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Artist Statement:

“Then and Now” is an examination of some of my early work compared with recent work.  I had never liked looking at my old work, but as I reached a certain age I came to appreciate and re-examine some of the pieces I made decades ago.  I perused my old sketchbooks and catalogues.  There were pieces I’d made that I couldn’t make today due to various reasons . . . (mostly a short little span of attention).  I found abandoned projects that I felt should be resurrected.  I found ideas I still wanted to explore.  Thomas Wolfe said “You can’t go home again.”  But I thought I could go to my glass shop again.  Why not?  It’s only 30 yards away.

American Glass Museum, Millville, NJ
Australian Council for the Arts, Sydney, Australia
Australian National Gallery, Canberra, Australia
Carnegie Mellon Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
City Art Gallery, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York, NY
Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Dowse Art Museum, Wellington, New Zealand
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, de Young Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA
Finnish National Glass Museum, Riihimaki, Finland
Glasmuseet Ebeltoft, Ebeltoft, Denmark
Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington, IN
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
J.B. Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY
Johnson Wax Collection, Racine, WI
Koganezaki Glass Museum, Shizuoka, Japan
Kunstmuseum, im Ehrenhof, Dusseldorf, Germany
Lannan Foundation Museum, Palm Beach, FL – Palm Beach Community College Museum of Art
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Mint Museum of Art/Craft + Design, Charlotte, NC
Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL
The Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ
Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Lausanne, Switzerland
Museum fur Kunsthandwerk, Frankfurt, Germany
Museum of Art, Auckland, New Zealand
Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
Museum of Arts & Design, New York, NY (formerly American Craft Museum)
National Art Museum, Auckland, New Zealand
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
National Glasmuseum, Leerdam, Holland
National Museum of American Art, Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Wash. D.C.
New Glass Museum, Tsukuba, Japan
New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, Australia
Prescott Collection of Pilchuck Glass at U.S. Bank Centre, Seattle, WA
Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceton, Australia
Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI
Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada
Sea of Japan Collection
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
Seattle First National Bank, Seattle, WA
Seattle Sheraton Hotel and Towers, Seattle, WA
Swedish Hospital and Medical Center, Seattle, WA
Tasmanian Art Museum, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
The Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England
World Modern Glass Arts Museum, Hiroshima, Japan
2013Masters of Studio Glass: Richard Marquis, Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY
2012Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA
2010Razzle Dazzle Man, Caterina Tognon Arte Contemporanea, Venice, Italy
Outbreaks of Obfuscation, Bullseye Connection Gallery, Portland, OR
Then and Now, Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
2009Maurine Littleton Gallery, Washington, DC
Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA
2008One Person Group Show, Traver Gallery, Tacoma, WA
2007The Mythological Horizontal Surface, Bullseye Connection Gallery, Portland, OR
The Way of the Artist, Fullerton Art Gallery, CSU, Fullerton, CA
2004Continuous Compatibility Test, Bullseye Connection Gallery, Portland, OR (catalog)
Maurine Littleton Gallery, Washington, DC
2003R. Duane Reed Gallery in collaboration with Elliott Brown Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Maurine Littleton Gallery, Washington, DC
Sandra Ainsley Gallery, Toronto, Canada
A Commentary on Nature and the Indy 500, Museum of Northwest Art, LaConner, WA
2002Glasmuseet Ebeltoft, Denmark (catalog)
Elliott Brown Gallery, Seattle, WA
2001Whole Elk Theory, Elliott Brown Gallery, Seattle, WA
2000Galerie Rob Van Den Doel, The Hague, The Netherlands
1999Animal Kingdom, Elliott Brown Gallery, Seattle, WA
Galleria D’Arte & Divetro, Bergamo, Italy
1998Caffe Florian, Venice, Italy (in collaboration with Galleria D’Arte & Divetro, Bergamo, Italy)
Dorothy Weiss Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Bullseye Resource Center, Portland, OR (in collaboration with Elliott Brown Gallery, Seattle, WA)
Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY
1997-98Richard Marquis Objects: 1967-1997, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
Richard Marquis: Objects of Prolonged Endeavor, Elliott Brown Gallery, Seattle, WA
1995Suffering From Versatility,Elliott Brown Gallery, Seattle, WA
Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY
1994Recent Works in Context, Elliott Brown Gallery, Seattle, WA
1993Gallery Nakama, Tokyo, Japan
1991Betsy Rosenfield Gallery, Chicago, IL
Kurland / Summers Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1990Sandra Ainsley Art Forms, Toronto, Canada
Kurland / Summers Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Betsy Rosenfield Gallery, Chicago, IL
1989Louise Allrich Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Auckland Art Museum, New Zealand
1987Dowse Art Museum, Wellington, New Zealand
1986Foster / White Gallery, Seattle, WA
B.Z. Wagman Gallery, St. Louis, MO
1985Snyderman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1984San Francisco State University Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Traver / Sutton Gallery, Seattle, WA
1983Warner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Auckland Art Museum, New Zealand
1980Branch Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Heller Gallery, New York, NY
1978Gallery Morronnier, Kyoto, Japan
Peabody College Art Gallery, Nashville, TN
1976Queen Victoria Museum, Launceton, Tasmania
Tasmanian Art Museum, Hobart, Tasmania
1974Realities Gallery, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
1971Manolides Gallery, Seattle, WA
1969Palomar College, San Marcos, CA