Paul Marioni

(American, born 1941)

Celebrated Seattle artist 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 in Stanwood, Northwestern Washington. 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.