently, Wåhlström was involved in a large glass installation for a visual concert of Steve Reich’s composition “Different Trains.”
12 x 14 x 3 inches Signed - 2002 Blown glass
707 - Catherine Chalmers
Ann Wåhlström email@example.com www.annwahlstrom.com
704 - Benjamin Cobb
Pleated Ventricle 24 x 3 x 9 inches Signed - 2008 Blown glass
$1,750 Benjamin Cobb started working with glass as a teenager in his hometown of Newport, Rhode Island. Since then, he has attended the School for American Crafts at Rochester Institute of Technology while taking multiple classes at The Studio at the Corning Museum of Glass. Cobb was a teaching assistant for Robin Cass at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts in Maine and at The Studio at the Corning Museum of Glass. After graduating with a B.F.A. degree, he worked at a glass studio in California before moving to Seattle. He is currently a designer and lead glassblower in the hot shop studio at the Museum of Glass, Tacoma.
Chuck Lopez started working with glass in 1989. With a background in computer science, mathematics, and philosophy, he received a B.A. degree in philosophy from the University of Colorado and an M.F.A. degree from Alfred University. Lopez’s involvement with Pilchuck Glass School, where he first saw the full potential of glass, began when he was a student in 1994, and he has returned as a summer staff member, teaching assistant, emerging artist in residence, centerpiece designer, and instructor. His work was selected for inclusion in New Glass Review (2002, 2007). Lopez, a Denver native, now resides in Seattle, where he continues to make art and works at Pratt Fine Arts Center. He made Marmorino at Pilchuck in 2012 during session 3, while working as a teaching assistant for Davide Salvadore. Vetri International Glass firstname.lastname@example.org www.vetriglass.com Chuck Lopez email@example.com
Leaf Cutter Ant Series Suite of Two
706 - Courtney Branam
Soft Cube—Green 11 x 11 x 11 inches Signed - 2012 Blown glass, zanfirico canes
$1,800 Courtney Branam’s vessels are influenced and inspired as much by the history of glassblowing as from his personal experience working with artists. Rooted in a tradition that is meticulously on center, he adds a modern twist that allows the work to become gestural and expressive. Branam was born and raised in Houston. He discovered his passion for blowing glass while studying engineering and graphic design at Texas Tech University. After graduating with a B.A. degree, Branam began traveling, practicing his craft, from Alaska to Australia—and points in between. In 2009, he was a visiting artist at the Museum of Glass, Tacoma, and in 2011 he participated in several group exhibitions, had a solo show at Vetri International, and was a featured guest at the Museum of Glass. He currently lives in Seattle, where he has worked as a freelance glassblower in numerous studios. Branam also frequently works with the hot shop team at the Museum of Glass and as a staff member at Pilchuck Glass School. His work can be seen at Vetri International in Seattle.
30 x 22.5 inches Signed - 2011 Intaglio, embossed paper
$2,000 Catherine Chalmers holds a B.S. degree in engineering from Stanford University and an M.F.A. degree in painting from the Royal College of Art, London. She has exhibited in Asia and Europe and across the United States. Chalmers’s work has appeared in a variety of publications, including ArtNews, Artforum, Blind Spot, Discover, Flash Art, Harper’s, the Independent on Sunday, the New York Times, and the Sunday Telegraph, among others, and has been featured on television and radio. She has published two books, Food Chain Encounters between Mates, Predators and Prey (2000) and American Cockroach (2004). In 2010, she received a Guggenheim Fellowship, and in 2011 she was an artist in residence at Pilchuck Glass School. She lives and works in New York City. Catherine Chalmers firstname.lastname@example.org www.chatherinechalmers.com
708 - Felice Nittolo
900 16 x 16 x 2.5 inches Signed - 2012 Ceramic mosaic
$6,000 Born in Capriglia Irpina, but bound to Ravenna by virtue of his love for mosaics, Felice Nittolo is one of the major contemporary mosaic artists. In the course of his more than thirty years of artistic development, Nittolo has caught national and international attention with a series of highly provocative ideas such as Arrhythmia (1984) and the manifesto of New Tradition (1992). Although he defends the independence of the mosaic language, he intuitively understands the correspondence between mosaics and theater, mosaics and music, and mosaics and poetry. Nittolo has participated in many solo exhibitions and shows, including the international art fairs of Arco Madrid, Art 14 Basle, Artefiera Bologna, Artexpo New York, Expo Arte Bari, and Fiac Paris, among many others. Felice Nittolo email@example.com www.felicenittolo.it
Courtney Branam firstname.lastname@example.org
Vetri International Glass email@example.com www.vetriglass.com
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Crackle ICOSO 709 - David Patchen
16 x 15 inches Signed - 2011 Mold-blown glass
Bloom 12 x 17 x 15 inches Signed - 2012 Blown, hot-sculpted glass, murrine
$6,900 David Patchen is a San Francisco-based artist and is known for work that features intense colors, intricate detail, and meticulous craftsmanship. He has studied in Murano, was awarded an artistic merit scholarship to Pilchuck Glass School, spent a month as an artist in residence in Seto City, Japan, and has participated in shows both domestically, such as SOFA, and internationally. Patchen is a former chairman of the board of Public Glass and a board member of the Glass Alliance of Northern California. His work is represented by galleries in the Africa, Europe, and the United States. David Patchen firstname.lastname@example.org www.davidpatchen.com Photo: David Patchen
710 - Jeff Ballard
Fruit of the Looming 31.5 x 21 x 10 inches Signed - 2012 Blown, hot-sculpted glass, jump rope, plastic grapes, drawer, chalk
$3,200 Jeff Ballard earned a B.F.A. in glass from the University of Illinois in 2000. He has worked as a head designer, gaffer, and production manager at studios in New Mexico, Oregon, and Texas. Ballard has taught, lectured, and exhibited in Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, South Korea, and Turkey. He recently returned from Berlin, where he taught glassblowing to children at Berlin Glas e.V., a non-profit glass studio, as part of the Arts Envoy Program sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State. His current work is based on dreaming and internal idiosyncrasies.
Nationally and internationally recognized as a painter and sculptor, John Torreano has exhibited his work in numerous important museums and galleries throughout the world. His relationship with glass began, as so many have, through a friendship with artist Dale Chihuly, when they met at Rhode Island School of Design in 1975. Since that time, Torreano has been an artist in residence at Pilchuck several times from the 1980s through the 2000s, developing a personal connection to glass that has expanded and enriched his use of gem and polyhedral shapes as subjects for his work. He has maintained an ongoing connection to glass with periodic trips from New York to Seattle and recently completed this piece at James Mongrain’s studio. John Torreano www.johntorreano.com
714 - Dick Weiss
Audubon’s Swan: Wet and Windy 11.5 x 25 x 3 inches Signed - 2012 Slip, underglaze clay
$2,300 712 - Jeanne Marie Ferraro
Trust Deceived 9 x 18 x 8 inches Signed - 2005 Cast glass
$5,500 Jeanne Marie Ferraro has a B.F.A. degree from Kent State University and an M.F.A. degree from Rochester Institute of Technology. She has been a scholarship student twice at Pilchuck Glass School. Ferraro teaches at the Northwest School and Pratt Fine Arts Center, both in Seattle. In her sculpture Trust Deceived, she portrays the beauty of naïveté. “When we trust, we take the chance of seeing good and evil.” Jeanne Marie Ferraro www.jeanneferraro.com
713 - Patrick Reyntiens
Untitled 8 inches each Signed - 2011 Hand-painted ceramic plates
$1,000 Patrick Reyntiens is one of the world’s leading artists in stained glass, and his work is treasured by 150 collectors and cathedrals throughout the United States and the United Kingdom. He wrote The Technique of Stained Glass and maintains an active lecture schedule in Britain, Canada, Europe, and the United States. Reyntiens and his wife, painter Anne Bruce, founded Burleighfield House, an influential arts education facility, in the 1960s and have since established the Reyntiens Trust.
Dick Weiss recieved his B.A. degree from Yale University. His distinguished career includes two National Endowment for the Arts craftsman grants, two Hauberg Fellowships, and selection as an artist in residence at Pilchuck Glass School. His works are included in the collections of the City of Seattle, the Corning Museum of Glass, and the Victoria and Albert Museum, and he has completed major commissions for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Sea-Tac Airport. Weiss lives and works in Seattle and shows nationally and internationally. He thanks Pottery Northwest for making this body of work possible. Traver Gallery email@example.com www.travergallery.com
Jeff Ballard firstname.lastname@example.org www.jeffballardglass.com
717 - Kelly O’Dell
715 - Jeremy Newman and Allison Ciancibelli
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Nomad 14 x 15.5 x 5 inches Signed - 2012 Blown glass
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13 x 12 x 19 inches Signed - 2008 Blown, sculpted glass, mixed media
$3,800 Kelly O’Dell was raised in Kona, Hawaii, where her father built a glass studio in their home in 1979. Twenty years later, she graduated from the University of Hawai’i with a B.F.A. degree in glass after studying with Rick Mills. O’Dell has worked with William Morris and continues to work at Pilchuck Glass School during the winter season. Aside from making her own artwork, she fabricates metal stands for other artists.
$3,400 Jeremy Newman and Allison Ciancibelli are a husband-and-wife team who have been collaboratively designing and creating blown glass sculpture since 2001. Their work is inspired by the natural world and how people relate to nature. “In the presence of nature there is absence where the mind can wander over open spaces and find a sense of calm.” The simple abstract compositions allow viewers to read their own interpretations into each piece. Newman and Ciancibelli’s sculpture is represented by galleries nationally and is held in public and private collections around the world. Their work is part of the permanent collection of the Newark Museum of Art, and in 2011, they received an Excellence in Glass award from the Smithsonian Institution.
Vetri International Glass email@example.com www.vetriglass.com Photo: Kelly O’Dell
Jeremy Newman and Allison Ciancibelli firstname.lastname@example.org www.newmanciancibelli.com Vetri International Glass email@example.com www.vetriglass.com
716 - Karen Buhler
Running Man 25 x 7 x 13 inches Signed - 2012 Flameworked glass, wood
$2,800 Karen Buhler’s career as a glass artist began in 1980, with an apprenticeship in a production hot shop. Six years later, she switched to neon-tube bending and worked in the sign industry for more than a decade. Integrating the two vastly different skill sets, Buhler now flameworks boro-glass sculptures in a bench torch and enhances them with various mixed media. She enjoys teaching at Pilchuck Glass School, Pratt Fine Arts Center in Seattle, Schack Arts Center in Everett, and Woodrow Wilson High School in Tacoma. Her work is featured in many publications and is collected internationally.
718 - Randy Walker
Spring Pod 16 x 15 x 6 inches Signed - 2012 Blown, sculpted glass
719 - Steve Immerman
Randy Walker has been a faculty and staff member at Pilchuck Glass School for more than twenty years and creates his artwork in Pilchuck’s Hot Shop during the winter off-season. He was a principal member of the William Morris team for seventeen years. Walker has taught workshops in Canada, Japan, New Zealand, and the United States. Studying and interacting with nature has been a fundamental part of his life. Walker’s blown and sculpted forms are inspired by the colors, textures, and patterns found in the forests of the Pacific Northwest. His work is exhibited internationally.
3.5 x 19 x 14.5 inches Signed - 2010 Kiln-formed glass
Traver Gallery firstname.lastname@example.org www.travergallery.com Randy Walker email@example.com www.randywalkerglass.com
$3,200 Steve Immerman is both a practicing general surgeon and a glass artist. Kiln-formed glass has been his artistic medium for more than fifteen years. His work often combines rigid geometry with areas of chaos, as is evident in Distance, which combines strip cutting with a hightemperature firing technique. Immerman’s work is available in selected galleries throughout the United States. Steve Immerman firstname.lastname@example.org www.clearwaterglass.com
720 - Raven Skyriver
Sounding 25 x 22 x 10 inches Signed - 2011 Off-hand sculpted glass
$5,600 Raven Skyriver was born in 1982 and started blowing glass in high school at the age of sixteen. His mentor, Lark Dalton, taught him how to build glassblowing equipment and trained him in Venetian technique, which enabled Skyriver to build his own workshop. Shortly afterward, he joined the William Morris team at Karen Willenbrink-Johnsen’s request and worked with the team for seven years, learning sculptural glass. Since William Morris’s retirement, Skyriver has continued to focus on sculpture. His depiction of marine life is inspired by his island upbringing and informed by the creatures that inhabit this fragile ecosystem. Stonington Gallery email@example.com www.stoningtongallery.com
Vetri International Glass firstname.lastname@example.org www.vetriglass.com
Karen Buhler www.karenbuhlerglass.com
721 - Rob Stern
Leaf Pod Pair 23 x 12 x 9 inches Signed - 2012 Blown, mirrored glass
723 - Ulrica Hydman-Vallien, David Walters, and D. H. McNabb
Rob Stern discovered glassmaking at San Francisco State University. He fostered that interest through study and apprenticeships around the world and by assisting numerous artists and masters at Pilchuck Glass School and abroad. Stern holds an M.F.A. degree from the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida. He teaches worldwide, frequently travels abroad to make his work, and owns and operates Rob Stern Art Glass in Miami. Stern was a teacher at Pilchuck in summer 2009 and an interim professor at the University of Texas at Arlington in 2010. He was selected as the 2011 Pilchuck Annual Auction centerpiece designer and led a team of thirty artists in producing more than one hundred distinctive centerpieces. Most recently, Stern worked as a lead gaffer on the 2012 centerpiece production team.
17.5 x 12 x 12 inches Signed - 2011 Blown glass, optic snakes
725 - Lance Friedman
5 x 120 inches Not signed - 2012 Blown glass, rubber
Ulrica Hydman-Vallien has been working as a designer and artist for Kosta-Boda in Sweden since 1972. She has also been a freelance designer for many companies around the world. Hydman-Vallien taught at Pilchuck Glass School from 1980 to 1987 and in 2011. She has her own painting studio and is represented in many museums, including the Corning Museum of Glass, New York; the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris; the Museum of MOderna Museet, Stockholm; the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo; and the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
Rob Stern email@example.com www.robsternartglass.com
Ulrica Hydman-Vallien www.uhv.se
724 - Tülin Yigit ˘ Akgül
Donna 722 - Shunji Omura
Premonition 18 x 19.5 x 15.5 Signed - 2011 Blown, hot-sculpted glass
$5,000 Shunji Omura began blowing glass at Tokyo Glass Art Institute, where he studied for three years. After living in Cambridge, he returned to Japan and attended the Niijima Glass Art Center. In 1994, Omura opened his own studio. He has taught at Namsoul University in Seoul, Pilchuck Glass School, and the University of Hawaii and is currently an instructor at Tokyo Glass Art Institute and Musashino Art University. Shunji Omura firstname.lastname@example.org www.omura-glass.com
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12.5 x 8 x 6 inches Not signed - 2012 Kiln-cast, sculpted glass
Lance Friedman believes that art is the process of asking better questions, challenging conventional wisdom, and overturning assumptions that stand in the way of new possibilities. He seeks to restore a visual sense of wonder to an increasingly jaded public consciousness. Friedman’s work is held in private collections and in the permanent collections of the Corning Museum of Glass and the Tacoma Art Museum. He has been an instructor at Aichi University in Japan, Alfred University, the Ohio State University, and The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Friedman has owned and operated Shatter Glass Group Inc., in Chicago, for the past twenty-five years. Lance Friedman email@example.com www.lancefriedman.com
Tülin Yigit ˘ Akgül was born in 1969 and started her creative life studying fashion design. She co-founded Atelier Seramika, where she works on ceramics design and form. In 2002, Yigit ˘ Akgül was introduced to glass as a fine-art medium and subsequently enrolled in several courses at the Glass Furnace, Istanbul, where she continued to develop her interpretation of glass. She conveys her thoughts and impressions through massive, simple, bare forms in glass sculptures created with both cold- and hot-glass techniques. The color combinations in her sandcast works support her abstract forms. Yigit ˘ Akgül has participated in many national and international exhibitions, and her work is held in several private collections. Since 2011, she has been a guest lecturer at the Anatolian University of Fine Arts. She won an International Success Prize in 2010, and her works have been shown in the Glass Arts Museum, Eskisehir, Turkey, and Liberty Museum in Philadelphia. Currently, she works with her team at her atelier, Sircafanus. Tülin Yi git ˘ Akgül firstname.lastname@example.org www.sircafanus.com
601 - Joseph L. Schoenberger
Tidepool Cylinder Vase
9 x 4.5 x 4.5 inches Not signed - 2012 Lampworked glass
Joseph L. Schoenberger is a lampworker of German descent who creates functional pieces of glass art using a variety of Old World techniques. His carefully sculpted life forms as well as many of the patterns in his work reveal a lifelong study of the natural world. Schoenberger attended Pilchuck Glass School as a student in 1998 and then as a teaching assistant in 2007. Alpine Glas Haus www.alpineglashaus.com Joseph L. Schoenberger email@example.com
600 - Valeria Florescano
Tehuana Goblet 12.25 x 5.5 x 5.5 inches Signed - 2011 Venetian-blown glass, gold leaf
$1,860 Valeria Florescano is a board member for the school of Design at Universidad Anáhuac, México and also manages her own showroom dedicated to the promotion of Mexican glass art and design in México City’s historic center. Trained as a designer and sculptor, Valeria’s work places art, craft and tradition in parallel, to emphasize and digest the complexity of today’s hybrid culture. She received an M.F.A degree from the Escuela Nacional de Artes Plásticas (UNAM) in 2010 and has been awarded scholarships from Pilchuck Glass School, the Corning Museum of Glass and Penland School of Crafts. She exhibits internationally and her work is held by the National Museum of L´viv in Ukraine as well as various private and state collections. Valeria Florescano firstname.lastname@example.org www.valeriaflorescano.com
602 - Joseph L. Schoenberger
Frog Cylinder Vase 10 x 4.5 x 4.5 inches Not signed - 2012 Lampworked glass
$90 Joseph L. Schoenberger is a lampworker of German descent who creates functional pieces of glass art using a variety of Old World techniques. His carefully sculpted life forms as well as many of the patterns in his work reveal a lifelong study of the natural world. Schoenberger attended Pilchuck Glass School as a student in 1998 and then as a teaching assistant in 2007. Alpine Glas Haus www.alpineglashaus.com Joseph L. Schoenberger email@example.com
605 - Hal Watrous
9.5 x 3.5 x 3.5 inches Signed - 2012 Blown, sculpted glass
8.5 x 3 inches Not signed - 2012 Lampworked glass
C. Chad Cully received a B.F.A. degree from the Art Academy of Cincinnati in 2005. From 2004 to 2010, he worked as a studio technician for River City Works, where he assisted both Warren Trefz and John Ruzsa with its college programs and community education. Cully has worked with StudioWest, Eugene, Oregon, and is a summer staff member at Pilchuck Glass School. He has studied at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Penland School of Crafts, and the Pittsburgh Glass Center. He is currently the resident glass artist at the Appalachian Center for Craft in Smithville, Tennessee.
Hal Watrous has been lampworking for nearly a decade. He feels very fortunate to have learned from some personal heroes and at some amazing places, including Pilchuck Glass School, where he was a teaching assistant in 2009. Watrous is drawn to the alchemical process of melting glass and is continually humbled by the patience it demands, viewing it as definitely a process and not an event! He loves creating glass art and is continuously trying to find his voice with the material as it agrees with him more and more. Watrous currently lives in the Pacific Northwest.
607 - Anna Boothe and Jen Elek
flighty 8.5 x 4.5 inches Signed - 2012 Kiln-cast, blown glass, lead crystal
$1,700 Anna Boothe holds a B.F.A. degree in sculpture from Rhode Island School of Design and an M.F.A. degree in crafts from Tyler School of Art, where she was a member of the glass program faculty for sixteen years. From 2004 to 2007, she coordinated and helped institute the glass art program at Salem Community College, New Jersey. Boothe has served the Glass Art Society on the board of directors (1998–2006) and as president (2004–6). She is currently a freelance artist, exhibits her work, and lectures and teaches workshops internationally. Her kiln-cast sculpture and decorative objects are in numerous collections. Boothe was awarded a fall 2012 collaborative artist residency at The Studio at the Corning Museum of Glass.
Hal Watrous firstname.lastname@example.org
C. Chad Cully email@example.com www.huddlebee.net
603 - C. Chad Cully
Anna Boothe firstname.lastname@example.org www.annaboothe.com
604 - C. Chad Cully
Untitled 8.5 x 5 x 3.5 inches Signed - 2012 Blown glass, sculpted
$150 C. Chad Cully received a B.F.A. degree from the Art Academy of Cincinnati in 2005. From 2004 to 2010, he worked as a studio technician for River City Works, where he assisted both Warren Trefz and John Ruzsa with its college programs and community education. Cully has worked with StudioWest, Eugene, Oregon, and is a summer staff member at Pilchuck Glass School. He has studied at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Penland School of Crafts, and the Pittsburgh Glass Center. He is currently the resident glass artist at the Appalachian Center for Craft in Smithville, Tennessee. C. Chad Cully email@example.com www.huddlebee.net
606 - Masami Koda
Umbrella with Flowers Goblet 12 x 5 x 5 inches Signed - 2011 Flameworked glass
608- Anna Boothe
BarBell / flip flop 11 x 3.25 inches Signed - 2011 Lead crystal, kiln-cast glass
Masami Koda was born in Kobe, Japan, in 1966. Seamlessly combining glass, wood, copper, bronze, and silver, he creates conceptual worlds of wonder where natural forms have profound, spiritual meaning. Koda explores the relationship between human beings and nature by incorporating symbols of human presence with magnified views of organic processes, some of which happen not only outside of our awareness but outside the scope of our perception. Koda explains: “I wanted to express how nature is changing and growing without us paying attention. These things are important and have value in the world, whether or not they can be seen.”
