The 147th weekly edition of Bill’s glass interest newsletter

18 May

The 147th weekly edition of Bill’s glass interest newsletter.

Headlines

  • Next Toledo Art Loop May 18 – Tonight!
  • River House Arts to Show Work by Joanna Manousis – Opening Tonight!
  • Charlyn Reynolds Residency at Melting Point May 18-22 – Starting Today!
  • BGSU Team Performances in Brooklyn, Norfolk – Saturday!
  • GlassWeekend ’17, June 9-11 at WheatonArts – Expanded!
  • Joseph Cavalieri Returns to Teach at Glass Axis – New!
  • Job Opportunities – New!
  • Fantastical Creatures at Glass Axis
  • Sten Neuber Cupcakes on Cover of Museum Store Catalog
  • Kristine Rumman in TUMI Feature
  • Regional Glass Artists in Ohio Craft Show
  • Henry Ford Hosts Distinguished Glass Artists This Summer
  • Liberty Museum Shows Glass Produced by LGBTQ+ Community
  • Christina Bothwell and Robert Bender in Dearborn
  • Leana Quade Exhibition in Pittsburgh
  • Summer of Glass Again at Fort Wayne Museum
  • Habatat’s 45th Glass International Award Exhibition Continues
  • Glass Included in 20 North Gallery Exhibition
  • Hawk Galleries Showing Group of Five
  • Upcoming at the Glass Pavilion

 

Next Toledo Art Loop May 18 – Tonight!

  • Downtown Toledo’s Art Loop continues from 5:30 to 9 p.m. today, May 18
  • The theme for the event this month is “Film Loop”
  • Gathered Glassblowing Studio will continue its Hot Glass Cold Beer Cool Music series with a demo by Joel O’Dorisio, artist, lecturer in glass and arts village director at Bowling Green State University; back by popular demand to provide live music will be Old State Line
  • River House Arts will open a solo exhibition of work by Joanna Manousis (see more below)
  • 20 North Gallery will also be open to show its current exhibition of new and existing works by eight artists of the Toledo area who have served as shining lights in the local arts landscape and beyond, three of whom work in glass (see more below)
  • http://theartscommission.org/

 

River House Arts to Show Work by Joanna Manousis – Opening Tonight!

  • River House Arts, 425 Jefferson, Toledo, will have an exhibition of selected works in glass, bronze and mixed media by Toledo resident Joanna Manousis from May 18 through June 17
  • Nature Morte: Joanna Manousis, her largest solo exhibition to date, will include brand new work produced during her 2017 GAPP residency at the Toledo Museum of Art
  • There will be an opening from 6 to 9 p.m. today, May 18, during the Art Loop
  • http://www.river-house-arts.com/exhibitions and http://www.joannamanousis.com/

 

Charlyn Reynolds Residency at Melting Point May 18-22 – Starting Today!

  • Charlyn Reynolds, aka Charky, will be guest artist at the Melting Point in Sedona, Ariz., May 18‑22; according to a Melting Point post on Facebook, Reynolds is expected to make some beautiful glass animals
  • Charlyn Reynolds is an artist and teacher with a background in drawing and glass sculpture
  • She studied fine art and glassmaking at Illinois State University and continued her studies in glass with artist John Miller
  • Originally focused on drawing, Reynolds continues to incorporate drawing into her work in glass
  • She lived and worked in Toledo for a time where she was a hot shop technician and teacher at the Toledo Museum of Art
  • She has also served as a gaffer/narrator aboard ship with the Corning Museum of Glass program and is currently a graduate student at the University of Texas at Arlington
  • In Sedona, Reynolds will reunite with friend Austin Littenberg, a BGSU graduate who formerly worked at TMA when Reynolds did and is now a glassblower, instructor and designer at The Melting Point

 

BGSU Team Performances in Brooklyn, Norfolk – Saturday!

