Maurine Littleton Gallery will present my work in two
art fairs this Fall Season. At S.O.F.A. Chicago, November 1 4,
2012, Maurine Littleton Gallery returns to Navy Pier as part of the
critically acclaimed international contemporary arts fair. Also, in
celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Studio Glass Movement, Maurine
Littleton will have a special show in the center of the Washington (DC)
Craft Show that will illustrate the history of glass art. The show will
feature work from Harvey K. Littleton, the founder of the American glass
movement, and next generation artists; Dale Chihuly, Fritz Dreisbach,
Michael Janis, Allegra Marquart, Joel Myers, Ginny Ruffner, Therman
Statom, Tim Tate and more, at the Washington Craft Show, November 16
The U.S. Department of State awarded me a Fulbright Scholarship.
This past March, I was Fulbright Specialist at the University of Sunderland
and National Glass Centre in the UK. The people, facilities and workshops
there were incredible and will have a tremendous impact on my work.
Id like to thank the US / UK Fulbright Commission, the Council
for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) The University of Sunderland,
the City of Sunderland and Creative Cohesion for all their generosity
and assistance in the assignment.
Glass Art Magazine has an article online
about my Fulbright assignment.
Glass Art Magazine has my artwork profile as the cover
story of the May /June issue of the magazine. The article provides
a great insight into the techniques I use and my influences. Also in
this issue a great profile of one of my Co-Directors of the Washington
Glass School, eco-artist Erwin Timmers.
The James Renwick Alliance (JRA) has selected my work
exhibited at Washington, DCs Artomatic Art Fair to receive their
Award of Excellence for glass craft. The JRA is a not-for-profit
organization which supports Contemporary American Craft and the Renwick
Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC.
My glass and steel sculpture for the Hotel Palomar received
"Best Artwork Award 2007" from Boutique Design Magazine, nd
in January, the national newspaper The
Onion singled out that sculpture as one of the reasons that Washington,
DC is becoming a cool arts center. The Washington Glass Studio was also
featured in the article on public artworks.
A documentary film on my work and technique was created
by the Verizon FiOs creative film production team.
View online www.youtube.com/watch?v=qBTNm5jF3LE
The DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities recently
acquired one of my castings for permanent exhibit in The John A. Wilson
Building City Hall Art Collection. The new and much heralded collection
is open to the public.
City Hall Art Collection
John A. Wilson Building
1350 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Recently I was included recently included in a new book,
50 Distinguished Contemporary Artists in Glass, edited by Lisa Hoftijzer
(ISBN 0947798609 IL Publishers Ltd, London).
Distinguished appraisers in glass chose 50 artists who, in their opinion,
represented "the best work of their generation".