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Joey Kirkpatrick + Flora C. Mace

Joey and Flora

Joey and Flora

Joey Kirkpatrick and Flora C. Mace live and have their studio in Seattle, Washington on a farm in the Olympic Peninsula near the Washington Coast. The two artists have worked collaboratively for more than thirty five years after meeting at the Pilchuck Glass School in 1979. They have created a diverse body of work that includes both blown glass vessels with applied imagery and sculpture fabricated with wood, glass and other mixed media. The artists, respected for their innovative work, have recently had a solo exhibition at the Museum of Glass in Tacoma, which featured a wide scope of their work over the past thirty years, including the cast panels with illustrations of the “first facts” of bird identification, which were created with applied glass powder drawings. Mace and Kirkpatrick are considered among the first pioneers of the Studio Glass Movement.

Joey and Flora have exhibited, lectured and taught extensively internationally. They taught for twelve years at Pilchuck Glass School. Their collaborative work is included in collections and museums around the world, including the Corning Museum of Glass, MY; The Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit, MI; The Boston Musuem of Fine Art, Boston, MA; Hokkaido Museum, Japan; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, MY; Musee de Arts Decoratifs, Lausanne, Switzerland; Seattle Art Museum, WA; and the National Musuem of American Art, Renwick, Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

 

Honors and Awards

2009 Neddy Artist Fellowship Finalists

2005 Elected to American Craft Council of Fellows

2005 Seattle Design Achievement Award, Seattle Design Center and Seattle Homes and Lifestyle

2001 Libenský Award, Chateau Ste. Michelle, Woodinville, WA

Selected Public Collections

Art Museum, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA

Broadfield Museum of England, London, England

Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, Racine, Wisconsin, USA

The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York, USA

Davis Wright Tremaine, Seattle/Bellevue, WA

Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, Ohio USA

The Detroit Institute of Art, the David Jacob Chodorkoff Collection, Detroit, Michigan, USA

Hokkaido Museum of Art, Hokkaido, Japan

Huntington Galleries, Huntington, West Virginia, USA

International Glass Museum, Ebeltoft, Denmark

Kitazawa Glass Museum, Kitazawa, Japan

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum. Wausau, Wisconsin, USA

Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables, Florida, USA

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, USA

M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, California. USA

Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, Washington

Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, Alabama, USA

Montgomery Museum of Fine Art, Montgomery, Alabama, USA

Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Lausanne, Switzerland

Museum of Art, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington

National Museum of American Art, Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., USA

Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA

Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, Washington, USA

Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon, USA

The Prescott Collection of Pilchuck Glass at U.S. Bank Centre, Seattle, Washington, USA

SAFECO Collection, Seattle, Washington, USA

Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington, USA

Sheraton Collection, Seattle, Washington, USA

Speed Art Museum, Louisville, Kentucky USA

Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington, USA

The Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio, USA

The Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio, USA



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