About

Dale Chihuly is acknowledged as the world’s preeminent glass artist. The leader in the art renaissance in glass making, Dale Chihuly has transformed the perception of glass bringing to realization its almost unlimited possibilities as a sculptured medium. A singular luminous beauty and exuberance radiate from Chihuly’s glass sculpture which are marvels of interaction between glass and light.

Exhibition

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2014 Chihuly, Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA
2013 Chihuly Venetians: From the George R. Stroemple Collection, Paine Art Center and Gardens, Oshkosh, WI
Chihuly: Tradition and Transformation, Jundt Art Museum, Spokane, WA
Chihuly, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
2012 Chihuly Venetians: From the George R. Stroemple Collection, Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO
Chihuly at the Dallas Arboretum, Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, Dallas, TX
Origins: Early Works by Dale Chihuly, Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA
Chihuly at the VMFA, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
2011 White, Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Chihuly: Through the Looking Glass, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Boston, MA
Dale Chihuly's Northwest, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
Illuminations: Rediscovering the Art of Dale Chihuly Collection + Chihuly: Northwest,
Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, OK
Chihuly Venetians: From the George R. Stroemple Collection, Fort Collins Museum of Art, Fort Collins, CO
2010 Chihuly: Recent Work, Naples Museum of Art, Naples, FL
Chihuly at the Salk, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, CA
Chihuly at Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park: A New Eden, Frederik Meijer Garden & Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, MI
Chihuly at Cheekwood, Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art, Nashville, TN
Chihuly at the Frist, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN
Red Reeds at the 2010 International VSA Festival, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, D.C.
2009 Wrapped in Tradition: The Chihuly Collection of American Indian Trade Blankets, Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI
Chihuly Seaforms, Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, MI
Chihuly Reimagined, Franklin Park Conservatory, Columbus, OH
Chihuly Toledo! Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio
Chihuly Illuminated, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH
2008 Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Chihuly at the de Young, de Young Museum, and the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA
Chihuly at RISD, RISD Museum of Art, Providence, RI
Chihuly at Seymour 100, W.W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory, Tacoma, WA
Chihuly: The Nature of Glass, Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix, AZ
Chihuly: Seaforms, Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC

Wrapped in Tradition: The Chihuly Collection of American Indian Trade Blankets, El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, TX and The Museum of Art at Washington State University, Pullman, WA
2007 Chihuly at the Conservatory: A Garden of Glass, Phipps Conservatory, Pittsburgh, PA
Wrapped in Tradition: The Chihuly Collection of American Indian Trade Blankets, Louisiana State Exhibit Museum, Shreveport, Louisiana Mayborn Museum Complex, Waco, Texas
2006 Glass in the Garden: Chihuly at the Missouri Botanical Garden, Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MS
Chihuly at the New York Botanical Garden, New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY
Fiori: A Chihuly Garden of Glass, Franklin Park Conservatory, Columbus, OH
Mille Fiori with Fire Red Tower, Children's Museum of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN
2005 Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Chihuly at Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, CO
Gardens of Glass: Chihuly at Kew, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Surrey, UK
Chihuly in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, MI
Chihuly at Fairchild: A Garden of Glass, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Coral Gables, FL
2004 Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Chihuly Across Florida: Masterworks in Glass at the Orlando Museum of Art and the Museum of
Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL and Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, FL
Chihuly in the Garden, Atlanta Botanical Garden, Atlanta, GA
Wrapped in Tradition: The Chihuly Collection of American Indian Trade Blankets, Durham Western Heritage Museum, Omaha, NE, C.M. Russell Museum, Great Falls, MT, Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, KS, and Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, OK
Dale Chihuly at the Reading Public Museum: A Celebration in Glass, Reading Public Museum, Reading, PN
Chihuly: Los Angeles, Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Malibu, CA
2003 Color and Light: Chihuly at the Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, Frederik Meijer Gardens, Grand Rapids, MI
Chihuly: Seaforms, Mary Brogan Museum of Art and Science, Tallahassee, FL and Southwest School of Art & Craft, San Antonio, TX
Fire and Ice: Dale Chihuly, Installation SA, San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX
Mille Fiori, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
Wrapped in Tradition: The Chihuly Collection of American Indian Trade Blankets, Eiteljorg Museum, Indianapolis, IN and Hunter Museum, Chattanooga, TN
