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William Morris

 (born 1957)
William Morris is active/lives in Washington.  William Morris is known for sculptor-ritualistic mod glass.

Biography  
William Morris


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William Morris (b. 1957)

In 1957, William Morris was born in Carmel, California.

Morris, a glass artist, was a gaffer for Dale Chihuly early in his career.  He has collaborated with artists like Ross Richmond, Karen Willenbrink-Johnsen, Jon Ormbrek, Rik Allen, Randy Walker and Trumaine Mason.  Morris has traveled worldwide working with glass masters and teaching workshops and demonstrations.

Since 1987, Morris has been a student, gaffer, teacher, and resident artist at Pilchuck Glass School in Washington.  In addition to these, he was Artistic Director in 1991and member of the Board of Directors in 1992.

Education:
California State University            Chico, California
Central Washington University      Ellensburg, Washington     

Recent Awards Include:?
2002       Artist as Hero Award, National Liberty Museum, Philadelphia, PA ?
2001       Visionaries Award, American Craft Museum, New York, NY ?
1997       Outstanding Achievement in Glass, UrbanGlass Third Annual Awards Dinner, NY ?               Distinguished Alumni Award, California State University, Chico, CA ?   
               Featured Artist, Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery, Artists Series ?
1994       National Endowment for the Arts, Individual Artist Grant

Sources Include:
www.en.wikipedia.org
www.wmorris.com
www.galleriasilecchia.com


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About  William Morris

Born:  1957
Known for:  sculptor-ritualistic mod glass