Houston Glass News
February 2011

          
  • Houston Studio Glass:    Next Studio Open House
  • Hooks-Epstein Galleries:   Toots Zynsky
  • MFAH
  • Susan Plum
  • Leigh Taylor Wyatt
  • Ellen Abbott & Marc Leva
  • Jennifer Barnds
  • Paperweight Collectors Association - TX
  • Coastal Bend College
  • Glass Classes:  Exciting New Workshops
            --Hot Glass Houston
            --Art Glass Experience
            --Sand-n-Fire Studio

  • We are juggling the schedule for our spring Open Studio event, and will post the details on our website when the date is firm.
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    Houston Innerloop
    Photo Club
    Visits Houston Studio Glass for a morning of glass making.
    Thanks to the enthusiastic audience who generously shared their images.
     Photo courtesy of Debbie Silva

    Hooks-Epstein Galleries
    Toots Zynsky
    19 February  -  19 March
     
    Opening Reception:
    19 February, 6-8pm

     
    Toots Zynsky is known internationally, not only as one of the most innovative voices in the American Studio Glass Movement, but also for her distinctively unique glass vessels...

    Museum of Fine Arts Houston
    Impressionist and Post-Impressionist
    Masterpieces from the
    National Gallery of Art
     
    February 20 - May 23
    Interpretations in glass
     
    White rose
    paperweights & vases
     
    by
    Houston Studio Glass

    Houston mixed-media artist
    Susan Plum
    gave a public lecture at the Corning Museum of Glass, February 10th. Her sculpture, Woven Heaven, Tangled Earth 1999, is a popular and impressive part of the museum's perminent collection.

    Leigh Taylor Wyatt
     
    Will soon complete the installation
    of four glass sculptures in the new
    Texas Children's Hospital
    West Campus

    Ellen Abbott & Marc Leva
    Catch up on the news from their studio lives.
     
    Ohio Craft Museum
    Columbus, Ohio
    AND...Check out what's new at  Ellen's blog.

    Jennifer Barnds
    featured regular at Houston Studio Glass events
    is preparing for a
    solo exhibition at
    Art by Design
    in May
     
    Watch for details

    Paperweight Collectors Association of Texas
    January's meeting brought collectors to Houston
    to hear presentations and view works by:
    Ken Rosenfeld Drew Ebelhare &
    Sue Fox
    Daniel Salazar
    Their next meeting will be in Dallas in June.

    Classes at
    Coastal Bend College
    Beginning Glass Blowing
    Class #1:   May 16 - 19
     
    Class #2:   May 23 - 26

    Glass Classes ----- In Houston ----- 2011
       Hot Glass Houston  --  Kiln Formed Glass & Cold Working
     
      Tony Glander:   Light Images on Glass Feb 26 & 27
    Brad Walker:   The Crackle Texture Process - March 1, 2 & 3
    Brad Walker:   The Incredible Glass Weaving - March 4, 5 & 6
    Eco Artist Erwin Timmers:   Recycled Glass Workshop - March 19 & 20
    Andre Bally:   Sand Blasting & Etching Glass - March 26

       Art Glass Experience
           --Karen Bobetic - Fusing, Kiln working, etching, & more.  713-553-8120
     
     
      Fusing I - Introduction to Kiln-Forming:    March 1, 3, 8 & 10  OR  April 16 & 30
      Fusing II - Intermediate Kiln-Forming:    February 11, 18, 25 & March 4
      Fusing Dichroic Jewelry and Wire-Wrapping:    March 16 & 23
      Fused Strip Bowls - Mini Workshop:    March 9
      Painted Landscapes with Glass and Enamels:    Feb. 19 & 20  OR  Apr. 4 & 11
      Geometric Fused Glass Bowls:     Mar. 6
      Fusing Fundamentals: Making A Fused Glass Clock:    Mar. 22 adn 24 OR Mar. 6
      AND MORE: Sandblasting, Stained Glass, Mosaic Glass, Beadmaking

       Sand-n-Fire Studio
           --Rick Clark - Glassblowing, Flameworking, Fusing
     
           Glassblowing classes through May

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