Chihuly at the Conservatory, Franklin Park Conservatory, Columbus, OH
Chihuly: The George R. Stroemple Collection, Lakeview Museum, Peoria, IL
2002 Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Chihuly 2002: Salt Lake Olympic Winter Games, Salt Lake Art Center, Salt Lake City, UT
Dale Chihuly: A Gift of Glass, Galérie mesta Bratislavy, Bratislava, Slovakia
Dale Chihuly: An Inaugural Exhibition, Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, OK
Dale Chihuly: Installations, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
Dale Chihuly: The George R. Stroemple Collection, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN
Dale Chihuly: Works on Paper, Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, CA
Wrapped in Tradition: The Chihuly Collection of American Indian Trade Blankets, Tamástslikt Cultural Institute, Pendleton, OR and Washington State History Museum, Tacoma, WA
Chihuly Baskets, Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX and Tyler Museum of Art, Tyler, TX
Chihuly at Vapriikki, Museum Centre Vapriikki, Tampere, Finland
Chihuly 2002, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ
Chihuly: Seaforms, Pensacola Museum of Art, Pensacola, FL
Chihuly, Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art, Marietta, GA
2001 Chihuly: Seaforms, Bowers Museum of Cultural Art, Santa Ana, CA, Springfield Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, MA, and Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester, VT
Chihuly Baskets, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA, Loveland Museum of Art, Loveland, CO, Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, MS, and Tyler Museum of Art, Tyler, TX
Chihuly at the V&A, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England
Form from Fire: Glass Works by Dale Chihuly, Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH
Chihuly: The George R. Stroemple Collection Las Vegas Art Museum, Las Vegas, NV and Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID
2000 Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Chihuly Baskets, Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery, Southern Utah University, Cedar City, UT and
Brigham Young University Museum of Art, Provo, UT
Chihuly: Inside and Out, Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE
Wrapped in Tradition: The Chihuly Collection of American Indian Trade Blankets, American Textile History Museum, Lowell, MA
Chihuly: Seaforms, Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton, MA and Fayetteville Museum of Art, Fayetteville, NC
Dale Chihuly: Installations, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN and Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
Chihuly in Iceland: Form from Fire, Listasafn Reykjavíkur, Reykjavík, Iceland
Reflections of Chihuly: A Naples Museum of Art Inaugural Exhibition, Naples Museum of Art, Naples, FL
Dale Chihuly: On Site, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV
Chihuly: The George R. Stroemple Collection, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
Chihuly: Masterworks in Glass, JamFactory Contemporary Craft and Design, Adelaide, Australia
1999 Chihuly in the Light of Jerusalem 2000, Tower of David Museum of the History of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
Chihuly Baskets, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE and Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND
Chihuly: Glass Master, Hsinchu Municipal Cultural Center, Hsinchu, Taiwan
Chihuly: Macchia, Northwest Art Center, Minot State University, Minot, ND, North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, ND and Rourke Art Gallery, Moorhead, MN
Chihuly: Seaforms, Palmer Museum of Art, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PN and Indianapolis Museum of Art, Columbus Gallery, Columbus, IN
Dale Chihuly: Installations, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan, Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach, VA, and Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Charlotte, NC
Dale Chihuly: Masterworks in Glass, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia
Chihuly: The George R. Stroemple Collection, California Center for the Arts, Escondido, CA
1998 Alaska Baskets, Skagway Museum and Archives, Skagway, AK
Chihuly Baskets, West Sound Arts Council, Bremerton, WA and Alaska State Museum, Juneau, AK
Chihuly Over Venice, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH
Chihuly: Seaforms, Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT, and Ball State University Museum of Art, Muncie, IN
Dale Chihuly: Installations, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
Dale Chihuly: On Site, Albuquerque Museum of Art and History, Albuquerque, NM
The Magic of Chihuly Glass, Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
Montana Macchia, Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT, Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art, Great Falls, MT, Hockaday Center for the Arts, Kalispell, MT, and Custer County Art Center, Miles City, MT
Dale Chihuly, University Art Gallery, University of California–San Diego, La Jolla, CA
Chihuly: The George R. Stroemple Collection, Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH
Dale Chihuly: Venetians, Providence Athenaeum, Providence, RI
1997 Alaska Baskets, Carrie M. McLain Memorial Museum, Nome, AK, Pratt Museum, Homer, AK, Valdez Museum and Historical Archive, Valdez, AK, and Tongass Historical Museum, Ketchikan, AK
Chihuly Baskets, Allied Arts Association, Richland, WA and Prichard Art Gallery, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID
Portes Ouvertes, Les Verreries de Vianne, Vianne, France
