Timothy Cross earned a bachelor’s degree in ceramics, painting, and drawing at the Evergreen State College in Olympia and a master of fine arts in painting and drawing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He has had one-person exhibitions at Gallery IMA, Gallery 4Culture, and Richard Hugo House in Seattle, Fallout Gallery in Las Vegas, and Contemporary Arts Workshop in Chicago. His work has been included in group shows at Lawrimore Project, SAM Gallery, SOIL, Davidson Contemporary, and Center on Contemporary Art in Seattle. He was awarded an Artist Trust GAP grant in 2007 and has had his work published in New American Paintings and Portland Modern. His work is in the collections of King County and the City of Seattle.
Eric Elliott - 2009 Fellowship Recipient
Eric Elliott earned a bachelor of arts in art practice from University of California, Berkeley and a master of fine arts in painting and drawing from the University of Washington. His work was selected for Tacoma Art Museum’s 9th Northwest Biennial. He has shown his work at Seattle galleries, including James Harris Gallery, SOIL, Catherine Person Gallery, and Ouch My Eye. He has received a grant from Artist Trust and was a finalist for the Betty Bowen Award from Seattle Art Museum, where he received the Kayla Skinner Special Recognition Award. His work has been reviewed in City Arts, the Stranger and the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. He teaches at Gage Academy of Art, Highline Community College, and North Seattle Community College. Elliott is represented by James Harris Gallery in Seattle.
Gary Faigin studied at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, the Art Students League of New York, and the École nationale supérieure des beauxarts in Paris. He has had one-person exhibitions at the Frye Art Museum and Woodside/Braseth Gallery in Seattle and the Coos Art Museum in Coos Bay, Oregon, as well as group shows at galleries in Santa Fe, Santa Barbara, San Francisco, and New York. His work has been included in a number of survey and instructional books and has been highlighted in newspaper and journal articles. His works are in the collections of the City of New York and the Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, as well as several corporate collections, including Boeing Corporation, Immunex, and Merrill Lynch. Faigin is the co-founder, Artistic Director, and a senior instructor at Gage Academy of Art in Seattle. He is also an art critic for KUOW.
Lynda Lowe earned a bachelor of fine arts from Alma College in Michigan and a master of fine arts from Indiana University in Bloomington. She has had one-person exhibitions at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Elmhurst Art Museum in Illinois, Miami University Art Museum in Oxford, Ohio, and the Chicago Cultural Center, among others. She has received grants from the Illinois Arts Council, the Fulbright-Hays Foundation, and the Ford Foundation. Her work has been reviewed in ARTNews, the Cincinnati Review, the Boston Globe, and the Chicago Reader. Her work is in the collections of Seattle University, Illinois State Museum, and the State of Illinois. Lowe is represented by Gail Severn Gallery in Ketchum, Idaho, and Arden Gallery in Boston, Massachusetts.
Joey Kirkpatrick | Flora C. Mace
Joey Kirkpatrick and Flora C. Mace have worked collaboratively for thirty years. Kirkpatrick graduated from the University of Iowa with a bachelor of fine arts in drawing and Mace graduated from the University of Illinois with a master of fine arts in sculpture/glass. They have shown their work at museums, including the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Seattle Art Museum, Portland Art Museum, and the Arts Center in St. Petersburg, Florida. Their work is included in many collections, including the Corning Museum of Glass in New York, The Detroit Institute of Arts, Hokkaido Museum in Japan, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, Musée des arts décoratifs in Lausanne, Switzerland, and the Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C. They have been closely involved with Pilchuck Glass School for many years as teachers, artists-in-residence, and board members.
Sabrina Knowles | Jenny Pohlman
Sabrina Knowles and Jenny Pohlman have worked collaboratively for seventeen years. Their work has been exhibited regularly at galleries, including Duane Reed Gallery in St. Louis, Missouri, Friesen Gallery in Sun Valley, Idaho, and Pismo Gallery in Denver. Their work is in the collections of the Museum of American Glass in Millville, New Jersey, the Museum of Glass in Tacoma, Racine Art Museum in Wisconsin, and the Mobile Museum of Art in Alabama. Their work has been published in Metalsmith, New Glass Review, and the Seattle Times, as well as several books on glass art. Knowles and Pohlman have been affiliated with Pilchuck Glass School and Pratt Fine Arts Center throughout their careers.
Benjamin Moore earned a bachelor of fine arts from the California College of the Arts in Oakland and a master of fine arts from Rhode Island School of Design. His work has been shown in numerous exhibitions at galleries and museums throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. His work is in many museum collections, including the Museum of Arts & Design and the Corning Museum of Glass in New York, the National Museum in Stockholm, Sweden, the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, and Niijima Contemporary Glass Art Museum in Japan. He was awarded a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, and his work has been published in ARTNews, Glass Magazine, Neus Glas, and American Craft. He has taught at Pilchuck Glass School, Penland School of Crafts, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, and Niijima Glass Art Center. Moore is represented by Foster/White Gallery in Seattle.
April Surgent - 2009 Fellowship Recipient
April Surgent graduated from Australian National University in Canberra with a bachelor of fine arts. She has had several one-person exhibitions at Bullseye Gallery in Portland, and her work has been included in group shows at Palos Verdes Art Center in California, Friesen Gallery in Seattle, and Spiral Gallery in Bega, Australia. Her work is in the collections of Hotel Murano and Museum of Glass in Tacoma, the Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk, Virginia, and the Embassy of Spain Art Collection in Canberra, Australia. Surgent’s work has been published in New Glass Review and Western Art & Architecture. She has taught workshops at Pilchuck Glass School, Australian National University, and UrbanGlass in Brooklyn. She is represented by Bullseye Gallery in Portland, Oregon.