Houston Glass News
Fall 2010

  • Houston Studio Glass
            --Next Studio Open House
            --Artful Corner, Houston TX
  • Houston Center for Contemporary Craft:
            --CraftTexas 2010
            --Convergence II
  • Wade Wilson Gallery:   Dante Marioni
  • Artful Corner:    Celebrating The Wonders Of Glass with Dick Moiel and Kathy Poeppel
  • Hanson Galleries:   Afro Celotto
            --Spotlight on Clay
            --Spotlight on Metal
  • American Craft Week:  1 - 10 October 2010
  • Holocaust Museum Houston:  NEVER LET IT REST  
  • Paperweight Collectors Association - TX:  Next meeting 17 - 19 September 2010
  • Hooks-Epstein Galleries:   Toots Zinsky, Bertil Vallien
  • Gene Hester:  Patricio Flores Neighborhood Library
  • Ellen Abbott & Marc Leva
  • Dixie Friend Gay:  Texas A&M University Galveston  -  Ocean & Coastal Studies Building
  • Glass Classes:  Exciting New Workshops
            --Hot Glass Houston:  Eco Artist Erwin Timmers ---- Susan Taylor Glasgow
            --Art Glass Experience:  Now taking reservations for Holiday Craft Parties
            --Sand-n-Fire Studio:  Glassblowing begins in October

  • Houston Studio Glass
    Studio Open House -- December 3 - 5, 2010
    Mark Your Calendars !!!!

    The Artful Corner
    Celebrating American Craft Week
    The Wonders of Glass
    over 40 works by
    Richard Moiel & Kathy Poeppel
    1 - 31 October 2010

    Richard Moiel & Kathy Poeppel
    CraftTexas 2010

    Juried by Gail M. Brown, independent curator of contemporary craft from Philadelphia, PA; Cindy Hickok, internationally acclaimed fiber artist from Houston, TX; and Paula Owen, president of the Southwest School of Arts and Crafts in San Antonio, TX, and a practicing artist.
    25 September 30 December
    Opening Reception:
    Friday, 24 September
    5:30 8:00 PM

    Dante Marioni
    Wade Wilson ART
    7 September - 2 October 2010
    Opening Reception:
    Friday, 10 September
    6 - 9 pm

    Artist Reception:
    Saturday, 25 September
    5 - 8 pm

    Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

    CraftTexas 2010
    25 September 30 December
    Opening Reception:
    Friday, 24 September
    5:30 8:00 PM
    Photos courtesy of Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

    Convergence II
    Glass-bead Jewelry Inspired by Persons of Fact and Fiction
    25 September 30 December
    Opening Reception:
    Friday, 24 September
    5:30 8:00 PM
    Rowan Van Der Hold         Photo by Jerry Anthony

    Holocaust Museum Houston
    Hans Molzberger
    15 April - 3 October
    "A unique instalation in the exhibit combines a window from the sinagogue in Salzwedel with galss artwork produced by master glass-blower and Houston-area Holocaust survivor Rubin Samelson, who is working with Molzberger and his HBU students to develop the exhibit."

    Hanson Galleries
    Afro Celotto
    Show closing
    4 September
    Congratulations to Hanson Galleries
    Retailer of the Year 2010
    awarded by Niche magazine
    Spotlight on Clay
    with Clay Houston members
    Opening: Friday, 1 October, 5 - 8 pm
    Demonstrations: Saturday, 2 October, 12 - 4 pm
    Spotlight on Metal
    with Houston Metal Arts Guild
    Opening: Friday, 8 October, 5 - 8 pm
    Both shows will run through 7 November 2010

    Link to details
  • 18 Hands Gallery
  • Hanson Galleries
  • Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
  • Houston Metal Arts Guild
  • Nichole Dittman Jewelry Designs
  • Artful Corner

  • Paperweight Collectors Association of Texas
    Next Meeting:   17 - 19 September, 2010
    Speakers:   Gary McClanahan
    accompanied by Mabel and Marge McClanahan.
    Austin Airport LaQuinta Inns & Suites
    7625 E. Ben White Blvd. (TX Hwy. 71)
    Austin, TX

    Hooks-Epstein Galleries
    Bertil Vallien
    works in cast glass,
    can now be seen in the gallery
    Mark your calendars
    19 February 2011
    Toots Zinsky

    Gene Hester
    Liz Conces Spencer

    Fused glass panels commissioned by Houston Arts Alliance for Houston Public Library were permanently installed at the
    Patricio Flores Neighborhood Library.
    A treasure for Houston's Second Ward.
    Gene Hester's
    donation to the

    Furniture, Arts & Decor Expo Auction
    28-29 August 2010
    George R. Brown Convention Center

    Ellen Abbott & Marc Leva
    Catch up on all the news from their studio lives.
    Studio construction
    Wax model making
    AND...Check out what's new at
    Ellen's blog.

    Dixie Friend Gay
    Syncopation Sea
    and Benthic Zone

    Texas A&M   -   Galveston
    Galveston Arts Center
    thru 3 October
    Mural Studies 19982009
    Three murals of tumbled smalti, cast glass and ceramic commissioned by Texas A&M University Galveston for the new Ocean and Coastal Studies Building were installed this summer.

    Glass Classes ----- In Houston ----- 2010
    Hot Glass Houston
    Bullseye Kiln-Glass Resource Center's Preferred Partner in Houston
           --Kiln Formed Glass.

           --Recycled Glass Workshop with Eco Artist Erwin Timmers
                         October 23-24 & November 6  [Details]

           --Imagery & Text on Glass with Susan Taylor Glasgow
                                December 1-5  [Details]

    Art Glass Experience
           --Karen Bobetic - Fusing, Kiln working, etching, & more.
                  Call now to schedule your Holiday Craft Party.
                  Make one of a kind art glass treasures to give as gifts
      Introduction to Kiln-Forming:    Part 1 - Sept. 11, 12 & 18  OR  Nov. 13, 14 & 20
      Intermediate Kiln-Forming:    Part 2 - Oct. 2 & 9
      Fusing Dichroic Jewelry and Wire-Wrapping:    Sept. 21, 22 & 23
      Reactive Chemistry with Fused Glass:    Sept. 19  OR  Nov. 21
      Fused Strip Bowls 101:    October 25, 27 & 28
      Painted Landscapes with Glass and Enamels:    Oct. 10 & 17  OR  Nov. 12 & 19
      Geometric Fused Glass Bowls:     Sept. 15  OR  Nov. 5
      Fused Glass Christmas Ornaments:    Oct. 6 OR Nov. 3  OR  Dec.2

    Sand-n-Fire Studio
           --Rick Clark - Glassblowing, Flameworking, Fusing
           Fall Glassblowing session begins 15 October

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