Glass 2012

Who: DC Glass Works and The artdc Gallery
What: Reception for artdc Gallery Glass Exhibition
Where: The artdc Gallery, 5710 Baltimore Ave., Hyattsville, MD 20871
When: Saturday, August 4, 2012  — Show run from July 22 – August 18th 2012 7pm to 10pm
Web: www.dcglassworks.com and www.artdc.com
Contact us for an appointment.

The artdc Gallery is pleased to announce Glass 2012.  This exhibition highlights work from DC GlassWorks, a glass blowing and sculpture studio. DC GlassWorks is a public access glass studio that fosters a creative community.  It is a forum for exchanging ideas and learning.  They came together to show at the artdc Gallery.  The art exhibited demonstrates that glass has many applications and techniques that vary greatly.  Some of the artists find inspiration in making traditional murano vessels and work to master the archaic art form, while others use it in a much more contemporary manner. This work is evidence of the limitless possibilities of glass.


Karyne Messina


Joe Corcoran

David D’Orio


Scott Mitchell
 “Scott finds glass a unique medium encompassing fine art and the high-wire act of production, integrating the optical effects of transparency and opacity, lens effects, and the intricate chemical reactions that generate color.”
www.foolsnightout.com/Glass

Leo Lex “With a focus on using traditional vessels as a palette, Leo Lex explores color interactions through the medium of blown glass.”
www.lexartglass.com

Pat Burke “Subtlety is not my strong suit.”

Joseph Corcoran 
“I attempt to capture and suspend light providing the catalyst for vibrant color.”
www.josephacorcoran.com

Megan Van Wagoneer: “Everyday objects tell stories.  The bushel basket and the stray potatoes that surround it are part of the narrative of agriculture in the U.S.”
www.meganvanwagoner.com

Steven Jones “1/2 man, ½ chicken (1/2, not so good with fractions).”
www.stevenjones504.com

Chris Stever “Murrine vessels”

Karyne Messina 
“I believe my work originally emerged as a reflection of my intrigue with creatures from the sea.”
www.karynemessina.com

Beth Hess “With these pieces, I use the optics of clear glass to focus attention on lush bits of nature easily overlooked. “
www.wunderaround.com

Dave D’orio “This body of work presents studies and models that imagine systems of organ forms.”
www.daviddorio.com

 

Press:
Hyattsville Patch
East City Art  The artdc Gallery Presents

Against the Grain

The artdc Gallery
Against the Grain Reception
5710 Baltimore Ave., Hyattsville, MD
July 7th, 7-9:30pm

We are pleased to invite you all to the artdc Gallery for the opening reception of “Against The Grain” this Saturday, July the 7th from 7-9:30 pm.

We’ve got wood.  That is, we have a reception for our contemporary sculpture exhibition of 3-d wood objects.

Wood is one of the first materials used by mankind to create art and has been relevant since the beginning.  Today, contemporary wood art has evolved to a new level with the use of modern tools to create sculptures and kinetic works.

The exhibition is entitled, ‘Against the Grain’, as these works rub against the grain of traditional sculpture in a new direction.

This show includes:
Anthony Comes
Camden Place
Emma Holland Denvir
Grayson Heck
Ian McDermott
Kelly Guerrero
Levon Kojoyan
Mark Earnhart
Pat McGowan
Richard Brown
Ryan McKibbin
and Teddy Brice.

As always, there will be light refreshments and snacks.  Neil Cotterill, of Infinite Honey, will performing during the reception.  Please come by and join us at the artdc Gallery for a fun filled night of art and live music.  We, the artists and artdc, appreciate your support.