Heart of Glass - Blenko Glass

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Saturday, October 08, 2016

GAS Glass Art Society

Member artist applications accepted from September 15-November 15, 2016
September 15, 2016 – The Glass Art Society (GAS), in partnership with Glass Wheel Studio, is pleased to announce a call to eligible member artists for the 2017 GAS Member Juried Exhibition. The exhibition will take place from May 27– July 16, 2017 at Glass Wheel Studio in Norfolk, Virginia, and will be a highlight of the 46th annual GAS conference, Reflections from the Edge: Glass, Art, and Performance
The GAS Member Juried Exhibition is designed to showcase the excellence and diversity of work created by Glass Art Society members. A professional jury will determine featured works on the basis of originality, craftsmanship, and the creative exploration of the material of glass. Prizes will be awarded to select artists.
“The Glass Art Society has over 2,000 members from all over the world. Many are incredibly gifted artists that work in a wide range of glass traditions and innovative techniques,” says Pamela Koss, executive director of the Glass Art Society. “We are absolutely thrilled to be showcasing the work created by our accomplished membership at next year's GAS Member Juried Exhibition in Norfolk."
“Glass Wheel is excited to partner with the Glass Art Society for this unprecedented juried exhibition,” says Cheryl White, director of Glass Wheel Studio. “We cannot wait to share the work of GAS’s many talented member artists with the thriving community of glass lovers here in Norfolk.”
Applications from eligible GAS members at the Individual Membership level and above, working in all glassmaking processes and those documenting glass-related performance pieces, will be accepted from September 15-November 15, 2016 through the Glass Art Society website at http://www.glassart.org/MemberExhibition.html. Please see the webpage for details regarding eligibility, size restrictions, shipping, sales, entry fee and additional guidelines.

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