Charlie Parriott





Carlo Parriotti is an American born glass artist and consultant living and working in Seattle, Washington and Prague, Czech Republic. Parriotti has been working with glass in commercial and artistic application since 1972. He is one of the few Americans to have studied with and later taught with Czech sculptor and pedagogue, Stanislav Libensky, in the 1980s.


In 2001, after a 12-year stint as colourist and consultant tor the Chihuly Studio, Parriotti moved to direct construction and program development of the hot glass studio for the Museum of Glass, Tacoma, Washington. Parriotti set the Guinness Book world record for producing the world's largest bottle of wine in 2004.


Currently, Carlo pursues his own artistic career while continuing to fabricate challenging works for other artists and companies. He is a Fulbright Scholar and recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship. (He changed his name to Charlie Parriott in 1971)

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