Glass artists show their creations at Pilchuck

The Pilchuck Glass School's annual Summer Staff Exhibition, a show that features more than 400 works of art by artists working at the famed Stanwood glass school, opens Saturday on Camano Island.

The exhibit is at the History of The World Fine Arts Gallery.Each May, more than a hundred artists arrive at Pilchuck to study with some of the world's best glass masters.The Camano gallery exhibits and sells the artists' works in this annual show, which is marking its 16th year.

The exhibition opens at 11 a.m. Saturday with festivities that include a barbecue and blues music from Nick Vigarino. Opening festivities continue Sunday with modern jazz performed by the group Pocket Monkey.

The exhibit is open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, and then continues Fridays through Sundays through Sept. 10 at the gallery, 3311 E. Camano Drive, on the southern tip of the island. Information,, 360-387-5225.

Museum reopens: The Bellevue Arts Museum has re-opened with three new exhibits that include a retrospective exhibit of art glass from the Pilchuck Glass School.

The museum was closed for nearly two years after running into financial trouble; this month it opened its doors with a new emphasis as a center for craft and design.

Visitors will see three exhibits: "The Artful Teapot: 20th Century Expressions from the Kamm Collection" is a collection of 20th century teapots. "The Artist Responds: Albert Paley and Art Nouveau" is a collection of metal sculpture and works on paper by Paley, who works in forged iron.

"Taking Shape: Pilchuck Glass School" features glass made at the school during the 1970s.

This exhibit is in the museum's new Pilchuck Glass School Gallery. Curated by Kate Elliott, "Taking Shape" is a retrospective of Pilchuck's first decade representing early and later work by such celebrated artists as Dale Chihuly, James Carpenter, Fritz Dreisbach, Erwin Eisch, Mary Ann "Toots" Zynsky, Benjamin Moore, Paul Marioni and William Morris, among others.

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