Anna Boothe holds a B.F.A. degree in sculpture from Rhode Island School of Design and an M.F.A. degree in crafts from Tyler School of Art, where she was a member of the glass program faculty for sixteen years. From 2004 to 2007, she coordinated and helped institute the glass art program at Salem Community College, New Jersey. Boothe has served the Glass Art Society on the board of directors (1998–2006) and as president (2004–6). She is currently a freelance artist, exhibits her work, and lectures and teaches workshops internationally. Her kiln-cast sculpture and decorative objects are in numerous collections. Boothe was awarded a fall 2012 collaborative artist residency at The Studio at the Corning Museum of Glass.
Vetri International Glass firstname.lastname@example.org www.vetriglass.com
Anna Boothe email@example.com www.annaboothe.com Photo: Rick Echelmeyer
609- Keith Martell
First Goblet Champagne Flute 12.5 x 3.5 inches Signed - 2012 Lampworked borosilicate glass
$420 GOBLET AUCTION
Keith is so busy blowing glass, he forgets to eat! He studied under Roger Parramore, David Willis, and Ethan Stern. Keith Martell firstname.lastname@example.org
610 - Ryan Staub
Lion-Headed Champagne Flute 17 x 4 x 4 inches Signed - 2012 Hot-sculpted, blown glass “supio,” gold leaf
$1,250 Ryan Staub is a Seattle native who in his fifteen years of blowing glass has worked in ten different countries and territories. He focuses on traditional European – especially Venetian – techniques and applying them in fresh and innovative ways. Ryan Staub email@example.com www.ryanstaub.com
401 - Manny Krakowski
Holding 16.5 x 13 x 15 inches Signed - 2012 Hot-sculpted glass, shoelace
$2,900 In his recent work, Manny Krakowski has been examining his relationship with human-made inanimate objects. For example, a watch, a device that “keeps track” of time, can be defined as a measuring system that catalogs the duration between events. The wearer of a watch is able to be cognizant of time, how it dictates actions and helps organize memories, even though it is intangible and invisible. Krakowski holds a B.F.A. degree from California State University, Fullerton, and currently lives and works in Los Angeles. He has participated at Pilchuck Glass School as a student, staff member, teaching assistant, and gaffer. 400 - Laura L. Goodwin
Manny Krakowski firstname.lastname@example.org www.mannykrakowski.com
L’Estate “Summertime” YELLOW SILENT
6.5 x 9 x 3.5 inches Signed - 2010 Blown, cast, cut, polished glass
$2,800 Laura Goodwin received a B.A. degree in studio art and ceramics from Scripps College, Claremont, California, in the 1970s. While attending Scripps, she spent two years studying in Perugia, Italy, and received a Certificate of Proficiency in Italian language. She became interested in glass and apprenticed with master craftsman Craig Zweifel in Idaho. From Idaho, Goodwin went on to earn an M.S. degree in art education and a teacher’s certification in art from Southern Connecticut State University, followed by an M.F.A. degree in glass from Southern Illinois University Carbondale in 1995. She also studied at Penland School of Crafts, North Carolina, and attended three summer sessions at Pilchuck Glass School, as a student, an art assistant to Italo Scanga, and a teaching assistant and interpreter for Felice Nittolo. In fall 1995, Goodwin moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico, to assist Flo Perkins. She currently runs the Nambe Glass Studio. Laura L. Goodwin email@example.com
402 - Yuri Okamoto
Sakura 18 x 7 x 21 inches Signed - 2012 Blown glass
$2,900 Yuri Okamoto graduated from Meisei University in Japan with a B.A. degree in glass. She is currently blowing glass in Indianapolis, Indiana. Okamoto is an instructor at the Indianapolis Art Center in Broad Ripple and specializes in custom design tailored to individual tastes and environments. Yuri Okamoto firstname.lastname@example.org www.yuriglass.com
403 - Lawrence Morrell
BioEngineered Blue Molecule I
405 - James Anderegg
16 x 16 x 2.5 inches Signed - 2012 Etched, fused, polychromed glass
19 x 12 x 6 inches Signed - 2012 Cameo-engraved glass, PLA components
James Anderegg has been working with glass since 2001. He has collaborated with and studied under numerous notable artists, including Clare Belfrage, Paul Cunningham, Greg Dietrich, Jen Elek, James Nowak, Brian Rubino, and Davide Salvadore. Anderegg is interested primarily in the hot shop, where he creates contemporary sculptures using traditional cameo and graal techniques. He lives and works in the Seattle area. James Anderegg email@example.com www.AndereggGlass.com
407 - Nancy Cohen
O PSi 406 - Peter Wright
Cherry Ocher Ulu 15.75 x 14.75 x 5 inches Signed - 2010 Blown, hot-sculpted glass, steel
Portland Fine Art www.portlandfineart.com
Peter Wright’s work reflects a lifelong interest in Native cultures around the world and in the simple objects of everyday life, including tools and functional and ceremonial vessels. He lives and works in New Mexico.
Lawrence Morrell firstname.lastname@example.org www.lawrencemorrell.com
404 - Dawson R. Kellogg
Liquid Vessel Hard (Clearly Blue) 36 x 5 inches Signed - 2012 Blown, ladled, assembled glass
Peter Wright email@example.com www.wrightpublishing.com Photo: David Nufer
6 x 17 x 12 inches Not signed - 2010 Glass, resin, cement, wire, metal, sand, handmade paper assemblage
$3,800 Nancy Cohen is a mixed-media artist who works in sculpture, installation, and drawing. Recent large-scale projects include the Katonah Museum of Art in Katonah, New York; the Textile Museum in Washington, D.C.; and Paul Hagalil in Karmiel, Israel. She has been awarded a Pollock-Krasner grant and several sculpture grants from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. Cohen recently concluded a solo exhibition at Accola Griefen Gallery in Chelsea, New York. Her work is held in the permanent collections of the Zimmerli Art Museum, Montclair Art Museum, and Yale University Art Gallery, among others. In summer 2011, she was an artist in residence at Pilchuck Glass School. Nancy Cohen firstname.lastname@example.org www.nancymcohen.com
408 - Marco Romero and Débora Gurman
Alebrije Venado 15.75 x 23.5 x 0.5 inches Signed - 2012 Painted, fused, flameworked glass
Lawrence Morrell’s works are inspired by science, nature, and the subtle, minute textures that surround us but are invisible to the naked eye. Morrell initially studied fine art at the University of Oregon before moving his studio to New York, where he collaborated on the New York Vietnam Veterans Memorial, a forty-foot-long, illuminated, etched-glass wall in lower Manhattan. In 1994, he returned to Oregon, where he created a glass staircase carved with a tree branch motif and embedded with thousands of glowing fiber-optic strands, a sculpture for Visa International, and a thirty-foot carved-glass sculpture embedded with LED lights for the Portland Center for the Performing Arts. This interactively illuminated sculpture was inspired by research images from the CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research) supercollider.
$4,600 Marco Romero, from Mexico City, and Débora Gurman, from Argentina, have been working together since 2000. Romero was a teaching assistant for Narcissus Quagliata at Pilchuck Glass School in 1999 and 2000, and Gurman studied at Belgrano Arts School in Buenos Aires. Romero and Gurman operate a glass school in Mexico City, conduct workshops in Central and South America on fused glass, moldmaking, and lost-wax casting, and promote glass as an art medium. They exhibit their work nationally and internationally and have also developed an artistic glass jewelry line that they sell internationally. Marco Romero and Débora Gurman email@example.com www.romerogurman.com
Dawson R. Kellogg has been an associate professor at Columbus College of Art & Design for fifteen years. He graduated from Kent State University and was a scholarship recipient at Pilchuck Glass School in 1993, 1995, and 1997. In 2011, Kellogg had a solo show at Zanesville Museum of Art. Dawson R. Kellogg firstname.lastname@example.org
409 - Vernon Brejcha
Night Sentinel Post from the Memory Fenceline 24 x 7 x 5.5 inches Signed - 1987 Blown glass
$4,800 411 - Pamela Sahl
Vernon Brejcha started working in glass with Harvey Littleton at the University of Wisconsin– Madison. Considered one of the founders of modern glass, Brejcha first taught in Tennessee and then at the University of Kansas for twenty-six years. His work is in more than fifty museums and hundreds of private and corporate collections around the world, including those of the Corning Museum of Glass, Kunstmuseum Düsseldorf, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague, and the Sasaki Museum in Tokyo.
Power Trip 9.5 x 8.5 x 3.5 inches Not signed - 2000 Cast glass, cast bronze
Vernon Brejcha email@example.com
Strecker-Nelson Gallery firstname.lastname@example.org www.strecker-nelsongallery.com
410 - Jason B. Gamrath
Carnivorous 48 x 72 x 12 inches Signed - 2012 Blown, hot-sculpted glass
$10,000 Jason B. Gamrath began blowing glass when he was seventeen years of age. Now twenty-five years old, he has been a winter staff member at Pilchuck Glass School for six years. Gamrath resides in Seattle, where he is dedicated to creating his own artwork. Jason B. Gamrath email@example.com www.jasongamrathglass.com
Paul Dorrell–Leopold Gallery firstname.lastname@example.org www.leopoldgallery.com Photo: Dave Stormont
Untitled 13 x 34.5 x 1.75 inches Not signed - 2011 Kiln-formed glass
413 - Jirí ˇ Harcuba
Abi Spring is interested in the mysterious, the erased, painted over, cloudy, destroyed, ambiguous, muffled. A noise that she can barely hear draws her attention more than the blasting of a siren. Spring wants to create a similar experience of prolonged investigation with her work. She wants the viewer to pause, wonder, move around. When she is unable to easily categorize what she is looking at, she exists in a state in which she feels she has dissolved into what she is seeing. This is the experience she wants to share. Spring received her master’s in glass at the Australian National University. Bullseye Gallery email@example.com www.bullseyegallery.com
12 x 15 inches Signed - 2012 Monoprint
In 2002, Pamela Sahl gave up making glass and metal sculpture for a teaching career at Paseo Academy, a fine and performing arts public school in the urban core of Kansas City, Missouri. Along with her teaching duties, she chairs the visual art department at the academy and works with talented students on securing scholarships for attending arts colleges. Sahl works with Paul Dorrell of the Leopold Gallery, who offers inner-city gifted students opportunities to create and exhibit work at off-campus venues, including student shows in his gallery, where Sahl also exhibits and sells work along with her students. She earned a Surdna Foundation fellowship to attend Pilchuck Glass School and donated this sculpture as a way of honoring her experience at this extraordinary school.
412 - Abi Spring
$200 Czech artist Jiˇrí Harcuba, born in 1928, has been an engraver since age nineteen. As the last outstanding portrait engraver in Europe, he continues to hold workshops in which he strives to pass on the difficult techniques of glass engraving. Since the 1950s, Harcuba’s work has been exhibited extensively in galleries and museums in Europe and the United States. The American Numismatic Society honored him in 1988 with the Saltus Medal Award for distinguished achievement in the art of the medal, and the Corning Museum of Glass presented him with the Rakow Award for Excellence in the Art of Glass in 1995.
414 - Laura Ward
Lace 6 x 14 x 4 inches Signed - 2010 Resin-bonded glass frit
$400 Laura Ward has been attending and supporting Pilchuck Glass School for thirteen years. She lives in Seattle, where she creates her art and teaches art, design, and sculpture at Shoreline Community College and Pratt Fine Arts Center. Vetri International Glass firstname.lastname@example.org www.vetriglass.com Laura Ward www.laurawardart.com
Photo: Lary McDaniell
419 - Nadine Saylor 415 - Lisabeth Sterling
Enthusiasm 416 - Tia Kramer
7.5 x 6 x 6 inches Signed - 2012 Blown, sandblasted glass, painted
Crease Series Necklace
11.5 x 9 x 0.5 inches Signed - 2008 Engraved white cameo glass, steel
417 - Marna Clark
Full Feather Necklace 20 inches Not signed - 2012 Flameworked glass
Lisabeth Sterling email@example.com www.lisabethsterling.com
Tia Kramer is an installation, sound, and adornment artist who has been integrating handmade paper into her work since 2003. Her distinctive paper jewelry emerged as three-dimensional models for a commissioned permanent sculpture installed at Macalester College, Minnesota, in 2003. Kramer is influenced by daily interactions with the environment and movement. Her adornments are performative sculptures for the ears and architecture for the body. Kramer’s jewelry can be found at museum stores, galleries, and boutiques nationally. Tia Kramer firstname.lastname@example.org www.tiakramerjewelry.com
Marna Clark has transformed her love of textiles into glass. Her one-of-a-kind pieces made from borosilicate glass have a lace-like quality. Clark creates her jewelry at her studio in Berkeley, California. She has studied flameworking at Pilchuck Glass School and venues around the world, from Murano to Mexico. Marna Clark email@example.com www.marnaclark.com
Juror’s Choice Award 418 - Tina Aufiero
Swanning Too 6 x 6 x 6 inches Signed - 2001 Cast glass
$1,000 An artist and educator, Tina Aufiero arrived in Seattle five years ago after twenty years in New York City. A self-proclaimed obsessed swan lover, she creates projects that focus on the swan as a metaphor with which she creates meaning. Research supports imagery, sculptural objects, and mixed-media works. Aufiero has exhibited and lectured internationally. Her works are included in the Pilchuck Print Collection; the John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Wisconsin; the Heinneman Collection, Corning Museum of Glass, New York; Musée des Art Décoratifs, Switzerland; and Venini SpA, Italy. She has been honored with the Fulbright Research Grant—Iceland and awards from the Technology Initiative Fund NSU; ATTFoundation; the Pollock-Krasner Foundation; the Penny McCall Foundation; MoMA PS1; the National Institute for Contemporary Art; and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Nadine Saylor graduated in 2007 from the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University with an M.F.A. in sculpture dimensional studies. In fall 2008, she was an artist in residence at Sculpture Space, Utica, New York, and also became an instructor at Bowling Green State University, where she currently teaches glassblowing and glass casting. Saylor has taught workshops at The Studio at the Corning Museum of Glass, Penland School of Crafts, and the Pittsburgh Glass Center. Her work has been shown in many exhibitions, including the BIGG Breakthrough Ideas in Global Glass exhibition at the Ohio State University Urban Arts Space in Columbus and SOFA Chicago. She received the prestigious Dominic Labino Glass Guild Award in the Toledo Area Artists Exhibition, has been nominated as a Lydon Emerging Artist Program Award (LEAP) finalist, and is currently represented by RileyGallery in Cleveland. Nadine Saylor firstname.lastname@example.org www.nadinesaylor.com
420 - Scott Darlington
Goldfish (Silver) 15 x 21 x 10 inches Signed - 2012 Hot-sculpted glass
Lisabeth Sterling attended Pilchuck Glass School many times in the 1980s and 1990s and had a featured artist residency at the Museum of Glass, Tacoma, in June 2012. Her work is currently shown in Europe and throughout the United States in galleries such as Duane Reed, Saint Louis, Missouri; Habatat, West Palm Beach, Florida; Hawl Gallery, Columbus, Ohio; Ken Saunders Gallery, Chicago; and Schantz Gallery, Stockbridge, Massachusetts.
36.5 x 1.5 x 1.5 inches Not signed - 2012 Oxidized sterling silver, handmade paper
Scott Darlington has been working with hot glass for twenty-five years. He has a B.F.A. degree from the Appalachian Center for Craft and an M.F.A. degree in glass from the Ohio State University. He was the Hot Shop coordinator at Pilchuck Glass School for seven summers and has worked as an assistant for many artists in Seattle. Darlington was a professor at the Toyama City Institute of Glass Art and Bowling Green State University. He is currently the glass studio manager at Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle. Scott Darlington email@example.com www.scottydarlington.com
Tina Aufiero firstname.lastname@example.org www.tinaaufiero.com
Photo: Tina Aufiero
425 - Patricia Davidson
Kona 7 x 15 x 8.5 inches Signed - 2011 Hot-sculpted glass
421 - Nancy Klimley
Untitled YELLOW SILENT
8 x 5.5 inches, 3.5 x 3 inches Signed - 2011 Kiln-cast glass
$1,200 Nancy Klimley earned a B.F.A. degree from Syracuse University and an M.F.A. degree from the School of Visual Arts in New York. She has studied at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Pilchuck Glass School, and UrbanGlass. Klimley is a full-time artist. She lives and maintains a studio in Bellingham, Washington. Nancy Klimley email@example.com
422 - Ian Duncan
Crankbait 18 x 24 x 5 inches Signed - 2012 Blown, sculpted glass
Patricia Davidson firstname.lastname@example.org www.patriciadavidsonart.com
423 - John T. Hogan
Irid 4.5 x 9 x 4.5 inches Signed - 2012 Hot-sculpted, coldworked glass
Chicago native Ian Duncan completed his B.F.A. degree in glass sculpture at the University of Illinois in 2004 and has shown his work throughout Chicago. He was a Pilchuck Glass School scholarship recipient in 2003. Duncan is currently a glass studio technician at Chicago Hot Glass and an instructor for the After School Matters Glassworks program as well as a fabrication assistant at J. Gilbert & Company.
John T. Hogan has been living in Seattle for the past two years. His work concentrates on progressive work flows that use new technologies to push contemporary ideas and aesthetics.
Ian Duncan email@example.com www.web.me.com/ianduncanglass
John T. Hogan firstname.lastname@example.org www.johnhogandesigns.com
426 - Granite Calimpong 424 - Danny White
Jeffery, 5th-Grade Portrait 15.5 x 7.5 x 6 inches Signed - 2012 Hot-sculpted, painted glass
$2,000 Danny White received his B.F.A. degree in painting from Bowling Green State University. He has found a deep understanding of glass as a material by approaching it much as he would paint. “My goal is to enable these works that emit the same energy and imagination I thrive on while I create them.” White’s aesthetic and knowledge of the color palette bring his works to life. His glass sculptures radiate an energy that makes them intriguing, not just for their composition, but for their form and face. Habatat Galleries www.habatat.com Danny White email@example.com
Patricia Davidson has been working with glass for twenty-two years. Nature, color, light, and a love of formal sculpture are the driving forces behind her art. She earned an M.F.A. degree from the University of Illinois. After an artist residency at Pilchuck Glass School, she worked on Dale Chihuly’s team for ten years and was the only woman gaffer of chandeliers at Chihuly Studio. Davidson has worked with Joey Kirkpatrick, Flora Mace, Pino Signoretto, and Lino Tagliapietra, among others. She teaches at Wilson High School in Tacoma in partnership with the non-profit Hilltop Artists in Residence.
Betula 17 x 9.5 x 8 inches Signed - 2011 Blown, engraved glass
$2,400 As the son of a Northern California potter, Granite Calimpong grew up with hands that were covered in clay long before he discovered glass. He graduated with a degree in interdisciplinary computing in the arts from the University of California, San Diego, where he was first introduced to glass. His attraction to the material and process was immediate. Growing up in a household full of handmade objects has fostered a lifelong connection to the subtleties of function and form through the scrutiny of everyday use, which has made a large impact on his practice as a glassmaker. When he’s not working in glass, Calimpong fishes, throws pots, fires his wood-fired pizza/bread oven, or muses about his next project. He lives and works in Seattle. Granite Calimpong firstname.lastname@example.org www.granitecalimpong.com
431 - Peter Voulkos 429 - Pino Cherchi
Got the Cobalt Blues
Artista Juror’s Choice Award
24 x 17 x 11 inches Signed - 2012 Sandcast glass, mixed media
428 - Ditmar Hoerl
Cast Block 427 - Kerrick Johnson
$6,400 Kerrick Johnson has been working in glass with both coldworking and hotworking techniques for seventeen years. He recently finished construction of his hot shop, which joins his cold shop and metalworking studio. Kerrick Johnson email@example.com www.kerrickjohnson.com
$3,800 Ditmar Hoerl has returned frequently to Pilchuck Glass School as a student and a teaching assistant since taking his first class in 2001. He created Cast Block on the snowy and beautiful Pilchuck campus during a two-week residency in February 2012. Hoerl was raised and lives in Maui, and his glasswork is hand-finished on the island. Ditmar Hoerl firstname.lastname@example.org
$975 Peter Voulkos (1924-2002) was an American artist of Greek descent. He is known for his Abstract Expressionist ceramic sculptures, which crossed the traditional divide between ceramic crafts and fine arts. Voulkos loved working in front of an audience.
