Pilchuck Glass School 32nd Annual Auction

The internationally renowned Pilchuck Glass School is holding their 32nd annual auction on October 15, 2010 from 5:00 – 11:00pm, at The Westin Seattle. This auction is the largest glass art auction in the world and attendance is highly recommended for contemporary art glass collectors.The auction is a black-tie gala which will celebrate and support the school. All auction proceeds benefit Pilchuck’s educational and artistic programs.

More than 250 spectacular artworks will be available including a unique collection of table centerpieces designed by renowned artist and longtime Pilchuck instructor and crafts person in residence, Chuck Vannatta.

The auction catalog can be viewed here.

You can also participate in the auction online through Remote Bidder.

For full details visit Pilchuck.

About Pilchuck:

The Pilchuck Glass School is an international center for glass art education. Their campus in Stanwood, Washington, is nestled in the foothills of the Cascade mountains on a former tree farm.

From May through August every year, Pilchuck offers a series of two- and three-week courses as well as residencies for emerging and established artists in all media. Each of the five sessions offers five concurrent courses. Small classes taught by world-renowned artists and instructors emphasize experimentation and teamwork while fostering individual initiative and expression.

New and experienced artists alike often make tremendous conceptual and artistic progress in their short time at Pilchuck. Combining a deep focus on glass, access to a variety of resources, an unspoiled Pacific Northwest setting, and an ever-expanding international community of artists, Pilchuck has become the most comprehensive educational center in the world for glass artists.

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