Just got back from St. Petersburg, Florida where this year, Glass Arts Society (GAS) had their 2019 conference. Went to many demos, lectures and museums. Very inspiring! St. Pete’s was great and the weather terrific too with temperatures in the high 70’s, while I heard it was cold here in Santa Fe. Here is some… Read More GAS conference was a gas!
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… Read More New Work by Cia Thorne
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… Read More Getting Ready for the ACC Baltimore Show
‘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…
It’s Show Time! I’ve been spending months building a show of new work. A few pieces are a collaboration with my dear friend, Chuck Savoie. My glass can also be seen at Blue Rain Gallery, as well as at Liquid Light Glass. My inspiration started 4 years ago when we let our friend Caleb Smith… Read More A Flight of Bees- A Glass art Installation
COME TO OUR HOLIDAY TOUR & SALE THIS WEEKEND!!! LOTS OF GREAT SALES TO BE HAD!
So Elodie and I are here for our annual trek in Philly for the BMAC (Buyers Market of American Craft) show tomorrow starting February 16-19 at the Philadelphia Convention Center. We arrived on Wednesday night and spent the last 2 days setting up the show, eating unusual food (for us) and drinking some fantastic German… Read More Here in Philadelphia
Our 12th annual Holiday Tour came to a close yesterday afternoon. Congratulations to Carol Rose as our raffle winner! Thanks to all for participating in this year’s show, and to all who came out to support the arts in Santa Fe! Liquid Light Glass will be continuing the gallery sale items until Christmas Eve! Glass… Read More Successful Baca Street Arts Tour!
Glass Alliance New Mexico (GANM) and Mill Fine Art have announced recipients of the Glass Invitational Awards for 2012. Announcements took place during the Opening of the exhibit and after the keynote lecture by Marvin Lipofsky on Friday evening. The 2012 Best In Show Award went to Red Shift by Santa Fe glass artist Harry… Read More Glass Invitational Awards for 2012
Today we went to work on the furnace. First, thanks to Cia Friedrich and Patrick Morrissey for all their help and expertise. Patrick and I started by evaluating the the inside of the furnace. Whenever we shut down the furnace, it is an opportunity to investigate any weak areas, holes, cracks, or deterioration, even though… Read More Furnace is Back On!
On Friday after finishing some orders, John and Jannine helped me drag glass from the pots in the furnace. The glass that we dump from the pots goes into a bucket to be reused when the furnace gets hot again. Patrick came in later to help tip the big crucible. This pot is 24 inches… Read More The Furnace is Off
Earlier this week, I tried to drop a new color pot (crucible) into the furnace. To my dismay I discovered that the larger 300 pound pot had drifted slightly forward, narrowing the space I needed for the new pot. It does not fit any more. That means no color. Tomorrow we will have to drag… Read More Temporary set-back with the Furnace
Every year for the past 16 years I have participated in the annual Buyers Market of American Craft in Philadelphia, PA. The Buyers Market of American Craft is the nation’s largest wholesale craft trade show. The Buyers Market offers artists the opportunity to create long-term business relationships with more than 3,000 galleries throughout the United… Read More Buyers Market of American Craft 2012
The last month of 2011 ended as it started- very busy. My last entry was just before our annual Holiday Tour. It was a very successful show and so was the rest of December. It was a great ending to a good year. Many thanks to all our patrons and supporters of Liquid Light Glass.… Read More New Year Update
“The Sole of Art” is a one person show of Cia Friedrich’s newest glass work at Liquid Light Glass. The Show opens Friday, November 11th at 5:30 pm and runs through December 2011. ‘The Sole of Art’ is an artistic interpretation of the shoe. From stilettos, to mukluks, Cia’s social commentary and humor shown through… Read More Cia Friedrich ‘The Sole of Art’
Liquid Light Glass is proud to announce the opening reception for Michele Hawley’s new paintings on glass, “Water and Light”, October 14, 5:30-7:30 at 926 Baca Street, Santa Fe, New Mexico. The depth, color and detail achieved in these paintings is quite remarkable. Michele developed her own technique and concept of mixing translucent films of… Read More Michele Hawley: Paintings on Glass
Liquid Light Glass and Glass Alliance-New Mexico are proud to present Matthew Cummings to Santa Fe. Though he initially majored in painting in college, after taking a required elective class in glassblowing, Matthew Cummings found, in this new medium, the potential to work with color and light in a way that painting could never match.… Read More Matt Cummings Maestro Demo — August 26
Saturday, May 14 at 10:30 am is our next paperweight class! Come and enjoy making your very own paperweight or give as a gift! Call ahead or email to reserve a spot on the list! Liquid Light Glass: 505-820-2222. Subscribe to this blog to receive automatic updates on classes and posts!
Jane Sauer Gallery, Liquid Light Glass, and Glass Alliance-New Mexico welcomes Janice Vitkovsky to Santa Fe. Janice is a minimalist glass artist from Adelaide, South Australia. Jane Sauer Gallery had the first United States solo show of her artworks on Friday, April 22. It was a very well attended and beautiful opening reception of her… Read More Janice Vitkovsky- Visiting Artist
‘Alien’ Martini Goblets written by Jannine Cabossel I can’t wait for the next martini party we go to! I can’t wait to have a martini after a long day in the garden this summer! We made 4 Alien martini glasses at our hot glass shop, Liquid Light Glass. I thought they’d be fun to drink… Read More ‘Alien’ Martini Goblets
My fascination with Calcedonia, or silver glass, started in Santa Fe at Peter VanderLaan’s old studio, about 15 years ago. During the 5 years that I worked out of his studio, he melted his own formulas and shared some of his knowledge of glass melting with me. This fascination of glass colors continued in Italy… Read More My Fascination with Calcedonia Glass
People often ask me to describe the colors of Calcedonia that I make. I find it hard to describe because of all the layers and striations of color that vary so much from sculpture to sculpture, even coming from the same pot of melted glass! That is why I have named the Calcedonia that I… Read More Description of Calcedonia Glass
During a trip to Italy 10 years ago, I spent some time on the island of Murano with the Master of Calcedonia and sculptural glass, Dino Rosin, and his family. We talked about the color, but he didn’t share any secrets with me! I found a brief history of Calcedonia glass in his book, ‘L’Arte… Read More Calcedonia Glass- A Brief History
Starting Tuesday, March 1, I will be back in the shop to blow some glass! I’ll be working in the hot shop every morning until 1 or 2 pm. On Thursday I plan on making more Aurora Sculptures. It will take most of the day, so anyone interested can come by Liquid Light Glass to… Read More Getting back to what I do best…