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Emily Carlson

Stained glass studio owner, artisan, Solstice Stained Glass in Chicago

Stained Glass

PRESENTED ON DEC 02, 2014
IN CHICAGO @ VOL 32

Emily Carlson is passionate about making, stained glass and chocolate.  Here she talks about the creation of the centerpiece window for a Chicago temple.

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Glass and Paint

BY JAKE ZOLLIE HARPER AND AMADA MILLER
@ VOL 9 ON FEB 19, 2013

Jake Zollie Harper, a glass artist, and Amada Miller, a graphic artist and painter, showcase their work and discuss their collaborative projects with other local artists.

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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." 

 

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Hobby Lobby

BY MARTIN MATHES
@ VOL 11 ON MAR 07, 2015

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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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.

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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.

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Glass - The Material

BY ADÉLA NOVOTNÁ
@ VOL 3 ON FEB 19, 2016

Adéla Novotný talks about glass as a material.

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Jan Falta's Glass Works

BY JAN FALTA
@ VOL 3 ON FEB 19, 2016

Czech glass artist Jan Falta presents about his work.

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Jangling Space

BY BRIAN MORGAN
@ VOL 31 ON APR 20, 2017

Jangling Space – a space where community meet, talk, imagine, share and DO. The DOING is important – we make tangible products that have meaning. We do it ‘out in the open’ so that people’s curiosity is aroused. These products – made from glass and ceramics – link back to an older Glasgow. We can still see remnants of that time with us today, in stained glass and wally tiles. We seek to find that beauty again. Our products, each and every one, contain a physical aspect of Glasgow. Each product has a story – and so do its makers. We attempt to help people feel like they belong – Jangling Space is a cooperative – and therefore it follows values and principles that cherish learning, cooperation, participation, democracy. 

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The Transformative Power Of Glass

BY PEARL DICK
@ VOL 40 ON NOV 29, 2016

Artist and Educator Pearl Dick uses glassblowing to empower at risk youth in Chicago.