There are still spaces available in some of our week-long intensive glassmaking classes this summer at The Studio! For our first week of summer classes (June 3-8), we have spaces available in Treg Silkwood’s course on hot glass sculpting, Denise Stillwaggon Leone’s class on using different cold methods to apply graphics to glass, and Dane Jack’s course on using cane in blown glass forms.
Photos: Untitled by Treg Silkwood, Untitled by Denise Stillwaggon Leone, and Untitled by Dane Jack (Photo by Jessi Moore).
Artist-in-residence Sarah Briland has been creating molds of materials like bubble wrap and foam bedding and casting glass into them. The finished glass forms imagine materials made by humans as future fossils. Stay tuned for more updates on Sarah’s residency!
Curator and scholar Crawford Alexander Mann III has been researching 19th century Venetian glass in the Rakow Library as part of the David Whitehouse Research Residency for Scholars. His work looks at Venice’s 19th century glass revival was a catalyst for achievements in painting and printmaking by authoritative American artists. Learn more about his work in an informal, lunchtime lecture today at the Rakow Library 12-1 pm.
Glassmaker and sculptor Norwood Viviano has been researching ephemera relating to American glass companies and towns that grew around them as part of the David Whitehouse Research Residency for Artists. Norwood will be using this research to inform a new body of his work. Hear more about this project and Norwood’s work in an informal, lunchtime lecture at the Rakow Library Thursday, May 16 12-1 pm.