Baca Street Arts Tour this weekend!

•December 1, 2016 • Leave a Comment

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Yes it is that time of the year when all the glass elves have been furiously working for this coming weekend here at Liquid Light Glass creating all kinds of glass art for sale, plus we will be having glass blowing demos and walk-in paperweight classes this weekend as well.

Of course lots of other art will be represented as well on Baca Street—ornaments, pottery, paintings, sculptures, jewelry, clothing and much more will be on display and for sale this weekend. So don’t miss this annual gala holiday event. Pick up a map and explore Baca Street this weekend from Friday through Sunday!

 

John and Cia

•March 8, 2016 • Leave a Comment
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John Marks and Cia Thorne are working on John’s glasses. A line that will be carried by Santa Fe Modern.

DAy of DEaD Bash!!

•October 30, 2015 • Leave a Comment

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Saturday October 31, 2015

DAY OF DEAD BASH!!

Time: 4-8 pm

Location: 926 Baca Street • Santa Fe, NM

505-820-2222

Come to the studio for our Baca Street Studios BASH. There will be a Day of the Dead Altar, Frito Pie stand, music, glass blowing demos with glass blowers in costume, food, chain-saw pumpkin carving demo, fire dancer (at 7pm), and drumming!!

Come be a part of the festivities!!

New Work by Cia Thorne

•October 13, 2015 • Leave a Comment

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Liquid Light Glass is proud to present “Clearly Solid” an exhibition featuring new work by Cia Thorne.

Many glass artists use their medium to explore light, transparency and motion. Cia Thorne hopes to push these boundaries with a new series focused on the tension between reflection and shadow. By pairing her angular glass shapes with graphite she states that the work is an attempt to “counteract the reflectiveness of the glass…[by] letting the pieces work together, back and forth.” This interplay between light and shadow is broadened by Thorne’s use of the geometric, both in the exterior shapes of the sculpture and the interior shapes that are encapsulated within the glass.

Clearly Solid marks the third stage in Thorne’s exploration into the abstract. She began by encasing the human form in geometric and architectural blocks, later encasing shapes, spheres, pyramids, or planes of bubbles.  Her new work pairs transparent glass shapes with opaque blocks of graphite, encouraging viewers to explore the tension between the two materials.

Thorne has been blowing glass for almost 25 years. In that time she has continuously challenged her understanding of the properties and possibilities of glass. Her fascination with this medium began at The California College of Arts and Crafts. After 1990 she moved back to NM where she has been working on her craft at Tesuque Glass Works and Liquid Light Glass. She also participates in programs at Pilchuck and Corning Glass, and collaborates with other artists like Michael Bergt, Elodie Holmes and Patrick Morrissey.

In conjunction with Cia’s reception will be a special guest, Dr. Glenn Cook, Chief Scientist at Corning Museum of Glass. Dr. Cook is responsible for researching and sharing scientific and technical topics in glass. He will be speaking about what glass is, and what it isn’t. It should be very informative and he makes it fun. The talk starts at 4 pm.

Liquid Light Glass and Glass Alliance New Mexico are proud to host the presentation by Dr. Glen Cook, 4-5pm, and the next step in Cia’s journey, Clearly Solid, on Friday October 16, 5-7pm at 926 Baca Street #3 (505-820-2222).

Philabaum Glass Gallery and Studio Present

•October 4, 2015 • Leave a Comment
Tempest 2015  32 x 22.5 x 12.5"  photo credit © Wendy McEahern.

Tempest 2015
32 x 22.5 x 12.5″
photo credit © Wendy McEahern.

Philabaum Glass Gallery and Studio presents

“Applebaum & Holmes”

Featuring the work of Leon Applebaum and Elodie Holmes

Opening Reception

Saturday, October 3, 2015, 5 – 8 pm.

Wine and Live Glassblowing

in conjunction with the daylong celebration of glass in Barrio Vidrio!

Three glass studios in close proximity, Barrio Collection, Sonoran Glass School, and Philabaum Glass invite you to explore “Barrio Vidrio” for a day of shopping, exciting demonstrations of blown and cast glass, a chance for you to create something, and ending with our own reception of a new exhibition.

For more information on the schedule and map, visit this link at www.barriovidrio.com.

Getting Ready for the ACC Baltimore Show

•January 25, 2015 • Leave a Comment

Baltimore Show Announcement

It’s that time of year again! We are busy getting ready for the ACC Baltimore Show in February! I spent 18 years going to the Buyer’s Market of American Crafts in Philadelphia, but the Rosen Group made a change this year to January in Washington, DC.  I took a sabbatical from the Buyer’s Market (now American Made Alliance) due to being a little behind schedule from injuries sustained in a minor car accident. (I’m doing much better!) I also discovered that some of my buyers weren’t able to do the January show. So I applied to Baltimore and have been busting butt to get all the work made for the show!

It is open to the public the 20th to the 22nd, and I will have lots of beautiful work to sell. My Calcedonia, or ‘Mystery Opal’ as we nicknamed it, is more beautiful than ever this year! I look forward to seeing you all there!

A Flight of Bees Flew Home

•December 30, 2014 • 1 Comment

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‘A Flight of Bees’ installation has returned back to Liquid Light Glass after exhibiting at the Santa Fe Community Gallery for an extended four month exhibit. I continue to create new bee sculptures as my tiny muses continue to excite and inspire me! Come by the shop and check out the latest…

 
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