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Kate Clements Awarded S12 Residency


Kate Clements enjoying her S12 Residency

Each year, our scholarship applications are juried and ranked by a panel of professional artists. The highest ranking application is awarded a six-week AiR Residency at S12 Open Access Studio and Gallery in Bergen, Norway. This year's award went to Kate Clements who is now midway through her S12 Residency which extends through December 20, 2016. Congratulations, Kate! For information on S12 Open Access Studio and Gallery, click here.


Slumping at S12

2017 Summer Program


Click on image to view the 2017 Summer Program catalog 


for courses, apply by february 1, 2017 for priority placement, all other applications are due February 1, 2017 by midnight PST

summer scholarships
Pilchuck offers a variety of general and specialized scholarships, giving a wide range of opportunities for students to attend summer courses. Over one third of students receive some type of scholarship, award or financial aid. Applicants are judged mainly on artistic merit by a jury of international art, design and glass professionals. Scholarship applications are due February 1, 2017 (midnight PST).

Special international opportunities this year include:

  • The top scoring scholarship applicant will receive a full scholarship to a Pilchuck summer course and a residency at S12 Open Access Studio and Gallery in Bergen, Norway. This opportunity is supported by S12:

  • Two top ranking advanced glassblowers will be invited for a cultural, live/work experience in Murano, Italy May 7 -28, 2017! Participants will have the opportunity to work three days at five different factories in Murano. Participants will have a 360˚ experience; work in the furnace is balanced by opportunities to explore on one’s own. Also included are visits to museums, fabricators, time for research and some hot shop time to realize personal work.

Factories and businesses in Murano supporting the scholarship students include:

  • GIANNI SEGUSO (filigrana/reticello/metal/solid)
  • ZANETTI MURANO (sculpture/solid/blown)
  • GIORGIO GUIMAN (lost wax casting)
  • COMPONENTI DONÀ(illumination components/molds/industrial)
  • GAMBARO & TAGLIAPIETRA (murrine/glassware)

This opportunity is supported by Laguna B s.r.l. and the above named factories.

Current Exhibition


Exhibition ends February 23rd. Regular gallery hours Monday - Friday, 10 - 4 pm

2017 Summer Program Opportunities

TA, AA, Summer Staff and Scholarships
Application Deadline - February 1, 2017

Pilchuck is now accepting applications for Artist Assistants, Teaching Assistants, Summer Staff and Scholarships for the 2017 Summer Program. Apply by Wednesday, February 1, 2017. For more information and applications visit the Scholarships and Opportunities pages until Programs/Summer Program. 

Job Opportunities


Pilchuck Glass School is looking for a Marketing Manager to oversee the daily communications, graphic design, social media, and public relations and marketing activities for Pilchuck. The position will remain open until filled. Send cover letter and resume to Click here for the full job description.