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  • Emily Brown

    Emily Brown

    Longtime Philadelphia artist and painter Emily Brown was invited to explore painting on glass as part of the Emanation 2017 residency and exhibition project at WheatonArts. Here WheatonArts Glass Studio Floor Manager Skitch Manion hand makes a glass cylinder for Emily Brown to use as a “canvas” for her painting.

  • Emily Brown

    Emily Brown

    Longtime Philadelphia artist and painter Emily Brown was invited to explore painting on glass as part of the Emanation 2017 residency and exhibition project at WheatonArts. This image from her studio at WheatonArts shows one technique she used to layout the imagery to be painted onto the hand-made glass cylinder.

  • Emily Brown

    Emily Brown

    Longtime Philadelphia artist and painter Emily Brown was invited to explore painting on glass as part of the Emanation 2017 residency and exhibition project at WheatonArts. Here she reviews a cylinder coming out of an annealing oven in the WheatonArts Glass Studio, which heats the piece to fuse the enamel paint to the glass.

  • Emily Brown

    Emily Brown

    Longtime Philadelphia artist and painter Emily Brown was invited to explore painting on glass as part of the Emanation 2017 residency and exhibition project at WheatonArts. Here she is in her studio at WheatonArts, applying enamel to a hand-made glass cylinder.

  • Emily Brown

    Emily Brown

    Longtime Philadelphia artist and painter Emily Brown was invited to explore painting on glass as part of the Emanation 2017 iresidency and exhibition project at WheatonArts. Here she is in her studio at WheatonArts, applying enamel to a hand-made glass cylinder.

  • Emily Brown Detail

    Emily Brown Detail

    Sycamore, Emily Brown, 2017, enamel on glass, created as part of the Emanation 2017 invitational residency and exhibition project at WheatonArts.

  • Vanessa German

    Vanessa German

    Visual and performance artist Vanessa German from the Pittsburgh neighborhood of Homewood was invited to participate in the WheatonArts art making community as part of the Emanation 2017 residency and exhibition project. Here she is in her studio at WheatonArts, creating the base of one of her power figures.

  • Vanessa German

    Vanessa German

    Visual and performance artist Vanessa German from the Pittsburgh neighborhood of Homewood was invited to participate in the WheatonArts art making community as part of the Emanation 2017 residency and exhibition project. Here she is in her studio at WheatonArts, attaching hand-made glass prayer beads to one of her power figures.

  • Vanessa German

    Vanessa German

    Visual and performance artist Vanessa German from the Pittsburgh neighborhood of Homewood was invited to participate in the WheatonArts art making community as part of the Emanation 2017 residency and exhibition project. She utilizes found objects in her work and is seen here sorting through blue bottles for incorporation into one of her power figures.

  • Vanessa German

    Vanessa German

    Vanessa German standing with one of her power figures.

  • Vanessa German

    Vanessa German

    Visual and performance artist Vanessa German from the Pittsburgh neighborhood of Homewood was invited to participate in the WheatonArts art making community as part of the Emanation 2017 residency and exhibition project. Here WheatonArts Glass Studio Floor Manager Skitch Manion hand makes a glass prayer bead for Vanessa German to incorporate into one of her power figures.

  • Vanessa German Detail

    Vanessa German Detail

    Detail of a power figure in the installation visual and performance artist Vanessa German created as part of the Emanation 2017 invitational residency and exhibition project at WheatonArts.

  • Vanessa German Detail

    Vanessa German Detail

    Detail of a power figure in the installation visual and performance artist Vanessa German created as part of the Emanation 2017 invitational residency and exhibition project at WheatonArts.

  • Therman Statom Working Shots

    Therman Statom Working Shots

    Artist Therman Statom, pioneer of the contemporary glass movement, was invited to participate in the WheatonArts art making community as part of the Emanation 2017 residency and exhibition project. Here he is seen in the WheatonArts Glass studio working on a hand-blown glass face jug for his installation with Studio Floor Manager Skitch Manion and resident artist Madeline Almeida.

  • Therman Statom Working Shots

    Therman Statom Working Shots

    Artist Therman Statom, pioneer of the contemporary glass movement, was invited to participate in the WheatonArts art making community as part of the Emanation 2017 residency and exhibition project. Here he is seen in the WheatonArts Glass studio sketching an image of a hand-blown glass face jug for his installation with resident artist Madeline Almeida.

  • Therman Statom Working Shots

    Therman Statom Working Shots

    Artist Therman Statom, pioneer of the contemporary glass movement, was invited to participate in the WheatonArts art making community as part of the Emanation 2017 residency and exhibition project. Here he is seen in the WheatonArts Glass studio working on a hand-blown glass face jug for his installation with Studio Floor Manager Skitch Manion and resident artist Madeline Almeida.

  • Therman Statom Working Shots

    Therman Statom Working Shots

    Artist Therman Statom, pioneer of the contemporary glass movement, was invited to participate in the WheatonArts art making community as part of the Emanation 2017 residency and exhibition project. Here he is seen in the WheatonArts Glass studio working on a hand-blown glass face jug for his installation with Studio Floor Manager Skitch Manion.