Pino Cherchi’s design elements draw upon symbolism from ancient civilizations while using multiple media such as sandcast, hand-blown, etched, and painted glass and incorporating copper, sterling silver, and other metals. He combines a technical base learned from the masters with an innovative curiosity that pushes the materials to new levels in designing and executing one-of-a-kind works of art. Cherchi’s work is currently on display in galleries throughout Asia, Europe, and the United States.
Donor Ruth Braunstein
Pino Cherchi www.pinocherchi.com
430 - Jirˇ í Harcuba
Chief Seattle 10 x 10 x 3 inches Signed - 2012 Engraved glass plate
$1,500 “Engraving should be as spontaneous as possible in order to preserve and communicate the energy of the design.” Czech artist Jiˇrí Harcuba, born in 1928, has been an engraver since age nineteen. As the last outstanding portrait engraver in Europe, he continues to hold workshops in which he strives to pass on the difficult techniques of glass engraving. Since the 1950s, Harcuba’s work has been exhibited extensively in galleries and museums in Europe and the United States. The American Numismatic Society honored him in 1988 with the Saltus Medal Award for distinguished achievement in the art of the medal, and the Corning Museum of Glass presented him with the Rakow Award for Excellence in the Art of Glass in 1995.
30 x 13 x 6 inches Signed - 2012 Diamond-ground, polished blown glass, stainless steel
4 x 36 x 3 inches Not signed - 2012 Hot-cast glass
32.5 x 24 inches Signed - 1979 Colored lithograph
Red 301 - Alex Trommler
300 - Cheryl Matson
Leaves 20 inches Not signed - 2012 Glass, copper-electroformed leaves
Cheryl Matson email@example.com
$1,350 Alex Trommler recently received his M.F.A. degree from Southern Illinois University Carbondale and currently resides in Chicago. This is his second summer on staff at Pilchuck Glass School. Alex Trommler firstname.lastname@example.org www.alextrommler.com
302 - Alexis Silk
Cheryl Matsonâ€™s one-of-a-kind piece was inspired during a weekend workshop at Pilchuck Glass School. She used real leaves that she gathered at Pilchuck, copper-electroformed them, and wove them together with torchworked glass leaves. Matson is the warm shop coordinator for Pratt Fine Arts Center, where she teaches bead making and glass sculpture.
10 x 12.5 x 6.5 inches Signed - 2012 Hot-cast, kilnworked, laminated, coldworked glass
Fertile Mind 24 x 10 x 10 inches Signed - 2012 Blown, hot-sculpted glass
$1,400 Alexis Silkâ€™s work is the intersection of a passion for fire, fascination with the human figure, and desire for conceptual expression. Her figures, sculpted freehand in hot glass, combine beauty, whimsy, and meaningful comment on human nature and society. Since receiving her B.F.A. degree from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Silk has continued her studies with glass masters such as Richard Royal, Pino Signoretto, and Boyd Sugiki. She has studied sculpture in Madrid and glassblowing in Murano, Italy. Her work can be seen in museums, galleries, and private collections in Europe and more than thirty states. Shows in 2013 include the Carrousel du Louvre, in Paris, and the Biennale, in Florence, Italy.
Alexis Silk email@example.com www.alexissilk.com
305 - Steve Funk and Paul Nelson
Heart and Soul 21.5 x 7.5 x 5.5 inches Not signed - 2012 Blown glass, murrine
$1,500 Steve Funk began as a glass collector and was encouraged by David Bennett, a Seattle glass artist, to try glassblowing in 2004. His knowledge has increased as he attended workshops with Ben Edols, Chuck Lopez, John Miller, Nick Mount, Stephen Powell, Kait Rhoads, Richard Ritter, and Davide Salvadore in Murano. Funk and his good friend, artist Paul Nelson, collaborate on designs and techniques at Flame Run Studio in Louisville, Kentucky. Funk’s current work is all about unique color applications and forms. He serves on the Pilchuck Glass School Board of Trustees. 304 - Reiko F. Nojima
Flower Skull Cameo Necklace 303 - Gonya Klein
Cactus 14.5 x 18.5 x 20.5 inches Not signed - 2012 Glass, metal
$1,500 RED SILENT
$1,500 Reiko F. Nojima is a computer graphics designer, jeweler, and sculptor who focuses on depicting love and death in glass, metal, and digital data. She owns LittleWing Studio, where she produces carved-glass jewelry as well as holds glass craft classes and workshops. Reiko F. Nojima firstname.lastname@example.org www.reiko.littlewing.jp
Lava 7 x 7 x 7 inches Signed - 2011 Sandcarved, acid-bathed, blown glass, wool, leather
Steve Funk email@example.com www.funky-glass.com.
306 - Kathleen Frugé-Brown
Maple at Eagle Landing 23 x 19 x 1 inches Signed - 2009 Vitreous enamel, steel
$1,500 Kathleen Frugé-Brown, a painter and public artist, was a 2009 Hauberg Fellow at Pilchuck Glass School. Her work is held in the collections of the City of Seattle, the City of Tacoma, Microsoft, the Tacoma Art Museum, and the State Art Collection of Washington State Art Commission, among many others. Frugé-Brown’s public commissions are sited in schools, libraries, and municipal buildings throughout the Pacific Northwest. Maple at Eagle Landing is a working study for a larger piece in vitreous enamel on steel commissioned by the King County Library System for the Pacific Northwest Collection room in the Burien Library. Kathleen Frugé-Brown firstname.lastname@example.org www.kathleenfrugebrown.com
Laura Murdoch Fast is a Canadian glass artist who has studied, been a teaching assistant, worked, and been mentored primarily at Pilchuck Glass School since she began blowing glass in 1995. She makes intricate and complex multilayered pieces that illuminate a love of pattern. Her largest project to date is a series of pattern-rich chandeliers at the University of Delaware. Laura Murdoch Fast email@example.com www.murdochglass.com
308 - Shandra Dahling McLane
Untitled 17 x 17 x 0.5 inches Signed - 2012 Kiln-formed, cast glass
$1,525 Shandra McLane, adjunct faculty in the Department of Art at Plymouth State University, has been named a 2012 Remarkable Woman by New Hampshire Magazine. For more than a decade, New Hampshire Magazine has recognized remarkable women of New Hampshire in a variety of walks of life. The editors picked craft as the theme this year because handcrafts have played an important role in New Hampshire history as an economic, social, and cultural force. McLane studied drawing and printmaking at the University of Southern California and earned an M.Ed. degree at Plymouth State University, but she has always been fascinated by glass. She had the opportunity to study at Pilchuck Glass School and then developed her own technique. She sees fused glass as a fantastically versatile reflective and transmissive canvas for color and form.
Gonya Klein was born in Garoet, Indonesia, on December 10, 1930, in a Japanese camp and then moved to Australia. She attended the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague as a scholarship student. Klein lives in Tacoma, Washington, and has studied at Pilchuck Glass School and Pratt Fine Arts Center.
12.5 x 10.5 x 1 inches Signed - 2012 Red, white coral, turquoise, fused, engraved glass, hand fabricated silver setting
307 - Laura Murdoch Fast
McGowan Gallery firstname.lastname@example.org www.mcgowanfineart.com Shandra Dahling McLane email@example.com
311 - Danielle Blade and Stephen Gartner
Amethyst-Covered Vessel with Avian Finial 22 x 8 x 8 inches Signed - 2012 Blown glass
309 - Tyler Kimball
Danielle Blade and Stephen Gartner operate Gartner and Blade Glass and have been business partners since 1995. Over the past decade, they have been developing a series of pieces that explore their fascination with the use of found objects in the rituals of primitive cultures. In these pieces, they hope to convey reverence for and an understanding of the value of our natural resources. Natural elements such as bones, antlers, wood, vines, fossils, and rock formations have inspired their signature designs, which include covered vessels and sculptural objects. Their work combines traditional handblown technique with innovative color application and original sculpting techniques. Before opening their own studio, Blade and Gartner studied with prominent American and European glass artists. Both worked as glasshouse gaffers and glassblowing instructors. Their work is held in both public and private collections worldwide and is represented by both national and international art and fine craft galleries.
20 x 18 x 13 inches Signed - 2012 Glass, steel stand
$1,600 Though currently residing in Seattle, Tyler Kimball’s glass shuttlecock series is inspired by his youthful summers in Kansas City—the hum of the locusts cutting through the humid still air and the feel of the freshly cut grass poking up around his toes. Kimball created his first game-themed glass piece in a class at Pilchuck Glass School in 2008. For the past three years, he has also been a member of the Poleturners Union, Local 1201, which creates the Annual Auction centerpieces. His game-themed artwork can be found in galleries and private collections across the country. Tyler Kimball firstname.lastname@example.org www.tylerpkimball.com
Danielle Blade and Stephen Gartner email@example.com www.gartnerblade.com
Photo: Dan Fox
310 - Lee Harris
14.5 x 10 x 9 inches Signed - 2012 Blown, sculpted glass
$2,000 Lee Harris came to glass sculpting late in life, and his work has evolved from working with metals to working only with glass, beginning in 2001. It has become as important to him as breathing. Harris has studied with Davide Salvatore, Pino Signoretto, and Karen Willenbrink-Johnson and feels fortunate to have many great friends who share the passion of glass. Lee Harris firstname.lastname@example.org www.leeharris.com
The Disenchanted 15 x 28 x 8 inches Signed - 2012 Blown, carved glass
312 - Leslie Rowe-Israelson and Melanie Rowe
Reaction to Reactions 24 x 10 x 1 inches Signed - 2012 Kiln-cast glass, flameworked beads
$1,800 Twin sisters Leslie Rowe-Israelson and Melanie Rowe have designed with glass for the past twenty-five years. They have taught at Pilchuck Glass School and The Studio at the Corning Museum of Glass. Canada House Gallery www.canadahouse.com
jesse nelson started working with glass in the greater Seattle area as a teenager. His passion for the material has taken him to California College of the Arts, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Pilchuck Glass School, and most currently currently to Rochester Institute of Technology. For the past year, nelson has been an instructor and studio manager at the Schack Art Center in Everett, Washington, and has had the pleasure of assisting Paul Cunningham and John Kiley and interning at Benjamin Moore Inc. jesse nelson email@example.com www.jnelsonglass.com
314 - Karen Ehart
313 - jesse nelson
Red Female Rear Torso 24 x 14 x 5 inches Signed - 2012 Kiln-fired glass
$1,925 Karen Ehart picked up a glass cutter in 1984 and was ruined for any real job. She has been fortunate to work with highly skilled artisans and has experimented continuously with the sculptural possibilities of her glass work. Ehart loves color and draws inspiration from nature, the human form, sea life, microscopic images, a pebble-filled streambed. Her work can be seen in numerous fine art galleries and several publications, including Best of America Glass Artists (vol. 2) and A Beginner’s Guide to Kiln-Formed Glass. Karen Ehart firstname.lastname@example.org www.karenehart.com
317 - Jennifer Umphress
Charade 23 x 10 x 3 inches Signed - 2009 Flameworked glass
315 - Joe Tsoulfas
Mind’s Eye 15 x 7 x 11 inches Signed - 2012 Blown glass, found objects, electroformed copper, steel
$2,000 Joe Tsoulfas has been a glassblower since 1999. He studied under Jason Johnsen, Karen Willenbrink-Johnsen, and Pino Signoretto. Tsoulfas has attended Pilchuck Glass School since 2008. Joe Tsoulfas email@example.com Photo: Heesang Byun
316 - Cheryl Fuji Zahniser
Rising 10 x 18 inches Signed - 2009 Painted enamels, oil, gold, copper leaf
Cheryl Fujii Zahniser Cheryl_Zahniser@yahoo.com www.cherylzahniser.com
319 - Justin Catron
1967 Stinger 20 x 20 x 22 inches Not signed - 2012 Blown glass, steel
$2,100 Justin Catron is attracted to the process of glassblowing and is interested in the scientific method involved. Inspired by color from both historical and comic imagery, he combines glass and metal to create the relics of his own era. Catron graduated from Alfred University with a B.F.A degree in fine arts. He lives in Seattle and has worked at Pilchuck Glass School as the Cold Shop technician.
Vetri International Glass firstname.lastname@example.org www.vetriglass.com
Justin Catron email@example.com
318 - B-Cupp
Spirolli Basket 16 x 6.5 x 6.5 inches Signed - 2011 Blown glass, cane
$2,200 Brandon Cupp, or B-Cupp, was born in Seattle and started working in glass at Seattle Glassblowing Studio when he was fifteen. Fifteen years later, he has become the head artist. He tries to “stay fresh ‘n’ clean.” B-Cupp firstname.lastname@example.org
320 - Darin Denison
CoCoon RED SILENT
Cheryl Zahniser attended the University of Oregon and graduated with a B.F.A. degree in painting. After graduation, she worked for Nordstrom, where she applied her creativity to the world of advertising. In 2006, Zahniser dedicated her passion for fine art and studied with various artists such as Steven Assael and Bo Bartlett. In 2009, she attended Pilchuck Glass School, where she studied with KéKé Cribbs, learning how to use glass as a canvas and opening up a whole new way of expression. Zahniser’s current work focuses on large-format still life and figurative pieces in oils, charcoal, and glass.
Jennifer Umphress was born and raised in California, and after visiting Hawaii in 1991 and falling in love with its beauty, she made it her home. She began her career in glass in 2000, working and apprenticing in a small studio retail shop in the islands. Umphress continued to expand her knowledge by attending Sundance Art Center in Santa Cruz, California, in 2002. Wanting to learn traditional concepts of glass, she spent one month in Murano, Italy (November 2005) studying under Cesare Toffolo. Since then Umphress has had the opportunity to take workshops from Richard LaLonde, Robert Mickelsen, and Janis Miltenberger. In 2006, she relocated to Kingston, Washington, hoping that the Pacific Northwest would provide as much artistic inspiration as Hawaii did. Umphress’s work is constantly changing and evolving, but she still draws her biggest influence from the Islands and ocean that surrounded her for so long.
19.5 x 6 x 10 inches Signed - 2012 Blown glass
$2,000 Darin Denison is a Seattle-based glass artist exploring the language of glass. Vetri International Glass email@example.com www.vetriglass.com Darin Denison firstname.lastname@example.org
321 - Ryan Curtis Johnson
Let Me Out 19 x 13 x 14 inches Not signed - 2012 Lampworked borsilicate glass
$2,200 Ryan Curtis Johnson was born in San Diego, California, in 1990 and has lived in Florida, Connecticut, Louisiana, Washington, and Oregon, where he currently works as a studio glassblower in Portland. He started working with borosilicate glass in 2008 and took classes in lampworking and hot glass at Pilchuck Glass School in summer 2012. Johnson was nominated for the Corning Award by Kathleen Elliot. He gathers inspiration from music, geometric patterns, nature, his Native American ancestry, and art. Ryan Curtis Johnson email@example.com
325 - Erika Tada
♥ Evil Demons ♥
Mail of Love
11.5 x 5.5 x 5.5 inches Signed - 2012 Blown, fused glass
9 x 9 x 18 inches Signed - 2006 Kiln-cast glass
Morgan Peterson graduated from Massachusetts College of Art and Design in 2006. She currently resides in Seattle, where she works as a glassblower.
Erika Tada graduated with an M.F.A. degree from Rhode Island School of Design in 2005 and received a Ph.D. degree from Tokyo University of the Arts in 2012. She attended Pilchuck Glass School as a student in 2002, was an emerging artist in residence in 2006, and served as a teaching assistant in 2009 and 2012. Tada was also a resident at The Studio at the Corning Museum of Glass and Worcester Center for Crafts and received a fellowship from UrbanGlass. She has been an instructor at Jacksonville University, Rhode Island School of Design, and Talisman Glass Studio and Craft Alliance. She exhibits internationally at many galleries throughout Japan and the United States and received the Vetro Magazine award as best debut artist at SOFA.
Morgan Peterson firstname.lastname@example.org
322 - Michael Mortara
Red Enigma Cube 5 x 5 x 5 inches Signed - 2012 Hot-cast, coldworked glass
Michael Mortara email@example.com www.2400f.com
324 - Christopher Sternberg-Powidzki
Abstract Platter Form 25.5 x 25 x 1 inches Signed - 2012 Incalmo glass
$2,200 Christopher Sternberg-Powidzki started his career in glass at the age of fifteen as an apprentice at Thames Glass in Newport, Rhode Island. With ten years of solid glassblowing behind him, he accepted a position with Erik Brakken at Glasshouse Studio. Sternberg-Powidzki has studied with Bennett Jordan and Lino Tagliapietra at Pratt Fine Arts Center and with Petr Novotný at Pilchuck Glass School. Since Brakken retired from Glasshouse Studio in 1998, Sternberg-Powidzki has carried on the tradition of making fine handblown glass, staying true to his love of clean, classic lines and rich color. Christopher Sternberg-Powidzki firstname.lastname@example.org www.glasshouse-studio.com
Erika Tada email@example.com
326 - Alix Cannon
Michael Mortara was born and raised in Hawaii and began working in glass as a high school student at Punahou School. He and his wife, fellow glass artist Misato Mortara, work out of their studio on the slopes of Kilauea on the island of Hawaii. Mortara’s work is held in the collections of the Honolulu Academy of Arts, Four Seasons Resorts, Hilton Hotels, the National Park Service, and the State of Hawaii as well as private collections worldwide.
323 - Morgan Peterson
Ascendance 21.25 x 10 x 5 inches Signed - 2012 Blown glass
$2,400 UrbanGlass in Brooklyn gave Alix Cannon her entry into the amazing world of glassblowing. She has since moved to Seattle and immersed herself in glass art, dedicating her time to discovering and investigating the techniques, styles, and processes that make glass unique and limitless. Ascendance represents her growing understanding of and love for glass. Alix Cannon firstname.lastname@example.org alixcannonglass.com
327 - Merrilee Moore
Pompeii Squared #1115 19.25 x 8.5 x 8.5 inches Signed - 2011 Blown, cast glass
$1,800 Glass artist and sculptor Merrilee Moore creates with emotion. Colorful blown and solid-sculpted glass has been her main focus for the past decade. She has also incorporated stainless steel in large-scale sculptural compositions. Moore looks forward to placing many more public and private sculptural works. Foster White Gallery email@example.com www.fosterwhite.com Photo: Roger Schreben
328 - Jessica Landau
Moustache-XXL 10 x 38 x 6 inches Not signed - 2012 Lampworked borosilicate glass
$2,500 Jessica Landau was born in Vickburg, Mississippi, and grew up mostly in rural South Carolina. Her artistic ventures have included completing her B.F.A. degree at Moore College of Art & Design in Philadelphia, exhibiting in galleries nationwide, and demonstrating glassblowing. Moustache-XXL was created on the Pilchuck campus this summer and the base was built by Jim Clark.
Vetri International Glass firstname.lastname@example.org www.vetriglass.com
329 - C. Miguel Unson
Oculare I and II 0.5 x 12 x 12 inches each Signed - 2011 Flameworked, cast glass
$2,500 C. Miguel Unson earned his bachelorâ€™s degree from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, and his masterâ€™s degree from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. He has also studied at Bullseye Glass Company, Danmarks Designskole, Penland School of Crafts, and UrbanGlass. Unson was a 2010 emerging artist in residence at Pilchuck Glass School and has been a proud member of the summer staff ever since. He was a finalist in the Bullseye Emerge 2010 exhibition at Bullseye Gallery and the 2012 NICHE Awards and recently exhibited his work at SOFA Chicago, represented by UrbanGlass. Unson currently operates a glass and metal studio in Houston. C. Miguel Unson email@example.com www.miguelunson.com
201 - Bellis Møller
Untitled 10 x 8 x 5 inches Signed - 2012 Hot-sculpted glass 200 - David Helm
City by the Mountains 5.5 x 4 x 2 inches Signed - 2011 Cast, diamond drilled glass, steel
$800 David Helm is a sixty-something, retired, skilledtrades autoworker who went back to school in 1999 at College for Creative Studies, Detroit, where he obtained a B.F.A. degree with a major in glassblowing. He thoroughly enjoys sharing his glass fascination with anyone who is interested. It gives him a great feeling of fulfillment when a bond of appreciation forms with a stranger who is buying one of his pieces. Helm’s glass is made to be handled and enjoyed. David Helm firstname.lastname@example.org
$800 Bellis Møller was born and raised in an artistic environment on the small Danish island of Bornholm. She studied at the Swedish Crafts School, Orrefors glass school, Kosta glass-school, and the Danish Design School in Bornholm, where she received a B.A. degree in crafts in 2009. Møller made this piece while she was a student at Pilchuck Glass School this summer. Bellis Møller email@example.com www.bellis-glas.dk
202 - Andrea Mastrangelo
Echoes from Atlantis 12 x 12 x 12 inches Signed - 2011 Bas-relief cast glass
$800 Andrea Mastrangelo owns Museum Contempo in Washington and has been making experimental glass art since 2000. Trained at the Heretic Glass Foundry, Eugene Glass School, and Ethier Glass Studio in Oregon. Mastrangelo melds all glass forms into intricate installations and paintings. In 2012, her work Techno-God of the Droids was juried into the Haggin Museum, Stockton, California. Her castings in leaded glass crystal have been juried into the International Society of Experimental Artists for the past three years. Mastrangelo creates her work using fused, slumped, cast pâte de verre, and hot glass.
