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  • “Sólo hay dos flores: la amapola y la rosa”/ Close up

    “Sólo hay dos flores: la amapola y la rosa”/ Close up

  • “The Same Way a Light Sound”

    “The Same Way a Light Sound”

    Titled after the poem “The Same Way a Light Sound” or “Como leve sonido” by Luis Cernuda—exiled and Queer poet from the Generation of ’27: Spain’s Tragic Literary Generation The sculptural body of work presented comprises nine different pieces of annealed float glass. The standing forms are fragmented cylinders that have been severed, beaten or drilled, then glued or sewn back and re-envisioned through the insertion of hair. In exploring iterations of empathy and materiality they speak of new orders and systems. Slumped glass, adhesive, graphite, hair, high-density conglomerate wood Slumping, coldworking, sewing (lacing), glueing, wood carpentry, painting Installation of variable dimensions; platform measures 5 x 8 ft./ Glass forms are 31 in. tall Year 2016

  • “Sólo hay dos flores: la amapola y la rosa”

    “Sólo hay dos flores: la amapola y la rosa”

    Titled after the poem “Flores” from the book Orfebre by Leopoldo María Panero—Spaniard contemporary poet Goat kidskin translucent parchment, silk thread, acrylic glass box Hand wet stitching, box building Dimensions of installation are 15 x 15 x 15 in. Year 2015

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You’re inspired, we’re inspired – WheatonArts inspires We’re already two weeks into 2016. As we prepare for the upcoming year,

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Michael Oatman’s “The Second Oldest Profession” at WheatonArts
Michael Oatman calls his practice ‘the poetic interpretation of documents.’ His collages and installlations integrate thousands of found, modified and [...]  0
Collaborative Artists Carolyn Healy + John Phillips
What are you working on in your studio right now? We generally create one project per year, which allows us [...]  0

Luke Jerram

Luke Jerram is a busy guy. As he gears up for GlassWeekend ’15, he’s juggling 16 other projects. Among them:

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An Interview with “Emanation” Artist Michael Oatman

How did you get involved with ‘Emanation: Art + Process?‘ MO: Hank asked me originally if I would be the

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Kristin Qualls on “Creativity Ascertained”

AG: Tell me about what you do here at WheatonArts. KQ: I’m the Director of Exhibitions and Collections at WheatonArts

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Mark Dion and Alexandra Golaszewska
A WheatonArts Interview How did you get involved with E​manation: Art + Process? MD: Well, Hank Adams and Kristin Qualls [...]  0
Hank Adams on “Emanation: Art + Process”
Hank Adams has worked as studio creative director at WheatonArts for twelve years. As an internationally-respected artist, Hank first worked [...]  1
Thaddeus Wolfe

Following his graduation from The Cleveland Institute of Art in 2002, with a BFA in Glass, Thaddeus Wolfe, relocated to

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