NCAGG “Secret Life of Glass” Opens Sun, March 30th

ncagg.huberman.glenview.2014The National Capital Art Glass Guild (NCAGG) opens its juried show titled “The Secret Life of Glass” at the Glenview Mansion Art Gallery in Rockville, MD. The show was juried by Giselle Huberman, President of the James Renwick Alliance and collector of contemporary glass, wood and ceramic art, Susan Klauk, former Director of the Arts Afire Gallery, and Julie Farrell, Director of the Glenview Mansion Art Gallery.

The exhibition will showcase over 120 works of glass art by 40 NCAGG members and also includes “The Secret Life of Glass Artists”, a smaller exhibition that celebrates creativity and inspiration by bringing a glass artist’s studio to the Glenview Mansion, displaying materials, tools, equipment, and resources used by artists.

The show also includes the Jurors Panel on April 17, 2014, 7:30 – 9 pm, during which the exhibition’s jurors will discuss the art glass jury process and the criteria for this exhibit, and provide their personal views concerning collecting art glass. Opening reception March 30, 2014, 3 – 5:30 pm.

Works by WGS’ Nancy Donnelly and John Henderson are in the show – get over there and have a look!

Glenview Mansion Art Gallery at Rockville Civic Center Park, 603 Edmonston Dr., Rockville, MD

Michael Janis to Go West

Michael Janis will saddle up and ride.

Washington Glass School Co-Director Michael Janis will be heading West to talk about his glass artwork and his process. Michael will be talking to the Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass (AACG) groups in New Mexico and in Arizona.

Winterowd Fine Art, 701 Canyon Road, Santa Fe NM 87501

While in Santa Fe, Michael will have some of his newest works on exhibit at Winterowd Fine Art. For more info on his talk in New Mexico – email the gallery:


Michael Janis; “Becoming Her Own Each Morning”; fused glass powder, 12.5″ x 12.5″; 2014


In Glass – Secede to Succeed! American Craft Magazine on “GS”

The website of American Craft Council has a preview of the April/May issue of American Craft Magazine. Editor-in-Chief Monica Moses interviews Tim Tate about “Glass Secessionism” and how artists are exploring and advancing the medium – a sure must-read! Check out the preview video trailer on American Craft’s youtube website – at the 2:00 mark – works by some familiar artists are featured. Online March 17 – on the newsstands March 25th.

Michigan’s Habatat Galleries’ 42 International Glass Invitational Features WGS Artists


Michigan’s Habatat Galleries presents a grand opening of the oldest and largest glass exhibition in the United States. Over 400 works of contemporary glass art will be on display opening April 26th at 8:00 pm.


Tim Tate

Located in Royal Oak, Michigan at Habatat Galleries, 2014 marks the 42nd year of this monumental event. The 100 Artists who participate are from over 23 different countries. This exhibition inspired April as Michigan Glass Month which for over 25 years offers 30 or more glass events held throughout the State.


Sean Hennessey

Three artists from the Washington Glass School – Sean Hennessey, Michael Janis and Tim Tate – are featured in this year’s exhibit.

HABATAT GALLERIES 4400 Fernlee Ave., Royal Oak, Michigan 4807 Click here to jump to pdf of gallery invite. Email:

Michael Janis