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12.02.2011 Seattle Times' Michael Upchurch reviews Paul Marioni, KéKé Cribbs shows
Seattle artist Paul Marioni, in his new exhibit "All Over the Place," has created some truly rocking cast-glass masks — and I mean that literally, because five of the pieces in the show are designed to be set into motion by the viewer.
09.20.2011 3 Questions for Dave Walters on Glass Quarterly Hotsheet
David Walters, whose exhibition the Other Side of the Looking Glass is currently on display in the gallery, answers questions about what he is working on, what inspires him, and where his work can be seen.
09.17.2011 Randy Walker's Revolve opening featured on Glass Quarterly Hotsheet
After an apprenticeship and a decade-and-a-half as hot glass assistant to William Morris, Randy Walker has been applying is formidable skills in referencing nature to his solo career. His larger-than life studies of leaves, with intricate veining and color shading, are tour-de-forces of hot sculpting glass. Just in time for the fall leaf-peeping season, a solo show of his work debuts at Traver Gallery‘s Tacoma location for an exhibition that will run through October 30th.
08.30.2011 Mark Bennion's Kalevala reviewed by Tacoma Weekly's Dave Davison
Vashon Island artist Mark Bennion is a self-professed descendant of the artistic lineage of the Northwest School. Both in his reverence for Eastern art and his predilection for working on paper, Bennion is following in the footsteps of the founding artists of the Northwest School.
08.30.2011 Zen Painting: Mark Bennion Lights up Traver Gallery by Weekly Volcano's Alec Clayton
It may be difficult to write about Mark Bennion's frescoes at Traver Gallery, but they're not difficult at all to enjoy. That is if you're willing to give them the long and concentrated attention they deserve.
05.19.2011 Old and new Dale Chihuly at Tacoma Art Museum and Traver Gallery this Summer
The News Tribune's Rosemary Ponnekanti on Dale Chihuly's summer exhibitions in Tacoma
05.12.2011 Tacoma Weekly's Dave Davison reviews Dale Chihuly: New Works
Tacoma's Traver Gallery is hosting a show called “New Works: Chihuly.” An encounter with brand new glass vessels by Dale Chihuly in the intimacy of the gallery space is surprising. Chihuly has ascended to the heights of near apotheosis. One takes for granted that his work is only to be seen on TV or met in the church-like interior of a museum. A walk through the Traver Gallery's doors, however, brings one face to face with new works by the great, creative engine that is the Chihuly enterprise.
04.30.2011 Traver Gallery curates "The Nature of Glass" at Everett's new Schack Art Center
The Schack Art Center in Everett opens with an inaugural exhibit titled "The Nature of Glass" curated by Traver Gallery. As featured in the Glass Quarterly Hot Sheet
03.12.2011 Contents of a Dream featured on the Glass Quarterly Hot Sheet
Preston Singletary opens "Contents of a Dream" at Traver Gallery Tacoma and "Echoes, Fire, and Shadows" at the National Museum of the American Indian in March.