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For Immediate Release: Updated - June 11, 2012
Glass 2012 Part I – Twelve Dallas Venues Spotlight Glass
IN CELEBRATION OF THE WORKS OF DALE CHIHULY COMING TO THE DALLAS ARBORETUM
May 5 – June 9, 2012
(Dallas, Texas) - Twelve art venues throughout Dallas are pleased to announce Glass 2012 Part I: MASTER GLASS created in honor of the upcoming May 5th to November 5th “Chihuly at the Dallas Arboretum” presenting the famed artist's works in a garden for the first time in this five-state region.
Glass 2012 celebrates glass in its many forms by artists from the Dallas area and elsewhere in the U.S. It is a unique opportunity to share with glass enthusiasts, collectors, and the public the wide diversity of current glass making efforts and expressions in glass.
Part I: MASTER GLASS will begin at each participating venue on Saturday, May 5th from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. Many of the artists will be in attendance. These special exhibitions will be on display through Saturday, June 9th, 2012.
Dale Chihuly’s dramatic glass sculptures will be on display from May 5 to November 5, 2012 throughout the 66-acre Dallas Arboretum at White Rock Lake. The artist will be here for a preview fund-raising Gala on Friday, May 4th and the public opening on Saturday, May 5th. For more information, visit www.dallasarboretum.org.
Part I: MASTER GLASS
PARTICIPATING VENUES AND ARTISTS:
American Fine Art Gallery (1611 Dragon Street) Featuring Rob Stern and Kevin McGehee
Conduit Gallery (1626 C Hi-Line Drive) Featuring Stephen Knapp
Craighead Green Gallery (1011 Dragon Street) Featuring Clifton Crofford and Carlyn Ray
Cris Worley Fine Arts (2277 Monitor Street) Featuring Jim Bowman
Galerie Zuger (1215 Dragon Street) Featuring Timothy Lotton, Ron Marrs, and Chris Marrs
Holly Johnson Gallery (1411 Dragon Street) Featuring Aaron Tate and Alex Bernstein
Museum of Geometric and MADI Art (3109 Carlyle @ Bowen) Featuring Mary Lynn Bowman and Polly Gessell
Mary Tomas Studio Gallery (1110 Dragon Street) Featuring Robin Herndon and Shannon Brunskill
The McKinney Avenue Contemporary (3120 McKinney) Featuring Jim Bowman, Mary Lynn Bowman, Polly Gessell
PDNB Gallery (1202 Dragon Street) Featuring Peter Mangan
Samuel Lynne Galleries (1105 Dragon Street) Featuring Shayna Leib
Valley House Gallery and Sculpture Garden (6616 Spring Valley Road) Featuring Judy Jensen
Glass 2012 - Part II: Master Glass Invitational
An Invitational of More than 30 Glass Artists
CONTINUING THE CELEBRATION OF “CHIHULY AT THE DALLAS ARBORETUM”
June 16 – July 15, 2012
Ro2 Art Uptown Gallery at West Village
Part II: Master Glass Invitational is an exhibition showcasing more than 30 nationally known glass artists and emerging talents from the region. The exhibition features many of the artists included in Part I. Each artist from Part I invited two colleagues working in glass to be included in the invitational.An opening reception will be held on Saturday, June 16, from 6 - 9 pm. The invitational will continue through July 15.
Included Invitational artists are:
Brad Abrams, Alex Bernstein, Jim Bowman, Mary Lynn Bowman, Shannon Brunskill, Clifton Crofford, Steve Dubov, Jesse England, David Gappa, Polly Gessell, Justin Ginsberg, Josh Hargrave, John Keberle, David Keens, Peter Mangan, Chris Marrs, Kevin McGehee, Neal Paustian, Damian Priour, JJ Priour, Kelly Garret Rathbone, Carlyn Ray, Julia Roming, Jeanne Sanders, Albert Scherbarth, Rob Stern, Aaron Tate, Kay Thomas, Tim Todd, and Leigh Taylor Wyatt
Part III: Glass and You will feature educational programming for public engagement with glass artists, their work, glass-blowing demonstrations, classes, and glass installations throughout Dallas.
The McKinney Avenue Contemporary (The MAC) is pleased to host the panel discussion Why Glass? presented by Glass 2012 on Thursday, June 28 from 6:00 - 7:00 pm.
Why Glass? will feature four panelists - three of Texas' best-known glass artists and a legendary collector. The artists are Jim Bowman, co-owner of Bowman Hot Glass Studios in Dallas, Carlyn Ray, owner of Carlyn Ray Designs in central Texas, and Tim Todd, co-founder of Sinaca Studios in Fort Worth. The collector is Dennis DuBois, who with his wife Barbara, has been collecting glass art for more than thirty years and has one of the premier collections of glass in the country.
Why Glass? will be moderated by Glass 2012 committee chair, Patricia B. Meadows. The MAC audience will be invited to a reception immediately following the discussion at Ro2 Art Gallery in Uptown at West Village, located at 3699 McKinney Avenue, Suite. 312, Dallas, Texas 75204.
The McKinney Avenue Contemporary (The MAC) is located 3120 McKinney Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75204, Telephone: 214.953.1212, Info: www.the-mac.org
More educational programs will be added to www.glass2012dallas.org through November.
MISSION: A focus on artists working in the medium of glass, with venues showing work by nationally recognized regional and U.S. artists who employ a diversity of processes to create their art.
The Planning Committee for Glass 2012: Patricia B. Meadows of Art Connections, Mary Lynn and Jim Bowman of Bowman Glass, Kenneth Craighead of Craighead Green Gallery, Lisa Hees of The McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Holly Johnson of Holly Johnson Gallery, Susan Roth Romans and Jordan Roth of Ro2 Art, Gail Sachson of Ask Me About Art, Beth Taylor of Talley Dunn Gallery, Cheryl Vogel of Valley House Gallery and Sculpture Garden, and Nancy Whitenack of Conduit Gallery.
In Kind Support provided by The McKinney Avenue Contemporary
Funding support provided by City Place Company and West Village
For further information, Contact:
Holly Johnson (Holly Johnson Gallery) / firstname.lastname@example.org / Part I
Jordan Roth (Ro2 Art) / email@example.com / Part II
Lisa Hees (McKinney Avenue Contemporary / firstname.lastname@example.org / Part III