Museum Contempo firstname.lastname@example.org www.iseaartexhibit.org www.libertymuseum.org www.hagginmuseum.org
205 - K. Leah Duperreault
Chain Remix 204 - Susan Balshor 203 - Brennan Kasperzak
Baby Buddha Hands #19
2 x 3 x 6 inches each Signed - 2010 Kiln-cast lead crystal
7.5 x 11 x 6 inches Signed - 2012 Blown glass
$800 Brennan Kasperzak began his education at Maumee Valley, in Toledo, Ohio. He left high school in his freshman year and enrolled in Proctor Academy in New Hampshire, where he studied jewelry, photography, and forestry. After graduating in 2000, Kasperzak attended Southern Oregon University for two years and then began blowing glass at the Glass Axis in Columbus, Ohio. In 2003, he became a student in the glass department at the Ohio State University, which provided the opportunity to study glass in Australia, Turkey, and many locations in the United States. Since graduation in 2007, Kasperzak has worked for other artists, been a teaching assistant at Penland School of Crafts, and studied glass design in Sweden through the University of Kalmar. In 2009, he moved to Seattle and has been creating his own artwork.
Susan Balshor holds M.A. degrees in sculpture and philosophy. She has been a scholarship recipient, teaching assistant, staff member, and instructor at Pilchuck Glass School. Balshor participated in Bullseye Emerge 2008 and was included in New Glass Review (2009). She currently teaches kiln-formed sculpture at Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle. Susan Balshor email@example.com www.susanbalshor.com
$800 K. Leah Duperreault lives in Invermere, British Columbia, in the beautiful Canadian Rockies. She started working with glass in 2002 and runs a small company called Glass Duck. Primarily a flameworker, Duperreault also blows glass, sandcasts glass, teaches, and, in her spare time, is a back-country chef. She has taken classes from Bandhu Scott Dunham, Henry Grimmett, John Kobuki, Robert Mickelson, Ross Richmond, Karen Willenbrink-Johnsen, and Chris Windsor. Duperreault also works for many talented glassblowers throughout western Canada and Washington. K. Leah Duperreault firstname.lastname@example.org www.glassduck.ca
208 - Joanne Hammer
black and white 10 x 10 x 1 inches Signed - 2006 Oil, paper, wood 206 - Rachel Rader
Jรถkulsรกrlรณn, necklace 1 12 x 5 x 2 inches Not signed - 2012 Lampworked borosilicate glass, wool, clay, pearls, quartz, shells, Austrian crystals
207 - Linda T. Diec
A Current State of Affairs 4 x 50 x 6 inches Signed - 2012 Blown, mirrored glass
Rachel Rader received a B.F.A. degree from Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, in 2006. Since graduating, Rachel moved to Seattle, where she is involved in the art community through Pilchuck Glass School and Pratt Fine Arts Center. Rader makes work that is performancebased. She strives to saturate the audience with vibrant colored forms that entice and entangle the audience in another world. Of late, she has been working with fantastical underwater themes. Enamored with childhood dreams, Rader makes objects that collectively portray fantasies that come to life.
Linda T. Diec is an interdisciplinary installation artist who uses primarily glass juxtaposed with metals, ice, and found, often ubiquitous, objects. She received a B.F.A. degree in glass in 2007 from the Ohio State University, where she also studied art history, architectural design, and biochemistry. Diec lives in Columbus, Ohio, and is an M.F.A. degree candidate at Columbus College of Art & Design.
Rachel Rader email@example.com www.rachelrader.com
Linda T. Diec firstname.lastname@example.org www.lindatdiec.com
Joanne Hammer is a Pacific Northwest native. She is represented in many collections and has completed mosaics for public art spaces at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, the Seattle Justice Center, and Eastern Washington University. Joanne Hammer email@example.com www.joannehammer.com
Brennan Kasperzak firstname.lastname@example.org www.brennankasperzak.com
46 x 1 x 0.25 inches Not signed - 2012 Flameworked borosilicate glass, forged sterling silver
209 - Sarah R. Gilbert
Cup Set with Pitcher and Vintage TV Tray
211 - Spencer Pittenger
8.5 x 13.75 x 10.5 inches Not signed - 2011 Blown glass, vintage metal TV tray
11.5 x 6 x 8 inches Signed - 2012 Hot-sculpted glass, steel
$800 Sarah R. Gilbert is an artist and educator based in Portland, Oregon, where she is currently an assistant professor of studio art at Reed College. While her practice incorporates a wide range of experimental material and processes, Gilbert nurtures deep-seated interests in both traditional glassblowing, and contemporary design. She has attended Pilchuck Glass School a number of times since 2003, as a scholarship student and a teaching assistant. Gilbert is an adjunct member of Portland’s innovative architecture and design collaborative Merge Studio+Lab, and in 2010, she launched her own hand-blown glass design project Past Imperfect. Gilbert holds an M.F.A degree in interdisciplinary visual arts from the University of Idaho, a B.F.A degree in glass from Rhode Island School of Design, and a B.A. degree in art semiotics from Brown University. Sarah R. Gilbert email@example.com www.sarahgilbert.net www.pastimperfect.net
210 - Zachary Rudolph
Prime Time 11 x 11 x 4 inches Signed - 2010 Carved, blown glass, incalmo
$850 Zachary Rudolph began his adventures in glass art in 1997 at the Seattle Glassblowing Studio and Gallery. He currently lives a relaxing life in Santa Cruz, California, where he is developing his own style of glass art. Rudolph plans to expand his abilities as an artist by learning new things. Zachary Rudolph firstname.lastname@example.org www.zachrudolphglass.com
Spencer Pittenger was born in Saratoga Springs, New York. After working as a glasslowing apprentice, he entered the School of Art & Design at Alfred University, graduating in 2008 with a B.F.A. degree with a minor in political science. Pittenger has also taken classes at The Studio at the Corning Museum of Glass and Pilchuck Glass School. He uses cast glass, hot-sculpted glass, and metal to create sculpture that expresses military, industrial, and economic concepts. Pittenger has worked for a number of artists in the Bay Area and teaches at Public Glass in San Francisco. He lives and works in Oakland, California. Spencer Pittenger email@example.com www.spencerpittenger.com
213 - C. Chad Cully
Teapots 13 x 7 x 7 inches Signed - 2012 Blown, sculpted glass
212 - Gina Zetts
Barn in a Jar 12 x 11 x 11 inches Signed - 2012 Blown glass, pâte de verre
$850 Gina Zetts received a B.F.A. degree from Alfred University. She lives in Oakland, California, and works at Public Glass in San Francisco and Pro Arts Gallery in Oakland. Zetts has been a teaching assistant and a scholarship recipient at Pilchuck Glass School. She is currently pursuing an M.F.A. degree at Rochester Institute of Technology.
214 - Rebecca Arday
Pout Purse 2 x 5.75 x 5.75 inches Signed - 2012 Pâte de verre, mixed media
C. Chad Cully received a B.F.A. degree from the Art Academy of Cincinnati in 2005. From 2004 to 2010, he worked as a studio technician for River City Works, where he assisted both Warren Trefz and John Ruzsa with its college programs and community education. Cully has worked with StudioWest, Eugene, Oregon, and is a summer staff member at Pilchuck Glass School. He has studied at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Penland School of Crafts, and the Pittsburgh Glass Center. He is currently the resident glass artist at the Appalachian Center for Craft in Smithville, Tennessee.
Rebecca Arday received her B.F.A. degree in glass from the School for American Crafts, Rochester Institute of Technology, in 2008. She has been an emerging artist in residence at Pilchuck Glass School and participated in an artist exchange at the Bullseye Glass Company in Portland, Oregon. Arday’s artwork encompasses many materials and glass processes and explores themes such as the body, collection, relationships, attraction/repulsion, and intimacy.
C. Chad Cully firstname.lastname@example.org www.huddlebee.net
Rebecca Arday email@example.com www.rebeccaarday.com
Gina Zetts firstname.lastname@example.org www.ginazetts.com
217 - Ginger Kelly
Cypress Knees 9.5 x 4 inches, 15.5 x 4.5 inches, 18.5 x 13 inches, 24 x 15.5 inches Signed - 2012 Blown, fused, flameworked glass, mosaic
215 - Timothy Frankenfield
Streaked Goose 10 x 3.5 x 14 inches Signed - 2012 Glass, steel, rubber
$900 Since graduating from Tyler School of Art with a B.F.A. degree in glass in 1999, Timothy Frankenfield has created work that has ranged from the strictly conceptual, to the functional, and then returned to the conceptual. He has worked in various hot shops across the country and lived in Seattle for several years before moving to the East Coast in 2004. Frankenfield works for Taylor Backes Glass in Boyertown, Pennsylvania.
Severed Signals #2 12 x 9 x 2 inches Signed - 2012 Hand-pulled glass strands
$900 Before completing his master’s degree at the University of Texas at Arlington, Justin Ginsberg spent four years working for professional glass artists, such as Randy Strong and Martin Janecký. Working with experienced artist-mentors helped him develop the necessary skills to create his own body of work using combined and new processes. Ginsberg’s work has been published in Architectural Digest, ArtLies, Glass Quarterly, and Modern Luxury as well as New Glass Review (2011). He is currently an adjunct professor at the University of Texas at Arlington, where he teaches beginning and intermediate glass, and is managing technician for the university’s glass studio.
Ginger Kelly email@example.com www.gingerkelly.com
220 - Noa Hagiladi
“this is my Baby,” He used to say 3 x 35 x 21 inches Not signed - 2006 Pâte de verre 218 - Johnathon Schmuck
Bumpass Hell Fumarole 7 x 3 x 3 inches Signed - 2003 Blown, fused-glass roll-up, belt sanded
$980 Johnathon Schmuck is the CFO (chief fusing officer) and COO (coldworking operations officer) at Bay Area Glass Institute in San Jose, California. He is the author of The Joy of Coldworking and a Fulbright Scholar at the Canberra School of Art. Schmuck has an M.F.A. degree from Rochester Institute of Technology. Masaoka Glass Design Gallery firstname.lastname@example.org www.masaokaglassdesign.com
$1,000 219 - Motohide Takagi
Silent Flower 6.75 x 15 x 6.75 inches Signed - 2011 Blown glass
$850 Motohide Takagi was born in Nagoya, Japan. He works at Utatsuyama Craft Workshop in Kanazawa, Japan.
Noa Hagiladi was born and raised in Moshav Ramot Meir, Israel. She graduated from the Glass and Ceramic Department at Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in 2006 and has attended workshops at The Studio at the Corning Museum of Glass, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, and Pilchuck Glass School. Hagiladi participated in SOFA Chicago 2008 and sold her works at Sotheby’s London in 2011. She continues to create art in her studio in Moshav Ramot Meir. Noa Hagiladi email@example.com
Motohide Takagi firstname.lastname@example.org
Timothy Frankenfield email@example.com
216 - Justin Ginsberg
As a glass artist, Ginger Kelly has worked mainly with blown glass. She lived and worked in Seattle for more than twenty years and was happy to be part of the large glass community and work with many wonderful people. Kelly moved to Louisiana in 2005, near New Orleans, but relocated to Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, after Hurricane Katrina. She still blows glass when she is in Seattle, but because of the limited availability of hot glass in Cajun Country, she has expanded her work to include glass fusing, flameworking, and coldworking. Cypress Knees is inspired by the beautiful outgrowths of the cypress tree’s horizontal roots, known as cypress knees, that grow up around the trunk in the swamps and bayous of south Louisiana. Kelly’s work is shown in New Orleans, Seattle, and select galleries in the United States. She has shown at the ACC shows, New York Gift Show, New Orleans Jazz Fest, and many more.
Justin Ginsberg firstname.lastname@example.org www.justinginsberg.net
221 - Michael Marcelo Roco
Clear Flame 24 x 12 inches Signed - 2012 Lampworked mixed media
$1,000 Michael Marcelo Roco graduated from Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle with a B.S. degree in fine arts. He studied fine arts at the Pacific American Institute in Europe and glass at Pilchuck Glass School and at Pratt Fine Arts Center, where he also taught glassblowing and lampworking. His work has been shown in the Tacoma Art Museum and the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience, Seattle. The Olympic Four Seasons Hotel in Seattle featured a large installation of Roco’s work in its Georgian Room.
223 - Valerie Pohorsky
Raised in Captivity 7 x 6.5 x 5 inches Signed - 2012 Hot-sculpted glass, found objects
Gallery I│M│A Seattle email@example.com www.galleryima.com
$1,000 222 - Michiko Miyake
Recycle Series 2.85 x 2.85 x 2.85 inches Signed - 2009 Glass bottles, terrazzo
$1,000 Michiko Miyake has been working with the theme of light and shadow for more than twenty years. She has used various media, including glass and terrazzo, for her work and commissions. Risa Cube is her interpretation of recycling (the word risa comes from the abbreviated Japanese word for “recycle”). Through this series, Miyake found that light transforms into shadows. She received her M.F.A. degree from Rhode Island School of Design and her B.F.A. degree from California College of the Arts. Miyake currently teaches in Japan and has served as an instructor at Pilchuck Glass School many times.
16 x 12.5 x 0.25 inches Signed - 2012 Fused glass
Valerie Pohorsky was born and raised in the heart of Silicon Valley. She graduated from San José State University with a B.A. degree in photography and glass. Pohorsky enjoys using colorful imagery to explore the morbid truths of life and is fascinated by the contrast of comedy and tragedy, dualities that she captures in time-sensitive materials. She has attended Pilchuck Glass School as a scholarship student and been a summer staff member and believes that it really does make dreams come true.
$1,000 Steven Tippin is a Canadian glassworker and vice president of the Glass Art Association of Canada. He studied printmaking at the University of Guelph and glass at Sheridan College. Tippin received his M.F.A. degree from Rochester Institute of Technology. Steven Tippin firstname.lastname@example.org www.steventippin.com
Valerie Pohorsky email@example.com www.valeriepohorsky.weebly.com
224 - Mike Cozza
Girasole 14.5 x 7.5 x 6 inches Not signed - 2012 Blown, sculpted glass
$1,000 Mike Cozza is a Pacific Northwest native and began working with glass in 2005 in Seattle. He has studied at Pilchuck Glass School and Pratt Fine Arts Center while working as a production glassmaker. In the past year, Cozza built a glassblowing studio at his home, where he continues to refine his skills and techniques. He currently works as a production glassworker and assists several glass artists in the Seattle area, including Dante Marioni.
Mike Cozza firstname.lastname@example.org
226 - Mark Douglass
Red Head 10 x 10 x 10 inches Signed - 2012 Graal
$1,100 Mark Douglass is a well-known Australian artist, interior designer, and entrepreneur with more than twenty years of experience within the fine art and design industry. In recognition of his impressive body of work as a master glass artist as well as the contributions he has made to the Australian glass art industry over several decades, he was awarded the 2012 Churchill Trust Fellowship. As the principal of It Inc Pty Ltd, he has been involved in a wide range of projects, including both large and small residential, retail, hotel, and hospitality projects. Douglass is represented by leading fine art galleries, such as Gould and Greenhill Galleries in Australia as well as Osage in Hong Kong. He has been responsible for the design of many projects in Australia and has been commissioned to design a range of glass installations in Macau and Mainland China for Crown Casino Macau, Galaxy Casino Macau, Grand Park Hyatt, Crowne Plaza Guangzhou, Westin Hotel Xiamen, Sheraton Hotels, and MGM Casino Macau.
Michiko Miyake email@example.com www.michikomiyake.com
225 - Steven Tippin
Mark Douglass firstname.lastname@example.org www.markdouglassart.com
227 - Gabe Feenan
Wiggle 23 x 4 x 5.5 inches Signed - 2011 Blown glass
$1,100 Gabe Feenan has dedicated his life to perfecting technique and believes that glass is the ideal medium for this challenge. Having begun his career in the 1990s working in production studios in the Bay Area, he developed an appreciation for the precise execution of forms that continue to define his work. Feenan is a gaffer at the Museum of Glass and has earned an incomparable education in craftsmanship over the course of his ten years at the Tacoma institution. His art is built on the solid foundation of mechanics and his work serves as a reminder of the fleeting nature of the human touch in our constructed world, accomplished through the skilled technique of the maker. Vetri International Glass email@example.com www.vetriglass.com
231 - Ryo Sekino
Shozan 6 x 12 x 12 inches Not signed - 2011 Blown, sandblasted glass
Millennium 6 x 5 x 6 inches Signed - 2008 Kiln-formed, coldworked glass
$1,100 Dick Ditore’s passion for art began with his photographer father’s influence—studying with him, shooting, working in the darkroom, and entering competitions. “He taught me color and contrast, which I use daily in my work,” Ditore explains. Kiln-formed glass is now Ditore’s personal challenge and passion. “I love manipulating glass in a kiln—controlling texture, shape, and color. I feel no borders working in glass, whether hot sculpting or coldworking.” Ditore has studied at Pilchuck Glass School under Judy Hill, Klaus Moje, and Lienors Torre. He returned as studio coordinator and again as a teaching assistant for František Janák and Fritz Dreisbach. Ditore is currently Cold Shop coordinator at Pilchuck and teaches privately. Dick Ditore firstname.lastname@example.org www.ditoreglassworks.com
Ryo Sekino was born in Osaka, Japan, graduated from Osaka Designers’ College, and worked at Osaka University of Art for five years. In 2011, he was a teaching assistant for Scott Benefield at Pilchuck Glass School. Sekino is currently building a studio in Hyogo, Japan.
229 - Christopher Bogle
Untitled 7 x 11 x 4 inches Signed - 2012 Murrine, powder, blown, coldworked glass
Ryo Sekino email@example.com www.ryosekino.com
Babez in Toyland 10 x 10.5 x 3 inches Signed - 2012 Decal, blown glass
Christopher Bogle started working in glass in 2007 at Uroboros Glass in Portland, Oregon. He is now pursuing a B.F.A. degree at the Appalachian Center for Craft in Smithsville, Tennessee. Appalachian Center for Craft www.tntech.edu/craftcenter Christopher Bogle firstname.lastname@example.org
232 - Ashley “five names” Kristen Lee Driscoll-Perez with Linda Diec, Amanda Patenaude, Alix Cannon, and Sasha Tepper-Stewart
21.5 x 6 inches Signed - 2012 Blown glass
Ashley “five-names” Driscoll-Perez is a multimedia installation artist who works with a variety of diverse methods to accomplish her artistic visions. In 2009, she received a B.F.A. degree from Massachusetts College of Art and Design with a dual major in glass and the Studio for Interrelated Media (SIM). She has received scholarships to study at the Glass Furnace in Istanbul, Penland School of Crafts, and Pilchuck Glass School. Driscoll-Perez currently lives and works in Seattle.
Ashley “five names” Kristen Lee Driscoll-Perez email@example.com akldp.blogspot.com
230 - Dan LaChaussee and Joi LaChaussee
228 - Dick Ditore
Dan and Joi LaChaussee have been blowing glass together for twenty-six years. They met at Pratt Fine Arts Center, attended Pilchuck Glass School, and have been operating their own glass studio on Whidbey Island, supplying art galleries, ever since. LaChaussee Blown Glass firstname.lastname@example.org www.lachausseeglass.com
233 - Tony Sorgenfrei
Tecpatl Soul 14 x 5 x 5 inches Signed - 2012 Sculpted glass
235 - Rick Nicholson and Janet Nicholson
11 x 11.5 x 7 inches Signed - 2012 Hot-sculpted, blown glass, hand-forged steel
Tony Sorgenfrei began working with glass when he was fourteen through Hilltop Artists in Residence, Tacoma. He attended Pilchuck Glass School, where he studied under Ken Ikushima, and served as an intern at the Museum of Glass, Tacoma. Currently, Sorgenfrei works for Hilltop Artists in Residence, teaching glass to middle- and highschool students, running an after-school program, and supporting the production team. His sources of inspiration range from ancient Aztecan culture to the colors and wildlife of the Pacific Northwest and the sea life of the Puget Sound. Tecpatl Soul is a representation of an Aztecan heart retrieving a battlefield weapon and tool made of obsidian.
$1,200 Rick and Janet Nicholson are drawn to the shore for inspiration. They first expressed their love for the sea in the Wave Bowl Series and have followed it with their freehand-blown, hot-sculpted Shorebird. Rick grew up in Hawaii, and they still love to head to the ocean when they have a chance. Rick studied at Pilchuck Glass School this past summer with Karen Willenbrink-Johnson and Jasen Johnson, who challenged him to improve his hot-sculpture techniques. His new skills and Janetâ€™s powder designs have allowed the development of this new series. Hand forged steel created in their studio complete the legs and base.
