County: King County
Fellowship Awards 2022
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David Chatt is a pioneer, sculptor, inventor, and a maker of curiosities. A self-taught artist, Chatt is considered a master of his material. A former Penland Resident Artist, Chatt’s work is in the collections of the Corning Museum of Glass, New York’s Museum of Art and Design, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Tacoma Arts Museum, and the Racine Art Museum among others. In 2020 Chatt received the highest award in the Ireland’s International Glass Biennale and in 2020 Chatt’s Love, Dad was acquired by the Smithsonian Museum of American Craft’s, Renwick Gallery. David works by hand, sewing tiny glass beads one to the next. Chatt is the grateful two-time recipient of the Artist Trust Fellowship Award.
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David Chatt, Artillery Necklace, Glass Beads, Thread, Plastic Toy Soldiers. 10" x 10" x 1". 2017 Mercedes Jelinek.
David Chatt, 1982 (Boombox), Glass Beads, Thread, Retired Boombox, Wood Table. 40" x 30" x 12", 2015 (with furniture). Mercedes Jelinek.
David Chatt, Bedside Table, Glass Beads, Thread, Found Objects Wood Table. 68" x 18" x 18", 2011, Mercedes Jelinek.
David Chatt, Brownie (Camera), Glass Beads, Thread, Vintage Kodak Brownie Camera and Box. Actual size, 2018, Mercedes Jelinek
David Chatt, If She Knew You Were Coming..., Glass Beads, Thread, Found Objects, Wood Table. 55" x 38" x 20",2015 Mercedes Jelinek.