A Glass Pyrograph is made by drawing hot molten glass on heavy paper, leaving the immediate charred tracery of the movement with the heat. It is a way of capturing a fleeting moment and eternalizing it. This new body of work is supported in part by City of Seattle Office of Arts & Culture.
Multi-media artist Etsuko Ichikawa has completed several artist in residence programs at the Pilchuck Glass School and has been recognized by the Andy Warhol Foundation for Visual Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts. She has received numerous grants and awards, including Dave Bown Projects, Pollock Krasner Foundation grant. She has exhibited both nationally and internationally, including The Ueno Royal Museum in Tokyo, the Henry Art Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and Seattle Art Museum.