Jean-Pierre Canlis | Seattle Glass Artist


1996-Present    Artist, Canlis Glass

2013-Present   Work represented by ECHT Gallery in Chicago, Illinois

2014-Present  Work represented by Sandra Ainsley Gallery in Ontario, Canada

2017-Present Work represented by Montague Gallery in San Francisco, CA

2016 TEDxVail, guest speaker and Artist in Residence; Beaver Creek, CO

2010-2015    Solo Showcase and Art Installations, Seattle Design Center, Seattle, WA

2010-2015    Work represented by Pismo Fine Art Glass, Aspen, Denver, and Vail, CO

2014 Visiting Artist, Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA

2013 Art Palm Beach, ECHT Gallery, Chicago, IL

2013 “Connectivity” Installation, Northeastern University-Seattle, Seattle, WA

2012 “Wheat” Installations Exhibited, SOFA, Chicago, Pismo Fine Art Glass, CO

2011 Cold working Demonstration, Glass Art Society Conference, Seattle, WA

2011 Guest Lecturer and Demonstration, Seattle Design Center, Seattle, WA

2011 Solo Exhibit, Columbia Tower Club, Seattle, WA

2010 Audience Development Co-Chair, Pilchuck Glass School, Seattle, WA

2010 Co-chair, Seniors Making Art Gala, Seattle, WA

2010 Seattle Art Museum’s Gardens of Art, Featured Artist, The Highlands, WA

2009 Chosen by TDA and Seattle’s Chamber of Commerce to represent city of Seattle, artwork presented to The Crown Prince and Sheikh of Abu Dhabi and Dubai, U.A.E.

 2008 Guest Lecturer, Pilchuck Glass School, Seattle, WA


2007 Presenting Artist, Providence O'Christmas Trees Gala, Seattle, WA

 2005 & 2006 Guest Artist & Visiting Artist Museum of Glass; Tacoma, WA

 2005 Opened Canlis Glass Gallery + Studio, Seattle, WA

2005 Moore Mansion Showcase, Featured Artists, ASID, Seattle, WA

2004 Guest Artist Demonstration, Museum of Glass; Tacoma, WA

2004 Hawaii Glass Artists Annual Exhibition, The Arts at Marks Garage, Honolulu, HI

2003 Guest Lecturer and Artist Demonstration, Hill Top Artist in Residence Program; Tacoma, WA

2003 Showcase Group Exhibition, Honolulu Academy of the Arts, Honolulu, HI

2003 Windward Artists Guild 43rd Spring Juried Exhibition, Puahi Tower, Honolulu, HI

2003 Seattle Convention & Visitor’s Bureau, chosen to represent City of Seattle, Honolulu, HI

2002 Guest Lecturer, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Art Department; Honolulu, HI

2001 Glassblowing Instructor/Visiting Artist, Punahou School; Honolulu, HI

1998-2001 Member of Lino Tagliapietra glassblowing team; Seattle, WA

1993-2001 Member of Dale Chihuly glassblowing team; Seattle, WA





2009 Luigi Camozzo, Maestro of Engraving; Murano, Italy

1996 Alfred University, Bachelor of Fine Arts; Alfred, NY

1994 Pilchuck Glass School; Remaking the Looking Glass/Advances Glassblowing - Martin Blank; Stanwood, WA

1993 Pilchuck Glass School; Off the End of the Pipe/ Advanced Glassblowing - Martin Blank; Stanwood, WA

1992 Pilchuck Glass School; Ideas as Objects/ Mixed Media - Pike Powers; Stanwood, WA

1992 Pilchuck Glass School; Sculptural Mixed Media/ Mixed Media - Ke-Ke Cribbs; Stanwood, WA 

1992 Punahou High School, Introduction to Glassblowing, Honolulu, HI