Tony Sorgenfrei email@example.com
Rick and Janet Nicholson firstname.lastname@example.org www.nicholsonblownglass.com
234 - Pearl Dick
Golden Son 9 x 4.5 x 5.5 inches Signed - 2012 Blown, sculpted, sandblasted glass
Echt Gallery email@example.com www.echtgallery.com
237 - Sasha Tepper-Stewart
Woven Honey Rose
6.5 x 16.5 x 15 inches Signed - 2012 Hot-sculpted glass
15 x 17 x 1.75 inches Not signed - 2012 Kiln-worked, sandcarved glass
Laurel Marie Hagner is the owner and artist behind Glassometry Studios, in Hood River, Oregon. She received her B.F.A. degree cum laude from Northern Kentucky University in 2000 and attended Centro Studio Vetro, in Venice, Penland School of Crafts, and Pilchuck Glass School. Hagner has taught glass and metal sculpture classes at the Art Academy of Cincinnati, Brookfield Craft Center, Louisville Glassworks, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Pacific Northwest College of Art, and Glass Axis and was chair of the glass program at Chemeketa Community College in Salem, Oregon. Between 2003 and 2005, she headed the Special Projects Department at Savoy Studios in Portland, Oregon, where she honed her skills at large-scale architectural glass production. Hagner has completed numerous private and public commissions around the country and continues to break ground in her own artwork. Laurel owns Glassometry Studios, an 8,500 sq ft glass and metal sculpture studio in Hood River, Oregon. The studio was designed and built by Laurel, and includes a Hot Shop, Kiln-Forming area for architectural production, a Metal shop, Wood shop, Cold Shop, Gallery, Sculpture Garden, and Sculpting and Design Spaces for large projects. Laurelâ€™s mission as an artist is to continuously evolve not only as a craftsperson but also as one who shares ideas and opportunities for expression with the community. In the midst of jobs, new artwork, and classes, she continues to pursue creating public art and commissions.
Sasha Tepper-Stewart graduated in 2007 from Alfred University, where she studied glass, sculpture, printmaking, and art education. She is a native of western Massachusetts and currently lives and works in Seattle. Tepper-Stewart is an art instructor at Sammamish High School in Bellevue, Washington, and Pratt Fine Arts Center in Seattle. She also works as a production glassworker, assists glass artists in the Seattle area, and has been on staff at Pilchuck Glass School for several years. Sasha Tepper-Stewart firstname.lastname@example.org
238 - John Volpacchio
Hot Lips Blow Fish 9.5 x 7 x 13.5 inches Signed - 2012 Blown, sculpted glass, cane murrine, incalmo
$1,200 John Volpacchio is a professor of art at Salem State University, where he teaches glassblowing, sculpture, and ceramics. He has a B.F.A. degree from Rhode Island School of Design and an M.F.A. degree from the University of Colorado. Volpacchio has spent several summers in Murano, Venice, working with and apprenticing under maestros such as Dino Rosin, Davide Salvadore, Pino Signoretto, and Lino Tagliapietra. John Volpacchio email@example.com
Pearl Dick has been working with glass for fifteen years as a sculptor, production assistant, and teacher. Her work is largely figurative and installation-based with an emphasis on human interaction. Pearl is based in Chicago, where she is involved with a youth after-school program. She believes that glassblowing affects students in a positive way by encouraging communication, teamwork, and focus. Pearl is working with a team of people to build a new public access glassblowing facility, Ignite Glass Studios, that will help foster community spirit around glass art in the Midwest.
236 - Laurel Marie Hagner
Laurel Marie Hagner firstname.lastname@example.org www.glassometry.com
239 - Chad Fonfara
243 - Marita Dingus
Child in Beaded Circle
17 x 8 x 5 inches Not signed - 2011 Blown glass
31 x 15 x 5.5 inches Not signed - 2012 Cast glass,vintage plastic beads, African cast beads
Chad Fonfara was born in 1974 and raised in Omaha, Nebraska. He was greatly influenced to become a maker by his father, a carpenter and woodworker. Fonfara has lived in Kansas, Minnesota, and New York City before returning to Nebraska in 2006. He received a B.F.A. degree in sculpture from the University of Nebraska at Kearney and his M.F.A. degree in sculpture from Kansas State University. Additionally, he studied glassblowing at Pilchuck Glass School and The Studio at the Corning Museum of Glass. The opportunity to teach unexpectedly led him to the medium of glass and the art of glassblowing. Fonfara teaches sculpture and glassblowing at the University of Nebraska at Kearney.
242 - Michael Hernandez 241 - Pamela Hobert
Chad Fonfara email@example.com
240 - Osamu Noda
Niijima Construction 8 x 7 x 4 inches Signed - 2012 Blown, sculpted glass
18.5 x 15.25 inches Signed - 2010 Monotype
6 x 14 x 11 inches Not signed - 2011 Hot-sculpted, cold assembled, kiln-formed glass
Pamela Hobert says of Night Wolf that wolves came in dreams and moved into daylight. Hobert received undergraduate degrees in art and education from the University of Washington and an M.F.A. degree in sculpture from the University of Arizona. She currently teaches at Cascadia College in Bothell, Washington. Hobert’s work is shown nationally and has a permanent niche at the Bailey-Boushay House in Seattle.
Michael Hernandez creates sculptural objects and installations that address reverie, wonderment, myth, and the tragedy of landscape. He began working with glass at age fifteen while at Emporia High School and earned a B.F.A. degree from Emporia State University and an M.F.A. degree from New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University. He has been involved with Pilchuck Glass School as a student, teaching assistant, staff member, and as a member of the Poleturners Union, Local 1201. Hernandez is currently an instructor and studio manager at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana.
Pamela Hobert firstname.lastname@example.org
Michael Hernandez email@example.com www.0michaelhernandez0.com
For her mixed-media sculptures, Marita Dingus incorporates discarded materials as a metaphor for the way people of African descent were used and discarded through the institution of slavery. She has served as a delegate to the United Nations and received the prestigious John S. Guggenheim Fellowship in sculpture. In 2004, the Museum of Glass, Tacoma, exhibited a group of her sculptures in Marita Dingus About Face and offered her a residency in 2009. The Seattle Art Museum recently acquired her installation 400 Men of African Descent for its permanent collection. Dingus received a B.F.A. degree from Tyler School of Art and an M.F.A. degree from San José State University. She is a Washington State native and Seattle resident. Francine Seders Gallery firstname.lastname@example.org www.sedersgallery.com
244 - Kanami Ogata
Can’t Wait to Throw Them Away Gun Bag 7.8 x 5.5 x 3.1 inches Signed - 2008 Hot-sculpted glass
$750 Kanami Ogata graduated in 1998 from Chuo University in Tokyo with a bachelor’s degree in economics. She was featured in 2006 in New Glass Review 27 and was awarded a scholarship by Niijima Glass Art Center in 2011. Kanami Ogata email@example.com www.kanamiogata.cocolog-nifty.com
Niijima glass, which is made from rhyolite (a volcanic rock found in only a few places in the world, one of which is Niijima), is lustrous, olivecolored glass that conveys a feeling of warmth and expresses the area’s wind and light. Osamu Noda is a graduate of Tama Art University, where he studied product design and glass. He continued his education at the graduate school of Illinois State University and Pilchuck Glass School. Noda is a co-founder of the Niijima Glass Society and the Niijima Glass Art Center and has been serving as the director of both operations. Noda participated at Pilchuck as a teaching assistant and instructor and is now on Pilchuck’s International Council. In 1998, he received the grand prize for Japan craft at the Japanese Craft Exhibition.
Osamu Noda firstname.lastname@example.org www.niijimaglass.com
247 - Everett Martin Hirché
black and white bottle 26 x 6 x 6 inches Signed - 2010 Blown glass
245 - Scott Fouché
Untitled 13 x 7.5 x 3 inches Signed - 2011 Caneworked glass
$750 Scott Fouché has been working with glass for more than six years. He received his B.F.A. degree in 2008 from the Ohio State University and attended Pilchuck Glass School in 2010. He now resides in Seattle, where he works for several production shops and creates his own artwork. Scott Fouché email@example.com www.scottafouche.com
246 - Sarah King
Antarctic Ice Flow
Everett Martin Hirché graduated from the Appalachian Center for Craft in 2009 and continued his studies for another year at the Pittsburgh Glass Center. After moving to North Carolina, he began working at Wet Dog Glass, where he builds glassblowing equipment. Hirché has participated at Pilchuck Glass School in many capacities for the past five years and is Pilchuck’s Hot Shop coordinator this year.
5 x 9 x 9 inches, 7 x 9 x 9 inches Not signed - 2010 Fused, recycled float glass, ferns
$800 Sarah King was born in Borneo and grew up in Bondi Beach, Australia. Changes to the environment caused by pollution became a real concern to her, so she relocated to Adelaide with her young family. The consistent destruction of the natural landscape around her caused another move, this time to the pristine island of Tasmania. Today, King is still witnessing dramatic change due to forest industries. The loss of the Gondwana Rain Forests of Australia is a major influence in her work. King expresses her concerns through her art, layering forest remnants between recycled glass materials, like messages in a bottle.
Photo: Sarah King
100 - Mara Perez
Undersea 8.5 x 4.5 x 0.875 inches Not signed - 2012 Flameworked borosilicate glass
$195 Mara Perez works with fire to shape glass and create jewelry that reflects plasticity and radiance. The practice of yoga, open-water swimming, and hiking evoke a sense of openness and fluidity that nurtures her spirit and invigorates her creativity. Perez pursues balance through asymmetry and contrast. Each one-of-a-kind piece constitutes a whole while simultaneously being part of a continuum in her exploration of form, color, and content. She draws from Venetian flameworking traditions to create her contemporary glass jewelry. Perez studied at the Crucible, Oakland; Pilchuck Glass School; and Public Glass, San Francisco. Mara Perez Contemporary Studio Jewelry firstname.lastname@example.org www.maraperez.com
Vilnius Rat 4 x 10 x 3.5 inches Signed - 2012 Blown, sculpted glass
$700 Lisa Piaskowy started working in glass in 2005 at Illinois State University. Her work touches on themes of moral philosophy and social consciousness. Piaskowy lives and works in Seattle, where she assists artists Rik Allen and Shelley Muzylowski Allen as well as Debora Moore. The Rat series began in 2009, when Piaskowy needed to create characters with which to document her research on European social revolutions. She continues to study the political and cultural shifts that occur with radical social change. Lisa Piaskowy email@example.com
102 - Kitty Mollman
Bluegreen Striped Platter 1 x 10 x 14 inches Signed - 2012 Fused glass
$150 Kitty Mollman teaches fused glass at Craft Alliance in Saint Louis, Missouri. She attended Pilchuck Glass School in 2010, an experience that she views as one of the highlights of her life. Mollmanâ€™s work is featured in several galleries in Missouri and Illinois. Kitty Mollman firstname.lastname@example.org www.kittymollman.com
101 - Lisa Piaskowy
103 - Megan Hughes
Cartoon Bottle Set 7.5 x 3.5 x 3.5 inches, 6 x 4 x 4 inches Signed - 2012 Blown glass, enamel, oil pencil, acrylic
$150 Megan Hughes studied glass at Tyler School of Art, where she earned her B.F.A. degree in 2011. She has been a scholarship student at The Studio at the Corning Museum of Glass, and her work was published in New Glass Review (2011, 2012). Hughes has been a summer staff member at Pilchuck Glass School for the past three years. She currently lives and works in eastern Pennsylvania. Megan Hughes email@example.com www.megan-hughes.blogspot.com
105 - G. Michael Smith
Grieving Comb 104 - Andrew Najarian
9 x 8 x 1 inches Signed - 2012 Copper, glass
1 x 8 x 4 inches Signed - 2012 Enamels, cast glass
G. Michael Smith draws on the patterns and structures of nature to improve creativity.
G. Michael Smith www.thecreativityunleashed.com
108 - Wesley Fleming 106 - Marcel Hoogstad Hay
Dovetail Loop 17.5 x 19.5 x 1.25 inches Signed - 2012 Hot-cast glass, wood
Andrew Najarian grew up in Chicago and received a B.F.A. degree from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. While in school, he had the opportunity to study at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin. Najarian just completed a residency at the Appalachian Center for Craft in Smithville, Tennessee, and is working toward his M.F.A. degree at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana.
Marcel Hoogstad Hay is in his final year of undergraduate studies at the Australian National University’s School of Art, Canberra. He made this piece at Pilchuck Glass School’s summer 2012 program, in Lance Friedman’s class, which focused on connectivity.
Andrew Najarian firstname.lastname@example.org
Marcel Hoogstad Hay email@example.com
107 - Randall Baird
Qué Será Será 6 x 12.75 x 3.5 inches Signed - 2012 Fired-on enamel, fused glass
$250 Randall Baird attended classes in nearly every medium except fused glass, but it was not until he signed up for a weekend introduction with Michael Dupille eight years ago that he realized the limitless potential for expression and experimentation provided by kiln-fired glass. Randall Baird firstname.lastname@example.org www.randybaird.com
Mantis Religiosa 3.25 x 1.5 x 4 inches Signed - 2012 Lampworked soda-lime glass
$250 Wesley Fleming is inspired by the shapes and colors of nature as well as his wacky imagination. He spends much of his spare time outdoors, exploring under rocks and logs. Fleming’s intricately detailed glass insects mimic actual species. In other pieces, he conjures creatures from dreams and his inner reality. Fleming began working with hot glass in 2001 and finds great joy in sculpting, transforming a brittle and cold substance into a molten and pliable material. His work can be found at selected galleries around the United States. Wesley Fleming email@example.com www.wesleyfleming.com
Photo: Wesley Fleming
109 - Christina Bullard
Oceanscape 14 x 7 x 7 inches Signed - 2012 Blown glass, decorative color bit applications
$250 Juror’s Choice Award
Christina Bullard’s desire for wisdom drives her professional evolution, shapes her creative expressions, and provides inspiration for her work. Her artistic instinct synergizes multiple materials such as glass, ceramics, metal, water, sound, light, and anything she can get her hands on into dynamic and visionary installations.
111 - Juliana Wisdom
Bullard is truly in love with glass, and her natural instinct when working with it is to sculpt, innovate, and push its ability to take any form. Her passion is to work outside of the box with a wide range of skills to push the ability of material, form, experimentation and the elements. Christina Bullard firstname.lastname@example.org www.christinabullard.com
110 - Helen Stolyarenko
Winter Windows 10.5 x 2. 75 x 2. 75 inches, 10 x 3.25 x 3.25 inches, 9 x 1.75 x 1.75 inches Not signed - 2009 Coldworked crystal
$250 Helen Stolyarenko graduated from the Stroganov Moscow State Academy of Industrial and Applied Arts in 2011 and is currently taking postgraduate courses in the Art Glass Department. She has interned at Ajeto Glassworks, Architectural Art Glass Inc., the Dyatkovo Crystal factory, and Penland School of Crafts. Stolyarenko was the Flat Shop intern at Pilchuck during the 2012 summer program. She is interested in graphics, conceptual glass, and installations and welcomes commissioned work.
8 x 6.5 x 4 inches Signed - 2012 Steel, glass
113 - Mark A. Gordon
9 inches Signed - 2012 Blown glass
Juliana Wisdom is a multimedia artist. She earned her B.F.A. degree from the University of Washington in 2010. Wisdom was awarded an Art Bridge fellowship by Pratt Fine Arts Center in 2011 and is currently an emerging artist in residence at Pilchuck. She lives in the Bay Area. Juliana Wisdom email@example.com www.julianawisdom.com
112 - Darren Frale
Shrinking Violet 3.5 x 9 inches Signed - 2012 Murrine, blown glass
$275 Darren Frale works in Los Angeles and combines fused glass and murrine in his blown and kiln-formed art. Darren Frale firstname.lastname@example.org
$300 Mark Gordon has been blowing glass for ten years. He started working with glass at Icefire Glassworks in Cannon Beach, Oregon, and now works and lives in Bend, Oregon. His current body of work is focused on blending colors and balancing them with individual shapes. The challenge of combining colors in different ways keeps every day of working with glass new and exciting. Gordon’s work is on view at Icefire Glassworks and at Artique in Anchorage, Alaska. Mark A. Gordon email@example.com www.MarkGordonGlass.com
114 - Joy Jackson
Scarlet Saki Vase 10.5 x 6.5 x 4.5 inches Not signed - 2009 Blown glass, silver foil
$300 Joy Jackson is a Seattle-based glass artist with more than fifteen years’ experience making glass art. Her work is shown in galleries nationwide. Vetri International Glass firstname.lastname@example.org www.vetriglass.com
Helen Stolyarenko email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org
115 - Jennifer Crescuillo
117 - Yumiko Noda
Moon and Wave
4 x 6 x 0.375 inches Signed - 2012 Fused, sandcarved glass
4.2 x 5 x 2.3 inches Signed - 2012 Blown, sandblasted, fused glass
Jennifer Crescuillo is an internationally exhibited artist who lives with her family and works in Muncie, Indiana. She was first exposed to glass at Bowling Green State University, where she completed her B.F.A. degree in glass. She was immediately drawn to the possibility of expressing any idea that glass offers and compelled by its natural ability to transcend time. Crescuillo continued her research at Southern Illinois University, where she earned her M.F.A. degree in glass in 2010. She has worked at various glass studios, such as the Appalachian Center for Craft, Pilchuck Glass School, Pittsburgh Glass Center, and others.
Yumiko Noda earned a B.F.A. degree from Tama Art University in Tokyo and an M.A. degree from Illinois State University. He has participated at Pilchuck Glass School as a student, teaching assistant, and faculty member. Noda’s work has been exhibited at the Basel Museum of Art and the Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, among others, and is included in the collections of the Corning Museum of Glass, the Grand Crystal Museum, Taiwan, and the Tokyo National Museum of Modern Art. He has been the associate art director at Niijima Glass Art Center since 1988.
Jennifer Crescuillo email@example.com
116 - Josh Sands
Rattle Can 7 x 2 x 4 inches Not signed - 2010 Sandblasted, lampworked borosilicate glass, oil paint
$300 Josh Sands graduated from the University of Milwaukee with a B.F.A. degree in painting and drawing, a B.S. degree in anthropology, and a minor in art history. Studying such a wide range of subjects led him to develop his own multidisciplinary approach to art. Since then, he has had three solo exhibitions and half a dozen group shows, owned and operated Eyeful Gallery in downtown Portland, Oregon, with his friends, and began glassblowing with numerous talented artists.
Yumiko Noda firstname.lastname@example.org www.niijimaglass.com
120 - Mieke Lily van Orden
118 - Lynn Read in collaboration with Paddle Down Productions
119 - Roy Bruno
Gavia Crescenta XLIV
3 x 8 x 3 inches Not signed - 2012 Battuto, blown glass, bole
6 x 24 x 4 inches Signed - 2011 Blown, coldworked glass
14 inches Signed - 2009 Fused glass bits
$333.33 Lynn Read’s signature work is mainly murrine vessels. These detail-oriented works are shown at Vessel Gallery, London; Vetri International, Seattle; Pismo, Denver; OK Store, Los Angeles; and the Museum of Art & Design, New York. His most recent honor is a Design Award for best vase from Wallpaper* magazine. Read has been a gaffer and a teaching assistant at Pilchuck Glass School. His work has been published in magazines such as Luxe, Elle, Elle Décor, Sunset, Bon Appétit, Metropolitan Home, Fortune Small Business, and Portland Monthly. Read owns a glass studio in Portland, Oregon.
Several years after embarking on a career in science and mathematics, Roy Bruno discovered glassblowing and embraced it with a passion. His signature piece is a new silhouette in glass offerings, the Gavia Crescenta. Commonly known as the Crescent Loon, it is a recently evolved bird species that requires minimal care in captivity. Not particularly adept at floating on water, the Crescent Loon prefers an indoor nesting site on a mantle or shelf. Bruno studied his craft at Pilchuck Glass School, Pratt Fine Arts Center, and Redmond School of Glass.
$350 Engraving clear glass is simple, clean, and elegant. There is a type of classic beauty to clear glass that is often overlooked, but Mieke Lily van Orden sees the beauty in the art of engraving clear glass, capturing light and creating shadow in this sensual material. Texture is important to her, as she considers herself a tactile person and loves glass for all its different textures. Van Orden says that she would like her work to be “touched gently as well as looked at softly.” Mieke Lily van Orden email@example.com
Roy Bruno firstname.lastname@example.org www.lightart.biz
Lynn Read email@example.com www.vitrelux.com
Josh Sands firstname.lastname@example.org www.liquidsands.com
121 - Kevin Fletcher
Black Spiral 25 x 6 x 6 inches Signed - 2011 Blown, coldworked glass
$350 Kevin Fletcher is currently pursuing a B.F.A. degree in glass at the Appalachian Center for Craft. He holds a B.A. degree in business with a minor in studio art from Marist College. Fletcher has also studied at Franklin Pierce College, Pilchuck Glass School, and UrbanGlass. In 2012, he was selected as a Niche Awards Glass Sculpture and Glass Functional finalist.
