Check Out Syl Mathis @ Bethesda Row Arts Festival Oct 15-16

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Look for artist Syl Mathis’ cast glass and mixed media work at Booth: 5W

The 19th Annual Bethesda Row Arts Festival offers an outdoor gallery displaying the works of more than 190 juried museum-quality artists. The Bethesda Row Arts Festival is one of the leading fine art and craft festivals in the mid-Atlantic. The Bethesda Row Arts Festival is “must visit” for area collectors.

The streets of Bethesda Row transform into an outdoor art gallery. Art collectors and lovers will find one of a kind top quality art. Glass artist Syl Mathis is a featured artist and he will be showing his mixed media sculpture – in Booth #5W.

Admission is free for the festival, which runs from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. http://www.bethesdarowarts.org/

Syl Mathis @ Workhouse Fine Arts Festival

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The Workhouse Arts Center in Lornton, VA, announces their 2nd annual Fine Arts Festival with more than 150 of the nation’s best artists. The fair is for 2 days only, at the Workhouse Arts Center in the heart of Northern Virginia – 20 minutes south of Washington D.C.

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Syl Mathis, mixed media & cast glass sculpture, 2016

Look for exciting new cast glass/mixed media artworks by WGS artist Syl Mathis to be featured at the art fair!

 

On Saturday from 12-3p explore the annual education open house with a variety of demos, performances, and hands on activities. The festival will be held rain or shine.

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Syl Mathis, cast glass and mixed media sculpture, 2016

Details
Date:

September 10/11

Time:
11:00 am – 7:30 pm
VENUE
9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
Phone:
703-584-2900

Website:
workhousearts.org

Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival @ Reston Town Center Features Glass By WGS Artist Syl Mathis

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Syl Mathis, cast glass, mixed media, 2016

The Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival promises to brings artist and art lovers together on the streets of Reston Town Center to enjoy a wide range of art including hand crafted, one of a kind artwork, contemporary and original performances, artist demonstrations, acclaimed children’s activities, and live music. Over 200 master artisans in 16 different categories, including ceramics, digital and multi-media art, drawing, fiber/textiles, furniture, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media 2D, mixed media 3D, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, and wood.

Dates: May 21-22, 2016

restonAdmission to the Festival is free, however there is a suggested voluntary donation of $5 to Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) at the event. Visitors will receive discount coupons to dine at participating Reston Town Center restaurants. Donation proceeds benefit year round educational and outreach programs produced by GRACE throughout the Northern Virginia area.

syl.mathis.reston2Syl Mathis will be showing some very strong work – his artwork at the recent Bethesda Fine Arts Festival was awarded “Best In Show” – and he will be showing his latest work at the Northern Virginia Festival.

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Reston Town Center 

12001 Market Street, Reston, VA 20190

FESTIVAL HOURS

SATURDAY    MAY 21, 2016    10AM – 6PM

SUNDAY        MAY 22, 2016    10AM – 5PM

Syl Mathis @ Bethesda Fine Arts Festival

BethesdaFineArtsFestivalLogoGlass sculptor Syl Mathis again will be one of the featured artists at the Bethesda Fine Arts Festival. Look for Syl at booth #121!

Syl Mathis, "Blue Flame" cast glass, mixed media

Syl Mathis, “Blue Flame” cast glass, mixed media

The 13th annual Bethesda Fine Arts Festival will be held on May 14 & 15, 2016 in downtown Bethesda, MD, a lively urban area renowned for restaurants, shopping, galleries and theaters. 

Syl Mathis "Blue Waves", cast glass, mixed media

Syl Mathis “Blue Waves”, cast glass, mixed media

 

BETHESDA FINE ARTS FESTIVAL

Delight in fine art created by 130 of the nation’s best artists, live entertainment and Bethesda restaurants.

Located in Bethesda’s Woodmont Triangle, along Norfolk, Auburn & Del Ray Avenues.
Admission to the festival is free and free parking is available in the public parking garage on Auburn Avenue. Show Dates: 5/14/16 – 5/15/16 - This event is held rain or shine.

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For more information about Bethesda Urban Partnership, please visit www.bethesda.org.

Syl Mathis Cast Glass Featured @ Bethesda Row

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4841 Bethesda Ave, Bethesda, MD

The Bethesda Row neighborhood is located one block west of Wisconsin Avenue (within easy walking distance of the Bethesda Metro station) on block framed by Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda Avenue and Elm Street -east of Arlington Road.

October 17-18, 2015, Saturday 11am-6pm, Sunday 10am-5pm

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Syl Mathis’ mixed media sculpture

The Bethesda Row Arts Festival is one of the leading fine art and craft festivals in the mid-Atlantic. Featuring 190 juried museum quality artists, the streets of Bethesda Row transform into an outdoor art gallery. Art collectors and lovers will find one of a kind top quality: ceramics, drawing, pastels, fiber, decorative, fiber, wearables, glass, graphics/printmaking, jewelry, metalwork, mixed media 2D, mixed media 3D, oil/acrylic painting, photography, digital art, sculpture, watercolor, and wood. WGS artist Syl Mathis is one of the featured artists exhibiting.