  • Therman Statom Working Shots

    Therman Statom Working Shots

    Artist Therman Statom, pioneer of the contemporary glass movement, was invited to participate in the WheatonArts art making community as part of the Emanation 2017 residency and exhibition project. Here he is seen in the WheatonArts Glass studio working on a hand-blown glass face jug for his installation with Studio Floor Manager Skitch Manion.

  • Therman Statom Working Shots

    Therman Statom Working Shots

    Artist Therman Statom, pioneer of the contemporary glass movement, was invited to participate in the WheatonArts art making community as part of the Emanation 2017 residency and exhibition project. Here he is seen in the WheatonArts Glass studio working on a hand-blown glass face jug for his installation.

  • Therman Statom Working Shots

    Therman Statom Working Shots

    Artist Therman Statom, pioneer of the contemporary glass movement, was invited to participate in the WheatonArts art making community as part of the Emanation 2017 residency and exhibition project. Here he is seen in the WheatonArts Glass studio working on a hand-blown glass face jug for his installation with Studio Floor Manager Skitch Manion and intern Kate Crankshaw.

  • Therman Statom Working Shots

    Therman Statom Working Shots

    Artist Therman Statom, pioneer of the contemporary glass movement, was invited to participate in the WheatonArts art making community as part of the Emanation 2017 residency and exhibition project. Here he is seen in the WheatonArts Glass studio working on a hand-blown glass face jug for his installation.

  • Therman Statom Working Shots

    Therman Statom Working Shots

    Artist Therman Statom, pioneer of the contemporary glass movement, was invited to participate in the WheatonArts art making community as part of the Emanation 2017 residency and exhibition project. Here he is seen in the WheatonArts Glass studio working on a hand-blown glass face jug for his installation.

  • Therman Statom Working Shots

    Therman Statom Working Shots

    Artist Therman Statom, pioneer of the contemporary glass movement, was invited to participate in the WheatonArts art making community as part of the Emanation 2017 residency and exhibition project. Here he is seen in the WheatonArts Glass studio working on a hand-blown glass face jug for his installation.

  • Therman Statom Working Shots

    Therman Statom Working Shots

    Artist Therman Statom, pioneer of the contemporary glass movement, was invited to participate in the WheatonArts art making community as part of the Emanation 2017 residency and exhibition project. Here he is seen in the WheatonArts Glass studio working on a hand-blown glass face jug for his installation.

  • Therman Statom

    Therman Statom

    Therman Statom Headshot.

  • Michael Joo mold making 018

    Michael Joo mold making 018

    Artist Michael Joo was invited to participate in the Emanation 2017 residency and exhibition project at WheatonArts. WheatonArts Glass Studio resident artist Cooper O’Brien developed inversion molds for Joo’s installation piece of paper bags made of glass.

  • Michael Joo mold making

    Michael Joo mold making

    Artist Michael Joo was invited to participate in the Emanation 2017 residency and exhibition project at WheatonArts. Here you can see a piece hand blown glass in the form of a paper bag being released from its mold. It was a prototype for Joo’s installation piece of paper bags made of glass.

  • Michael Joo Glass Casting

    Michael Joo Glass Casting

    Artist Michael Joo was invited to participate in the Emanation 2017 residency and exhibition project at WheatonArts. Here a WheatonArts Glass Studio resident artist prepares sand molds for the casting of a wooden pallet in glass for Joo’s installation piece.

  • Michael Joo Glass Casting

    Michael Joo Glass Casting

    Artist Michael Joo was invited to participate in the Emanation 2017 residency and exhibition project at WheatonArts. WheatonArts Glass Studio resident artist Cooper O’Brien assists Creative Director Hank Adams while he pours molten glass into sand molds to create a pallet out of glass for Joo’s installation piece.

  • Michael Joo Glass Casting

    Michael Joo Glass Casting

    Artist Michael Joo was invited to participate in the Emanation 2017 residency and exhibition project at WheatonArts. WheatonArts Glass Studio resident artist Cooper O’Brien assists Creative Director Hank Adams while he pours molten glass into sand molds to create a pallet out of glass for Joo’s installation piece.

  • Michael Joo Mold Making

    Michael Joo Mold Making

    Artist Michael Joo was invited to participate in the Emanation 2017 residency and exhibition project at WheatonArts. Here you can see inversion molds being made in the WheatonArts Glass Studio for Joo’s installation piece of paper bags made of glass.

  • Michael Joo On Site Visit

    Michael Joo On Site Visit

    Artist Michael Joo was invited to participate in the Emanation 2017 residency and exhibition project at WheatonArts. Here in the WheatonArts Glass Studio he reviews with Creative Director Hank Adams pieces of a glass palate for his installation.

  • Michael Joo On Site Visit

    Michael Joo On Site Visit

    Artist Michael Joo was invited to participate in the Emanation 2017 residency and exhibition project at WheatonArts. Here, Joo is in the WheatonArts Glass Studio mold shop reviewing the mold making process for his installation piece of paper and plastic bags made of glass.

