36th Annual Auction Gala Centerpiece
Announcing the 36th Annual Auction Gala Centerpiece Designer, Scott Benefield.
Scott first attended Pilchuck as a scholarship student 28 years ago and in the years since then has returned as a staff member, TA and instructor. He has been an artist in residence at the Corning Museum of Glass and the Museum of Glass in Tacoma, and has taught workshops in cane techniques at schools and studios around the world. Scott was awarded an Honorary Lifetime Membership by the Glass Art Society in 2011 and a Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust grant in 2013. He currently resides and maintains a studio in Northern Ireland
Prototypes for 2014 Centerpiece Design
Purchase a centerpiece at the 36th Annual Auction Gala, October 24th, 2014.
About the Centerpiece Project
Pilchuck Glass School invites artists and designers to submit proposals
for the 2014 Centerpiece Project. The
winning design will be created by a volunteer production team on Pilchuck’s Stanwood, Washington campus April 30–May 16, 2014, coinciding Pilchuck’s Spring Tours, and
showcased at Pilchuck’s Annual Auction Gala, one of Seattle’s premier fundraising events. As the
auction celebrates it 36th year, Pilchuck looks back on outstanding
centerpiece designs by renowned artists representing the creative spirit of Pilchuck
and high quality contemporary glass art that is represented at the annual
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Download the Centerpiece Request for Proposal (RFP) for guidelines, requirements, and benefits:
2014 Centerpiece Design Application (CLOSED):
Poleturner applications are closed for 2014. Thank you for your interest.