Artists

Dante Marioni

Born in 1964 in Mill Valley, CA

 

PERMANENT INSTALLATIONS AND COLLECTIONS

American Museum of Art + Design, NY
Birmingham Museum, Birmingham, AL
Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA
Cincinnati Museum of Art, Cincinnati, OH
Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC
Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY
Davis, Wright & Jones, Seattle and Bellevue, WA
Ebeltoft Museum, Denmark

Houston Museum of Fine Arts, TX

Hunter Museum, Chattanooga, TN
Huntsville Museum, Huntsville, AL
Japanese National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
Koganezaki Glass Museum, Shizuoka, Japan
LIULIGONGFANG, LIULI CHINA                                                                                                      
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami
MCI, Washington, DC (promised gift to National Museum of American Art, Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institute)
Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA
Mint Museum of Craft and Design, Charlotte, NC
Missouri Museum of Art and Archiology, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL
Montreal Museum of Fine Art, Montreal Canada
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
National Museum of Art, Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC
National Museum of Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA
New Zealand National Museum, Auckland
Niijima Glass Museum, Niijima, Japan
Powerhouse Museum, New South Wales, Australia
Safeco Insurance Company, Seattle, WA
Seattle Art Museum
Security Pacific Bank, Seattle, WA
Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts, Suffok VA
The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
The Prescott Collection of Pilchuck Glass at the U.S. Bank Centre, Seattle, WA
The White House Crafts Collection, Washington, DC
University Art Museum, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
Vero Beach Museum, Vero Beach, FL
Victoria & Albert Museum, London, England
Washington State University, Museum of Art, Pullman, Washington
Whatcom Museum, Whatcom County, Washington
Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama, Japan


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2010                Volume, Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA

2008-09           Form, Color, Patter, Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA 

2008                Traver Gallery, Tacoma, WA 

2006                Form, Color, Pattern, William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
2005                Maurine Littleton Gallery, Washington, DC
                        Dane Gallery, Nantucket, MA
                        Buschlen Mowatt, Vancouver, BC, Canada
2004                Masterworks Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
                         Marx Saunders Gallery, Chicago, IL
2003                William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
                         Heller Gallery, New York City, New York
                         Martha Connell Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2002                Mosaics, Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA
                         Sandra Ainsley Gallery, Toronto, Canada
                         Holsten Gallery, SOFA, New York, NY
                         Susan Duval Gallery, Aspen, CO
2001                Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM
                         Howard Yezerski Gallery, Washington, DC
2000                Blown Glass, William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
                         Holsten Gallery, SOFA, New York, NY
                         Heller Gallery, SOFA, Chicago, IL
                         Margo Jacobsen, Portland, OR
1999                Fuego, Forma, Colore, William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
                         Bullseye Glass, Portland, OR
                         Marx Saunders Gallery, Chicago, IL
                         Susan Duval Gallery, Aspen, CO
1998                Maurine Littleton Gallery, Washington, DC
                         Riley Hawk Gallery, Cleveland, OH
                         Riley Hawk Gallery, Columbus, OH
                         Leedy Voulkos, Kansas City, MO
                         Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston, MA
1997                Contemporary Art Niki, Tokyo, Japan
                         Marina Barovier Gallery, Venice, Italy
                         William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
1996                Heller Gallery, New York, NY
                         Murrine Storia, Elliott Brown Gallery, Seattle, WA
1995                William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
                         Grand Central Gallery, Tampa, FL
                         Margo Jacobson Gallery, Portland, OR
1994                Marta Hewett Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
                         Gallery Nakama, Tokyo, Japan
                         Heller Gallery, New York, NY
1993                Connell Gallery, Atlanta, GA
                         Robert Lehman Gallery, New York Experimental Glass Workshop, Brooklyn, NY
                         Out of the Fire, Gallery Nikki, Tokyo, Japan
                         William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
                         Kate Elliott/Betsy Rosenfield, Chicago Int'l New Art Form Expo at Navy Pier, Chicago, IL
1992                Betsy Rosenfield Gallery, Chicago, IL
                         Marta Hewett Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
                         William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
1991                William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
                         Grohe Gallery, Boston, MA
1990                Studio 5 Seibu, Tokyo, Japan
1989                Traver Sutton Gallery, Seattle, WA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2009                All In the Family, Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts, Suffolk, VA

2008                Living Legacies: Homage to a Maestro, curated by Margery Aronson, Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA 

2007                Blown Away: An Exhibition of Glass, Hooks-Epstein Galleries, Houston, TX

2006-09          Contrasts: A Glass Primer, Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA 

