Paperweight Gather: A Virtual Event (2020)

Paperweight Gather: A Virtual Event banner. Two images: A cube shaped transparent glass paperweight. Inside is a gathering of small flameworked flowers of many colors (left). Second image shows a closeup of a pair of hands shaping a thin glass rod with a torch.

This event took place on May 16, 2020

On Saturday, May 16, the AG Paperweight Shop at WheatonArts celebrated the art of the paperweight with an online event featuring virtual demonstrations, studio tours, and videos.

Paul Stankard, Floating Figures and Flowers Orb
Alison Ruzsa, Autumn Walk

In addition to the above artists, shop.wheatonarts.org exhibited work from:

John and Craig Deacons
Drew Ebelhare and Sue Fox
Don Friel
Eric Hansen
Damon MacNaught
Ken Rosenfeld
Alison Ruzsa
Victor Trabucco

Much of this work was available only during this short window of time on shop.wheatonarts.org. Sales supported both Paperweight Artists and WheatonArts!

David Graeber, Lotus Plaque with Honey Bees
Melissa Ayotte, Watchful Eye
Cathy Richardson, Engraved Tropical Frog II, Collaboration with Colin Richardson

Top images: Mayauel Ward, Lampwork Bouquet Cube Sculpture 1; Close up of Paul Stankard flameworking a root person. 

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