Theft halts documentary on local artist

Two Mercer Island High School graduates, Denny Chapin and Jason Gamrath, class of 2005, are putting together a documentary film, entitled “GLASS.” It is about Gamrath, Islander artist, as he strives toward a successful career as a glass sculpture artist. They hope to enter it into the Seattle International Film Festival in January 2014.

With 80 percent of footage for the documentary shot, Chapin’s car was broken into and his video equipment was stolen. They have launched a kickstarter campaign, with accompanying videos, to raise funds to replace the equipment so that they can complete the project:


We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

Read the Oct 19
Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Browse the archives.

Friends to Follow

View All Updates