2006                Everhart Museum, Scranton, PA
                         Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
                         Liuligongfang Museum and Gallery, Shanghai, China
2005                2nd Annual World Glass Exhibition, William Traver Gallery, Tacoma, WA
2004                Vetro nel Mondo Oggi, Istituto Veneto, Venice, Italy
2003                Norton Museum, Palm Beach, FL
2002                25th Anniversary Exhibition, William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
                         Contemporary Directions, Glass from the Maxine and William Block Collection
2000                Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CA
                         Concept Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
                         Kentucky Art and Craft Foundation, Millenium Glass, Louisville, KY
                         Galeri Glas Ett, Sweden
                         Buschlen-Mowatt, Palm Beach, FL
                         Sherry Leedy Gallery, Kansas City, MO
1999                Howard Yezerski, Boston, MA
                         Jenkins Johnson, San Francisco, CA
                         Global Art Triennial, Olandstryckarna AB - Borgholm, Sweden
                         Ellen Noel Art Museum, Odessa, TX
                         Grand Central Gallery, Tampa, FL
                         Influences in Contemporary Glass, SeaTac Airport, Seattle, WA
1998                Aperto Vetro, Venice, Italy
                         Galleria Marina Barovier, Venice, Italy
                         Marioni / Marioni, Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, CA
                         Buschlen Mowatt, Vancouver, BC
1997                Imago Gallery, Palm Desert, CA
                         Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
                         Heller Gallery, SOFA Miami, Miami, FL
                         Mano Volante, Etherton Gallery, Tucson, AZ
                         Raucous Color,  Penland's Gallery, Penland, NC
                         Heir Apparent:  Translating the Secrets of Venetian Glass,  Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA
                         Glass Today by American Studio Artists, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
                         Concept Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
                         Heller Gallery, SOFA Chicago, Chicago, IL
                         Embracing Beauty, Huntsville Museum, Huntsville, AL
1996                William Traver Gallery, SOFA Chicago, Chicago, IL
                         Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, NC
                         Susan Duvall Gallery, Aspen, CO
                         Connell Gallery, Atlanta, GA
                         Riley Hawk Gallery, Columbus, OH
1995                Holding the Past, Historicism in Norhtwest Glass Sculpture, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
1993                Formed By Fire, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburg, PA
                         Benjamin Moore and Dante Marioni, Buschlen/Mowatt Fine Arts, Vancouver, BC
                         Dante Marioni and Benjamin Moore,  Margo Jacobson Gallery, Portland, OR
                         Collectables, LewAllen Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1992                Kate Elliott Contemporary Glass, Chicago Int'l New Art Forms Expo at Navy Pier, Chicago, IL
                         Clearly Art:  Pilchuck's Glass Legacy, Whatcom Museum of History, Bellingham, WA  (touring the US through 1995)
                         100 Goblets, Gallery Nakama, Tokyo, Japan
                         Modern Glass, Cone/Solow Gallery, Mendocino, CA    
                         Glass '92, Imago Gallery, Palm Springs, CA
                         LewAllen Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
                         Artists from Pilchuck Glass School, SeaTac Airport, Seattle, WA
                         Buschlen/Mowatt Gallery, Vancouver, BC
1991                Le Verre Contemporain, Civic Centre, Rouen, France
                         Elaine Horwitch Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
                         Northwest Glass, LewAllen Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
                         Glass America, Heller Gallery, New York, NY
                         Pilchuck Glass, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA
1990                Gallery Nakama, American Glass, Tokyo, Japan
                         Vessels, American Craft Museum, New York, NY
1989                Craft Today USA, American Craft Museum (touring Europe through 1992)
1988                Pilchuck School: The Great Northwest Glass Experiment, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA
                         Pilchuck Glass Artists of the American Northwest, American Embassy, Prague, Czechoslovakia
                         Young Americans, American Craft Museum, New York, NY
1987                Beaver Gallery, Canberra, Australia
                         Traver / Sutton Gallery, Seattle, WA
                         Northwest Glass, Philbrook Art Center, Tulsa, OK
1986                Symmetry in Contemporary Glass, Traver / Sutton Gallery, Seattle, WA         
1985                Mandarin Gallery, Tacoma, WA
                         Richard Ian Green Gallery, Seattle, WA
1984                Greenwood Gallery, Seattle, WA
1983                American Glass Now, Yamaha Corporation, Tokyo, Japan

AWARDS AND GRANTS


2002              1st Place - Reticello, Ebeltoft Museum, Denmark
1997              Outstanding Achievement in Glass, UrbanGlass Award, NY
1988              Young Americans, American Craft Museum, NY
                       A Glass for Wine, second place, New York Experimental Glass Workshop, NY    
1987              Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award
1985              Glass Eye Scholarship

