2012 Programs & Events
AMERICAN STUDIO GLASS
"Celebration 50/ Forward"
June 29, 30 & July 1, 2012
10am to 5pm each day
Join us for a weekend of experimentation and camaraderie in celebration of 50 years of American Studio Glass.
Stephen Paul Day
Isabel De Obaldia
Throughout the weekend free-flowing, ongoing hot glass demonstration and exhibitions will commemorate the 50th anniversary of contemporary glass. A dynamic team of artists, led by special guests Paul Marioni, Richard Marquis and Paul Stankard will reflect on the past, collaborate in the present and ponder the future of art made glass.
Special presentations include:
Toledo Workshop Revisited, a film presentation by Andrew Page, Editor, Glass Quarterly, Saturday, 12:30 to 1:45pm hosted by the Robert M. Minkoff Foundation
Artist Roundtable discussion, moderated by Andrew Page, Sunday, 10 to 11:30am.
Hot Glass Demonstrations
Friday, June 29, 10am to 5pm
Saturday, June 30, 10am to 12pm and 2pm to 5pm
Sunday, 12pm to 5pm
Studio events and presentations are open to the public with general admission. Students are welcome!
Advanced reservations are NOT requested or required. General Admission (10am-5pm) is $10 at the door per day (free for members, $7 for students with a valid ID).
Bring-your-own picnic lunch or enjoy a bite from The Sweets Suite Bake Shoppe Cafe on location.
Friday June 29
10am-12pm: Dick Marquis, Tina Aufierow w/ Deb Czeresko, Paul Marioni, Isabel DeObaldia
1pm-5pm: Tina Aufierow, Paul Stankard, Stephen Paul Day, Pike Powers
Saturday June 30
10am-12pm: Tina Aufierow, Rob Wynne, Jim Harmon, Hank Adams
2pm-5pm: Dick Marquis and Paul Marioni Collaboration, Jim Harmon, Mark Zirpel, Stephen Paul Day
Sunday July 1st
10am- 12pm: Round table discussion moderated by Andrew Paige
1pm-5pm: Mark Zirpel, Dick Marquis, Deb Czeresko, Paul Stankard, Isabel DeObaldia
(Please note guest artists and program times are subject to change without notice.)
Exhibitions at WheatonArts:
"PIONEERS OF AMERICAN STUDIO GLASS: Edris Eckhardt, Maurice Heaton, Frances and Michael Higgins" and
CELEBRATING 50 YEARS: AMERICAN STUDIO GLASS in the Museum of American Glass through Dec. 31, 2012 MORE>>
THE FIRE CONTINUES The Gallery of Fine Craft. Through July 1, 2012. MORE>>
Funding had been made possible in part by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/ Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts and funds from the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation. WheatonArts receives funding through a grant from the New Jersey Department of State, Division of Travel and Tourism, the Arts Alliance for Contemporary Glass and the Robert M. Minkoff M. Foundation.