Welcome to the 216th edition of the  Glass Interest Newsletter.

Lee & Milt Hakel, Editors

  • Momentum | Hot Glass Exhibition – Now!
  • Culinary Experience – Urgent!
  • Annual Trolley Tour of Cleveland’s Glass Corridor – New!
  • Ken Saunders Gallery Shows “Shadowlands”
  • Swing States: Recent Perspectives in Glass Sculpture from the Middle West – New!
  • Urban Glass Offers Mystery Glass – New!
  • Toledo Honors History with Sculpture
  • Just Local Folk-The Andy Hudson Collection – New!
  • Think/Craft Symposium in Cleveland
  • Habatat Opens StreetKraft Show
  • YaYa Arts Center Features Carlos Zervigon – New!
  • Toledo Arts Commission Announces Momentum Finalists
  • L.H. Selman Ltd. Gallery of Fine Paperweights Celebration of Paperweights
  • Pollack Glass Grand Opening
  • Glass Axis Opens Classy Glassy Cat Show – New!
  • Glass Art Society (GAS) Has Moved
  • Hawk Galleries and James Art Gallery Mount Lino Tagliapietra Exhibit
  • Fire Destroys Bothwell Studio – Update!

 

Momentum | Hot Glass ExhibitionNow!

  • The participating local artists for Momentum | Hot Glass are:
    • Adam Goldberg, Still Life with Decanters
    • Joanna Manousis, Bottled Pear
    • Ken Miller, Crayon Box Drinkware
    • Matthew Paskiet, Spiderweb Punch Bowl
    • Michael Stevens, Cane Pitcher
    • Rebecca Szparagowski, Condensation Series Set
    • Ryan Thompson, 200th Anniversary Stemware
    • Zac Weinberg, Koozies
  • The Toledo Arts Commission, in conjunction with the Toledo Symphony Orchestra and the support of ProMedica and Toledo’s philanthropic community present the second edition of Momentum.
  • September 13 – 15, 2018
  • Exhibition continues until September 21, 2018 Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Opening reception September 13, 5:00 – 7:00 pm
  • $10,000 in prizes awarded on September 13, 2018
  • 200 Madison Lobby Toledo, Ohio

 

Culinary Experience – Urgent!

  • Toledo Arts Commission, Brim House, and Gathered Studio
  • Chef Aaron Lawson will create 8 different, delicious, small plates from the glass furnaces
  • Sunday September 16, 2018, 6:30 – 9:30
  • A few seats left!
  • [email protected]

 

Annual Trolley Tour of Cleveland’s Glass Corridor – New!

  • Art Space Cleveland
  • Saturday, October 6, 2-18 11am to 4pm, $20
  • Benchmark Studios, Petrovic/Pool Studio, Superior Hot Glass, Midtown Studio Glass
  • Reservations: [email protected]

 

Ken Saunders Gallery Shows “Shadowlands”

  • Kate Clements
  • Opening reception Friday, September 7, 2018 5 – 9 pm
  • Show continues until October 27, 2018
  • [email protected]

 

Swing States: Recent Perspectives in Glass Sculpture from the Middle West – New!

  • Curated by Zac Weinberg
  • Jennifer Halvorson (Muncie, IN), Kim Harty (Ferndale, MI), Nate Ricciuto (Columbus, OH), Heather Clancy (Pittsburgh, PA), Joanna Manousis (Maumee, OH), Alli Hoag (Toledo, OH), Sean Merchant (Brunswick, OH), and Mike Stevens (Toledo, OH).
  • September 21, 2018 through October 26, 2018
  • Euclid Avenue Gallery
  • The Sculpture Center, 1834 E. 123rd Street
  • Cleveland, Ohio
  • [email protected]

 

Urban Glass Offers Mystery Glass – New!

  • Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 7 – 9pm
  • Enjoy as evening of mystery, libations, and gorgeous handmade glassware in stunning glass studios.
  • [email protected]

 

Toledo Honors History With Sculpture

  • New sculpture to be installed soon in “Gateway Project”
  • 60+ glass pieces by Jack Schmidt atop metal fabricated by Flatlanders Sculpture Supply
  • Erie and Lafayette street, downtown Toledo

 

Just Local Folk-The Andy Hudson Collection – New!

