Northwest Ohio Glass Interest Newsletter, Issue 308

June 18, 2020

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Northwest Ohio Glass Interest Newsletter, Issue 308

Bowling Green, Ohio 6/18/2020–Welcome to the 308th edition of the Northwest Ohio Glass Interest Newsletter.


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  • SOFA Chicago is Cancelled
  • Toledo Museum of Art Reopens – New!
  • TFAS Returns with TFAS100+3
  • Andy in Diskies at Glass Axis
  • WGS Contemporary Hosts Two Shows – New!
  • AACG Wisconsin Series Continues at Bergstrom-Mahler – Today!
  • Gathered Glass Hello Neighbor Display
  • Habatat Galleries (Florida) Features Dan Dailey – New!
  • Tesuque Glassworks Reopens
  • Pittsburgh Glass Center Streaming – New!
  • Galleries Reach Out With Virtual Tours and Catalogs – Updated!


SOFA Chicago is Cancelled 

  • AACG will hold its Board meeting online


Toledo Museum of Art Reopens – New!

  • Tuesday, June 23, 2020
  • Not all galleries or buildings will be open
  • A museum pass is required to enter for both members and non-members
  • Go to to get a pass
  • TMA has transitioned to a cashless pay environment
  • [email protected]


TFAS Returns with TFAS 100+3:  Call for Entries 

  • 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 

  • Andy Hudson, one of three founders of Glass Axis Galleries will display a sampling of his work over 35 years.
  • Through August 1, 2020
  • See  the virtual tour
  • [email protected]


WGS Contemporary Hosts Two Shows – New!

  • Click-It! featuring artworks by some of the most exciting and inspiring artists, with a broad spectrum of works that showcase the current trends in art and the media specific works.
  • Artists in the show include: Teri Bailey, Jennifer Caldwell, Jason Chakravarty, Cheryl Derricotte, Sean Donlon, Sean Hennessey, Joseph Ivacic, Michael Janis, Carmen Lozar, Tim Tate, Erwin Timmers, and Jeff Zimmer.


  • Artists For Racial Justice – a fundraiser where the proceeds for the work sold will be donated to the organizations “Color of Change ” and the “NAACP”
  • Using our community’s focus on love and support, we want to use art as a tool for healing and peace to help at this time.


AACG Wisconsin Series Continues at Mergstrom-Mahler – Today

  • Deanna Clayton will give a Facebook presentation on Thursday June 18, 2020 6 pm
  • [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 

  • 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 Galleries (Florida) Features Dan Dailey – New!

  • Virtual exhibition of his Individual Series
  • Opening Monday, July13, 2020
  • [email protected]


Pittsburgh Glass Center Streaming – New!

  • Streaming Live Again on Friday July 3, 2020 6 pm
  • Tune into Facebook Live for a virtual Hot Jam glassblowing demonstration
  • [email protected]


Galleries Reach Out With Virtual Tours and Catalogs – Updated

  • The following galleries have alerted us to their virtual tours and catalogs
    • Sandra Ainsley Gallery features Preston Singletary’s Humanity at the Crossroads, Saturday, June 20, 1 pm EDT.  RSVP to [email protected]
    • Schantz Galleries: Studio Focus|Hiroshi Yamano [email protected]
    • Habatat Galleries Estates (Michigan)
    • Now featuring work by Alex Bernstein, Janusz Walentynowicz, Shayna Leib, Joel Philip Myers, Daniel Clayman, and Matthew Curtis