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Richard Satava

Satava Art Glass Inc.

"I am outside all the time; my studio is open and part of the natural setting around it. My designs are related to nature, since it is where I like to be. I pay particular attention to vivid colors, high-quality craftsmanship, and the feeling that a design captures. "

Master glass artist Richard Satava is inspired by what he sees around him every day. From the landscapes he observes to the fascinating images he envisions from the depths of the ocean, Satava finds plenty to spur his creativity.

Satava blends centuries-old techniques and modern sensibilities to create original designs in glass. While on the blowpipe, a piece is transformed using exclusive color formulas, then shaped and blown without the use of molds, and finally signed, dated, and numbered. Satava's brilliant colors coupled with his ability to achieve remarkable detail and dimension bring his much sought-after creations to life.

Richard Satava was introduced to glassblowing in 1969 while in high school in Pacifica, California. He then studied art and glassblowing at the College of San Mateo and California State University, Chico, where he was also a technician for the glass shop. In 1977, he established his own glass studio, Satava Art Glass, in Chico, Northern California.

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Petroglyph Rock—Cougar
Art Glass Paperweight

$ 210 - $ 256
$ 178.50 - $ 217.60
Petroglyph Rock—Kokopelli
Art Glass Paperweight

$ 210 - $ 256
$ 178.50 - $ 217.60
Eagle Petroglyph Paperweight
Art Glass Paperweight

$ 210 - $ 256
$ 178.50 - $ 217.60
Feathered Female Deity Petroglyph Paperweight
Art Glass Paperweight

$ 210 - $ 256
$ 178.50 - $ 217.60
Petroglyph Rock—Bull
Art Glass Paperweight

$ 210 - $ 256
$ 178.50 - $ 217.60
Petroglyph Rock—Eagle
Art Glass Paperweight

$ 210 - $ 256
$ 178.50 - $ 217.60
Running Warriors with Bows Petroglyph Paperweight
Art Glass Paperweight

$ 210 - $ 256
$ 178.50 - $ 217.60
Petroglyph Rock—Running Antelope
Art Glass Paperweight

$ 210 - $ 256
$ 178.50 - $ 217.60
Shield Warrior Petroglyph Paperweight
Art Glass Paperweight

$ 210 - $ 256
$ 178.50 - $ 217.60
Kokopelli Petroglyph Paperweight
Art Glass Paperweight

$ 210 - $ 256
$ 178.50 - $ 217.60
Heartline Bear Petroglyph Paperweight
Art Glass Paperweight

$ 210 - $ 256
$ 178.50 - $ 217.60
Red Nautilus on Sapphire Paperweight
Art Glass Paperweight

$ 265
$ 225.25
Red Nautilus on Cream Paperweight
Art Glass Paperweight

$ 265
$ 225.25
Moon Jellyfish Side Swimmer
Art Glass Paperweight

$ 840
$ 714
Moon Jellyfish Small
Art Glass Sculpture

$ 420 - $ 466
$ 357 - $ 396.10
Moon Jellyfish Medium
Art Glass Sculpture

$ 840 - $ 886
$ 714 - $ 753.10
Moon Jellyfish Double
Art Glass Sculpture

$ 4,050
$ 3,442.50
Selected Exhibitions & Awards
Jellies: Living Art Exhibit, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey, CA, 2002-2006
Collections
Permanent Collection, McConnell Foundation, Redding, CA, 2003
Permanent Collection, Crocker Museum, Sacramento, CA, 2010
Permanent Collection, James Snidle Fine Arts, San Francisco, 2006
Worlds Within Exhibit, Permanent Collection, Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY, USA, 2006