  • Show and sale
  • Mansfield Art Center, Mansfield Ohio,
  • Opening Sunday September 30, 2018 3 – 5 pm
  • 180+ pieces
  • [email protected]

 

Think/Craft Symposium in Cleveland

  • Glass artists Judith Schaechter and Nate Cotterman (current Penland Resident Artist) will join Glenn Adamson, Elisabeth Argo, Stuart Kestenbaum, Janet Koplos, and Tom Joyce in giving lectures and demonstrations
  • Cleveland Institute of Art September 20-22, 2018
  • Cost is $15 a day or $40 for the whole symposium

 

River North Design District 2018 Fall Gallery Walk

  • On view in Chicago until October 8, 2018
  • 17 design studios plus Rick Beck at Ken Saunders Gallery
  • [email protected]

 

Habatat Opens StreetKraft Show

 

YaYa Arts Center Features Carlos Zervigon – New!

  • Open House and Glass Demo
  • Friday, September 14, 2018 6-8
  • 3322 LaSalle St, New Orleans, Louisianna
  • [email protected]

 

Toledo Arts Commission Announces Momentum Finalists

  • The finalists are:
    • Richard Harned, Invisible Spectrum, pressed glass, lead
    • Loraine Lynn, 85 hours, glass, wood, brick, zip ties
    • Sean Merchant, Salt Box House, float glass, salt, water, steel, wood
    • Catie Newell, EXHALE, ongoing materials: glass, metal
    • Tom Patti, EARTH/SKY, glass, steel
    • Zac Weinberg, Over/Under, blown, cut glass, found lamp, mixed-media.
  • Partnership with Pilkington Glass will lead to new collaborations between applications of glass as an artistic medium and manufacturing processes.
  • Momentum festival September 13-15, 2018
  • [email protected]

 

L.H. Selman Ltd. Gallery of Fine Paperweights Celebration of Paperweights

  • Biennial Event with sale
  • Project Fire’s Pearl Dick, will work together with talented youths
  • September 27 – 29, 2018
  • 410 S Michigan Suite 207, Chicago Illinois
  • www.selman.com

 

Pollack Glass Grand Opening

 

Glass Axis Opens Classy Glassy Cat Show – New!

  • Art sales go to Cat Welfare Association
  • Opening September 14, 2018, 6 – 8 pm
  • Show extends through October 20, 2018 or until all cat glass is sold
  • [email protected]

 

Glass Art Society (GAS) Has Moved

 

Hawk Galleries & James Art Gallery Mount Lino Tagliapietra Exhibit – Now!

  • Hawk Galleries, The James Art Gallery at the James Cancer Hospital, and Richard Solove Research Institute at The Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical Center mount an exhibition works by Lino Tagliapietra.
  • The lobby of The James features a 19-piece Tagliapietra Masai Installation
  • September 13, 2018 – January 15th, 2019
  • Preview Opening: Thursday, September 13,2018
  • Conference Level L066, 460 W. 10th Ave, Columbus, OH, 43210
  • [email protected]

 

Fire Destroys Bothwell Studio – Update!

  • Sculptors Christina and Robert recently lost everything in their barn/studio when it burned to the ground.
  • Heller Gallery, Habatat Galleries, and Austin Art Projects have worked together to create an online exhibition from surviving artworks that are in their three galleries.  All proceeds from sales will go to Christina and Robert. Should you have been considering acquiring a sculpture by Christina this would be a wonderful time to do so! Please feel free to contact any of the three galleries to discuss works or any questions you may have.
  • To view the catalogue:
  • www.austinartprojects.com/attachment/en/535e867196a8372f438b4568/News/5b89b4242cd850007ee563d3

 

 

 

Welcome to the 215th edition of the  Glass Interest Newsletter.

