Northwest Ohio Glass Interest Newsletter, Issue 307

June 11, 2020

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Northwest Ohio Glass Interest Newsletter, Issue 307

Bowling Green, Ohio 6/11/2020–Welcome to the 307th edition of the Northwest Ohio Glass Interest Newsletter.


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  • SOFA Chicago is Cancelled
  • TFAS Returns with TFAS100+3 – New!
  • Andy in Diskies at Glass Axis – New!
  • Gathered Glass Hello Neighbor Display
  • Tesuque Glassworks Reopens – New!
  • Habatat Galleries Michigan to Host Habatat Estates Spectacular
  • Pittsburgh Glass Center Live Streaming
  • Habatat Galleries (Florida)  Reopens – New!
  • Galleries Reach Out With Virtual Tours and Catalogs – Updated!


SOFA Chicago is Cancelled 

  • AACG will hold its Board meeting online


TFAS Returns with TFAS 100+3:  Call for Entries – New!

  • TFAS100+3: Juried Members’ Exhibit is an all-media competition, open to all artists 18 years of age and older in the Toledo, Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan regions, with independent membership and a TFAS artist directory listing on the org website included in the entry fee.
  • Exhibited artwork will be selected by a distinguished guest juror, Brian Byrn, director and curator of Midwest Museum of American Art, Elkhart, Indiana.
  • Exhibit dates are Oct. 9-Dec. 26.
  • The application deadline is 5 p.m., July 3,2020.
  • Juried honors include over $3,000 in awards, with a Purchase Award of up to $1,500. The Purchase Award will enable the acquisition of an outstanding artwork for the prestigious Toledo Federation of Art Societies’ permanent public collection, acquired from 1948 to the present.
  • Applications must be submitted digitally through the org website. A $40 application fee is required for entry. 100% of submission fee income goes to TFAS for the purpose of furthering their community programming.
  • All work must be available for purchase.


Andy in Diskies at Glass Axis – New!

  • Andy Hudson, one of three founders of Glass Axis Galleries, will display a sampling of his 35 years of work
  • June 12 through August 1, 2020
  • Reception with artist’s talk June 22, 2020 6 – 8 pm. Come in person with a mask or see  the virtual tour later.
  • [email protected]


Gathered Glass Hello Neighbor Display 

  • Through June 27, the gallery front windows will display work by Jordan Buschur, James Dickerson, Cyd Gottlieb and Katrina Niswander.
  • 23 N. Huron St., Toledo
  • See more at


Tesuque Glassworks Reopens – New!

  • Charlie Miner and his team have been working and are presenting variations on Charlie Miner’s Chatterly, Fern Bowl and Spring Leaves
  • Restricted hours: 10 – 4 daily; following all CDC guidelines
  • [email protected]


Habatat Gallery Michigan to Host Habatat Estates Spectacular

  • On Saturday, June 13 at 1:00 p.m., be one of the first to see Habatat Silver 2020, an exhibition offering a glimpse into the future of glass.
  • RSVP to [email protected].


Pittsburgh Glass Center Live Streaming 

  • Live streaming demonstration
  • Friday, June 5, 2020 6 -7 pm
  • Hot shop currently is closed to the public
  • [email protected]


Habatat Galleries (Florida) Reopens – New!

  • Gallery reopened June 9, 2020
  • Summer hours Tuesday – Saturday, 12 – 5 pm
  • Featuring work by Elliot Walker, Stephen Pon and Karin Morch
  • [email protected]


Galleries Reach Out With Virtual Tours and Catalogs – Updated

  • The following galleries have alerted us to their virtual tours and catalogs