For more information: http://www.bethesdarowarts.org/show-information/

Syl Mathis Ends Up In The Lorton Workhouse

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Sculptor Syl Mathis will be one of the featured artists in the Workhouse Fall Arts Festival, to be held September 26 & 27, 2015. Over 100 of the nation’s best artists will exhibit their original fine art and unique fine crafts at the Workhouse Arts Center. The two-day outdoor festival will include work by artists from across the Mid-Atlantic region, showcasing paintings, photography, ceramics, sculpture, jewelry, hand crafted furniture and much more.

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Highlights of the festival (besides Syl Mathis’ work) include:

Free admission and parking
Local gourmet food vendors and food trucks organized by Frontier Kitchen
Indoor and outdoor exhibition venues
Local beer and wine for purchase
Live music

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The Workhouse Arts Center, a program of the Lorton Arts Foundation, provides visual and performing arts studio and exhibition space as well as arts education programs. The Workhouse is located in Lorton, VA, in the Occoquan Workhouse portion of the historic DC Department of Corrections Lorton Reformatory.

9518 Workhouse Way, Lorton, VA 22079

Syl Mathis on the Telly

Syl’s episode will be airing on MPT-HD on Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 8:30pm, repeats Sunday, April 19th at 12:30pm

Maryland Public Television is in its third season of Artworks, MPT’s weekly arts series, and this week will be featuring WGS’ Syl Mathis. The series is hosted by Rhea Feikin, a cultural icon in her own right. The show features intriguing profiles of established and emerging artists from across the country working in all creative categories: musicians, performers, visual artists, writers, designers, artisans – and experimental others who defy definition. Each program gives viewers insider access to outstanding artists they would never see otherwise.

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Syl Mathis “Ancient Totem Boat “, cast and carved amber glass, slate box base – 22″w x 8″h x 4.5″d

MPT has been sourcing the Washington Glass School and the Gateway Arts District for features on the incredible artwork coming from this corner of the greater DC area. Syl’s work is well deserving its time on the TV. We are thinking of it as a preview to a future-cast of “Antiques Roadshow”! 

Bethesda Row Art Fair Oct 18/19

 

Syl Mathis will show new works from his cast and carved glass "boat series".

Syl Mathis will show new works from his cast and carved glass “boat series”.

Each October, the streets of Bethesda Row are transformed into an outdoor art gallery of spectacular fine arts and crafts.The Bethesda Row Arts Festival transforms four blocks downtown Bethesda into an outdoor art gallery featuring fine arts and crafts for sale from 190 museum quality artists in the Bethesda Row area of Bethesda, MD.

Syl Mathis, cast and carved glass

Syl Mathis, cast and carved glass

On display will be new works by WGS artist Syl Mathis Here is a link to the Festival map showing artist booth locations, parking, dining, shopping and more.

17th Annual Bethesda Row Arts Festival, Saturday and Sunday October 18/19, 2014. Admission is FREE.

The outdoor event is held rain or shine on Bethesda Row located on Woodmont and Bethesda Avenues, Elm Street, Bethesda, MD. The festival is near the Bethesda Metro station and 15 minutes from downtown Metrorail stops. 

Washington Glass School Winter Holiday Open House Dec 14th

It’s that time of year! The artists, elves and instructors of the Washington Glass School all gather around the warmth of the kilns and invite everyone to celebrate the season. Saturday December 14th, from Noon til 5, come on in to the studio and check out works by some of the hottest and most thoughtful artwork coming from the DC area.

Nancy Donnelly
Syl Mathis
Sean Hennessey

It’s a great time to socialize with the arts community and hang with some of these supastar artists.  

Also visit the adjacent studios – Alonzo Davis and Alec Simpson’s Blue Door studio, Ellyn Weiss’ studio – lots to see!

Next door Flux Studios will have their open studio and 1st Annual “Cups Invitational” – make a day of it!

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Holiday Open House
Saturday, December 14th
Noon til 5:00 pm
3700 Otis Street
Mount Rainier, MD 20712

Cup International at Flux Studios.

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Also – Save the Date! Our studio coordinator – Audrey Wilson – has been taking the art world by storm, with great response to her work from shows like Art Miami, the Glass Art Alliance’s “Contemporary Glass from the Heartland” show and the International Glass & Clay show here in DC. Audrey has a solo show here at the Gallery at the Glass School this coming January.

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Audrey Wilson Solo: “The Aberrant Collection of the Spuricus Calamus”

Opens January 11, 2014

The Gallery at Washington Glass School

3700 Otis Street, Mount Rainier, MD 20712