Chihuly: The George R. Stroemple Collection, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
Chihuly Over Venice, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. and Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
Chihuly: Seaforms, Middlebury College Museum of Art, Middlebury, VT, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY, and Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY
Dale Chihuly: Installations, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, TN, and Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Four Acts in Glass: Installations by Chihuly, Morris, Powers and Vallien, American Craft Museum, New York, NY
The Magic of Chihuly Glass, Kobe City Museum, Kobe, Japan and Suntory Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan
1996 Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Alaska Baskets, Alutiiq Museum and Archaeological Repository, Kodiak, AK, Sheldon Jackson Museum, Sitka, AK, and Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center, Haines, AK
Chihuly: alla Macchia, Brevard Museum of Art and Science, Melbourne, FL and Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI
Chihuly Baskets, Art Museum of Missoula, Missoula, MT, Schneider Museum of Art, Southern Oregon State College, Ashland, OR, University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie, WY, and Scottsdale Center for the Arts, Scottsdale, AZ
Chihuly Over Venice, Venice, Italy, and Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art & Design, Kansas City, MO
Dale Chihuly: On Site, Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA
1995 Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Chihuly: alla Macchia, Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, FL and Grace Museum, Abilene, TX
Chihuly Baskets, Washington State Historical Society Museum, Tacoma, WA, Maryhill Museum of Art, Goldendale, WA, and Sheehan Gallery, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA
Chihuly: Form from Fire, Saint John’s Museum of Art, Wilmington, NC
Chihuly in New Zealand: Glass and Works on Paper Hawke’s Bay Exhibition Centre, Hastings, New Zealand Auckland Museum, Auckland, New Zealand
Dale Chihuly, Jundt Art Museum, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA
Dale Chihuly: Installations, Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage, AK and San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
Dale Chihuly: On Site, Jacksonville Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville, FL
Chihuly Exhibition, National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin, Ireland
1994 Chihuly: alla Macchia, Austin Museum of Art–Laguna Gloria, Austin, TX
Chihuly Baskets, North Central Washington Museum, Wenatchee, WA and Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, Port Angeles, WA
Chihuly: Form from Fire, Philharmonic Center for the Arts, Naples, FL, Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, and Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida Center for the Arts, Vero Beach, FL
Chihuly: Glass in Architecture, Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Dale Chihuly: Installations, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX and Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
Chihuly in New Zealand: Glass and Works on Paper, Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, Waikato Museum of Art and History, Hamilton, New Zealand, Otago Museum, Dunedin, New Zealand, Robert McDougall Art Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand, and Manawatu Museum, Palmerston North, New Zealand
Dale Chihuly: Pelléas and Mélisande, Renwick Gallery, National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
1993 Chihuly: alla Macchia, Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Beaumont, TX
Chihuly in Australia: Glass and Works on Paper, Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, Australia, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, Scitech Discovery Centre, Perth, Australia
Chihuly: Form from Fire, Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL, and Museum of Arts and Sciences, Daytona Beach, FL
Dale Chihuly: Installations, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
Dale Chihuly: Virtuose Spiele in Glas, Altes Zeughaus Landenberg, Sarnen, Switzerland and Historiches Museum, Sarnen, Switzerland
1992 Chihuly Courtyards, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, HI
Dale Chihuly: Glass, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
Dale Chihuly: Installations 1964-1992, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA and Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
Dale Chihuly: Venetians, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany, Nationaal Glasmuseum, Leerdam, The Netherlands, and Museum voor modern kunst, Oostende, Belgium
Dale Chihuly, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH
Niijima Floats, American Craft Museum, New York, NY
1991 Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Chihuly: Venetians, Uměleckoprůmsylové muzeum, Prague, Czech Republic and Röhsska Konstslöjdmuseet, Göteborg, Sweden
Dale Chihuly / Klaus Moje, Glasmuseet Ebeltoft, Ebeltoft, Denmark
Chihuly: Works on Paper, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
1990 Chihuly: Glass Master, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Santiago, Chile
Dale Chihuly: Japan 1990, Azabu Museum of Arts and Crafts, Tokyo, Japan
Dale Chihuly: Persians, Hudson River Museum of Westchester, Yonkers, NY
1989 Chihuly: Persians, Society for Art in Crafts, Pittsburgh, PA and Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, MI
20ª Bienal Internacional de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
