Due to the pandemic GANM has suspended all in person events. There are many wonderful online happenings, for your convenience we have listed them here on our calendar.
A number of galleries are doing regular Zoom live tours of artist studios and showing artist's works through online video presentations. Most require an RSVP to get the Zoom link.
Lucy Lyon : A studio Tour
GANM board member Lucy Lyon creates intimate, highly expressive glass sculptures that show with both nuance and impact the interactions between two or more people, in a variety of settings. You can see what the figures are feeling; you can easily imagine what they are saying.
Go here for a fascinating tour of Lucy’s studio and a close-up look at the multistep process by which she creates her work remarkable work.
Other recent videos posted there include an intriguing look at lampworking with Donna Nova, this month’s featured interview by Leslie Walker-Hirsch with Native glass artist Carol Lujan, and interviews with Linda Mae Tratechaud, Cia Thorne, Prairie Dog Glass, Steffen Plistermann.
Lois Manno has published a new e-book titled, “Exploring Modeling Glass: The Basics and More.” 81 pages, 160 images and seven complete step-by-step projects. Go to modelingglass.com for details or contact Lois directly.
Artists Sunday is a new, free, nationwide marketing program encouraging consumers to shop with artists and craftsmen. The new campaign is designed to make the Sunday after Thanksgiving the arts’ most profitable day of the year this holiday season. They are partnering with cities, agencies, states, counties and non-profits across the country to help artists.
GANM has been invited to join as a partner and encourage artists in our community to participate. Partnership details are here.
Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass
Ongoing on Fridays for Members Only
Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass is hosting an every Friday meet-up via Zoom focusing on artists, museums and collectors. Stay in touch by tuning in to this regular event. Click here for details.
Corning Museum of Glass
Corning Museum of Glass has started a “Watch the Artist” series to keep interactions between those interested in the glass arts and artists moving ahead during this difficult time. They also offer “Top 10 ways to experience the museum digitally” and virtual tours of the galleries. Click here for details.
The Getty Museum
The Getty Museum is offering digital access to the 5000+ glass pieces in its collection online. Digitized books on glass art are also available. Click here for details.
Canadian Guilde of Crafts
Showcase of 17 glass artists entitled “Light on Glass”; September 17 - November 22 at La Guilde Gallery in Montreal, Qc with a virtual opening exclusively for those who receive an online invitation. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and invitation or at their website laguilde.com.
The following are sites/videos that should be of interest to keep up with what is going on in the Glass Arts community.
Other places you might look at for glass videos, lectures, demonstrations, exhibit openings and more…
Blue Rain Gallery
Videos, lectures, workshops
Montgomery Museum of Fine Art
Palm Springs Art Museum
Smithsonian American Art Museum (Renwick Gallery)
Morean Arts Center – Chihuly Collection
Permanent Chihuly collection
Asheville Art Museum
Videos, lectures, collection
Toledo Museum of Art
Museum of Glass (Tacoma)
Artist talks, videos, collections