GLASS ART SOCIETY ANNOUNCES NAMES OF 46 ARTISTS FEATURED IN THE 2017 GAS MEMBER JURIED EXHIBITION AT GLASS WHEEL STUDIOMay 3, 2017- The Glass Art Society (GAS), in partnership with Glass Wheel Studio, is pleased to announce the names of the 46 participating artists who will be featured in the 2017 GAS Member Juried Exhibition. The exhibition will be on view Saturday, May 27 – Sunday, 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. An opening reception will be held on Friday, June 2 from 6-10 PM and prizes will be awarded to select artists at 7:30 PM.
“The breadth and quality of the works submitted for this exhibition were so impressive,” says Cheryl White, director of Glass Wheel Studio. “Whether experimenting with the technical limits of the glass or using it to explore deeper conceptual themes, GAS member artists are pushing the boundaries of this material in fascinating ways. We cannot wait to showcase these artists in Norfolk.”
The 46 artists featured in the 2017 GAS Member Juried Exhibition are:
Conrad M. Bishop
Cheryl Patrice Derricotte
Jean M. Fernandes
Mollie Marie Hansen
Spencer Pittenger and Gina Zetts
Jenny Pohlman and Sabrina Knowles
Lisa Beth Robinson and Kristin Thielking
Susan Taylor Glasgow and Janis Miltenberger
Louise Thompson and Hanne Enemark
Benjamin Watkins Wright
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