1988 Chihuly: Persians, DIA Art Foundation, Bridgehampton, NY
Dale Chihuly: Objets de Verre, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal and Musée d’Unterlinden, Colmar, France
1987 Chihuly: A Decade of Glass, Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK and Art Museum of Western Virginia, Roanoke, VA
Dale Chihuly: Objets de Verre, Musée Matisse, Le Cateau–Cambrésis, France
1986 Chihuly: A Decade of Glass, Brunnier Art Museum, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC, Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, MI, and Musée des Arts Décoratifs de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Dale Chihuly: Objets de Verre, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Palais du Louvre, Paris, France

1985 Chihuly: A Decade of Glass, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AK, Madison Art Center, Madison, WI, Palmer Museum of Art, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, and University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
1984 Chihuly: A Decade of Glass, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA and Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX
Dale Chihuly: Recent Works in Glass, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
1983 Dale Chihuly: Recent Works in Glass, Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO and Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA
1982 Dale Chihuly: Glass, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
Dale Chihuly: Recent Works in Glass, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ and San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA
1981 Dale Chihuly: Glass, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
1980 Dale Chihuly: An American Glass Artist, Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel
Dale Chihuly: Recent Works, Fine Arts Center Galleries, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI
1979 Dale Chihuly/VIDRO, Museu de Arte de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
1978 Baskets and Cylinders: Recent Glass by Dale Chihuly, Renwick Gallery, National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
1976 Dale Chihuly: Glass Cylinders, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT
Dale Chihuly: Indian Blanket Cylinders, David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University, Providence, RI and Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI
1975 Dale Chihuly: Indian Blanket Cylinders, Museum of Fine Arts, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT and Institute of American Indian Art Museum, Santa Fe, NM
1971 Glass Environment: Dale Chihuly & James Carpenter, Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York, NY
1967 Dale Chihuly, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2009 Group Exhibition: Making Worlds, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
2008 Summer Show 2008 - Marlborough Chelsea, New York City, NY
FLUX - Reflection in Contemporary Glass - New Mexico Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
Group Show - Marlborough Chelsea, New York City, NY
The Secret Garden @ Iveagh Gardens - Solomon Gallery, Dublin
2007 Not really so simple: sculpture from the permanent collection - Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art - SMoCA, Scottsdale, AZ
Shy Boy, She Devil, and Isis: The Art of Conceptual Craft. Selections from the Wornick Collection - MFA - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA
Simply Red - The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA
Group show - Etienne Gallery, Oisterwijk
2006 Seven Rooms Seven Artists - L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
Exposition de groupe / Group exhibition - Marlborough Monaco, Monaco
A Transparent Legacy - Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
Glass - Material Matters - Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
2005 The Super Bowl Show: Still Life Prints, Drawings, Photographs and Vessels - The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
Dual Vision - The Simona and Jerome Chazen Collection - Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, WI
Works on Paper - Marlborough New York, New York City, NY
A kind of magic - The art of transforming - Kunstmuseum Luzern, Luzern
Sculpting in Glass - Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art, Evanston, IL
2004 Clay Glass Wood Metal Fiber: Selections from The Contemporary Museum - The Contemporary Museum Honolulu, Honolulu, HI
Through American Eyes: Two Centuries of American Art from the Huntington Museum of Art - Taft Museum of Art, Cincinnati, OH
American Studio Glass - A Survey of the Movement - Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY
Glass - The RISD Museum - University of Rhode Island, Providence, RI
Masters of their Craft - Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN
2003 Exposition de groupe / Group exhibition - Marlborough Monaco, Monaco
American Studio Glass - A Survey of the Movement - Fairfield Center for Contemporary Art, Sturgeon Bay, WI
Melodrama - MARCO Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Vigo
2002 From Tiffany to Chihuly: 20th century art glass - Collection of Mrs Ray Smith,Jr - Haggerty Museum of Art, Milwaukee, WI
Melodrama - Lo excesivo en la imaginación posmoderna - ARTIUM Centro-Museo Vasco de Arte Contemporáneo, Vitoria-Gasteiz
1999 The Art of Craft - The de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
On the Ball - The Sphere in Contemporary Sculpture - DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
1989 20° Bienal de São Paulo - Bienal de São Paulo, São Paulo

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Ikebana Glass on Glass Painting (DCHI 0559), 2018