Northwest Ohio Glass Interest Newsletter, Issue 309

June 25, 2020

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Northwest Ohio Glass Interest Newsletter, Issue 309

Bowling Green, Ohio 6/18/2020–Welcome to the 309th edition of the Northwest Ohio Glass Interest Newsletter.


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  • SOFA Chicago is Cancelled
  • Toledo Museum of Art Reopened
  • Joseph Cavalieri to Give Two Virtual Lectures at Glass Axis – New!
  • TFAS Returns with TFAS100+3
  • Andy in Diskies at Glass Axis
  • WGS Contemporary Hosts Two Shows
  • Habatat Galleries (Michigan) Offers a Glimpse into the Future of Glass – New!
  • Gathered Glass Hello Neighbor Display
  • Habatat Galleries (Florida) Features Dan Dailey
  • Call for Artists for Mix the Medias!New!
  • Tesuque Glassworks Reopens
  • Pittsburgh Glass Center Streaming
  • Galleries Reach Out With Virtual Tours and Catalogs – Updated!


SOFA Chicago is Cancelled 

  • AACG will hold its Board meeting online


Toledo Museum of Art Reopened

  • Tuesday, June 23, 2020
  • Not all galleries or buildings will be open
  • A free 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]


Joseph Cavalieri to Give Two Virtual Lectures at Glass Axis – New!

  • Marketing for Artists and Advice for Art Residencies
  • Wednesday July 1, 2020 7:00 pm EST 1 1/2 hours plus questions
  • Learn how to promote your exhibitions for the most impact. Includes worksheets on why you need to market, and how to define and promote your unique style, and advice on how to get the most from Instagram. Perfect for artists in any stage of their career.
  • Joseph will also present a second lecture on Advice on Artist’s Residencies. He has attended 16, and has lots of tips and ideas for seeking out a residency yourself.
  • Link and more details will be emailed after purchase of ticket


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

  • 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.


Habatat Galleries (MI) Offers a Glimpse into the Future of Glass – New!

  • 28 well-known artists responded to this query: “We are asking for recommendations of artists that you have experienced and believe they are going to be an important part of the Contemporary Glass Evolution. This is the next generation of artists that are both talented and determined to be imperative in the upcoming decades.”
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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

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


Call for Artists for Mix the Medias! New!

  • Mix the Medias exhibition features pop culture art inspired by comics, movies, and more.
  • This exhibition coincides with SOL CON the Brown, Black, and Indigenous Comics Expo that will take place at Glass Axis. SOL CON artists will be provided comic art for the walls but we need you to fill the rest of our gallery space! Your art can be inspired by comics or any pop culture entertainment. As a glass art facility we would prefer all work to contain some glass elements, however, we want to exhibit as much art for artists as possible during this time, so we are accepting all media entries. Artists receive 60% commission of the pieces sold. No fee to apply.
  • Deadline to enter is July 27, 2020 at midnight.
  • [email protected]


Pittsburgh Glass Center Streaming 

  • 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
    • Schantz Galleries: Studio Focus|Martin Rosol
    • [email protected]
    • Habatat Galleries Estates (Michigan)
    • Now featuring work by Alex Bernstein, Janusz Walentynowicz, Shayna Leib, Joel Philip Myers, Daniel Clayman, and Matthew Curtis
    • net features Tim Tate and Michael Janis
    • Habatat Now, featuring Peter Bremers on net.
    • Live presentation this Saturday, June 27th at 1 PM ET. RSVP_NOW for “Getting Personal with Artist Peter Bremers” via a Habatat Now Zoom event! – Now!


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