123 - Jason Elliott
In Orbit 7 x 7 x 5 inches Signed - 2012 Flameworked borosilicate glass
Kevin Fletcher email@example.com www.overallglass.com
125 - Dan Bowran
Sights from the Inside
$350 Jason Elliott has been working in glass since 2000. He has been the Flat Shop coordinator at Pilchuck Glass School for multiple summer sessions and a studio assistant at Penland School of Crafts. Originally from Dayton, Ohio, Jason now lives and works in Eugene, Oregon. Jason Elliott firstname.lastname@example.org
4.5 x 4.5 x 4.5 inches Not signed - 2012 Laminated, coldworked glass 124 - Leslie Thiel
Courtney 18 x 1.25 inches Not signed - 2012 Glass, copper, black onyx
122 - Austin Stern and Bellis Møller
Constructotem 19 x 8 x 7 inches Signed - 2012 Sculpted, blown glass
Leslie Thiel has been a glass artist since 1995 and has been concentrating on lampworking for the past five years. Her work can be seen at the Proctor Art Gallery in Tacoma and is in the permanent collections of the Kobe Bead Museum and the Toledo Museum of Art. She is an adjunct instructor at Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, and an active member of the International Society of Glass Beadmakers, both locally and nationally. Leslie Thiel email@example.com
$700 A decade ago, Dan Bowran was taking night classes on glassworking in London’s East End. As time ticked on, he refined his glass skills and concepts back in his hometown of Melbourne, developing a style and methodology that question the tradition of object-focused artwork and the rules and restrictions this entails. In 2012, Bowran returned to London, where he continues his studies, extending his explorations in glass at the Royal College of Art. Dan Bowran firstname.lastname@example.org www.offtheplinth.com
126 - Natalie Ruby
Classic Daisies 8 x 10 x 1 inches Signed - 2012 Flameworked glass
$500 Natalie Ruby has created and designed glass jewelry since 2001. In July 2009, she and two other artists opened Black Star Studios, a contemporary art gallery and studio in Invermere, British Columbia, where she continues to create innovative designs using traditional flameworking techniques. Ruby Designs email@example.com www.blackstarstudios.ca
Austin Stern is a California native who has been blowing glass since 2004 and is currently pursuing a B.F.A. degree in glass forming at Emporia State University in Kansas. Bellis Møller is a Danish glassblower who studied glass in crafts school and has worked for various glass artists in her career. Constructotem represents the spirit animals of Austin’s and Bellis’s classmates in Rik Allen and Shelley Muzylowski Allen’s session 3 class.
Bellis Møller firstname.lastname@example.org www.bellis-glas.dk
Austin Stern Sternglass@gmail.com
129 - Heather Kraft
Edward Marshall Boehm Necklace
127 - Eva Vlasáková
Eva Vlasáková likes to let people think and find their own ideas, because they might come up with stories that she could never imagine. Vlasáková began studying drawing and painting in 1957 at the Václav Hollar Art School, Prague. In the United States, she began working in glass, transferring her mystical iconography to three-dimensional cast-glass forms. Vlasáková has taught at the Academy of Applied Arts, Czech Republic; the Academy of Arts, Italy; the Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Germany; Ars Vidrio, Mexico; Pilchuck Glass School; Tokyo Glass Art Institute, Japan and various other institutions. Her works are in a number of art collections internationally.
Heather Kraft was born in Boise, Idaho, and raised in Portland, Oregon. She received a B.F.A. degree with a focus on sculpture, fiber, and glass from Alberta College of Art + Design in 2008. Kraft’s focus on sculpture in glass has been heavily inspired by her lifelong involvement in dance. Material + Movement, a company that she started in 2009, has served as an umbrella for her artistic endeavors, both as a dance instructor and a sculptor. In her current line of work, Incarnate Anew, Kraft creates wearable sculptural pieces by bringing together reclaimed procelain tableware, found objects, and fine metalwork. 128 - Diana Lynn Stearns
Hot Glass 24 x 18 x 1 inches Signed - 2012 Glass, airbrushed watercolor, acrylic
$400 Diana Lynn Stearns has been fascinated by molten glass all her life and creates the look of hot glass glowing through watercolor and airbrush techniques.
Material + Movement email@example.com www.materialandmovement.com
12 x 7 x 7 inches Signed - 2007 Blown glass, Paradise™ enamels 130 - Victoria Ahmadizadeh
Comfortable 3.25 x 8 x 3.25 inches Not signed - 2012 Hand-built, slipcast ceramic
$422.88 Victoria Ahmadizadeh was born and raised in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. She received her B.F.A. degree in glass from Tyler School of Art in 2010. Ahmadizadeh uses a variety of materials and processes to create narrative sculptural objects. These visual vignettes depict abstract moments and often contain an underlying theme of duality. Victoria Ahmadizadeh firstname.lastname@example.org www.vahmadizadeh.com
$425 Michael Ashford was born and raised in Hawaii. He first learned about glass at Punahou School and continued studying glass at Alfred University, Pilchuck Glass School, and the University of Hawai‘i. The Hawaiian landscape and culture provide artistic inspiration for much of his work, which are represented as painted abstract images on glass vessels. Ashford’s works have been purchased by the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts. He has been selected for a scholarship to Pilchuck Glass School and lives with his wife and two sons in Seattle, working on remodeling projects at Microsoft. Michael Ashford email@example.com
132 - Alex Stanyon
Bead Trio 22 inches Not signed - 2012 Coldworked glass, pleated silk ribbon
$435 Alex Stanyon began working with hot glass in 1996 at Punahou School in Honolulu. Her experience at Pilchuck Glass School furthered her interest in altering the shape and texture of glass through coldworking and engraving. Stanyon enjoys working on a small scale to create wearable pieces of art. The three hand-carved beads in Bead Trio rest on a pleated silk ribbon and can be worn as a set of three, a pair, or individually. Facèré Jewelry Art Gallery firstname.lastname@example.org www.facerejewelryart.com
Diana Lynn Stearns email@example.com
Painting Coconut Trees
3.5 x 5 x 0.125 inches Signed - 2011 Gold-fill, coldworked, vintage bone China
29.5 x 23.6 inches Signed - 2011 Multicolor intaglio print
Traver Gallery firstname.lastname@example.org www.travergallery.com
131 - Michael Ashford
133 - Olivia Hollowell
American Woman / Centaur 10 x 12 x 0.5 inches Signed - 2012 Sandblasted drawing, low-fire enamels
137 - Donna Prunkard
$500 Olivia Hollowell is an artist from Cleveland, Ohio. She has studied at the Cleveland Institute of Art, Case Western Reserve University, and Kent State University, where she graduated with honors from the B.F.A. glass program. Hollowell has been awarded numerous grants and scholarships, including a recent Joey Kirkpatrick and Flora Mace Scholarship to Pilchuck Glass School and an artist residency in Vermont. In 2009, she moved to New England, where she has studied and worked with glass artists and printmakers. Her current body of work is inspired by her personal relationships and time spent in New England. Olivia Hollowell email@example.com
Canyon at Dusk 26 inches Not signed - 2012 Glass beads
$520 134 - Zane Hettinga
Hearts and Minds 24 x 34 inches Signed - 2011 GiclĂŠe print
$500 After receiving his B.F.A. degree from Alfred University in 2011, Zane Hettinga moved to Detroit, where he and four other recent graduates formed Thick Air Studios. Working as a collective, they have begun to show collaborative works alongside their individual endeavors. This body of work addresses their concerns surrounding the growing role of sophisticated technology in our contemporary world of information and surveillance. Zane Hettinga firstname.lastname@example.org www.thickairstudios.com
135 - Josh Hargrave
Reconstructed Propane 6.5 x 7 x 4.5 inches Signed - 2012 Cast, coldworked glass
$500 Texas native Josh Hargrave draws inspiration from the beautiful mess humanity creates. Somewhere within the ebb and flow of changing scenery, assemblage intersects destruction. Finding this moment has been a central element in his work. Hargrave is pursuing postgraduate studies at the University of Texas at Arlington and enjoys spending his summers as the Pilchuck Glass School librarian. Josh Hargrave www.hargraveglass.com
136 - Zohar Jolles
Amulets-to-Go 2 x 10.5 x 10.5 inches Signed - 2012 Sandblasted glass, painted ceramics
$520 Zohar Jolle was born in 1951. She is a mother of three and a freelance artist and designer creating mostly Indaica. Her designs reflect Jewish tradition and her close life to nature. Jolle lives and works in an agricultural village in northern Israel, where she was born and raised. She studied textile design and completed advanced courses in glass art, ironsmithing, ceramics, art history, and Jewish culture. In 1994, Jolle received an honorable mention from Spertus Institute, in Chicago, for a Hanukkah menorah. Her work is held in many collections.
138 - Paul Cunningham Donna Prunkard email@example.com
Viking Bowl 10 x 6 x 6 inches Signed - 2010 Blown glass
$525 Paul Cunningham has been a professional glassblower for twenty-five years. He enjoys showing his work and teaching across the globe. Paul Cunningham firstname.lastname@example.org www.cunninghamglass.com
Zohar Jolles email@example.com www.zoharjolles.com
Donna Prunkard is a glass artist living in the Pacific Northwest. Art and science have intertwined in her life since she was a child. Her profession as a research scientist and her love of glass allow her to both utilize her analytical side and explore her creative side. Prunkard is also an instructor at Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, and loves being part of a studentâ€™s first experience with molten glass.
141 - Lyn Bishop
Silver Pendant 19 inches Signed - 2012 Glass, Swarovski crystals,12-karat white-gold leaf
139 - Kumi Nakajima
Tranquility 5 x 8.5 x 7.5 inches Signed - 2011 Blown, acid-etched glass, silver foil
$450 Kumi Nakajima was born and raised in Japan and moved to the United States in 1996. Nakajima earned her B.A. degree in art with an emphasis in ceramics and glass from San Francisco State University in 2006 and her M.F.A. degree in glass from the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa in 2012. She currently lives and works in Honolulu. Nakajima’s work is held in the Art in Public Places Collection, Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, in Honolulu. Kumi Nakajima firstname.lastname@example.org
140 - David Baillon Rozelle
Gloryhole 15 x 11.25 inches Signed - 2012 Monoprint
$450 David Baillon Rozelle relocated from France to San Francisco, where he pursues a career as a photographer specializing in experimental fine art processes.
Lyn Bishop has been working in glass for fourteen years and recently began designing jewelry. As a successful fashion accessory designer, she is now able to combine glass artistry with her fashion savvy. Bishop loves functional art and also designs beautiful table settings and serving dishes. She earned a degree in art and education from the University of Utah and has studied at Pilchuck Glass School and Pratt Fine Arts Center. Lyn Bishop email@example.com www.lynbishopglass.com
144 - Dennis McConnell
Geode Bowl Series #11 7.5 x 9.5 inches Signed - 2011 Fused glass
$480 142- Robert Burch
143 - Andy Nichols
12 x 7 x 6 inches Signed - 2012 Blown glass, mixed media
9 x 19 x 3.5 inches Signed - 2012 Blown glass
Robert Burch moved to Seattle from Atlanta so that he could be closer to the community of glass artists in the Pacific Northwest. His knowledge of glassworking comes from years of assisting glass artists across the country. In Ambient, he explores the effects of manipulating the surface of the glass with water and blunt force.
Andy Nichols lives and works in The Dalles, Oregon. He operates Nichols Art Glass, his studio and gallery, which is open to the public. Nichols’s artwork is shown in galleries in the Pacific Northwest.
Dennis McConnell firstname.lastname@example.org www.brilliantglassworks.com
Nichols Art Glass email@example.com www.nicholsartglass.com
Robert Burch firstname.lastname@example.org
Dennis McConnell was born in Boulder, Colorado. He attended the University of Wisconsin, where he met his wife, and graduated with a bachelor of science in art degree in ceramics. After pursuing an advanced degree for a year at Cranbrook Academy of Art, Detroit, McConnell took a sabbatical from the art world. He worked for a German machinery manufacturer, which taught him about the importance of precision and technical expertise. Traveling throughout Europe and the United States introduced him to many different cultures and lifestyles.
145 - Magdalene Odundo
“Spring” Series 15.5 x 7.75 x 7.5 inches Not signed - 2011 Sandblasted, blown glass
147 - Sarah Holm
Pushing 3.5 x 15 inches
“Spring” Series was part of an experimentation into glass for ceramic artist Magdalene Odundo, and a step toward realizing her installation Metamorphosis and Transformation, which was shown in “Tweak” Converts to Glass Ceramic Artist, at the Museum of Glass, Tacoma. Eventually, her fascination with glass became an involvement in glass. Odundo is now collaborating on an installation with the University of Sunderland and the National Glass Centre, United Kingdom, scheduled for September 2012. Anthony Slayter Ralph Gallery email@example.com www.anthonyslayter-ralph.com
149 - Alex McDermott
Signed - 2012 Fused, kiln-carved, slumped glass
146 - Emma Walters
Twin Giraffes 13 x 14.5 x 8 inches Signed - 2012 Hot-sculpted glass
$500 Emma Walters is a Baltimore-based artist. She studied sculpture at the Maryland Institute College of Art, where she received her B.F.A. degree in 2008. She has been working with glass outside the university since graduation. Emma Walters firstname.lastname@example.org
Sarah Holm strives to uncover balance and flow in her work. She received her B.A. degree with an emphasis on drawing from the University of Alaska Fairbanks in 1999, laying the foundation for solid compositions in her glasswork. In 2006, she founded Fish Head Studio in Fairbanks and creates with glass while staying at home with her two daughters. Holm exhibits her work throughout Alaska and Washington. She received a scholarship to attend Pilchuck Glass School in 2010 and returned in 2012, to learn from glass artists from all over the world. Sarah Holm email@example.com www.fishheadstudio.com
4 x 6 x 6 inches Signed - 2012 Kiln-cast, lost wax cast glass, dichroic crystal, copper
148 - Alex Gibson
Manifest Destiny: Being Clever is a Poor Substitute for Being Right 18 x 12 x 1 inches Signed - 2012 Carbon drawing, graphite, toner, mylar, sandcarved glass
Alex McDermott is a Pacific Northwest native and has been a bench jeweler for twenty years. She enjoys teaching and introducing elementary-school students to a variety of media, from clay to print. A graduate of the Gemological Institute of America with a background in diamond grading, McDermott has also developed the skills and an appreciation for glass. She sees an undeniable beauty in the way glass refracts and disperses light. Her design inspiration comes from the subtleties found in nature. Alex McDermott firstname.lastname@example.org www.alexmcdermott.com
150 - Natasha Kuring
Ram Rant 13.5 x 21 x 3.5 inches Signed - 2012 Glass, wood, acrylic
$550 Natasha Kuring is a recent graduate from the University of Washington’s 3D4M program. She has had the opportunity to attend Pilchuck Glass School a handful of times as a student and as an art assistant. Kuring lives in Seattle, where she works as a glassblower and is developing a new body of work. Natasha Kuring email@example.com
Alex Gibson is an interdisciplinary artist living in Washington State. He received an M.F.A. degree from San José State University and a B.F.A. from Washington State University. Gibson’s works on paper and in glass are often linked to history, memory, and that which is obscured.
Alex Gibson firstname.lastname@example.org www.displacedak.com
151 - Deborah Carlson
Red Shirted Hang-up Wearable Sculpture 3.5 x 3 x 1 inches, 6 x 4 x 2 inches Signed - 2012 Blown, hot-sculpted, torchworked, cast glass
$550 Deborah Carlson has maintained her own glass studio since 1984, creating gallery, museum quality, and architectural work in any and all glass techniques cold, warm, and hot. Her works can be found in national and international permanent collections, museums, galleries, private residences, and public installations. Carlson’s art glass education includes studying under or assisting some of the world’s best glass masters from Canada, Italy, and the United States. She is a regular features writer, shows her work, and is the subject of articles in glass magazines, newspapers, and art center publications across the country. Carlson recently gifted a collaborative piece to the Hsinchu City Glass Museum in Taiwan She was also an artist in residence, creating pieces for a future show, and lecturer at the Taiwan National Educational University. Deborah Carlson email@example.com www.deborahcarlson.com
155 - Spencer Kirk-Jackson
Glass Seed 11 x 8 x 6 inches Signed - 2012 Blown glass
$600 153 - Mieke Lily van Orden 152 - Emily McBride
Untitled 5 x 9 x 9 inches Signed - 2012 Blown glass
$600 Emily McBride received her B.F.A. in glass from Tyler School of Art in 2009. Since graduating, she has been a scholarship student and teaching assistant at Penland School of Crafts and a summer staff member and teaching assistant at Pilchuck Glass School. McBride uses hot glass to play with color and form, creating pieces inspired by nature, growth, and decay. She lives in Louisville, Kentucky. Emily McBride firstname.lastname@example.org www.emilymcbrideglass.com
It’s Clearly Love 2.5 x 9 x 9 inches Not signed - 2012 Blown, coldworked glass
$600 Engraving clear glass is simple, clean, and elegant. There is a type of classic beauty to clear glass that is often overlooked, but Mieke Lily van Orden sees the beauty in the sweet and simple art of engraving clear glass, capturing light and creating shadow in this sensual material. Texture is important to her, as she considers herself a tactile person. She did not fall in love with glass only for its visual beauty, but loves glass for all its different textures. Van Orden says that she would like her work to be “touched gently as well as looked at softly.” Mieke Lily van Orden email@example.com
154 - Aimee Sones
Driving Collages (Set #2) 11 x 15 inches each Signed - 2012 Gum arabic transfer
$550 Aimee Sones was born and raised in Southern California and went to school in Ohio. As a result of her travels, she began to compare visual landscapes and is totally fascinated by infrastructure, such as cell phone towers that look like palm or pine trees, and consumption. Sones earned her M.A. degree in crafts in jewelry and metals at California State University, Fullerton, and her M.F.A. degree in glass at the Ohio State University. She recently completed a residency at Chochoma Studio in Chennai, India, was a Bullseye Emerge 2010 finalist, and has received multiple Greater Columbus Arts Council grants. Sones is currently the program assistant at Pilchuck Glass School.
Cast your eyes on the curve of an ocean wave, the energy of a forest’s new growth, the sometimes incongruous ways nature combines colors and forms, and you’ve gained a sense for what influences Spencer Kirk-Jackson’s ideas and art. Kirk-Jackson resides in Boston and creates blown and sculpted glass art objects. He has studied at Pilchuck Glass School, taught and studied at the Corning Museum of Glass and Diablo Glass School, and worked and studied with glass artists from around the world. Kirk-Jackson’s glass art is enriched by eight-plus years of experience with metalworking and more than two decades of working in commercial visual design. Spencer Kirk-Jackson Spencer@pyramiddevs.com www.spencerkirkjackson.com
156 - Linda Bonica
Kim in the Light 9.5 x 2.5 inches Signed - 2012 Enamel painting, glass, copper foil
$600 Linda Bonica is from Tacoma and has a B.A. degree from the University of Washington. She has studied at the Factory of Visual Arts in Seattle, Pilchuck Glass School, and Pratt Institute in New York. Since retiring from Nordstrom, she has been sharing a painting studio with Cheryl Zahniser. Bonica has been involved with Pilchuck for several years and has served on the board of trustees and as chair of the Annual Auction.
Aimee Sones firstname.lastname@example.org www.aimeesones.com
161 - Kelley Mooers and Theresa Neinas
Northwest Swimmer 17.75 x 15.5 x 1 inches Signed - 2012 Painted stained glass
159 - Kazuki Takizawa 157 - Kanami Ogata
Can’t Wait to Throw Them Away White Bag
12.5 x 5 x 4 inches Signed - 2012 Blown glass
Kelley Mooers practices the art of traditional stained glass, following in his great-grandfather’s footsteps. He took his first stained glass painting course at Pilchuck Glass School in 1990, with Albinus Elskus and Walter Lieberman.
6.5 x 4.5 x 2.75 inches Signed - 2008 Blown, hot-sculpted glass
Kazuki Takizawa began to express various human emotions through glass art in 2005. His most recent body of work is a series of vessels and stemware inspired by the shapes of seashells. Takizawa uses his art to express the parallels between seashells and the barriers that people create in their lives.
$625 Kanami Ogata graduated in 1998 from Chuo University in Tokyo with a bachelor’s degree in economics. She was featured in 2006 in New Glass Review 27 and was awarded a scholarship by Niijima Glass Art Center in 2011. Kanami Ogata email@example.com www.kanamiogata.cocolog-nifty.com
Kazuki Takizawa firstname.lastname@example.org www.kazukitakizawa.com
158 - Shannon Brunskill
Family Portrait A Day at the Beach 12.75 x 10.5 x 1 inches Signed - 2012 Mixed media
$650 Shannon Brunskill’s work illustrates the path taken toward gaining greater personal awareness and acceptance and appreciation of her artistic expression. Brunskill received her M.F.A. degree from the University of Texas at Arlington, where she is currently an adjunct faculty member in the glass department. Her work is recognized nationally and internationally. Shannon Brunskill email@example.com www.shannonbrunskill.com
160 - Csilla Szilágyi
Space Kitty 5 x 5 x 2 inches Signed - 2012 Blown, coldworked glass
$650 Csilla Szilágyi is a Hungarian glass artist. After graduating from the Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design in Budapest, she worked as a designer for the Ajka Crystal factory. Currently a freelance artist and designer, Szilágyi creates functional objects as well as works that explore the connection between spirituality and art. She exhibits internationally, most recently in 2008 at the European Glass Context in Denmark, Glass Year 2009 in Prague, and London’s 2011 Design Week. Csilla Szilágyi firstname.lastname@example.org www.szilagyicsilla.hu
A midwest transplant, Theresa Neinas earned a B.A. degree in art from the University of Washington in 1990. She teaches relief block printing at Pratt Fine Arts Center and other locations. Neinas’s work has been shown locally and internationally. Neinas and Mooers have recently begun working together on replicating Mooers’s block print images in stained glass. His technical knowledge and eye for color combined with her creativity have led to a mutually enjoyable artistic collaboration. Kelley Mooers email@example.com Photo: Sue Gilbert Mooers
162 - Dan Bowran
Inbetween theory and practice (Yellow) 9 x 4.5 x 4.5 inches Not signed - 2012 Experimental, cast, coldworked glass
$700 Let’s wind back the clock a decade and we’ll find Dan Bowran taking night classes working with glass in the Eastend of London. As time ticked on, he refined his glass skills and concepts back in his hometown of Melbourne, developing a style and methodology that question the tradition of objectfocused artwork and the rules and restrictions this entails. Moving forward to 2012, Bowran has returned to London, where he continues his graduate studies in fine arts, extending his explorations in glass at the Royal College of Art.
