April 1 to May 15, 2016
This exhibit will explore the use of the Glass Cane Working Technique used in Contemporary Art Glass. Traditional cane techniques have been used in glass paperweights, marbles and a variety of vessels for over two thousand years. Some of these cane techniques are known as reticello, murrine, latticino, and millefiore. This show will celebrate contemporary artists creating unique and innovative designs working in a variety of glass making techniques.
Artists featured include
Rick and Valerie Beck
Dave and Patti Hegland
Michael Maddy and Rina Fehrensen
Ralph Mossman and Mary Mullaney
Over the Bridge
May 28 to June 26, 2016
This mixed media exhibit will showcase the work of contemporary artists living and working in the Philadelphia region. This show is inspired by the Museum of American Glass special exhibit From the Ground Up. Artist featured include Meagan Corrado, Zbigniew Chojnacki, Rebecca Jacoby, Amy Lemaire, Jim Loewer, Kathleen Vaccaro and Katie VanVliet.
Meet the Artists Reception Sunday, June 5, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The reception is open to the public free of charge.
Justin Joseph Bursk
Marguerita C. Hagan
Abby Elizabeth Schmidt
SANKOFA: Reflections on Cultural Heritage and Shared Humanity
July 8 through August 14, 2016
“Sankofa” is a word in the Akan language of Ghana that translates as “reach back and get it”.
The exhibition will explore the legacy of past in visions of present and future through the lens of diverse yet central and unifying elements of cultural values and aesthetics that continue to inform and influence life and art. Featured artists will employ a range of contemporary and experimental practices through a variety of disciplines – paintings, sculpture and mix-media works -to add their voices to the Caribbean story and to provide deep experiences with unique visualization of universal human values, fears and hopes.
Participating artists include:
Rene de los Santos
Carlos Jesus Martinez Dominguez
Wanda L. Hartzog-Cortes
Klode (Michele Garoute Michel)
CHEERS: Art of the Drinking Glass
All Good Gifts Great and Small, Handcrafted Holiday Gifts
October 15 to December 24, 2016
Be inspired and find a creative gift for everyone on your list this season here at The Gallery of Fine Craft. These handcrafted gift ideas are designed to help you complete your Holiday shopping without breaking your budget. Fun and unique gift ideas will include: metal ornaments, wooden kaleidoscopes, whimsical clocks, functional ceramic and hand carved gourd boxes