Headlines
• Fire Destroys Bothwell Studio – Update!
• Habatat Opens StreetKraft Show- Now!
• Black Swamp Art Festival – Now!
• Hawk Galleries Opening “Purity”
• Momentum | Hot Glass Exhibition- New!
• Ken Saunders Gallery Shows “Shadowlands”
• Toledo Honors History with Sculpture – New!
• Think/Craft Symposium in Cleveland – New!
• River North Fall Gallery Walk, Chicago
• Toledo Botanical Garden Artisan Village Hosts Arts in the Garden

• Toledo Arts Commission Announces Momentum Finalists
• L.H. Selman Ltd. Gallery of Fine Paperweights Celebration of Paperweights
• Pollack Glass Grand Opening – New!
• Glass Art Society (GAS) is Moving
• Hawk Galleries and James Art Gallery Mount Lino Tagliapietra Exhibit
• Glass Axis Calls for Artists

Fire Destroys Bothwell Studio – Update!
• Sculptors Christina and Robert recently lost everything in their barn/studio when it burned to the ground.
• Heller Gallery, Habatat Galleries, and Austin Art Projects have worked together to create an online exhibition from surviving artworks that are in their three galleries. All proceeds from sales will go to Christina and Robert. Should you have been considering acquiring a sculpture by Christina this would be a wonderful time to do so! Please feel free to contact any of the three galleries to discuss works or any questions you may have.
• To view the catalogue:
• www.austinartprojects.com/attachment/en/535e867196a8372f438b4568/News/5b89b4242cd850007ee563d3

Habatat Opens StreetKraft Show – Now!
• Sept 8, 2018
• The show is open now through October, 2018
[email protected]

Black Swamp Art Festival – Now!
• Music starts on Friday, September 7, 2018 5 pm
• Art show opens Saturday, September 8, 2018 10 am
• Over 100 artists
• Everything is FREE, except the beer
• Glass will be represented along with jewelry, wood, 2-D sculpture, etc.
• http://www.blackswampfest.org/main-stage-schedule/

Hawk Galleries Opening “Purity”
• Peter Bremers and Tobias Møhl
• September 9 – October 28, 2018
• Opening preview Sunday, September 9, 2018, Noon – 2 pm
[email protected]

Momentum | Hot Glass Exhibition- New!
• The participating artists for Momentum | Hot Glass are:
o Adam Goldberg, Still Life with Decanters
o Joanna Manousis, Bottled Pear
o Ken Miller, Crayon Box Drinkware
o Matthew Paskiet, Spiderweb Punch Bowl
o Michael Stevens, Cane Pitcher
o Rebecca Szparagowski, Condensation Series Set
o Ryan Thompson, 200th Anniversary Stemware
o Zac Weinberg, Koozies
• The Toledo Arts Commission, in conjunction with the Toledo Symphony Orchestra and the support of ProMedica and Toledo’s philanthropic community present the second edition of Momentum.
• September 13 – 15, 2018
• Exhibition continues until September 21, 2018 Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
• Opening reception September 13, 5:00 – 7:00 pm
• $10,000 in prizes awarded on September 13, 2018
• 200 Madison Lobby Toledo, Ohio
[email protected]

Ken Saunders Gallery Shows “Shadowlands”
• Kate Clements
• Opening reception Friday, September 7, 2018 5 – 9 pm
• Show continues until October 27, 2018
[email protected]

Toledo Honors History With Sculpture – New!
• New sculpture to be installed soon in “Gateway Project”
• 60+ glass pieces by Jack Schmidt atop metal fabricated by Flatlanders Sculpture Supply
• Erie and Lafayette street, downtown Toledo
• https://toledo.oh.gov/services/public-utilities/engineering-services/anthony-wayne-trail-erie-st-gateway/

Think/Craft Symposium in Cleveland – New!
• Glass artists Judith Schaechter and Nate Cotterman (current Penland Resident Artist) will join Glenn Adamson, Elisabeth Argo, Stuart Kestenbaum, Janet Koplos, and Tom Joyce in giving lectures and demonstrations
• Cleveland Institute of Art September 20-22, 2018
• Cost is $15 a day or $40 for the whole symposium
• https://www.cia.edu/academics/craft-biennial/conference

