Houston Studio Glass
Fall 2012 Newsletter
  • Houston Studio Glass:   Public Art;  December Open House
  • HCCC:   GLASS GRAPHICA:  Moshe Bursuker & Miguel Unson
                         CraftTexas 2012
  • Hooks-Epstein Galleries:  Group Glass Show
  • Hanson Galleries:  American Craft Week
  • Paperweight Collectors Association - TX:  Art Institute Chicago
  • Ellen Abbott & Marc Leva:  New work
  • Gene Hester:  News
  • Rick Clark:  New Work
  • Leigh Taylor Wyatt:  Happenings at East Side Glass Studio, Austin
  • Glass Art Society:  Celebrating 50 Years of Studio Glass
  • Glass Classes:  Exciting New Workshops
            --Coastal Bend College
            --Sand-n-Fire Studio
            --Hot Glass Houston
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    City of Houston
    Portable Works Collection

    The Civic Arts Program of the Houston Arts Alliance has purchased work for the City of Houston Portable Works Collection. This permanent collection of the Houston Airport System, will showcase the work of local craft artists at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in dedicated display cases (under construction).

    Studio Open House
    November 30 & December 1 - 2, 2012
    Mark Your Calendars !!!!
    Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
    GLASS GRAPHICA: Moshe Bursuker & Miguel Unson
    August 18—October 14
    Opening Reception:
    Friday, 17 August
    5:30 – 8:00 PM
    Miguel Unson, She Won't Look at You   Moshe Bursucker,
    Nature VS Architecture Wave

    CraftTexas 2012
    29 September – 30 December
    Opening Reception:
    Friday, 28 September
    5:30 – 8:00 PM
    Photos courtesy of Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
    CraftTexas 2012 is the 7th in a series of juried exhibitions at HCCC showcasing the best in Texas-made contemporary craft. This year the jurors will be Jean W. McLaughlin, Executive Director of the Penland School of Crafts; Rachelle Thiewes, metal and jewelry artist from El Paso, TX; and Jade Walker, Director of the Visual Arts Center and the Creative Research Laboratory at UT-Austin.
    Hanson Galleries
    American Craft Week
    Theme & Variation in Metal
    October 5 - 14
    ClayHouston Demonstrations
    both locations
    Saturday, October 13th 
    Janell Campbell, 10 Blue Rondel, 27"
    Hooks-Epstein Galleries
    Group Glass Show
    October 20 - November 21, 2012
    Opening Reception:
    Saturday, October 20,  6-8pm

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    Paperweight Collectors Association of Texas
    celebrated the opening of
    Art Institute Chicago's
    Expanded Gallery for
    Arthur Rubloff Collection
    of Paperweights

    Paul Stankard. Honey Bee Swarm with Flowers and Fruit, 2012.
    Ellen Abbott & Marc Leva
    Custom Carved Glass
    Morgan Contemporary Glass
    Oct.5 - Jan. 30, 2013
    Invesco Installation, two 16' x 9' panels,
    sand carved glass
      Reliquary For Memories
    Gene Hester
    Door collaboration with Liz Conces Spencer which will be auctioned at the Habitat for Humanity fundraiser November 7th.   details
                                  Outsmart Article
    Rick Clark

    Solid Glass Guitars
    Full sized, solid cast glass
    in custom designs
    Leigh Taylor Wyatt
    Shara Funari
    East Side Glass Studio, Austin's newest and only public access professional hot glass facility is hopping! Located on the East Side at the end of E. 6th Street, ESGS offers: Classes, One Time Experiences and Private Parties (i.e. Dinner and Demos, Corporate workshops), Build Your Own Mascot (casting), Hot Shop & Cold Shop rental, Hot Glass Cold Beer nights.
    Visit the East Side Glass Studio website for upcoming events!
    Glass Art Society
    We attended the GAS Conference in Toledo in June, commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Toledo Workshops which ushered in the Studio Glass Movement in the U.S.   2012 has been a yearlong celebration of the mystery, magic and wonder of glass.  

    The Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass
    is a great resource for information and a calendar of glass events.
    Pioneers of Studio Glass from corecubed on Vimeo.
    Coastal Bend College
    Glassblowing Workshop: Jayne Durea,
    CBC Students & Visiting Artists

    March 7, 2013
    Beginning Glass Blowing
    Class #1:   May 13 - 16
    Class #2:   May 20 - 23
    Glass Classes ----- In Houston ----- Fall - Winter 2012
       Sand-n-Fire Studio  --  Glassblowing, Flameworking, Fusing
      Rick Clark:  Glassblowing classes beginning this month
                           Contact the studio for a schedule of classes

       Hot Glass Houston  --  Kiln Formed Glass & Cold Working
      Bob Paterson:   The French (Vanilla Vitrigraph) Connection - Oct 14
    Free Range:   The Edgy Randomized Strip Construction - Oct 15 & 17
    Richard Parrish:   Artist Talk & Exhibition - Oct 18, 6:45-8pm
    Richard Parrish:    Bas Relief in Kilnformed Glass - Oct. 19-22
    REACT!:    Dazzling Special Effects in Glass - Oct 23 & 25
    Cynthia Gilkey:    Make your own 8x8 Sushi Plates - Oct. 27
    Cynthia Gilkey:    Design Your Own Glass Platter - Oct 29 & 30
    Lisa Becker:    Casting Fabrick in Glass - November 2,3 & 4
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