Preston Singletary on his work


Glass artist Preston Singletary on his work. NATURE episode PBS premiere: Friday, April 21, 2017 (*check local listings)

Filming Preston Singletary


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…
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Dante Marioni & Preston Singletary collaborate


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.

Preston Singletary on his heritage and Tlingit mythology


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


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…
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The High School Craft Experience: Part I


Last week the Center spent a wonderful and stimulating morning with some our favorite guests, students from Fairfax High School. Today we enjoyed this privilege again with Van Nuys High School students. Both schools came to view The Craft School Experience: Outcomes and Revelations exhibition, which is on display until March 11, 2017. Each class was given time to…
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NATURE episode preview


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

NATURE episode preview 1 min


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