August 9, 2019

This October I'll be heading west to visit the University of Oregon in Eugene and then up to Portland to give a talk at the ISC--International Sculpture Conference.  My talk, "Encountering Sculpture in the Digital Age," will look at recent artists who are interested in...

August 9, 2019

For those of you interested in new talent (or who gets media attention), you might want to check out the NYTimes magazine on 15 New Creative Talents.  There are two ceramic artists featured.  One is Brian Rochefort, whose work I saw in Venice early in the summer.  He m...

August 9, 2019

Please check out my feature-length article on the early twentiety-century French glass artist Maurice Marinot.  This will be published in the upcoming Fall issue of Glass Quarterly.  I saw the wonderful show of his in Venice at Le Stanze del Vetro (The Glass Room)...

August 9, 2019

We the People is the name of a show my summer students and I saw at the Albright-Knox in Buffalo.  It was comprised of recent additions to their collection that commented on the issue of identity.  

Liza Lou’s Carbon/Solid (2012-14) looks like a black monochro...

August 9, 2019

California-based artist Pae White constructed a glass brick wall on the grounds of Le Stanze del Vetro (The Glass Room) in Venice during this year's

 Biennial.  Qwalala is over 200 feet in length and is a serpentine structure whose form and structure mimic that of a riv...

August 9, 2019

A big shout out to all my students who took the summer courses.  And, special thanks for two students, Bradley Howes and David Kwak, who gave demonstrations to their colleagues who had never seen glass being blown or experienced throwing clay.  

April 3, 2019

This summer join me in Contemporary Projects in Art.  This class 

will happen between

June 10-28; and you receive 4 college credits.

This course will investigate critical issues in the contemporary art world in a global, cultural context.  We will root these rec...

April 3, 2019

I saw Mexican ceramic artist Gustavo Pérez' exhibition at the San Francisco Museum of Craft and Design in February. His Self-Portrait in Black and White was a wonderful selection of series that included vessel forms that morphed in shape.  It is difficult to find infor...

April 3, 2019

Last week, I listened to Japanese artist and educator Rui Sasaki as she unveiled her Rakow Commission at the Corning Museum of Glass at a Behind the Glass lecture.  The installation is in a darkened room with hundreds of rain drops made from phosphorescent glass suspen...

April 3, 2019

Matt Wedel's new exhibition, On the Verge, is being shown at the Louisiana State University Museum of Art this month through the summer.  If you are close by--take it in.  And, if you are not traveling to New Orleans...you can still see Matt's work in my summer class....

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