Dan Bowran firstname.lastname@example.org www.offtheplinth.com
163 - Benjamin Ostrom
Flower Vase 10 x 9 inches Signed - 2007 Blown glass, sandblasted
$750 Benjamin Ostrom is from Nova Scotia, Canada, and received a B.A. degree in history from the University of Kings College, Halifax, Nova Scotia. He went on to study glass at Alberta College of Art + Design, the Appalachian Center for Craft, and Sheridan College. As a member of the Poleturners Union, Local 1201, Ostrom helped produce the centerpieces for Pilchuck Glass School’s Annual Auction for two years before he moved to the Pacific Northwest. Since 2010, he has been living and working in Seattle, blowing glass for studios and artists in the area. Ostrom was a staff member for Pilchuck’s 2012 summer program.
165 - Sara Waisburd 164 - David King
Nut and Bolt 2 x 2 x 7 inches Signed - 2012 Coldworked cast glass
$700 The glass Nut and Bolt represent David King’s experience of connecting with others through the medium of glass. King holds a B.F.A. degree from the Ohio State University and an M.F.A. degree from Tyler School of Art. He has continued his craft-based studies at North Lands Center for Creative Glass, Penland School of Crafts, Pilchuck Glass School, and WheatonArts and Cultural Center, where he was a Creative Glass Center of America fellow and artist in residence. King’s work has been shown nationally and internationally and was featured in New Glass Review 32. He recently received an emerging artist award from the Glass Art Society.
S/T 44.5 x 18 inches each Signed - 2011 Monotype
$700 Sara Waisburd’s first approach to art was through dance. Being a dancer contributed significantly to her sensibilities and helped her develop a perception of the volume of objects in a given space. In 1971, she began her formal creative studies, entering Mahon Avni Institute in Tel Aviv, where she concentrated on painting and ceramics. Waisburd returned to Mexico and learned printmaking, sculpture, and painting. She has had more than sixty exhibitions in Mexico and abroad. Sara Waisburd email@example.com www.artewaisburd.com
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LIVE AUCTION You may preview Live Auction items in the Fifth Avenue Room of The Westin Seattle from the time the doors open until the start of the Live Auction. Once the Live Auction begins, the Fifth Avenue Room will be converted to the Art Pickup Room, and items will no longer be available for viewing. The Live Auction will begin at 7:15 p.m. and continue without interruption until all items have been auctioned. To bid in the Live Auction, hold your bid card up high with the number facing toward the auctioneer. Either the auctioneer or a bid spotter can accept your bid. The auctioneer reserves the right to reject any bid that is merely a fractional advance over the previous bid. The highest bid acknowledged by the auctioneer shall be deemed a legal contract with that bidder to purchase the item.
How the Auction Works BID CARDS AND BIDDING NUMBERS When you check in, you will receive a bidder number and card. All sales will be recorded and tracked using the number printed on your bid card. If you registered with a guest, you and your guest will share the same bidder number unless you request otherwise when registering. See below for information on the bidding process. You will also register your name and phone number to participate in the silent auction. If you have any questions with the bidding process, please approach an ABC professional in red to assist you. At the close of the auction, your purchases will be totaled and charged as directed. For your security, you can view your purchases in the ‘My Bids’ section of the AuctionsByCellular mobile website. We will mail your statement of purchases and charges within seven days. FUND-THE-FUTURE Near Live Auction item 43, Kip Toner will announce the opportunity to support Fund-the-Future. See page 3. Kip will invite you to hold up your card to pledge $100, $250, $500, $1,000, $5,000, $10,000, $15,000, $25,000, or $50,000 toward this cause. Hold your card in the air until your bidder number is read aloud. You will pay your pledge along with your auction purchases. You may hold up your auction bid card multiple times to pledge more than one amount. THE SILENT AUCTION The seven sections of the Silent Auction all open at 5:00 p.m. They close at staggered times throughout the evening, with the Super Section closing last. (See page 13 of the evening program for Silent Auction closing times). Each item offered in the Silent Auction will be available for bidding using your smartphone, cell phone, or concierge ABC bidder. If you emerge as the highest bidder at the close of the auction, your bid constitutes a legal contract to purchase the item. MINIMUM BID A minimum bid has been established for each Silent Auction item. You may not bid below this amount. SILENT AUCTION BIDDING To make silent bidding easier all bidding will be conducted through electronic bidding. To utlize electronic bidding visit pilchuck.auction-bid.org to register your cell number, or text ‘PILCHUCK’ to 68494. If you are unfamiliar with the technology or prefer not to use it, please utilize a concierge bidder who will act as your personal shopper during the event, and will place bids for you using their provided iPads. You may bid on any item in any Silent Auction section until the section is closed. At the posted closing time, bidding for that section will immediately end. If you were the successful bidder on any item you will have received a notice so that you may check on your bidding results. After the Silent Auction closes, any unsold items will be moved to the Purple Section of the Silent Auction for continued bidding. The Purple Section will close 10 minutes following the conclusion of the Live Auction.
CHECKOUT Only cash, personal checks, and Visa, MasterCard, and American Express credit cards will be accepted as payment. All purchases are final, and purchased items must be paid for and removed from the premises during the evening. Items that are not removed or are left in the care of one of the shipping companies will be shipped to the purchaser at the purchaser’s expense. No exchanges or refunds will be allowed. SALES TAX AND TAX DEDUCTIBILITY No sales tax will be charged, as all items have been donated to Pilchuck Glass School. Pilchuck Glass School is a registered 501(c)(3) charitable organization. If the price you pay for a piece exceeds its fair market value as stated in the auction catalog, the excess portion of the price may be tax deductible as a charitable contribution. Please consult with your tax advisor or preparer for details. SHIPPING Pilchuck Glass School will not ship your auction purchases. Whenever possible, it is best to take your purchases home with you. This ensures safe transport for your delicate glass items. Pilchuck volunteers will pack your purchases to take home at no extra charge. For your convenience, Pilchuck has arranged for an outside shipping vendor to make its services available during the auction evening. For more information about shipping options, visit the vendor at the Shipping Information table. A Seattle UPS Store will pack your art purchases in a second box and ship items at standard UPS rates plus a consideration for packing materials and labor. You will have the option to purchase insurance for your artwork, which is highly recommended. A UPS Store representative will be available during the auction, and you will be able to sign up for shipment of your purchases at that time. Once you have made arrangements with the UPS Store, Pilchuck Glass School is not responsible for your artwork and cannot, by shipping company regulations, intervene on your behalf with the shipper or carrier. You must resolve any concerns regarding artwork lost or damaged during shipping by contacting the UPS Store directly. Items left at the auction without shipping instructions will be shipped to the purchaser at the purchaser’s expense. GENERAL RULES AND INFORMATION Pilchuck Glass School reserves the right to add or withdraw Auction items without notice. Pilchuck has attempted to describe and catalog all items accurately, but all items are offered “as is, where is.” Pilchuck neither warrants nor represents, and in no event shall be responsible for, the correctness of the descriptions, genuineness, authorship, provenance, or condition of the items. No statement made in this catalog, orally at the auction, or elsewhere shall be deemed such a warranty, representation, or assumption of liability. The values listed are estimates of fair market value. Items have not been appraised. Each person issued a bid number (bidder) assumes all risks and hazards related to the auction and items obtained at the auction. Each bidder agrees to hold harmless from any liability arising therefrom Pilchuck Glass School, its elected and appointed officials, members and employees, the auctioneer, the auction company and its agents and employees, and the event organizers, sponsors, and/or volunteers connected with the auction. All items purchased become the property of the successful bidder once that bidder is acknowledged by the auctioneer and has completed the checkout process. We hope you enjoy your evening, wish you the best of luck on your auction bidding, and thank you for supporting Pilchuck Glass School.
In the event of a dispute over a Silent Auction bid, oral bids may be taken at the discretion of the auctioneer—but only from those who have already placed bids. The auctioneer will determine the winning bid, and the decision will be final. CENTERPIECE AUCTION When bidding opens at 5:00 p.m., you will have the opportunity to participate in the Centerpiece Silent Auction. You may bid on any centerpiece at any table using your smartphone, cell phone or concierge ABC bidder. Following Live Auction item 20, the Centerpiece Silent Auction will close. If you are a successful bidder for a centerpiece, collect your purchase through the regular checkout process once the auction is over. All centerpieces will be removed from the tables after the close of centerpiece bidding. Unsold centerpieces will be moved to the Purple Section of the Silent Auction. Procedures for purchase of unsold centerpieces will be the same as those for Silent Auction items.
Lost-wax casting A method of casting whereby a wax or wax-coated model is embedded in clay and then baked so that the wax melts and is “lost,” leaving a mold into which hot glass is poured. The mold must be broken in order to retrieve the cast object. Mold-blown Glass formed into a shape by being blown into a mold, which is usually made of wood, metal, or plaster.
Glossary of Glass Terms
Murrine Patterned glass cane cut into sections in order to form small disks that are used in decorating glass or constructing glass forms. Neodymium A manufactured glass that changes color under different lighting, appearing lavender under tungsten light and daylight and blue under fluorescent light. Overlay A thin layer of clear or colored glass on the outside of a piece. Off-hand Formed freehand on the end of a punty or blowpipe. No mold is used.
Bits Pieces of molten glass snipped off a blowpipe or punty rod and applied hot to a glass form. Canes Thin rods of glass, usually with a twisted pattern in multiple colors (much like a candy cane, hence the name), that are used to add pattern to blown glass.
Paradise™ paint A specially formulated glass paint that does not change color when exposed to the intense heat of molten glass. Paradise™ paints can be used for encased painting or graal techniques.
Dichroic A manufactured glass that manipulates light in two different ways. Color is transmitted through the glass, and complementary colors are reflected from the surface.
Pâte de verre A French term meaning “glass paste.” The paste is made from crushed glass and enamel paint. It is applied to the surface of a mold and fired in a kiln at high temperature.
Electroplate To adhere metal to glass by dipping the glass into an electrically charged solution. Encase painting on glass To paint a glass object with glass paint and then reheat the glass and gather more hot glass over the surface, encasing the paint in glass. Etch To create a design by cutting away the surface of finished glass with a tool or by treating it with acid.
Roll-up In this process, multiple pieces of flat glass are fused into a tile. The tile is reheated, rolled up onto a gather, and then blown into a three-dimensional object.
Flameworking/lampworking The process of using a specially designed torch or lamp to heat glass rods for sculpting, blowing, and bead making.
Sandblast To blow or blast sand onto a piece, etching away layers of glass. Masking is used to create patterns.
Fuse To melt together two or more pieces of glass in a kiln.
Sand blowing The process of blowing a bubble of hot glass into a sand mold.
Graal A glassblowing technique wherein a thick “blank,” or core form, is blown, usually with two or more layers of color. The blank is then engraved, bringing out the underlying color, much as is done with a cameo. The engraved blank is subsequently reheated and blown to its full shape. Hot cast To ladle hot glass from a furnace into a mold made of sand, steel, or plaster. Howlite A borate mineral found in evaporite deposits. Commonly used to make decorative objects such as small carvings or jewelry deposits. Incalmo A glassblowing process that joins two or more bubbles of hot glass, resulting in defined bands of color in a vessel or object. Insciso A technique for patterning the surface of glass by creating deep incisions, usually with handengraving tools. Kiln A high-temperature electric oven, usually monitored by computer, used for casting, fusing, and slumping glass. Kiln-cast Glass formed through the use of a mold, usually plaster, which is filled with crushed glass that is melted in a kiln to produce a solid glass form. Laminate To use heat or glue to join pieces of glass.
Reticello The process of joining two conical vases covered with thin colored rods, one vase arranged clockwise and the other counterclockwise. The result is a meshlike net with an air bubble inside each diamond. The different thicknesses of the rods within each diamond cause the air bubble to form.
Lampworking See flameworking.
Sandcast To ladle hot glass into a formed mold made of specialized sand. Scavo Corrosive chemical material applied to the surface of hot glass that gives the final piece a matte finish. Scruffitto The technique of adding color to the surface of glass and then scratching it away, causing a reverse image to appear. Shard A small fragment of glass. Colored shards may be melted into a piece for decoration. Slump To heat a sheet of glass in a kiln until it is soft enough to assume the shape of a mold without becoming molten. Smalti A soft, intensely colored Venetian glass that is chipped into squares for use in creating traditional mosaics. Threads Thin strands of glass, usually colored, that may be added to the glass in a variety of ways for different effects. Underlay A thin layer of clear or colored glass on the inside of a piece. Vitreography The process of creating a print from a glass plate. Wrap A strand of glass, typically but not always of a contrasting color, applied hot to a vessel. Zanfirico The process of heating cut canes of glass (usually with an interior spiral pattern of colored glass) and gathering them onto a pipe to be blown into a shape. Formerly called latticino or latticinio.
2012 Summer Staff
Pilchuck Leadership and Staff Founders Dale Chihuly Anne Gould Hauberg John H. Hauberg (1916–2002)
2012 Board of Trustees Randy Lert President C. Kent Carlson First Vice President Dana Reid Vice President & Secretary John R. Price Treasurer Patricia A. Wallace Past President Patty Barrier Rebecca Benaroya Leigh Canlis Leslie Jackson Chihuly Anthony Cole Fritz Dreisbach Steve Funk Deb Gross Lee Harris David Kaplan
Steve Klein Jon C. Liebman Mickey J. Mandel Dante Marioni Benjamin P. Moore Ann M. Morrison Bruce M. Morse Tim Noonan John Otter Fay Hauberg Page Ryan Matthew Porter Rod Proctor Scott Rabinowitz Anne B. Cohen Ruderman Norman Sandler
Dorothy Saxe R. Bryce Seidl Larry Sheer Allen Shoup Elizabeth Sicktich Preston Singletary Ethan Stern Susan Stinsmuehlen-Amend Amy Stonecipher Joan Stonecipher April Surgent Peter Wright Mark Zirpel Corinne E. Cowan ex officio James Baker Executive Director
Becca Arday Registrar James Baker Executive Director Olivia Davis Development Coordinator Whitney Hazzard Director of Development
John Reed Campus Operations Director Yoshiko Saheki Annual Fund Manager Kerry Schmidt Facilities Coordinator Chris Seidl Staff Accountant
Megan Hudson Special Events Assistant Ruth King Artistic Director Sarah Lansberry Special Events & Volunteer Coordinator Aaron Leslie Facilities Assistant
Ben Sharp Studio Technician Talia Silveri Special Events Manager Jan Spangler Director of Finance Cecily Stern Grant Writer Miranda Teel Campus Operations Administrative Assistant Diane Wright Marketing and Communications Manager
Instructors Rik Allen Clare Belfrage Jeremy Bert Annette Blair Jane Bruce Norman Courtney Einar de la Torre Jamex de la Torre John de Wit Fritz Dreisbach Jennifer Elek Kathleen Elliot Matt Eskuche Lance Friedman György Gáspár Peter Houk Martin Janecky Jasen Johnsen Jeremy Lepisto Walter Lieberman Alicia Lomné Paul Marioni Sally McCubbin Michiko Miyake James Mongrain Shelley Muzylowski Allen Osamu Noda Yumiko Noda Petr Novotny Sally Prasch Narcissus Quagliata Linda Ross Richard Royal Amy Rueffert Davide Salvadore Ivana Sramkova Robert Stern Boyd Sugiki Cappy Thompson Dick Weiss Robert Wiley Karen Willenbrink-Johnsen Emma Woffenden Lisa Zerkowitz 2012 Teaching Assistants Julie Alland Annette Blair Patricia Boese Jeremy Bosworth Christina Bullard Granite Calimpong Lisa Cerny Jonathan Chapman Giuseppe Cherchi Jason Christian Jennifer Crescuillo Linda Diec Benjamin Dombey Karen Donnellan Ashley Driscoll-Perez
Leah Duperreault Michael Endo Jesse England Louise Erskine Shawn Everette Hector Flores Alissa Friedman Sarah Gilbert Justin Ginsberg Kari Goldstein Michael Gray Carrie Grula Dorothy Guthrie John Hogan Charlie Jenkins Theo Keller Laura Kelly David King Zsuzsanna Korodi Marzena Krzeminska-Baluch Natasha Kuring Jessica Landau Melanie Long Chuck Lopez Thomas Mattausch Emily McBride Rory Mccallister Mariella Mckinley Bennett McKnight Dana Mclean Anna Mlasowsky Taeya Ngo Cooper O’Brien Yuri Okamoto Aaron Oussoren Jiri Pacinek Amanda Patenaude Neal Paustian Matthew Perez Lisa Piaskowy Kathryn Pinette Spencer Pittenger Valerie Pohorsky Rachel Rader Nathaniel Ricciuto Mary Richardson Julia Rogers David Schnuckel Yosuke Shikada Raven Skyriver David Smith Megan Stelljes Celina Szelejewska Matthew Szösz Erika Tada Hiromi Takizawa Kazuki Takizawa Sasha Tepper-Stewart Steven Tippin Belinda Toll Jennifer Umphress
George Vidas Emma Walters Nancy Weisser Daniel White Gina Zetts 2012 Artists in Residence Hank Adams Nicolas Africano Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons Erik Demaine Marty Demaine James Drake Victoria Haven Sant Khalsa Ana MacArthur Amie McNeel Klaus Moje Jeffrey Mongrain Jorge Pardo 2012 Artist Assistants James Anderegg Mel George Kari Goldstein Shelby Hawthorne Melanie Hunter Michelle Knox Emily Lombardo Amanda McDonald Keunae Song Pablo Soto Matthew Szösz James Tanner Summer Staff Victoria Ahmadizadeh Wyatt Amend James Anderegg Josefin Andersson Jason Bauer Kevin Boylan Courtney Branam Tyrie Brown Scott Brunskill Shannon Brunskill Brandyn Callahan Abigail Carroll Shane Caryl Colleen Castle Justin Catron Kim Chaplin Jim Clark Kate Clark Amy Crawford Abram Deslauriers Dick Ditore Jason Elliott Logan Farrell Beccy Feather Lancelot Fraser Daniel Friday
Carly Gacci Patrick Gallagher Alex Gibson Justin Ginsberg Kari Goldstein Adam Gre en Dorothy Guthrie Josh Hargrave Zane Hettinga Althea Holden Olivia Hollowell Megan Hughes Theodora Jonsson Ivica Jurikova Larissa Jursich Kristoffer Kamrath Jason Kartez David King Allyson Klopp Natasha Kuring Karen MacKay Gustavo Martinez Conor McClellan Amanda McDonald Susan McDowell Shandra McLane Michael Migliorini Jessi Moore Josefina Muñoz Torres Andrew Najarian Ben Ostrom Rubin Pantofaru Justin Parisi-Smith Amanda Patenaude Callum Peak Michelle Pennington Morgan Peterson Valerie Pohorsky Jonathan Rafael Hannah Rarick Susan Holland Reed David Rozelle Colton Scally Kari Schneider Elisabeth Schubel Erica Sellers Joshua Shiau Kevin Sindler Ashley Smith
Aimee Sones Matt Spinney Mary Stillwaggon Helen Stolyarenko Heather Sutherland Csilla Szilágyi Helen Tegeler Sasha Tepper-Stewart Amanda Thackray Alexander Trommler Katie Twomey Nicholas Ullum Miguel Unson Mieke van Orden Zachary Velkoff Leah Waldo Minhi Winkempleck Benjamin Wright Crafts Persons in Residence Jeffrey Ballard Benjamin Coombs Paul Cunningham Scott Darlington Darin Denison Michael Fox Daniel Friday Manny Krakowski Dante Marioni Janusz Pozniak Ross Richmond Michiko Sakano Ethan Stern Chuck Vannatta Emerging Artists in Residence Jessie Blackmer Lea Bucknell Clark DeCapite Elizabeth Fortunato Anthony Sonnenberg Juliana Wisdom Professional Artists in Residence Ditmar Hoerl Ross Richmond David Schnuckel Randy Walker
Comprised of all past trustees of Pilchuck Glass School since the founding of the board in 1988, the Trustee’s Circle recognizes and engages individuals who have been integral to the school’s growth and development. Today they serve as advocates in the communities which they live while often remaining active and generous supporters of the school.