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2006              Northlands Creative Glass, Lybster, Scotland
2005              Canberrs School of Art, Canberrs, Australia
                       Nijima Glass Center, Nijima, Japan
2004              Haystack School of Craft, Deer Isle, ME
2003              Visiting Artist, International Glass Workshop, Centro Studio Vetro, Venice, Italy
                       Demonstration/Lecture, The Creative Glass Center of America, Wheaton Village, Millville, NJ
                       Teaching with Kiki Smith, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA
2001              Northlands Creative Glass, Lybster, Scotland
2000              Haystack Mountain School of Arts & Crafts, Deer Isle, ME
                       Miami University, Miami, FL
1990-2000   Pilchuck Glass School, Instructor, Stanwood, WA
1999              California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA
                       Kent State, Cleveland, OH
1996              SUWA Glass Museum, Instructor, Nagano, Japan
1994              Haystack Mountain School of Arts & Crafts, Co-instructor with Lino Tagliapietra, Deer Isle, ME
                       Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC
1993              New York Experimental Glass Workshop, Brooklyn, NY
                       Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
                       Toyama Glass Art Institute, Toyama City, Japan
                       Pilchuck Glass School, Co-instructor with Lino Tagliapietra, Stanwood, WA
1992              Haystack Mountain School of Arts & Crafts, Co-instructor with Lino Tagliapietra, Deer Isle, ME
                       New York Experimental Glass Workshop, Brooklyn, NY
                       University of Hawaii, Visiting artist with Richard Marquis, Honolulu, HI
1989-92        Niijima Glass Art Center, Instructor, Niijima, Japan
1991              Haystack Mountain School of Arts & Crafts, Co-instructor with Paul Marioni, Deer Isle, ME
1990              Fujikawa Craft Park, Fujikawa, Japan
1989              Wanganui Summer School, Wanganui, New Zealand
1988              Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC        
1987              Canberra School of Art, Guest instructor, Canberra, Australia
                       Haystack Mountain School of Arts & Crafts, Assistant to Richard Marquis, Deer Isle, ME
                       Pilchuck Glass School, Assistant to Lino Tagliapietra and Benjamin Moore, Stanwood, WA
1985              Pratt Fine Arts Center, Instructor, Seattle, WA

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

2006              Peters, Sue. "Tobias Mohl & Dante Marioni", Seattle Weekly, Seattle, WA, Oct. 18-24, 2006, pp. 73
                       Seattle Post Intelligencer, Seattle, WA , May 2006
2004              The Independent on Sunday, London, England, December 2004
                       The Washington Post, February, 2004
                       "Glass Act", Western Interiors and Design, p. 15, June 2003
2000              Curtiss, Courtney Powers. Architectural Digest, The Great Design Issue, p. 295, May 2003
                       "Dante Marioni Silhouettes", Florida Design, p. 82, August 2000
1998              Pereault, John. "Marioni Magic", (cover), Glass, p. 22, Summer 1998
1997              "Dante Marioni, Seattle's Standard Bearer." Glass and Art, Winter 1997, No. 16, cover, pp.14-44
1996              "Hot Glass." Town and Country Magazine, December 1996, p. 71
1995              Booklist, (American Library Association) Vol. 92, No. 4, October 15, 1995, cover
                       Hackett, Regina. "First in His Glass." Seattle Post-Intelligencer, May 23, 1995
                       Monroe, Michael W. The White House Collection of American Crafts, 1995, jacket cover front and back, p. 44
                       Patton, Phil. "Today's crafts join our nation's past at the White House." Smithsonian, June 1995, cover, pp. 52-57
                       Puget Sound Business Journal, Vol. 16,  No. 30, December 8-14, 1995, front page, p. 39
1994              Kangas, Matthew. "Dante Marioni:  Apprentice to Tradition." American Craft February/March 1994, cover, pp. 34-37
                       Waggoner, Shawn. "Dante Marioni: Upholding the Vessel Tradition."Glass Art, Winter 1994, p. 4-8
1993              "Contemporary Art Glass Movement." Glass and Art, Spring 1993, cover, pp. 25-35
1992              Elle Decor, December 1991/January 1992, p. 26
                       Hackett, Regina. "Father and Son Put Different Varieties of Pop into Glass Art." Seattle Post- Intelligencer, May 1992
                       Herman, Lloyd. Clearly Art: Pilchuck's Glass Legacy, Whatcom Museum of History, Bellingham, WA, 1992, p.46
1991              "Art That Pulls It's Weight at Safeco." Financial Executive,  November/December
                        Beauty of Contemporary Glass, Sekisho Shoji Company, Ltd.,1991
                        Miller, Bonnie. Out of the Fire: Contemporary Glass Artists and Their Work, Chronicle Books, 1991, pp. 60-63
                        Roseman, Birmingham and Saeks. Gump's Since 1861: A San Francisco Legend, Chronicle Books, 1991, p. 72-73
1990               "Interview with Rika Kuroki." Glass Works, January 1990, No. 4, pp. 60-61
1989               Hammell, Lisa.  "Young Americans 1988." American Craft, December 1988/January 1989, pp. 42-49
1987               Anderson, Nola. "Anatomy of the Vessel." Canberra Times, March 15, 1987
                        Anderson, Nola. "Anatomy of the Vessel." Craft Arts, October/December 1987, No. 10, pp. 71-74
                        Tarzan, Dolores. "Dante Marioni." Seattle Times, February 15, 1987

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