  • Alli Hoag and several BGSU students will participate in a performance event at UrbanGlass in Brooklyn, N.Y., and the upcoming Glass Art Society conference in Norfolk, Va.
  • The performance at UrbanGlass will take place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, May 20
  • Bylta is a performance team of glass artist and assistant professor, glass Alli Hoag and musician/pianist Tinna Thorsteinsdottir
  • Sending is their new show, combining real time sounds from glass blowing, sculpture-making and composition with the student body of the Glass Department of Bowling Green State University
  • https://www.urbanglass.org/events/detail/bylta
  • The performance also travels to the GAS Conference in Norfolk, Va. June 1-3

 

GlassWeekend ’17, June 9-11 at WheatonArts – Expanded!

  • According to the organizers, GlassWeekend ’17, June 9-11 at WheatonArts in Millville, N.J., is going to be very special this year
  • Featured artists Shelley Muzylowski Allen, Rik Allen and Matthew Szosz will be doing special demos for GlassWeekend attendees
  • And now, Lucio Bubacco has been added to the featured artist list
  • There are wonderful programs lectures, and museum exhibitions
  • Galleries will be showing contemporary glass and jewelry, and there will be a special international exhibition featuring work from 13 countries outside the U.S.
  • http://www.wheatonarts.org/calendar-eventon/glassweekend-17/

 

Joseph Cavalieri Returns to Teach at Glass Axis – New!

 

Job Opportunities – New!

 

Fantastical Creatures at Glass Axis

 

Sten Neuber Cupcakes on Cover of Museum Store Catalog

  • Gluten Free hand blown glass cupcakes by artist Sten Neuber are on the cover of the Museum Store’s spring/summer 2017 catalog
  • Neuber has been working in glass since 2002, first beginning at the Toledo Museum of Art in the after school teen program
  • After studying Glass Art at both Kent State and Bowling Green State University; receiving her BFA in glass from BGSU, she spent two months in Venice, Italy studying glassblowing under Mattia Salvadore
  • She currently works as a studio technician, glass instructor and a public demonstrator at the Toledo Museum of Art, as well as a hotshop assistant and cold shop manager for artist Matt Paskiet
  • http://tmastore.org/000134.html

 

Kristine Rumman in TUMI Feature

  • There is an amazing video on YouTube now featuring Toledoan Kristine Rumman
  • The feature is part of a series created by TUMI, a leader in suitcases and travel luggage
  • The company recently started a video series titled “Perfecting the Journey” to celebrate its 19 Degree metal shell campaign; TUMI’s 19 Degree Aluminum Carry-On is seen several times in the video
  • The message: travel is not just a utilitarian experience, but more a way to emotionally connect people to their own personal journeys
  • Rumman is seen at several glass hot spots in Toledo including the Glass Pavilion and Gathered Glassblowing Studio
  • Check out Suha Araj‘s Perfect Journey featuring Rumman at: http://tinyurl.com/lov5f7o

 

Regional Glass Artists in Ohio Craft Show

  • Glass artists Jonathan M Capps, Shawn Messenger and Matthew J Paskiet have work in “The Best of 2017” exhibition now open at the Ohio Craft Museum in Columbus
  • The 34th annual juried exhibition showcases contemporary fine craft by 51 artists and continues through June 18
  • Juror Bill Griffith, artist, educator and administrator at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinburg, Tenn., selected 70 works in clay, glass, metal, wood, fiber and mixed media from over 200 entries
  • Thirteen were selected for awards of excellence in the 34th annual members’ competition, organized by Ohio Designer Craftsmen
  • Messenger and Paskiet work in Toledo and Holland, Ohio, respectively
  • Capps lives in Columbus, Ohio where he teaches as a faculty lecturer in the Department of Art at The Ohio State University
  • To see the online gallery of work in the exhibition, visit: http://tinyurl.com/mn86vv6

 

