10th Annual Bay Area Glass Institute Auction


Ethan Stern – Saber T

The Bay Area Glass Institute (BAGI) Presents its 10th Annual GREAT GLASS AUCTION
Saturday, March 26, 2011 5:30-9:30 pm

Preston Singletary

The Benefit supports emerging glass artists, aspiring students and public glass art education
Come join California Bay Area glass lovers, artists, collectors, and patrons as they bid on nearly one hundred pieces of exquisite fine art glass donated by well-known local, national and international artists at the 2011 Great Glass Auction, on Saturday, March 26, 2011 from 5:30-9:30 p.m., in the Cultural Hall at the Palo Alto Jewish Community Center (JCC). The special evening features silent and live auctions of one-of-a-kind glass art and also awards to outstanding glass artists.

A highlight of the Auction evening will be the announcement of the prestigious Saxe Fellowship Award for outstanding craftsmanship and achievement in glass chosen in a juried competition, as well as the People’s Choice Award, selected by auction attendees, that honors the best piece contributed by a local artist. The Saxe Fellowship jurors this year are: Susan Krane, Executive Director, San Jose Museum of Arts and world renowned collector Dorothy Saxe of San Francisco, California.

Demetra Theofanous

New Materiality opens in Milwaukee

>In 2010, the Fuller Craft Museum mounted and exhibition about how new technologies – digital video, computerized design – were being blended with traditional craft materials to forge new artistic visions, titled The New Materiality: Digital Dialogues at the Boundaries of Contemporary Craft Curated by Fo Wilson, the show featured works by WGS’ Tim Tate. The exhibition has traveled to the Milwaukee Art Museum – opening March 10 – June 12, 2011.

Click HERE to jump to Milwaukee Art Museum’s web posting of the show.