Charles Parriott

IGS 2015: Ajeto Glassworks, Lindava

Datum narození/Birthdate: *31. 12. 1952

Země původu/Country of origin: USA / USA
Země současného pobytu/Country of present residence: USA / USA

Foto z dílny a tvorba IGS 2015

foto: Anna Pleslová


1985–1986 Vysoká škola uměleckoprůmyslová v Praze, Praha
1974–1979 Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood
1972–1976 California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland

Pracovní zkušenosti/Working experience

2013 West Texas A&M, Visiting Artist, Canyon Texas
2012–2013 Producing works for Richard Jackson, Eric Fischl, Preston Singletary,
Dale Chihuly and Sherrie Levine
2012 Museum of Glass, Visiting Artist, Tacoma
2010 –2011 Collaboration with artist, Dick Weiss, fabricating “Orphan Army” series
Continued production for Sherrie Levine, Eric Fischl, Richard Jackson, Laura and Alessandro De Santillana
2010 Conceived and Produced The Brychtova Forum, at Seattle Art Museum - in cooperation with Pratt Fine Arts Center and many contributing organizations and individuals
Produced works for artists Corban Walker, Laura and Allesandro de
Santillana, Sherrie Levine, Eric Fischl and Dale Chihuly
Consultant for Bohemia Machine Glass, at
“Ambiente”, Frankfurt, Germany and ICFF in New York
2009 Produced 200 Liter ChopinVodka Bottle for MHUSA
GAS Representative KY Luxury, Shanghai, China
Produced Laura de Santillana works for Venice Bienalle, at TMOG
Directed Czech Glass Intensive for Pratt Fine Arts Ctr., Seattle -
Kamenický Šenov
2008 Produced 570 Liter Wine Bottle for Caymus Vineyards
Fabricated Giant Glass Salmon Eggs for Buster Simpson at TMOG
SOFA Chicago, Exhibitor
2007–2008 Director of “Boys Head” and “Baby” Production for Richard Jackson
2006–2007 Corning Museum of Glass, Consultant
2007 Chihuly Studio, Consultant, Seattle
2006–2007 Pace Wildenstein Gallery, NYC, NY, Production Consultant for Corbin Walker’s ‘Runway’ Project
2006–2007 Liquid Fusion Workshop, Vitra Design Museum, Boisbuchet Summer Workshops, France, Technical Consultant, Instructor
2006 Secondary School for Glass Making, Guest Lecturer, Železný Brod
2006 Coppola Vineyards, Research and Development Consultant, Napa
2006–2007 Museum of Glass, Guest Artist, Tacoma
2005 Ajeto Glass Factory, Director of Production for Chihuly Glass, Nový Bor
2005 Director of Kandor Series Production for artist Mike Kelley
2005 Chihuly Glass Studio, Consultant, Seattle
2004 Glass Furnace, Guest Artist, Istanbul
2004 International Festival of Glass, Participant, Stourbridge
2004 Guiness Book of Records Award, Produced Worlds Largest Wine Bottle
2004–2005 Kavalier Glass Works, Guest Fabricator, Sázava
2004 Sunderland University, Guest Lecturer, Sunderland
2003–2005 Dual Purpose Project, Founder, President, Seattle
2001–2003 Museum of Glass, Founding Hot Shop Director, Tacoma
1988–2001 Chihuly Studio, Designer and Colorist, Seattle
1998 & 1999 Experience Arts Camp, Master Artist, Seattle
1996 Tacoma Art Museum, Instructor, Tacoma
1994, 1995 Hilltop Artist In Residence Glass, Founding Instructor, Tacoma
1993, 1995, 1996 Wetterhoff Institute, Glass Instructor, Nuutajarvi
1988 Cultural Specialist to Czechoslovakia, U. S. Information Agency
1986, 1987, 1989 Pilchuck Glass School, Faculty (Libensky & Brychtova), Stanwood
1992, 2001 Pilchuck Faculty (Machat & Velisek), (Handel & Grebenickova)
1978–1986 Glass Eye Studio, Co-Founder, Seattle


  • Corning Museum of Glass, New York
  • Museum of Glass, Tacoma
  • Pratt Fine Arts Ctr., Washington
  • Steuben Glass, New York
  • Bomma, Světlá nad Sázavou
  • Berringer Vinyards, California
  • Caymus Vinyards, California
  • Pace Gallery, New York
  • Jablonka Gallery, Köln
  • Mike Kelley
  • Richard Jackson
  • Corban Walker
  • Sherrie Levine
  • Eric Fischl
  • Dale Chihuly
  • Laura and Allesandro De Santillana
  • Moet Hennessy USA
  • Preston Singletary


  • Hilltop A. I. R., Tacoma
  • Dual Purpose, Seattle
  • Experience Arts Camp, Seattle
  • Brychtova Forum, Seattle
  • Pilchuck Glass School, APAC member, Seattle
  • Urban Glass, Advisory Board, Brooklyn, New York

Samostatné výstavy/Solo exhibitions

2011 William Traver Gallery, Little Orphan Army, Seattle
2007 William Traver Gallery, Fictions, Tacoma
2006 Heller Gallery, Studies From OZ, New York
2006 William Traver Gallery, Soldier Factory, Tacoma
1993 Daniel Saxon Gallery, Los Angeles
1992 Butters Gallery, Portland
1990, 1982, 1979 Traver Gallery, Seattle

Společné výstavy (výběr)/Collective exhibitions (selection)

2008 William Traver Gallery, Looking Ahead, Tacoma
2007 Arts Center, Behind Glass, St. Petersburg, Florida
2007 Museum of Craft and Design, A Legacy in Studio Glass, San Francisco
1999–2009 Museo Gallery, Whidbey Invitational Glass Show, Langley
1998 Holter Museum of Art, Narration in Contemporary Glass, Helena
1996 Odakyu Museum, Glass ‘96 in Japan, Tokyo
1995 New Workshop, Contemporary Glass, Taipei
1993 Chicago International New Art Forms Expo, Navy Pier, Chicago
1991 Galerie Mánes, Libensky Alumni 1976–1989, Praha


2001–2012 Hauberg Fellowship, Pilchuck Glass School
1997 American Scandinavian Foundation
1995–1996 Fulbright Scholar to the Czech Republic
1990 National Endowment for the Arts and Crafts Fellowship
1985–1986 International Research and Exchanges Research Grant, Czechoslovakia
1984 Saxe Emerging Artists Fellowship, Pilchuck Glass School
1976 Artistic Merit Award, C.C.A.C., Oakland CA

Veřejné sbírky/Public Collection

  • Uměleckoprůmyslové museum v Praze, Praha
  • Tacoma Art Museum, Museum of Glass, Tacoma
  • Seattle University, Seattle
  • Safco, Microsoft Corporatio
  • Corning Museum of Glass, Corning
  • Mr. John Hauberg
  • Doug and Dale Anderson
  • Jack and Becky Benaroya
  • Gerry and Linda Nordberg


2012 International Glass Symposium, aktivní účastník/Invited Artist, Nový Bor
2002 Third International Engraving Symposium, lektor/Lecturer, Kamenický Šenov
1985¬–2000 International Glass Symposium, aktivní účastník/Invited Artist, Nový Bor