Martin Mathes is lobbying you to find your hobby, whatever it might be. After retirement, he tried a of hobbies and settled on stained glass. Our venue was perfect for his presentation as it featured some of his stained glass in the windows.
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A Parable About Glass
BY JILL REYNOLDS
@ VOL 5
ON MAR 27, 2014
Jill Reynolds talks about the intersetion of glass and science and glass' essentialness in measuring the natural world. She further relates the idea of glass to human beings in that just as glass "...humans are fragile beings shaped by breath and filled with potential and possibilities."
Through a Glass Lightly
BY AMY ANDERSON
@ VOL 13
ON JUN 05, 2015
Less that 2 weeks before this event Amy Anderson learned that there would be glass art on display in the gallery. She put together this presentation that explores all of the ways we interact with glass - emotionally, spiritually, physically, and many more. I guess all that time spent in libraries (see her previous PK) has paid off.
The Hunt for American Brilliant Cut Glass
BY FRANZ HELLWIG
@ VOL 17
ON MAY 13, 2015
"Upon seeing the green vase, I was speechless. It was wrapped in newspaper dated from 1970 and had been in the attic the entire time. It was a one of a kind piece, and no one knew it existed. After all the wasted trips and false alarms, here I was with one of the greatest discoveries of cut glass."
Franz Hellwig is an avid collector of American Brilliant Cut Glass, an art form and product popular in the United States from 1876-1916. Franz shares with us a bit of the history and methods used by the American artisan to create these pieces of art. Today Franz is considered one of the foremost experts of American Brilliant Cut Glass and travels across the country in search for his next piece.
This was "Presentation of the Day" on Monday, September 21th, 2015.
Glass is HOT!
BY JERRY CATANIA
@ VOL 2
ON AUG 20, 2015
"What began for me and others who participated in a 1972 Chihuly workshop, 40 years later is an amazing expression of the creative spirit captured in glass."
In "Glass is HOT" from PechaKucha St. Joseph Vol. 2 Jerry Catania share's his love for making glass art. He dives into his interesting history of being a student of famed experimental glass sculptor Dale Chihuly and how that experience led him to pioneer and cultivate over a decade of healthy and successful creative workshops and programs with a community that cherishes its new found glass culture in St. Joseph/Benton Harbor, Michigan where he and his wife Kathy run the Water Street Glassworks.
This was "Presentation of the Day" on Tuesday, September 29th, 2015.