Category: NW Glass Art Community

Glass artist Dick Weiss’s show at Traver Gallery with his artists talk tonight!

My poppa Dick Weiss has a show up now of his beautiful standing glass screens at the Traver Gallery called “A Medium High Tide.” Tonight, August 20th, 2013, he will speak from 6 to 7:30 pm at the Traver Gallery-110 Union St, Downtown Seattle about his life and work. Come. Fun. P.S. The top two…

Connie Parriott’s Wake on Whidbey Island

It was a beautiful ceremony on a sunny, blustery northwest afternoon. Friends and family remembered artist, mother and wife Connie Parriott through story and food, gathering to celebrate a beautifully creative woman. After a procession of guests walked through the winding paths on the property, her daughters spread her ashes mixed with wild flowers so…

Pilchuck Glass School Artistic Adventures in the Woods TWO

Last week MK, Frank and I all got to visit the mecca of glass art education at the Pilchuck Glass school in Stanwood, Washington. Linked here is the first blog post I wrote about the school giving you a poetic perspective about its history and significance: https://mellissaelucia.wordpress.com/2012/05/11/a-love-letter-to-the-pilchuck-glass-school/ Visiting this wonderful place was particularly significant because…

A Love Letter to the Pilchuck Glass School and Passion

Yesterday I got to visit one of my all time favorite places, the Pilchuck Glass School in Stanwood, Washington. It really is a marvel of art merging with nature, brilliant community design, and a hot bed of creative collisions. The visit was especially auspicious because a majority of the artists featured in the Painted in…