  • Michael Joo On Site Visit

    Michael Joo On Site Visit

    Artist Michael Joo was invited to participate in the Emanation 2017 residency and exhibition project at WheatonArts. Here he is getting a sense of how his installation will look in the Museum of American Glass at WheatonArts.

  • Matthew Szosz

    Matthew Szosz

    Artist Matthew Szösz, who uses glass as his primary medium, was invited to participate in the Emanation 2017 residency and exhibition project at WheatonArts where he furthered exploration into his inflatable series. Here we see him in his studio at WheatonArts setting up layers of geometrically cut plate glass and fire paper for placement into the annealing oven.

  • Matthew Szosz

    Matthew Szosz

    Artist Matthew Szösz, who uses glass as his primary medium, was invited to participate in the Emanation 2017 residency and exhibition project at WheatonArts where he furthered exploration into his inflatable series. Here we see him in the WheatonArts Glass Studio contemplating a piece he just removed from it’s cooling cycle in the annealing oven.

  • Matthew Szosz

    Matthew Szosz

    Artist Matthew Szösz, who uses glass as his primary medium, was invited to participate in the Emanation 2017 residency and exhibition project at WheatonArts where he furthered exploration into his inflatable series. Here we see him in the WheatonArts Glass Studio, with assistance from WheatonArts Glass Studio Floor Manager Skitch Manion, removing from the annealing oven a heated set-up for ready inflation.

  • Matthew Szosz

    Matthew Szosz

    Artist Matthew Szösz, who uses glass as his primary medium, was invited to participate in the Emanation 2017 residency and exhibition project at WheatonArts where he furthered exploration into his inflatable series. Here we see him in the WheatonArts Glass Studio, with assistance from WheatonArts Glass Studio Floor Manager Skitch Manion, inflating a piece hot from the annealing oven.

  • Matthew Szosz

    Matthew Szosz

    Artist Matthew Szösz, who uses glass as his primary medium, was invited to participate in the Emanation 2017 residency and exhibition project at WheatonArts where he furthered his exploration into his inflatable series. Here we see him in the WheatonArts Glass Studio cold shop putting the finishing touches on his piece, Horologes.

  • Matthew Szosz Pastille

    Matthew Szosz Pastille

    Pastille, Matthew Szösz, 2017, glass, created as part of the Emanation 2017 invitational residency and exhibition project at WheatonArts.

  • Matthew Szosz untitled(inflatable) no.73

    Matthew Szosz untitled(inflatable) no.73

    untitled(inflatable)no.73, Matthew Szösz, 2017, glass, created as part of the Emanation 2017 invitational residency and exhibition project at WheatonArts.

  • Lorna Simpson Studio

    Lorna Simpson Studio

    Artist Lorna Simpson was invited to participate in the Emanation 2017 residency and exhibition project at WheatonArts. Here she is in the studio at WheatonArts, working with a glass “ice” cube hand made by the WheatonArts Glass Studio for use in her installation.

  • Lorna Simpson Studio

    Lorna Simpson Studio

    Artist Lorna Simpson was invited to participate in the Emanation 2017 residency and exhibition project at WheatonArts. Here she is in the studio at WheatonArts, working with glass “ice” cubes hand made by the WheatonArts Glass Studio for use in her installation.

  • Lorna Simpson Portrait

    Lorna Simpson Portrait

  • Flock the Optic

    Flock the Optic

    The artist collective Flock the Optic was invited to participate in the Emanation 2017 residency and exhibition project at WheatonArts. Here we see WheatonArts Glass Studio Floor Manager Skitch Manion, assisted by resident artists Phillip King and Madeline Almeida, hand shaping an oversized glass goose egg made by the WheatonArts Glass Studio for Flock the Optic’s collaborative outdoor installation.

  • Flock the Optic

    Flock the Optic

    The artist collective Flock the Optic was invited to participate in the Emanation 2017 residency and exhibition project at WheatonArts. Here we see WheatonArts Glass Studio Floor Manager Skitch Manion maintaining working temperature on an oversized glass goose egg made by the WheatonArts Glass Studio for Flock the Optic’s collaborative outdoor installation.

  • Flock the Optic Abram Deslauriers

    Flock the Optic Abram Deslauriers

    The artist collective Flock the Optic was invited to participate in the Emanation 2017 residency and exhibition project at WheatonArts. Here we see DJABC (Abram Deslauriers) hanging kinetic bird sculptures as part of Flock the Optic’s collaborative installation.

  • Flock the Optic David King

    Flock the Optic David King

    The artist collective Flock the Optic was invited to participate in the Emanation 2017 residency and exhibition project at WheatonArts. Here we see MC Mummbles (David King) hanging kinetic bird sculptures as part of Flock the Optic’s collaborative installation.

  • Flock the Optic Liesl Schubel

    Flock the Optic Liesl Schubel

    The artist collective Flock the Optic was invited to participate in the Emanation 2017 residency and exhibition project at WheatonArts. Here we see Stitch (Liesl Schubel) arranging a mirror as part of Flock the Optic’s collaborative installation.