Paul Marioni and Ann Troutner
Paul Marioni (American, born 1941); Ann Troutner (American, born 1958)
Glass artists Paul Marioni and Ann Troutner collaborated on many artworks for public spaces. Both Marioni and Troutner taught at Pilchuck Glass School in Stanwood, Northwestern Washington.
Paul Marioni is an innovator in the American Studio Glass Movement. His glass sculptures and architectural installations feature pioneering techniques and rich imagery and ideas. He taught for many years at Pilchuck Glass School. Born in Ohio, Marioni studied english and philosophy at the University of Cincinnati, and pursued filmmaking early in his artistic career. He has lived in Washington since 1978.
Born in Arizona, Ann Troutner received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Pitzer College in Claremont, California. IN 1981, she received the Pilchuck Work-Study Award while she was working as a scientific illustrator and photographer. She worked as an assistant to Dale Chihuly and Paul Marioni from 1982 to 1986.