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SABRINA KNOWLES

Born: 1955 Monterey, CA
Education:
1986-88 SCCC, Seattle, Liberal Arts
1988-89 Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle
1993-96 Pilchuck Glass School – Marioni, Signoretto, Tagliapietra

 

JENNY POHLMAN

Born:  1960 Cincinnati, OH
Education:
1982  BSJ, Ohio University, Athens, OH
1992-99  Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle
1993-96  Pilchuck Glass School – Hank Murta Adams

 

INDEPENDENT CULTURAL STUDIES

2016 Czech Republic, Hungary, Austria, Germany
2012  Mexico City
2008  Namibia, Botswana, South Africa
2005  Cambodia, Laos
2004  Thailand, Laos, Cambodia
2002  Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
2000  Ghana
1997  Zimbabwe, Botswana, South Africa

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2017

Habatat Galleries, The 45th Annual International Glass Invitational, Royal Oak, MI
Glass Wheel Studio, GAS Members Juried Exhibition, Norfolk, VA
National Liberty Museum, Transparency, Philadelphia
Montague Gallery, Opening Exhibition, San Francisco
Schack Art Center, Journey, Solo Exhibition, Everett, WA
Bellevue Arts Museum, Making our Mark:  Art by Pratt Teaching Artists Bellevue, WA

2016

Palm Springs Art Museum, Contemporary Glass, Palm Desert, CA
Museum of Glass, #BeTheCurator, Tacoma, WA
Habatat Galleries, The 44th Annual International Glass Invitational, Royal Oak, MI
Duane Reed Gallery, Second Wind, Solo Exhibition, St. Louis, MO

2015

Abmeyer + Wood, Bodies + Beings, Seattle, WA
Foss Waterway Seaport, Wunderkammer:  Artifacts, False Memories and Projections, Tacoma, WA
Habatat Galleries, The 43nd Annual International Glass Invitational, Royal Oak, MI
Glass Weekend, Wheaton Arts, NJ

2014

Coos Art Museum, “Playing with Fire,” Coos Bay, OR
Habatat Galleries, The 42nd Annual International Glass Invitational, Royal Oak, MI
Gallery One, solo exhibition, Ellensburg, WA
Seattle Erotic Art Festival, Seattle, WA
Art Palm Beach, Duane Reed Gallery, FL

2013

Coos Art Museum, “Playing with Fire,” Coos Bay, OR
Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, Opening exhibition, Bainbridge Island, WA
Habatat Galleries, The 41st Annual International Glass Invitational, Royal Oak, MI
Vashon Allied Arts, Unique Visions in Glass, WA
Art Palm Springs, Duane Reed Gallery, CA

2012

Allentown Art Museum, The Lerner Contemporary Glass Collection, PA
Ken Saunders Gallery, “Women on Top,”  Chicago, IL
Habatat Galleries, The 40th Annual International Glass Invitational, Royal Oak, MI
Duane Reed Gallery, “Reflections,” St. Louis, MO

2011

Ken Saunders Gallery, “Seattle Reigns,”  Chicago, IL
Muskegon Museum of Art, “Primal Inspirations,” Muskegon, MI
Museum of Glass, “Fertile Ground:  Recent Masterworks from the Visiting Artist Residency Program,” Tacoma, WA
Habatat Galleries, The 39th Annual International Glass Invitational, Royal Oak, MI
Bellevue Arts Museum, “Convergent Zone,” Bellevue, WA

2010

Traver Gallery, Women in Glass:  Innovators and Visionaries, Seattle
Habatat Galleries, The 38th Annual International Glass Invitational, Royal Oak, MI
Tacoma Art Museum, Neddy Artist Fellowship exhibition, Tacoma, WA
Duane Reed Gallery, solo exhibition, St. Louis, MO

2009

Tacoma Art Museum, Neddy Artist Fellowship exhibition, Tacoma, WA
Pismo Gallery, solo exhibition, Denver, CO
Habatat Galleries, The 37th Annual International Glass Invitational, Royal Oak, MI

2008

Racine Art Museum, New, Novel, and Never Shown Before 2008, Racine, WI
Habatat Galleries, The 36st Annual International Glass Invitational, Royal Oak, MI
Duane Reed Gallery, solo exhibition, St. Louis, MO
Friesen Gallery, solo exhibition, Sun Valley, ID

2007

Habatat Galleries, The 35st Annual International Glass Invitational, Royal Oak, MI
Pismo Gallery, solo exhibition, Aspen, CO

2006

Edmonds Museum, solo exhibition, Edmonds, WA
Friesen Gallery, solo exhibition, Sun Valley, ID
R. Duane Reed Gallery, solo exhibition, St. Louis, MO

2005

R. Duane Reed Gallery, solo exhibition, NY
Larson Museum, solo exhibition, Yakima, WA

2004

Museum of Northwest Art, solo exhibition, LaConnor, WA
R. Duane Reed Gallery, solo exhibition, St. Louis, MO
Friesen Gallery, solo exhibition, Sun Valley, ID

2003

Habatat Galleries, “From Fire”, The 31st Annual International Glass Invitational, Royal Oak, MI
Creative Glass Center of America, 20/20 Vision, Millville, NJ
Friesen Gallery, “Am I Clear”, group exhibition, Seattle, WA