Henry Ford Hosts Distinguished Glass Artists This Summer

  • The Henry Ford Museum of Innovation in Dearborn, Mich., has invited distinguished glass artists to work in the Greenfield Village Glass Shop alongside their staff artists
  • The program allows Greenfield Village guests to see internationally renowned artists in action as they demonstrate how contemporary artists work, implement designs, collaborate and meld concepts into the physical
  • The next artists scheduled to work in the Glass Shop are Herb Babcock, June 6-10; Marc Petrovic, July 25-29; and Janusz Poźniak, Aug. 22-26
  • The program also had Hiroshi Yamano in the Shop, May 1-5
  • To see a short video of Yamano in the Glass Shop, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jGsfZmO8uAI&feature=youtu.be

 

Liberty Museum Shows Glass Produced by LGBTQ+ Community

  • The National Liberty Museum in Philadelphia will host the nation’s first museum exhibit of studio glass works produced exclusively by artists of the LGBTQ+ community
  • The exhibition is a celebration of identity and freedom that will showcase the diverse subjects, method and styles explored by these glass artists
  • Transparency will include works by Nancy Callan, Joseph Cavalieri, Pearl Dick, Sarah Gilbert, Kim Harty, Joshua Hershman, Jenny Pohlman & Sabrina Knowles, and Tim Tate
  • Transparency is a part of NLM Celebrates Pride Month, a month-long series of highlighted exhibits and special events that celebrates the LGBTQ+ community
  • An opening reception will be held from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Friday, June 9
  • http://tinyurl.com/lkdbbpq

 

Christina Bothwell and Robert Bender in Dearborn

  • An exhibition of recent work in glass by Christina Bothwell and her husband Robert Bender is on display through July 14 at the Alfred Berkowitz Gallery, 3rd Floor Mardigian Library, University of Michigan-Dearborn
  • http://library.umd.umich.edu/berkowitz/

 

Leana Quade Exhibition in Pittsburgh

  • Leana Quade, who had a GAPP residency at TMA in recent years, has an exhibition at the Pittsburgh Glass Center through July 30
  • The exhibition features three main components—time, tension and transformation; these themes are explored in a variety of ways including demonstration, projection and installation
  • https://www.pittsburghglasscenter.org/calendar/2017/5/5/states-of-flux

 

Summer of Glass Again at Fort Wayne Museum

  • The Summer of Glass exhibition will be back again this summer at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art in Fort Wayne, Ind., June 24 through Sept. 10
  • The featured exhibition will show work by Brent Kee Young
  • Also included will be winners from the 45th International Invitational Award Exhibition; a third group show will include studio glass from around the world
  • http://www.fwmoa.org/Exhibitions?Type=Upcoming

 

Habatat’s 45th Glass International Award Exhibition Continues

  • The 45th Annual International Glass Invitational at Habatat Galleries in Royal Oak, Mich., will remain on view through July 21
  • Habatat’s Glass International is the oldest and largest annual exhibit focused on studio glass in the U.S. http://www.habatat.com/

 

Glass Included in 20 North Gallery Exhibition

  • 20 North Gallery, 18 N. St. Clair Street, has an exhibition of new and existing works by eight artists of the Toledo area who have served as shining lights in the local arts landscape and beyond, three of whom work in glass
  • The artists are: Aaron Bivins, Michelle Carlson, David J. Eichenberg, Philip Hazard (neon), Kelly Sheehan (painted glass), Michael Sheets, Dennis Wojtkiewicz and the late Tom McGlauchlin (various glass processes)
  • The exhibition continues through June 30
  • An online exhibition catalogue is available at http://tinyurl.com/kus6bc4

 

Hawk Galleries Showing Group of Five

  • The current exhibition at Hawk Galleries in Columbus is Treasures in a Technicolor Space, featuring glass artists Shane Fero, Stephen Powell, Josh Hershman, Alison Ruzsa and David Norton

 

Upcoming at the Glass Pavilion

  • Glass artist John Kiley, a native of Seattle now living in San Francisco, will have a GAPP residence 23-30, with a lecture at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 25 http://www.johnkiley.com/