Category Archive for: ‘MCGAG Member Blog’

Spark the Creative Flame, Paul Stankard

New Book By Paul Stankard

Jane Kaplan sent this announcement about Paul Stankard’s new book: I hope you’ll consider sharing Paul Stankard’s new book, Spark the Creative Flame, Making  the Journey from Craft to Art. By focusing on the work of 12 remarkable artists, along with his own personal experiences, Paul seeks to inspire and inform not only those who work in craft but actually …

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News from Art Palm Beach

Donna Rice sent this report from the fabulous Art Palm Beach show: ART PALM BEACH … Jan.23-27 2014 Art Palm Beach had opening previews at 6 PM on Thursday,  Jan 23,2014 at the Palm Beach County Convention Center.  At the entrance was a large neon sculpture. Glass galleries represented were:Donna Schneier Fine Arts, Manalapan,Fl; Duane Reed Gallery, St Louis , Mo; …

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Chihuly Boat House

Brandie Dunn’s Adventure in Seattle

Brandie Dunn sent us a link to her own blog, describing her solo trip to Seattle and search for Chihuly’s famous Boat House.  She had some great experiences along the way, and describes them with wonderful photos.  To read about all of her adventures, click here:  

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2014 GAS Conference


For the first time in its history, the 43RD annual Glass Art Society Conference will take place in the city of Chicago, offering participants from around the globe the opportunity to hear and interact with some of the greatest glass artists and creators in the world. Chicago will become an epicenter of glass art and design with workshops, demonstrations, special …

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Find Glass Art Wherever You Go

Whenever we travel, we are always looking for glass art.  Usually we search for galleries and art museums that might have exhibits of interest.  But there are other ways as well. Recently we were staying with friends in Ottawa, Canada.  When they heard of our interest in glass art, our hosts immediately went to their computer and did a search …

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Downstate Illinois: New Interest in Glass

We received this message from member Joy Thornton-Walter in Champaign, Illinois: All of the 50th Anniversary celebrations have made downstate Illinois more conscious of glass.  Among the many museum exhibits that David Dunn organized so wonderfully for the AACG, one was in Champaign (Krannert Art Museum) and one in Mt. Vernon (Cedarhurst Center for the Arts).  As you would guess, …

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Slate Grove Everyday Heroes

Communication from Glass Artist Slate Grove

MCGAG member Cheryl Lapin would like to share current information about glass artist Slate Grove.  He gave permission to place the following quotation on the MCGAG website. “I have accepted the job offer of Studio Manager at Urban Glass, but i haven’t started yet.  I will start next week, after Labor Day.  I have been in NYC for about 3 …

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Welcome to our Member Blog!

Many of our members have experiences and information to share. This blog page will entertain and inform as members contribute with their stories, experiences and knowledge.

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