Northwest Ohio Glass Interest Newsletter, Issue 272

10 Oct

Bowling Green, Ohio 10/10/2019 – Welcome to the 272nd edition of the Northwest Ohio Glass Interest Newsletter.

Headlines

  • Arts Commission Opens Hot Glass 2019
  • Lumina at Luhring Augustine – New!
  • Jaime Guerro at Pittsburg Glass Center
  • Toledo Federation of Art Societies Show at Lourdes University
  • Schantz Galleries Showing New Work by Bertil Vallien – New!
  • Emerge/Evolve 2018 @ Belleview Arts Museum
  • Bergstrom-Mahler Features Wisconsin Glass Artists – Now!
  • John Drury Workshops at Glass Axis
  • DMG School Project Offers Glass Immersion Weekend – New!
  • Pittsburgh Glass Center Announces One-Week Intensives
  • SOFA Gallery List – New!
  • Meredith Wenzel in Racine Art Museum Exhibition
  • Fort Wayne Museum of Art Presents Three Exhibitions – Now!
  • JB Squared at River House Arts
  • Urban Glass Symposium
  • Call for Artists: Mini Vitro at Glass Axis
  • Museum of Glass Slates Upcoming Artists
  • Arts Commission Opens Hot Glass 2019

  • October 7 through November 7, 2019 5:30 – 9 pm Free admission
  • Open to the public, 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
  • 300 Madison, downtown Toledo
  • For Art Loop, October 17th, the exhibition will be open 5:30 – 9:00 pm Free admission
  • Gala and auction November 8, 2019 5:30- 8:30 pm Tickets required
  • After-party hosted by The Chop House
  • https://theartscommission.org/
  • Lumina at Luhring Augustine – New!

  • Ritsue Mishima’s sculptures arise from an intuitive knowledge of the medium’s reactive qualities, their dynamism translating through ever evolving biomorphic forms and a fluid sense of movement. Her sculptures are exquisite both in their textural details and subtle refractions, with light or luminance being at the heart of her virtuosic practice.
  • Closing Saturday, October 26, 2019
  • [email protected]
  • Jaime Guerro at Pittsburg Glass Center

  • Award winning artist and sculptor Jaime Guerrero explores the fragility of life as it relates to the current United States border crisis, with its influx of refugees and asylum seekers being met with fear, separation, and oftentimes a much harsher reality than they could have imagined.
  • October 4, 2019 through January 26, 2020
  • [email protected]
  • Toledo Federation of Art Societies Show at Lourdes University

  • “The Tradition Continues” a multi-media exhibition of local artists
  • Canticle Center Gallery, Lourdes University in Sylvania
  • Mondays through Fridays 10 am – 4 pm open to the public
  • Celebrating 100-year history of local art and artists
  • tfas100.org
  • Schantz Galleries Showing New Work by Bertil Vallien – New!

  • Journey of the Soul
  • October 4 – November 3, 2019
  • [email protected]
  • Emerge/Evolve 2018 @ Belleview Arts Museum

  • Opening October 3, continuing until January 12, 2020
  • The tenth installment of Bullseye Glass Company’s biennial, juried competition for rising talent in kiln-glass, with evolving work from former Emerge finalists.
  • Bullseye Projects parterning with Belleview Arts Museum
  • https://www.bellevuearts.org
  • Bergstrom-Mahler Features Wisconsin Glass Artists – Now!

  • The exhibit includes the work of artists Eoin Breadon, Beth Lipman, Chuck Savoie, Deanna Clayton, Keith Clayton, Stephanie Trenchard, Michael Meilahn, Wes and Wesley Hunting, John Littleton and Kate Vogel, Kristin Thielking and Lisa Beth Robinson, Jeffrey Stenbom, Lisa Koch, David Huchthausen, Kent Ipsen, Harvey Littleton, Audrey Handler, Marvin Lipofsky, and Doug Johnson.
  • Opens October 10, 2019
  • [email protected]
  • John Drury Workshops at Glass Axis

  • Use Your Head!
  • Artist, author, curator and instructor John Drury offers an overview, the material characteristics of glass – cold, warm, hot – to move beyond the craft of glassmaking, to the creation of Art – with a capital “A”. John has been the recipient of the prestigious Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant (1997) and has written more than 85 feature articles and reviews for Glass magazine.
  • November 11 – 15, 2019 5 – 10 pm
  • November 16, 2019 10 – 6 pm
  • [email protected]
  • DMC School Project Offers Glass Immersion Weekend – New!

  • Glass Immersion Weekend with John Miller
  • Playing With Patterns
  • November 8 – 10, 2019
  • https://dmgschoolproject.org/product/glass-immersion-weekend-with-john-miller/
  • Pittsburgh Glass Announces One-Week Intensives

  • Workshops from January 6 to January 10, 2020
    • Furnace Forming: Instructor Dan Friday
    • https://www.pittsburghglasscenter.org/classes/furnace-formed
    • Structural Flameworking: Instructor Kit Paulson
    • https://www.pittsburghglasscenter.org/classes/structural-flameworking
    • Vessel Forms and Glass Powders: Amanda Simmons
    • https://www.pittsburghglasscenter.org/classes/vessel-forms-and-glass-powders
  • Workshops from March 9 to 13, 2020
  • Creating Dimension: Instructor Paul Messink
  • https://www.pittsburghglasscenter.org/classes/creating-dimension
  • Finding Form-Hot Sculpting Techniques: Instructor Jack Gramann

  • https://www.pittsburghglasscenter.org/classes/finding-form-hot-sculpting-techniques
  • SOFA Gallery List – New!

  • https://www.sofaexpo.com/gallery-list
  • Opening Night Preview Thursday, October 31, 2019 5 – 9pm
  • VIP Ticket Holders Only 5 – 9pm
  • Public Preview 7 – 9pm
  • Friday, November 1 | 11am – 7pm (10 – 11am VIP hour) | All Ticket Holders
  • Saturday, November 2 | 11am – 7pm (10 – 11am VIP hour) | All Ticket Holders
  • Sunday, November 3 | 12 – 6pm | All Ticket Holders
  • Festival Hall, Navy Pier, 600 East Grand Avenue, Chicago, IL
  • [email protected]
  • Meredith Wenzel at Racine Art Museum Exhibition

  • Objects Redux: 50 years after Objects: USA defined American craft
  • September 21, 2019 to January 5, 2020
  • ramart.org
  • Fort Wayne Museum of Glass Presents Three Exhibitions – Now!

  • Michael Estes Taylor: Voyage of Varieties
  • Bertil Vallien: Vessels of Time
  • 47th Annual International Glass Award Winners, in partnership with Habatat Galleries
  • Closing November 17, 2019
  • https://www.fwmoa.org/
  • JB Squared at River House

  • John Brekke and Jane Bruce
  • New works in glass and extended media
  • [email protected]
  • Urban Glass Symposium

  • 2019 Robert M. Minkoff Foundation Academic Symposium
  • Issues in Glass Pedagogy: Criticism, Critique, and Critical Thinking
  • October 24 – 26, 2019 in New York City
  • Will examine the importance of constructive critical dialogue in the success of individual artists and the overall field.
  • [email protected]
  • Call for Artists: Mini Vitro at Glass Axis

  • November 15, 2019 to January 4, 2020
  • All pieces must be for sale at their Holiday Sale on December 13, 2019
  • Details and specifications at
  • [email protected]
  • Museum of Glass Slates Upcoming Artists

  • The following artists are scheduled at the Museum of Glass:
    • Michael Schunke: October 9 – 13, 2019
    • Ned Cantrell: October 16 – 20, 2019
  • [email protected]