Hot Gatherings/Cool Conversations: Raven Skyriver and Kelly O’Dell
Raven Skyriver’s depiction of marine life is inspired by his childhood on Lopez Island, Washington. He started blowing glass at 16 years of age and built his own workshop from the techniques he learned from mentor Lark Dalton. He has since worked with William Morris and Karen Willenbrink-Johnson and other major figures in the glass world.
Kelly O’Dell was introduced to the medium at an early age by her artist father. She earned her BFA, specializing in glass, and moved to Seattle to study and work at the Pilchuck Glass School and Pratt Fine Arts Center. In 2003, she began assisting William Morris during the last years of his career and received her first solo exhibition, 65 Million Years, at Seattle’s
Hot Gatherings are free with MFA admission.