The Glass Interest Newsletter, Issue 216

13 Sep

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