In May, the Craft in America crew visited Preston Singletary’s glass studio in Seattle for the NATURE episode. We watched Preston create a raven and salmon out of hot glass, with help from assistants Joseph BenVenuto and Sean Albert. We also watched Preston draw his designs on his pieces, which were cut by Brittaney Shanta and…
Seattle glass artists Dante Marioni and Preston Singletary collaborate on glass and talk about their friendship. Marioni and Singletary met in high school and have stayed connected, personally and professionally, ever since.
Glass artist Preston Singletary talks about his heritage, how tools help to develop their art and culture over the years, and Tlingit symbolism.
Preston Singletary (b. 1963 in San Francisco, CA) is a Tlingit glass artist. Singletary transfers Tlingit designs, traditionally carved in wood, onto glass. He studied at the Pilchuck Glass School in Stanwood, Washington. Light is integral to his work, and he uses it to add dimension to the glass and his design. His work is…
Watch a 30 second preview of the Craft in America: NATURE episode. PBS premiere 2017 NATURE: Artists explore the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Featuring sculptor Patrick Dougherty, artist Mary Merkel-Hess, woodcarver Michelle Holzapfel, glass artist Preston Singletary, book artist Catherine Alice Michaelis
Watch a 1 minute preview of the Craft in America: NATURE episode. PBS premiere 2017 NATURE: Artists explore the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Featuring sculptor Patrick Dougherty, artist Mary Merkel-Hess, woodcarver Michelle Holzapfel, glass artist Preston Singletary, book artist Catherine Alice Michaelis
NATURE celebrates the beauty, inspiration, and future of the American landscape. Featured artists include Patrick Dougherty, Mary Merkel-Hess, Michelle Holzapfel, Catherine Alice Michaelis, and Preston Singletary. PBS premiere: Friday, April 21, 2017 (*check local listings)
Happy Thanksgiving from Craft in America! We invite you to explore the Craft in America website and learn about how craft helps make this national holiday a special time to celebrate our heritage. FAMILY – Watch the FAMILY episode to learn how traditions are passed down within families. Through this episode, we ask: Is talent inherited? What…