Spend your summer at The Studio in one of our week-long intensive glassmaking classes. For our second week of classes (June 10-15), we have spaces available in Wesley Fleming and Mike Mangiafico’s flameworking class focused on creating life-like bugs. We also have spaces available in Cédric Ginart and Karina Guévin’s flameworking class June 17-22 and Don Friedlich’s coldworking for jewelry class June 24-29.
Photos: Untitled by Mike Mangiafico, Untitled by Karina Guévin and Cédric Ginart, and Untitled by Don Friedlich.
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.
“New Glass Now,” our global survey of contemporary glass, opens in the Contemporary Art + Design Wing in 8 more days! What better time to introduce our artist-in-residence for this month. Sarah Briland will be working as an artist-in-residence at The Studio and have her work on view in “New Glass Now.” Stay tuned for more updates on her residency!
You never know who you’ll see renting time at The Studio! Martin Janecky is renting time this week to make some of his pieces. If you’re in the area, stop by and watch Martin at work!
Photo: Chris Giordano
Artists-in-residence Pamela Sabroso and Alison Siegel finished their month-long residency at The Studio this week. Here’s one of their pieces in progress: a blown-glass form with flameworked inclusions.
Pick up a new hobby at The Studio this spring! We still have spaces in our weekend workshops for May 11-12 and May 18-19. Check out the list of classes.
Photo: Sway by Jessi Moore, photo by Chris Walters Photography.
Using the single-use plaster molds they prepared earlier in their residency, artists-in-residence Alison Siegel and Pamela Sabroso created blown vessels this week at The Studio.