Fuel Their Fire IV


Fuel Their Fire offers a unique opportunity to sponsor one of these fantastic artists for a Visiting Artist Residency in the Museum of Glass Hot Shop. The base cost for each Artist Residency starts at $25,000. Bidding to sponsor an Artist Residency starts at $10,000.

BIDDING TIME FRAME: The Fuel Their Fire IV auction is now closed

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  • The opportunity to work with the artist to select one piece from the Residency for your collection*
  • The opportunity for you and your family and friends to spend time with the artist at Museum of Glass during the Residency 
  • Recognition on our website, in the Hot Shop, and on the live stream during the Residency


  • Bids must be placed during the bidding time frame by phone, at 253.284.4744.
  • Bids will be taken from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Pacific Time, every day throughout the bidding time frame. Should you call after hours, you may leave a voicemail, which will be monitored regularly.
  • You may call or email to monitor auction progress. You are not required to place a bid when calling or emailing with inquiries.
  • You will be notified promptly if someone outbids you.
  • You may enter a proxy maximum bid up to which you are willing to bid, and that amount with be honored in the auction. 
  • You may bid with family or friends to support your favorite artist. The pool will only receive one piece from the Residency. 


  • Residency bids begin at $10,000 and continue in increments of $1,000.
  • You may open the bidding at any amount you would like at or above $10,000 and can continue to bid in any increment you would like that is at or above $1,000.

*Some pieces will require extensive finishing beyond the Residency and may not be available for several months.  








Shelley Muzylowski Allen

April 6 - 10, 2016

Steffen Dam and Micha Karlslund

April 13 - 17, 2016

Amber Cowan

May 4 - 8, 2016

Marta Klonowska 


Judith Schaechter

May 25 - 29, 2016

Ann Gardner

June 8 - 12, 2016

Nick Mount and Richard Marquis

June 22 - 26, 2016 

Kait Rhoads

November 16 - 20, 2016 

Karen Willenbrink-Johnsen

July 13 - 17, 2016

Brendan Fernandes

August 31 - September 4, 2016

David Huchthausen 

October 12 - 16, 2016

James Mongrain

October 19 - 23, 2016



If you have any questions please email fueltheirfire@

or call 253.284.4744.



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