Cappy Thompson

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"I Was Dreaming of Spirit Animals" by Cappy Thompson at Sea-Tac Airport

Cappy Thompson is an American artist who works in the medium of glass. The basis of her reverse glass painting technique is Grisaille, which has been used on stained glass since the Middle Ages. She lives and works in Seattle, Washington and has a residence in Olympia. She has been an artist in residence at Pilchuck Glass School and is a recipient of the school's Libensky award. Her best-known public works are Dreaming of Spirit Animals at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport[1][2] and Gathering the Light in the lobby of the Museum of Glass in Tacoma.[3]

Solo exhibitions[edit]

Honors and awards[edit]

  • 2012 John Hauberg Fellowship, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, Washington[5]
  • 2001 John Hauberg Fellowship, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, Washington
  • 1998 Artist Images Series Bookmark, University of Washington Libraries, Seattle, Washington
  • 1997 Fellowship, Artist Trust, Seattle, Washington
  • 1995 Artist in Residence, Toyama City Institute of Glass Art, Toyama, Japan[6]
  • 1990 Fellowship for the Visual Arts, National Endowment for the Arts
  • 1984 Artist in Residence, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, Washington

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