2002

Friesen Gallery, solo exhibition, Sun Valley, ID
R. Duane Reed Gallery, solo exhibition, St. Louis, MO
Creative Glass Center of America,  fellowship exhibition, Millville, NJ
R. Duane Reed Gallery, solo exhibition, St. Louis, MO
Ochi Fine Art, solo exhibition, Sun Valley, ID

1999

Creative Glass Center of America,  juried, Millville, NJ
Port of Seattle, Influences in Contemporary Glass, juried group exhibition, Seattle, WA

1998

The Pratt Gallery at COCA, solo exhibition, Seattle, WA

1997

Ochi Fine Art, solo  exhibition, Sun Valley, ID

 

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS

•  Boca Raton Museum of Art
•  Cancer Care Alliance Center, Seattle
•  Henry Ford Museum, Bruce Bach Collection, Detroit, MI
•  Flint Art Institute, Flint, MI
•  Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL
•  Museum of American Glass, Millville, NJ
•  Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA
•  National Liberty Museum, Philadelphia
•  New Bedford Museum of Glass, MA
•  PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center, San Juan Islands, WA
•  Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI
•  Jon & Mary Shirley Collection, Seattle
•  Tacoma Art Museum, Anne Gould Hauberg Collection, Tacoma, WA

 

RECOGNITIONS

•  Pilchuck Glass School, Gaffer Olympics residency, 2015
•  Museum of Glass, Hot Shop Artist Series Residency, Tacoma, WA, 2014, 2007, 2003
•  Pilchuck Glass School scholarship recipient, Knowles, 2013
•  Pratt Fine Arts Center board of trustee member, Pohlman, 2013
•  Photo selected for “Inside Out,” a global art project by 2010 TED recipient J.R. 3317 photos    submitted, 150 selected, 2011
•  Service in the Arts award, Pratt Fine Arts Center, 2011, hosted by Jon & Mary Shirley
•  Neddy Fellowship nominee, Behnke Foundation, Seattle 2010, 2009
•  Bellevue Arts Museum board of trustee members 2009-2012
•  Saxe Fellowship Award, Bay Area Glass Institute, San Jose 2009
•  Wheaton Arts & Cultural Center “Glass Weekend” featured artists, Millville, NJ  2007
•  Glass Art Society Conference, demonstrator, 2006, 1999
•  Creative Glass Center of America, visiting artists, 2004
•  Service in Education  Award, Pratt Fine Arts Center, 2000
•  Creative Glass Center of America, fellowship, 1999
•  A+ Partnership Award, Seattle Education Alliance, “Fired Up About Glass” 1997
•  Jon & Mary Shirley Scholarship, Pratt Fine Arts Center, 1996
•  Alice Rooney Scholarship, Pilchuck Glass School, 1996
•  Pilchuck Glass School, Scholarship recipient, 1993

 

SCHOLARSHIP

In 2000, Pohlman and Knowles established the Pohlman Knowles High School Scholarship at Pratt Fine Arts Center and continue to sponsor the scholarship annually.

 

LECTURES

•  Vashon Allied Arts, WA , 2013
•  Bellevue Arts Museum, First Friday lecture series, 2011
•  Arizona Glass Alliance, 2010
•  Bellevue Arts Museum, docent event, 2009
•  Pecha Kucha, Bellevue Arts Museum, 2009
•  SOFA, for Pratt Fine Arts Center, Chicago, IL  2006
•  Larson Gallery and Museum, Yakima, WA 2005
•  Museum of Northwest Art, LaConnor, WA, 2005
•  Museum of Glass, International Center for Contemporary Art, Tacoma,        WA, 2003
•  SOFA, Chicago, 2002
•  San Jose State University, 2000
•  Larsen Museum, Yakima, WA, 2000
•  California School of Arts & Crafts, 2000
•  Pilchuck Glass School, “Zimbabwe:  A Cultural Study”, 1997
•  Pilchuck Glass School, Winter/Spring Lecture Series, 1997

 

PUBLICATIONS


•  “Leaping for Joy at the Northwest Sinfonietta with Dance and Glass, The News Tribune, April 3, 2017
•  “Glass Sculptors Honor Indigenous People,  The Seattle Times,
May 30, 2016
 Parish-Hadley Tree of Life: An Intimate History of the Legendary Design Firm, Stewart, Tabori &      Chang, 2015
•  25 Years of New Glass Review, The Corning Museum of Glass, p. 91. 2005
•  500 Glass Objects, A celebration of Functional & Sculptural Glass, Lark Books, pp 146 & 147. 2006
•  Anne Gould Hauberg, Fired By Beauty, Barbara Johns, University of Washington Press, p. 145, 2005
•  Artisan Northwest, cover & pp. 16 – 19, Winter 2005
•  Glass Magazine, pp. 102 – 105, Winter 2005
•  American Style, cover & pp. 58, 60, 64, August 2005
•  Women Working in Glass, Lucartha Kohler, Schiffer Publishing Ltd., pp 149 & 150, 2003
•  Glass Art, pp 62, May/June 2003
Carol Duvall Show, Home & Garden Show, Los Angeles, CA 2000
•  New Glass Review, German Language Publications, Inc., New Jersey, 2000, 1996
•  Glass, summer 1998, pps 34-37, Urban Glass Publication, NY
•  Metalsmith, winter 1998, pps. 34, 35
•  The Seattle Times, Arts & Entertainment, p. 3, November 11, 1996
The Seattle Times, Scene, p. F1, May 1, 1995
The Seattle Times, Arts & Entertainment, Sketchbook, p. E2, April 10, 1995