Alex Stisser


2004                        Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Maine. TA for Dante Marioni

2001                        Pilchuck Glass School, Summer with Tom Farbanish and Michael Scheiner
2000                        Pilchuck Glass School, Summer with Ann Wahlstrom and Dante Marioni
1996                        Bachelor of Fine Arts, Glass/Sculpture, Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois
1985                        International Exchange Program, Glass Department, University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, England



2002- Present        Lead Gaffer, Production Designer, Science of Art Teacher, and Artist in Residence Support (Artists in Residence

                                 have included Kazuo Kadanaga, Ann Gardner, Mayme Kratz, Dante Marioni, Bertil Valien, Jamie Walker, Marita

                                 Dingus, Michael Scheiner, Ann Whalstrom, and Dale Chihuly), Museum of Glass International Center for

                                 Contemporary Art, Tacoma, WA
2008                        Glass Art Society, demonstation on Corning Mobile Hot Shop, Portland, OR

2005                        Visiting Artist, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
2004                        Haystack School of Crafts, Maine

2001-2002             Benjamin Moore Inc., studio Assistant to Benjamin Moore, Rich Royal, Dan Dailey, Dante Marioni,

                                 Paul Cunningham, Dale Chihuly, and Deborah Moore. Seattle, WA
                                 Gaffer for glass lighting department of RESOLUTE, Manifesto Corporation, Seattle, WA
                                 Studio Assistant to Janusz Pozniak, Kathy Gray, Nadege Desgenetez, Rik Allen, Isola Glass (Scott Benefield)

2001                        PRATT Fine Arts Center, Seattle, Washington

                                 Summer Staff, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA
1996-1999             Gaffer and Production Glassblower, North River Glass, Shelburne, MA


2008                        Inspired By, group show, Traver Gallery, Tacoma, WA

                                 Looking Forward, group show, Traver Gallery, Tacoma, WA

2007-2008             Now: Glass on the Cutting Edge, Traver Gallery, Tacoma, WA
2007                        Partners, solo exhibition, Vetri International Glass, Seattle, WA
                                 Local 253, group show, Fulcrum Gallery, Tacoma, WA

2006                        Exploring Transparency, Dubuque Museum of Art, Dubuque, IA    
                                 Art in Embassies Program, Spaso House, Moscow, Russia
2005                        Pilchuck 20, Stewart Galleries, Bosie, ID
                                 Cocktails At 5, Facere Art Galery, Seattle, WA
                                 Goblets 2005, Glasshouse Studio, Seattle, WA
2004                        PRATT Fine Arts Center Annual Auction Centerpiece
2003                        Artists of My Era, Bubba Mavis, Seattle, WA
2002                        Raised in Illinois: The Cultivation of Glass, Quad City Arts Center, Rock Island, IL
2001                        Pilchuck Show, History of the World Gallery, Camano Island, WA
                                 Pilchuck Summer Staff Show, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA
2000                        Solo Exhibition, Glass Impact, Rock Island, IL
1999                        Local Artists, Young & Constantin Gallery, Wilmington, VT
1996                        Light Tanks Outdoor Installation, Senior Show for BFA, Normal, IL


2005                        Winner of Twisty-Cup Pro Championship, M-Space Glass, Tacoma, WA
2004                        PRATT Fine Arts Center, Auction Centerpiece Designer, Seattle, WA
                                 Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Beasom Bishop and Francis Sumner Merritt Scholarship
2001                        PONCHO Scholarship, Full-Tuition Scholarship to Pilchuck Glass School 2000
2000                        Half-Tuition Scholarship, Pilchuck Glass School




2004                        Teaching Assistant for Dante Marioni, Haystack School of Craft, Deer Isle, ME
2003-2004             Hot Shop Demonstrations for School Groups Grades K -12, "Science of Art", Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA
2001                        Glassblowing Workshop Teaching Assistant, PRATT Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA




2001-2009              Pilchuck Glass School. Annual Auction Artist Donor.

2004                        PRATT Fine Arts Center. Artist Donor.




2009                        NEW GLASS REVIEW 30





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