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Monday November 15, 2021 | by UrbanGlass Staff

November Studio Bulletin

Upcoming Events
Bead Project Trunk Show

November 14th, 1:00 – 3:00 PM Come join us as we celebrate the Bead Project students completing their course and stepping up as UrbanGlass community members, renters, artists, creatives, and friends! Stop by the Trunk Show to shop their finished work, and congratulate the students on their hard work. 

UrbanSparkle  On view November 12th – January 14th, 2022

Opening reception November 17th from 6:00 - 8:00 PM. UrbanSparkle is UrbanGlass' annual exhibition of artists exploring the material of glass as adornment in tandem with New York City Jewelry Week.

Open Studios December 18th, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Open Studios is back in-person at UrbanGlass! Space is limited, so advance registration is required for ALL participants arriving as part of a group or family. Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Details and registration here.   

Upcoming Classes
November: Paperweight Party with Emily Doerflein 1 Session: November 19 Friday, 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Bead Remix  with Dorie Guthrie 4 Sessions: November 21 - December 19 (skips 11/28) Sundays, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Flameworked Icicles  with John McGuckin 1 Session: December 11 Saturday, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Opportunities
Anonymous Brooklyn | IN A NEW LIGHT Anonymous Brooklyn is an installation built one person at a time. Over the course of New York City Jewelry Week all artists are invited to bring a piece of jewelry for display In the Gallery at Brooklyn Metal Works. Details here.
The National Arts Club Deadline December 1 The Artist Fellowship provides a select number of artists a 18-month Artist Fellowship at the Club, situated in Gramercy Park, New York. Details here.  
2022 Socrates Annual Open Call Deadline December 6 Fellowship recipients will receive a $8,000 production grant to support their project, a $2,000 honorarium, and three-months of seven-days-a-week access to the resources and fabrication facilities of the Park’s outdoor artist studio. Details here.   
Fields of the Future Fellowships, 2022-23 Deadline December 6 Bard Graduate Center (BGC) is pleased to continue its annual Fields of the Future fellowship and mentorship program, which aims to help promote diversity and inclusion in the advanced study of the material world. For 2022-23, we are expanding our application pool to also include artists whose practices seek to make research visible. Details here. 
NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship Deadline January 26 The NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship is a $7,000 unrestricted cash grant available to artists living in New York State and/or one of the Indian Nations located therein. Details here. 

The following categories will be reviewed:

  • Architecture/Environmental Structures/Design
  • Choreography
  • Music/Sound
  • Photography
  • Playwriting/Screenwriting
Community Programs
Free Drawing Sessions with Efrat Lipkin November 29, 3:00 - 4:00 PM  This is a virtual session taking place online via Zoom.
GEEX Programming Check out Affinity Groups, Movement Classes, Book Club, and more from GEEX, The Glass Education Exchange.
UrbanGlass at FAD Market  Come visit our UrbanGlass booth at FAD Market December 4th/5th and 11th/12th to see beadmaking demonstrations by Bead Project Alumni! Details here. 
More From Our Community
Re-Formation at Heller Gallery Re-Formation is a wearable art exhibition curated by Erica Rosenfeld. The show includes sixteen artists whose practice employs glass and mixed media in sculpture, installation, performance and functional design. 
From the Blog: Open House New York Weekend by Lizbeth Bolanos Maldonado Make sure to read our Education Intern Lizbeth's blog post about OHNY. "Whether you find yourself in New York City as a visitor or as a native New Yorker, Open House New York, otherwise known as OHNY, presents the public with the opportunity to explore our beloved city’s hidden gems..." Continue reading.
Connected by Glass: 2021 Rakow Commission Come hear from this year’s Rakow Commission recipient Leo Tecosky, a Brooklyn-based artist who blends hip hop, graffiti, and glass. Register here for the November 17th webinar. 
The Gerrit Rietveld Academie (Amsterdam, Netherlands) is in search of a Workshop Assistant. Details here. 
Elizabeth Jaeger: Gutted Mister Fahrenheit is very pleased to announce Gutted, a solo project by New York-based artist Elizabeth Jaeger. Using the gallery as her stage, Jaeger explores narratives of time, space, and consciousness through an installation of new sculpture from her Fish series. On view till December 1. 
UrbanGlass HotSheet: The Speed Museum in Louisville, Kentucky, takes ownership of the "transformative" collection of its patron, the late Leonard Leight (1922-2021) With the death of Leonard Leight in March of this year, the collection he compiled with his wife Adele (1923-2018) has passed in its entirety to the Speed Art Museum in Louisville, Kentucky. Featuring works of ceramics, glass, furniture and other decorative arts, the collection totals over 450 works of art, of which 220 are contemporary glass. Continue reading.