Trustee Circle Cindy Abrahamson Edmonds, WA Tom Alberg Seattle, WA Chap Alvord Seattle, WA Dale Anderson Palm Beach, FL Doug Anderson Palm Beach, FL John N. Anderson Kirkland, WA Parks Anderson Seattle, WA Jeff Atkin Seattle, WA Carol Auerbach New York, NY Bruce R. Bachmann Chicago, IL Patricia M. Baillargeon Seattle, WA Daniel Baty Seattle, WA Alan G. Benaroya San Diego, CA David Bennett Poulsbo, WA Alan Black Seattle, WA Adelaide Blomfield Seattle, WA Betty L. Blount Seattle, WA Gretchen M. Boeing Clyde Hill, WA Linda Bonica Seattle, WA Thomas Bosworth Seattle, WA Ron Brill Atlanta, GA Susan Brotman Medina, WA Jeannie Butler Seattle, WA Dale Chihuly Seattle, WA Corinne E. Cowan Clyde Hill, WA Anne E. Croco Seattle, WA Ron Crowell Ashland, OR Sherry Davidson Asheville, NC Sarah Davies Seattle, WA Manya Drobnack Mercer Island, WA Kate Elliott Santa Fe, NM Robert Fisher Pomona, NY Gary Glant Seattle, WA Vicki Glant Seattle, WA Judy Greenstein Mercer Island, WA Mark T. Haley Tacoma, WA
Mark Hamilton Port Townsend, WA Mila Hart Solvang, CA Anne Gould Hauberg Seattle, WA Jim Henderson San Francisco, CA Johanne B. Hewitt Tacoma, WA John Hewitt Tacoma, WA Henry Hillman Portland, OR C. David Hughbanks Seattle, WA Paul Isaki Seattle, WA Spence Jackson Austin, TX Phillip Jacobson Issaquah, WA Gaylord Kellogg Seattle, WA Duff Kennedy Seattle, WA Joey Kirkpatrick Seattle, WA Frank R. Kitchell Seattle, WA Leonard Klorfine Philadelphia, PA Bill Kopman Palm Beach Gardens, FL Fraeda Kopman Palm Beach Gardens, FL Jackie Kotkins Seattle, WA Steve Kutz Seattle, WA Jack Lenor Larsen East Hampton, NY David Leland Seattle, WA Dan Levitan Seattle, WA Harvey K. Littleton Spruce Pine, NC Christina Lockwood Seattle, WA Dianne Loeb Seattle, WA Ruby S. Love Seattle, WA Stuart Mandel Medina, WA Darle Maveety Palo Alto, CA Ann McCaw Seattle, WA Josiah G. McElheny Brooklyn, NY JJ McKay Seattle, WA Ginny Meisenbach Seattle, WA William Morris Stanwood, WA Robert L. Ness Seattle, WA Babo Olanie Seattle, WA
Legacy Society Sean R. O’Neill Seattle, WA Christina Orr-Cahall Seattle, WA Nathaniel Page Bainbridge Island, WA H. Stewart Parker Seattle, WA Laura Partridge Tacoma, WA Benson Pilloff Chapel Hill, NC David G. Pollart Mercer Island, WA Warren G. Poole Portola Valley, CA Doug Raff Seattle, WA John D. Ritchie Vancouver, WA J. Thurston Roach Seattle, WA Connie Rogel Port Ludlow, WA Betsy Rosenfield Lake Forest, IL Doug Rowan Kirkland, WA Randall Rubenstein Seattle, WA Gladys Rubinstein Seattle, WA Ginny Ruffner Seattle, WA Eric Russell Gig Harbor, WA Sheri Schultz Seattle, WA Erick Shirley Vail, CO Jon Shirley Medina, WA Mary Shirley Medina, WA John B. Simpson Port Ludlow, WA Samuel H. Smith Seattle, WA Sue Solomon Mineral Ridge, OH Susan Steinhauser Los Angeles, CA Linda Stone Bellevue, WA Mathilde Brown Swanson Des Moines, IA Richard S. Swanson Des Moines, IA Michelle Swerland Mercer Island, WA Robert Thurston Seattle, WA Richard L. Weisman Seattle, WA Laura Whitaker Vashon, WA Cheryl Zahniser Seattle, WA
The Legacy Society was established as a means of securing the future for Pilchuck Glass School and ensuring that upcoming generations of artists have the opportunity to benefit from the education and inspiration Pilchuck offers. By making a planned gift, you are nourishing future growth, exploration, and education of artists working in the world of glass art. Through your thoughtful generosity, your gift will allow others to explore their creativity in glass within a vibrant community of artists. If you would like to become a member of the Legacy Society, at any level, please contact Whitney Hazzard, Director of Development, at (206) 621-8422, extension 27.
Donors Ann S. and William B. Burstiner Anne Gould Hauberg David Kaplan and Glenn Ostergaard Darle and Pat Maveety Benjamin and Debora Moore Janel Neiman Chieko Nii Timothy Noonan David Pollart Ryan Matthew Porter Megan Pursell Dorothy and George Saxe Susan Steinhauser Mathilde Brown Swanson
“The Seattle glass scene percolates through the influence of Pilchuck Glass School and its unique collaborative environment. We are proud and privileged to be associated with the School, as donors and volunteers, and want to see it continue past our own lifetimes as Legacy Society members. Keep the kilns firing into the future!”
Announcing the Leadership Council Beginning in 2012, the Leadership Council recognizes donors to Pilchuck Glass School who make a major commitment ($2,500 and above) in support. This support includes one-time gifts within a calendar year and annual gifts that meet the highest priority needs of Pilchuck, including undesignated funds and those designated for program areas, equipment or facilities. Their generosity forms the foundation of our annual fundraising effort and for their generous support we are enormously grateful!
Leadership Council Hank Murta Adams Rik Allen Chap and Eve Alvord Galia Amsel James and Nicole Anderegg John N. and Dorothy Anderson Rebecca A. Arday Jeff Atkin Carol Auerbach and Albert Berger Tina Aufiero B & E Collins Foundation Bruce and Ann Bachmann James Baker and Laura Dixon Jeffrey M. Ballard Robert and Dolores Barrett Patty and Jimmy Barrier Rick Bartow Clare Belfrage Rebecca Benaroya Alex G. Bernstein Cassandria Blackmore Annette E. M. Blair Nancy Blair Anna Boothe Courtney A. Branam Vernon Brejcha Charles Bronfman Jeffrey and Susan Brotman Karen Buhler Granite C. Calimpong Nancy Callan Jean-Pierre and Leigh Canlis Kent and Sandra Carlson Justin Catron Catherine Chalmers Chateau Ste. Michelle Pino Cherchi Dale Chihuly and Leslie Jackson Chihuly Benjamin W. Cobb Michele and Martin Cohen Nancy Cohen Anthony F. Cole Corning Incorporated Foundation Kéké Cribbs Paul Cunningham Scott Darlington and Leslie Ulrich Patricia Davidson
Nick Davis Kirk and Elizabeth Day Einar and Jamex de la Torre John de Wit Bernard D’Onofrio Fritz Dreisbach Evelyn Dunstan Karen Ehart Jennifer Elek and Jeremy Bert Kathy Elliott Megumi Esaki Jeanne Marie Ferraro Daniel J. Friday Lance Friedman Kathleen Frugé-Brown Jan Frydrych Steven and Marsha Funk Jason B. Gamrath Ken Gangloff György Gáspár Kathy Alvord Gerlich Michael Glancy Glass Alliance of Los Angeles Kari J. Goldstein Laura L. Goodwin Holly J. Grace Gregory and Mary Grenon Deb and John Gross Carrie Grula Gunning Stenson & Price Debora Gurman Laurel M. Hagner Lee and Tarie Harris Sue Hauberg Ditmar Hoerl John Hogan Deryk Houston Mark and Carol Hyman Fund Steven Immerman Jean K. Lafromboise Foundation Karen Willenbrink-Johnsen and Jasen Johnsen Kerrick Johnson George and Jane Kaiser David Kaplan and Glenn Ostergaard Dawson R. Kellogg John and Courtney Kiley
Tyler P. Kimball Joey Kirkpatrick and Flora C. Mace Frank and Virginia Kitchell James M. Kitchell Steve and Diana Klein Sabrina Knowles and Jenny Pohlman Michelle Knox Gene and Mary Koss Manny Krakowski Kreielsheimer Fund of ArtsFund Foundation Steve Kutz and Courtney Womack Jessica T. Landau Randy and Joyce Lert Walter Lieberman Jon and Judith Liebman Chuck Lopez Jay Macdonell Mickey and Donna Mandel Nives Marcassoli Dante and Alison Marioni Paul Marioni Duncan McClellan Mike McConnell Amie L. McNeel Pamela Merriman and Sonja Ross John R. Miller Klaus Moje Benjamin P. Moore Debora Moore Merrilee Moore Lawrence Morrell William Morris Bruce and Judy Morse Nick Mount Shelley Muzylowski Allen Jeremy Newman and Allison Ciancibelli Felice Nittolo and Silvia Nittolo Osamu Noda Tim Noonan Norwegian Association for Arts & Crafts Kelly O’Dell Yuri Okamoto Shunji Omura
Sean O’Neill and Armelle Bouchet O’Neill Edison Osorio Zapata John Otter Fay Hauberg Page and Nathaniel B. Page David S. Patchen Paul G. Allen Family Foundation Michele and Kyle Peltonen Morgan C. Peterson David Pollart and Linda Struthers Warren and Barbara Poole Ryan M. Porter Leigh Power John and Joyce Price Doug Randall Lynn Everett Read Buffy Redsecker and Alan Chung John Reed and Susan Holland Reed Dana Reid and Larry Hitchon Ross Richmond Lynn Ries and Rodney Proctor Chris Rifkin Cheryl and Steven Rosen Richard Royal Gladys Rubinstein Anne B. Cohen Ruderman and David Ruderman Amy Rueffert Davide Salvadore Norman B. and Elisabeth Sandler Dorothy Saxe Johnathon T. Schmuck David A. Schnuckel David and Deb Schwarz Dan Schwoerer and Lani McGregor George C. Scott R. Bryce and Chris Seidl Ben Sharp and Kim Chaplin Randy and Larry Sheer Suzanne Sheppard Jon and Mary Shirley Elizabeth Sicktich and Douglas Barker John and Katherine Simpson Preston Singletary and Åsa Sandlund
Pilchuck Society Raven W. Skyriver Sue and Martin Solomon Jan and Bud Spangler Abi Spring Ivana Sramkova Ryan Staub Susan Steinhauser and Daniel Greenberg Ethan M. Stern Rob Stern Susan Stinsmuehlen-Amend and Richard Amend Amy and Michael Stonecipher Joan Stonecipher Crystal Stubbs Boyd Sugiki April Surgent Lino Tagliapietra Motohide Takagi Kazuki Takizawa The Caryll M. & Norman F. Sprague Foundation Cappy Thompson David Thomsen and Kathryn Kendall John Torreano Alexander H. Trommler Yuki Uchimura Jennifer E. Umphress C. Miguel M. Unson Veruska Vagen Bertil Vallien Emma Varga Carmen F. and Dan Vetter Janice Vitkovsky Jim Vollmer Ann P. Wåhlström Randy Walker Steve White Richard J. Whiteley David Willis Tara M. Woudenberg Peter D. Wright Hiroshi Yamano Tulin Yigit Akgul Cheryl and Rich Zahniser Lisa Zerkowitz Thoryn Ziemba Mark Zirpel
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Index of Donating Artists artist Adams, Hank Ahmadizadeh, Victoria Allen, Rik Amsel, Galia Anderegg, James Arday, Rebecca Ashford, Michael Aufiero, Tina Baird, Randall Ballard, Jeff Balshor, Susan Barrett, Dolores Belfrage, Clare Bernstein, Alex Gabriel Bishop, Lyn Blackmore, Cassandria Blade, Danielle Blair, Annette Blank, Martin Bogle, Christopher Bonica, Linda Boothe, Anna Bowran, Dan Branam, Courtney Brejcha, Vernon Bruno, Roy Brunskill, Shannon Brychtová, Jaroslava Buhler, Karen Bullard, Christina Burch, Robert Calimpong, Granite Callan, Nancy Canlis, J.P. Cannon, Alix
017 130 008 018 405 214 131 418 107 710 204 001 021, 023 702 141 035 311 047 026 229 156 607, 608 125, 162 706 409 119 158 020 716 109 142 426 006 029 326
27 115 23 27 64 91 115 69 107 50 88 21 28, 29 47 118 33 78 37 30 96 123 59 113, 125 49 66 111 124 28 52 108 119 71 22 31 83
Carlson, Deborah 151 Cathie, Christine 002 Catron, Justin 319 Chalmers, Catherine 707 Cherchi, Pino 429 Chihuly, Dale 032 Ciancibelli, Allison 715 Clark, Marna 417 Cobb, Benjamin 704 Cohen, Nancy 407 Cozza, Mike 224 Crescuillo, Jennifer 115 Cribbs, KéKé 030 Cully, C. Chad 213, 603, 604 Cunningham, Paul 138 Cupp, Branden 318 Dahling McLane, Shandra 308 Darlington, Scott 420 Davidson, Patricia 425 de Wit, John 014, 021 Denison, Darin 320 Dick, Pearl 234 Diec, Linda T. 207, 232 Dingus, Marita 243 Ditore, Dick 228 Douglass, Mark 226 Dreisbach, Fritz 027 Driscoll-Perez, Ashley 5 names 232 Duncan, Ian 422 Dunstan, Evelyn 022 Duperreault, K. Leah 205 Edols, Benjamin 048 Ehart, Karen 314 Elek, Jen 049, 607 Elliott, Kathy 048
122 21 81 49 72 32 52 68 48 65 95 110 31 91, 58 117 81 77 69 71 26, 28 81 98 89, 97 101 96 95 30 97 70 29 88 37 79 38, 59 37
artist Elliott, Jason Feenan, Gabe Ferraro, Jeanne Marie Fleming, Wesley Fletcher, Kevin Florescano, Valeria Fonfara, Chad Fouché, Scott Frale, Darren Frankenfield, Timothy Friedman, Lance Frugé-Brown, Kathleen Frydrych, Jan Funk, Steve Gamrath, Jason B. Gartner, Stephen Gáspár, György Gibson, Alex Gilbert, Sarah R. Ginsberg, Justin Glancy, Michael Goodwin, Laura L. Gordon, Mark A. Grace, Holly Gurman, Débora
123 227 712 108 121 600 239 245 112 215 725 306 059 305 410 311 004 148 209 216 010, 019 400 113 063 408
112 96 51 107 112 57 100 102 109 92 55 77 41 76 66 78 22 121 90 92 24, 28 63 109 42 65
artist Hagiladi, Noa Hagner, Laurel Marie Hammer, Joanne Harcuba, Jiˇrí Hargrave, Josh Harris, Lee Helm, David Hernandez, Michael Hettinga, Zane Hirché, Everett Martin Hobert, Pamela Hoerl, Ditmar Hogan, John T. Hollowell, Olivia Holm, Sarah Hoogstad Hay, Marcel Hughes, Megan Hydman-Vallien, Ulrica Immerman, Steve Jackson, Joy Johnson, Jasen Johnson, Ryan Curtis Johnson, Kerrick Jolles, Zohar Kasperzak, Brennan
220 236 208 413, 430 135 310 200 242 134 247 241 427 423 133 147 106 103 045, 723 719 114 052 321 428 136 203
93 99 89 67, 73 116 78 87 101 116 102 100 72 70 116 120 107 106 36, 54 53 109 39 82 72 117 88
artist Kellogg, Dawson R. Kelly, Ginger Kiley, John Kimball, Tyler King, David King, Sarah Kirk-Jackson, Spencer Klein, Steve Klein, Gonya Klimley, Nancy Knowles, Sabrina Knox, Michelle Koda, Masami Kraft, Heather Krakowski, Manny Kramer, Tia Kuring, Natasha LaChaussee, Dan LaChaussee, Joi Landau, Jessica Lepisto, Jeremy Libenský, Stanislav Lopez, Chuck Marioni, Dante Martell, Keith
404 217 057 309 164 246 155 016 303 421 033 700 606 129 401 416 150 230 230 328 062 020 705 036 609
64 92 40 78 126 102 123 27 76 70 32 47 59 114 63 68 121 97 97 84 42 28 48 33 60
artist Mastrangelo, Andrea Matson, Cheryl McBride, Emily McClellan, Duncan McConnell, Dennis McCubbin, Sally McDermott, Alex McNabb, D. H. McNeel, Amie Miller, John Miyake, Michiko Moje, Klaus Møller, Bellis Mollman, Kitty Mooers, Kelley Moore, Benjamin P. Moore, Merrilee Morrell, Lawrence Mortara, Michael Mount, Nick Murdoch Fast, Laura Muzylowski Allen, Shelley Najarian, Andrew Nakajima, Kumi Neinas, Theresa
202 300 152 056 144 042 149 723 003 055 222 038 122, 201 102 161 010, 058 327 403 322 024 307 028, 037 104 139 161
87 75 122 40 119 35 121 54 21 40 94 34 112 105 125 24, 41 84 64 82 29 77 31, 34 106 118 125
artist Nelson, Paul nelson, jesse Newman, Jeremy Nichols, Andy Nicholson, Rick Nicholson, Janet Nittolo, Felice Noda, Yumiko Noda, Osamu Nojima, Reiko F. O’Neill, Sean O’Dell, Kelly Odundo, Magdalene Ogata, Kanami Okamoto, Yuri Omura, Shunji Ostrom, Benjamin Page, Brenda Patchen, David Patenaude, Amanda Perez, Mara Peterson, Morgan Piaskowy, Lisa Pittenger, Spencer Pohlman, Jenny Pohorsky, Valerie Prunkard, Donna Rader, Rachel Randall, Doug Read, Lynn Reyntiens, Patrick Roco, Michael Marcelo Romero, Marco Rowe, Melanie Rowe-Israelson, Leslie Royal, Richard Rozelle, David Baillon Ruby, Natalie Rudolph, Zachary Rueffert, Amy Sahl, Pamela Salvadore, Davide Sands, Josh
305 313 715 143 235 235 708 117 240 304 012 717 145 157, 244 402 722 163 065 709 232 100 323 101 211 033 223 137 206 061 118 713 221 408 312 312 031 140 126 210 041 411 037 116
76 79 52 119 98 98 49 110 100 76 24 52 120 124, 101 63 54 126 43 50 97 105 82 105 90 32 94 117 89 42 111 51 94 65 79 79 32 118 113 90 35 66 34 110
Saylor, Nadine 419 Schmuck, Johnathon 218 Schoenberger, Joseph L. 601, 602 Schwarz, David 053 Scott, George C. 054 Sekino, Ryo 231 Sharp, Ben 044 Silk, Alexis 302 Singletary, Preston 060 Skyriver, Raven 720 Smith, G. Michael 105 Sones, Aimee 154 Sorgenfrei, Tony 233 Spring, Abi 412 Sramkova, Ivana 046 Stanyon, Alex 132 Stearns, Diana Lynn 128 Sterling, Lisabeth 415 Stern, Ethan 005 Stern, Austin 122 Stern, Rob 721 Sternberg-Powidzki, Christopher 324 Stinsmuehlen-Amend, Susan 051 Stolyarenko, Helen 110 Stubbs, Crystal 015 Surgent, April 064 Szilágyi, Csilla 160 Tada, Erika 325 Tagliapietra, Lino 040 Takagi, Motohide 219 Takizawa, Kazuki 159 Tepper-Stewart, Sasha 232, 237 Thiel, Leslie 124 Thompson, Cappy 025 Tippin, Steven 225 Torreano, John 711 Trommler, Alex 301 Tsoulfas, Joe 315 Uchimura, Yuki 701 Umphress, Jennifer 317 Unson, C. Miguel 329 Vagen, Veruska 013 van Orden, Mieke Lily 120, 153
69 93 57 39 39 97 36 75 41 53 106 123 98 67 37 115 114 68 22 112 54 83 38 108 26 43 125 83 35 93 124 97, 99 113 30 95 50 75 80 47 80 84 26 111, 122
Varga, Emma Vitkovsky, Janice Vlasáková, Eva Volpacchio, John Voulkos, Peter Wåhlström, Ann Waisburd, Sara Walker, Randy Walters, Dave Walters, Emma Ward, Laura Watrous, Hal Weiss, Dick White, Danny Whiteley, Richard Willenbrink-Johnsen, Karen Wisdom, Juliana Wright, Peter Yamano, Hiroshi Yigit ˘ Akgül, Tülin Zahniser, Cheryl Fujii Zetts, Gina Zirpel, Mark
007 034 127 238 431 703 165 718 723 146 414 605 714 424 009 052 111 406 039 724 316 212 050
23 33 114 99 73 48 126 53 54 120 67 58 51 71 23 39 108 65 34 55 80 91 38
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