River North Design District 2018 Fall Gallery Walk
• On view in Chicago until October 8, 2018
• 17 design studios plus Rick Beck at Ken Saunders Gallery
[email protected]

Toledo Botanical Garden Artisan Village Hosts Arts in the Garden
• Free art event
• September 9, 2018 11 am to 4 pm
• 5403 Elmer Drive, Toledo
• Glass Guild is included
• artvillage419.org

Habatat Opens StreetKraft Show – Now!
• Sept 8, 2018
• The show is open now through October, 2018
[email protected]

Toledo Arts Commission Announces Momentum Finalists
• The finalists are:
o Richard Harned, Invisible Spectrum, pressed glass, lead
o Loraine Lynn, 85 hours, glass, wood, brick, zip ties
o Sean Merchant, Salt Box House, float glass, salt, water, steel, wood
o Catie Newell, EXHALE, ongoing materials: glass, metal
o Tom Patti, EARTH/SKY, glass, steel
o Zac Weinberg, Over/Under, blown, cut glass, found lamp, mixed-media.
• Partnership with Pilkington Glass will lead to new collaborations between applications of glass as an artistic medium and manufacturing processes.
• Momentum festival September 13-15, 2018
[email protected]

L.H. Selman Ltd. Gallery of Fine Paperweights Celebration of Paperweights
• Biennial Event with sale
• Project Fire’s Pearl Dick, will work together with talented youths
• September 27 – 29, 2018
• 410 S Michigan Suite 207, Chicago Illinois
• www.selman.com

Pollack Glass Grand Opening – New!
• September 22, 2018, 5 – 9 pm
• Teaming with Beads of Courage
• Demos and music
• 4132 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA
• https://www.pollackglassnola.com/workshops/

Glass Art Society (GAS) is Moving
• As of September 4, 2018
• 2208 NW Market St Ste 200
• Seattle WA 98107
[email protected]

Hawk Galleries & James Art Gallery Mount Lino Tagliapietra Exhibit
• Hawk Galleries, The James Art Gallery at the James Cancer Hospital, and Richard Solove Research Institute at The Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical Center mount an exhibition works by Lino Tagliapietra.
• The lobby of The James features a 19-piece Tagliapietra Masai Installation
• September 13, 2018 – January 15th, 2019
• Preview Opening: Thursday, September 13,2018
• Conference Level L066, 460 W. 10th Ave, Columbus, OH, 43210
[email protected]

 

Glass Interest Newsletter, Issue 210

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Lee and Milt Hakel, Editors,

Northwest Ohio Glass Interest Newsletter

Welcome to the 210th edition of the Glass Interest Newsletter.

Headlines

  • Habatat Showing StreetKraft
  • Levis Commons Fine Art Fair – New!
  • Fort Wayne Museum of Art’s Summer of Glass
  • North Carolina and the Studio Glass Movement
  • Matt Paskiet in North Carolina Show – New!
  • Glass Axis Call for Artists
  • Momentum Gallery Features NW Ohio Artists – New!
  • Job Opportunity at Henry Ford Museum
  • Update from Rebecca Szparagowski – Ohio Arts Council award winner!
  • GAS Appoints Interim Director – New!
  • Update from Zac Weinberg – Ohio Arts Council award winner!
  • International Exposition of Contemporary and Modern Art – New!
  • First annual Sylvania Franciscan Spring Art Festival
  • Glass Axis’ August Summer Intensive: Nature in Glass: Sculptural Bead Techniques in Soft Glass

Habatat Showing StreetKraft

  • August 18 – September 15, 2018
  • International roster of artists who have created colorful, ambitious, vibrant pieces that address urban signage, the fate of cities, mundane detritus, and urban decay. The artists wander, wonder, and use glass to translate their sometimes humorous, sometimes deadly serious, interpretations of the street, and the assembled exhibition is playful, potent, political, and provoking.
  • [email protected]

Levis Commons Fine Art Fair – New!

