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Pictured at the Agnes Varis Closing Dinner are Larry Pitterman, Chair of the UrbanGlass Board; Varis Trustees Paul Feuerman and George Svokos; Cynthia Manocherian, a Board member since 1988, holding up the dinner program featuring UrbanGlass on the cover.

Friday September 21, 2018 | by Jasmine Anokye

Closing Dinner for the Agnes Varis Trust

​On September 20, 2018, UrbanGlass board members Cynthia Manocherian and Larry Pitterman attended the closing dinner for the Agnes Varis Trust, which provided the keystone gift to UrbanGlass that helped pay for the major renovation of its longtime Downtown Brooklyn facility with a pivotal gift that got the institution to the grand reopening and glass ribbon cutting ceremony with Mayor Bloomberg in October 2013. The Agnes Varis event was held at the Julliard School, which was itself a grant recipient.…

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Untitled, 2017. Digital C-print.

Tuesday June 5, 2018 | by Jasmine Anokye

Interview with Studio Resident Denzel Russell

​Since 2016, UrbanGlass has offered Studio Residencies to artists who are already working independently in glass to continue an existing body of work or take on new projects. In 2018 we are thrilled to welcome Amy Lemaire, Anna Riley, Denzel Russell, and Wil Sideman as Residents. Get to know Denzel and hear about what he will be up to at UrbanGlass this year.…

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Ashley Goodwyn

Wednesday April 25, 2018 | by Jasmine Anokye

UrbanGlass 2018 Gala and Auction Centerpieces

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Each year UrbanGlass commissions artists to make unique centerpieces for our gala dinner. This year, artists Ashley Goodwyn, Helena Parriott, Mia Sartori, and Annie Shepherd were selected to create the objects that will grace each table at our May 9th event. In keeping with the evening’s central theme, each artist was challenged to make work that highlighted renewal and reuse. …

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