Issue 131 | Summer

Hourglass

Richard Jolley’s monumental museum installation takes shape in Knoxville, TN; The Glass  Art Society announces its 2014 Chicago conference; a Sandy-battered Pier Glass reopens in Brooklyn; the Glass Art Association of Canada cancels its 2013 conference; Therese Lahaie’s oceanic glass installation; in memoriam: David Whitehouse (1941 - 2013); Slate Grove’s notable M.F.A. exhibition. 

Reviews

Richard Marquis at The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY; group exhibition at the Museum of Arts and Design, New York City; Jen Blazina, Amber Cowan, Stacey Lee Webber, and Joanna Manousis at Wexler Galelry, Philadelphia; Philip Baldwin and MonicaGuggisberg at David Richard Gallery, Santa Fe. 

UrbanGlass News

UrbanGlass announces its new executive director: Cybele Maylone will lead the organization. 

Reflection: The Bridge Builder

by KIM HARTY

During her tenure as the Pilchuck Glass School’s artistic director, Ruth King crafted a program that expanded the boundaries of glass and influenced a new generation. 

Features

The Edge of Visibility

by PAUL STANKARD

By fusing glass rods into complex grids, Anna Skibska singlehandedly expanded the scale of flameworking in pursuit of a unique vision of organic abstraction. 

The Refractionist

by WILLIAM GANIS

Using the optical properties of glass, artist James Turrell engages with the phenomena of pure light. 

Frozen Moment

by GRACE DUGGAN

Claire Lieberman is drawn to materials that embody form in flux. 

Field Hands

by ANDREW PAGE

Set up more than 45 years ago, the glass program at River Falls, Wisconsin, has empowered  students from rural backgrounds to discover their voices.

GLASS: The UrbanGlass Quarterly, a glossy art magazine published four times a year by UrbanGlass has provided a critical context to the most important artwork being done in the medium of glass for 35 years.