Tim Tate (Washington, DC 1960 - )


Tim Tate has been called the "Stieglitz of the glass genre... the artist who dragged glass from the genre of craft into the genre of fine arts." Tate is the co-founder of the Washington Glass School and Studio. Tim’s work is in the permanent collections of a number of museums, including the Smithsonian's American Art Museum and the Mint Museum. He is the subject of several articles in American Style, American Craft, and Sculpture magazines, as well as the Washington Post and Times newspaper reviews. He was also the 2010 recipient of the prestigious Virginia Groot Foundation award for sculpture.

He taught in Istanbul in August 2007 and at Penland School on several occasions. In 2009 he received an award from the Museum of American Glass in New Jersey as one of the “Rising Stars of the 21st Century”. He received his Fulbright Award from Sunderland, University in England in 2012. He is also the founder of “Glass Secessionism”. Tim shows his work at numerous International Art Fairs, such as ArtBasel Switzerland, Art Miami, SOFA and Frieze, London.

Work Selection

Tim Tate - Hashtag–Identity in the 21st Century

Hashtag–Identity in the 21st Century

Tim Tate - Twitter–Power in the 21st Century

Twitter–Power in the 21st Century

Tim Tate - Summer of Love

Summer of Love