  • August 18 and 19, 2018, Perrysburg Ohio
  • Saturday 10 – 7 pm and Sunday 11 – 5 pm
  • 130 artists, including glass by Matthew Richards of Perrysburg and other glass artists
  • www.theguild.org/fair/levis-commons

Fort Wayne Museum of Art’s Summer of Glass

· 46th International Glass Invitational Award Winners

  • Organized by Habatat Galleries
  • July 14-September 23, 2018
  • Contemporary glass sculpture in the greater context of international influence with unconventional forms and processes
  • Curator’s tour on August 2, 2018 led by Chief Curator and CEO Charles Shepard
  • www.fwmoa.org

North Carolina and the Studio Glass Movement

  • Exhibit highlights the important role of North Carolina in the nationwide studio glass movement.
  • Live glass demonstrations and hands on glass making at NC Glass Center 10 am – 6 pm
  • 14 Riverside Dr, Asheville NC 28801
  • Runs through October 8, 2018
  • www.exploreasheville.com

Matt Paskiet in North Carolina Show – New!

  • 311 Gallery
  • Landscapes & Seascapes Juried Show 2018
  • September 6-29, 2018, Opening reception September 7, 2018 6-9pm
  • Raleigh, North Carolina

Glass Axis Call for Artists

  • Cat-themed art for Benefit for Cat Welfare Association of Columbus, Ohio
  • Glass art preferred
  • Show opens September 14, 2018
  • “Finished works need to be delivered by September 8th! It is free to submit work to this show! Please email photos and dimensions and price of finished pieces by Labor Day, Sept.3, to [email protected] with “Cat Show” in the subject line!”

Momentum Gallery Features NW Ohio Artists – New!

  • Alli Hoag, Joanna Manousis plus Thor & Jennifer Bueno, Jennifer Halvorson, Andy Paiko, Kit Paulson, Pablo Soto, Tim Tate
  • Now, through August 25, 2018
  • Downtown Asheville, North Carolina
  • momentumgallery.com

Job Opportunity at Henry Ford Museum

  • Full-time glassblower position
  • BFA in Glassblowing or equivalent production shop experience required
  • Located in Dearborn, Michigan
  • For details and to view complete job description and apply:
  • https://www.thehenryford.org/jobpostings    

Update from Rebecca Szparagowski – Ohio Arts Council award winner!

  • “I am happy to announce that I recently won the Best in Glass in the Guild show at the Ann Arbor Art Fair. My piece Accumulation was awarded Best of Show. I also currently have work up at the Ohio State Fair.”
  • Editor’s note: Memory won an award from the Ohio Arts Council for the piece at the State Fair.
  • [email protected]

GAS Appoints Interim Director – New!

  • Brandi Clark has been appointed interim executive director to fill the position recently vacated by Pamela Koss after 14 years.
  • Clark is a native of Texas where she attended Texas A&M University. She has dedicated most of her career to non-profit administration working for arts organizations including the Houston Symphony, Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen, Fifth Avenue Theater and the Pratt Fine Arts Center. Most recently, she was the executive director of the Cascadia Art Museum in Edmonds, Washington.
  • www.glassart.org

Update from Zac Weinberg – Ohio Arts Council award winner!

  • “Young Glass continues at the National Glass Center until 9/29, and I have an unusual piece at the Museum of American Glass in NJ in a show called Symbiotic Spheres: The Interlocking Worlds of Glass, Science and Art, which is up until 12/30. There is an artist reception for Spheres on 8/11 for which I may be present. Joanna Manousis is in that show too.  Also I have a piece up at the Ohio State Fair art exhibition.”
  • Editor’s note: Kitsch Alchemy won an award from the Ohio Arts Council at the State Fair.
  • [email protected]

International Exposition of Contemporary and Modern Art – New!

  • Expo Chicago
  • September 27 – 30, 2018
  • Preview Thursday, September 27, 2018
  • Navy Pier, Chicago Illinois
  • www.expochicago.com

First Annual Sylvania Franciscan Spring Art Festival

Glass Axis’ August Summer Intensive: Nature in Glass: Sculptural Bead Techniques in Soft Glass