Wednesday, April 23, 2008

morgan glass gallery, Pittsburgh Glass Center: gesture & cadence May 2 2008 First Friday Artwalk Pittsburgh Shadyside

FirstFriday Artwalk doubleheader at morgan glass gallery + PITTSBURGH GLASS CENTER. On May 2, 2008 5:30-9pm gesture & cadence opens with a First Friday Artwalk reception at morgan contemporary glass gallery, 5833 ellsworth avenue, shadyside. The nine-artist exhibition features work that evokes ideas of modulation and movement, capturing and preserving the inherent qualities of the medium.

World-renowned Australian glass artist Ben Edols will be in Pittsburgh to kick off the gallery’s weekend festivities with a glass blowing demonstration at the Pittsburgh Glass Center’s HOT JAM, Friday evening May 2, 7-8 pm. Edols will give a talk and visual presentation Saturday May 3, 11:30 am in the gallery, followed by an artist reception 12-5 pm. Also in the show are Alex Bernstein, Benjamin Cobb, Ben Edols’ wife and partner Kathy Elliott, Marty Kaufman, Jiyong Lee, Jay Macdonell and Orfeo Quagliata.

Additionally, a compelling installation of porcelain gestural objects created by Japanese ceramic artists Mieko&Hiromu Okuda during their recent one-month residency at the Manchester Craftsman’s Guild in Pittsburgh, will be on view and available for sale.

morgan contemporary glass gallery features sculpture, small objects and jewelry by established and emerging artists working with glass. Hours are Tues. - Fri. 11 - 5 and Sat. 12 - 5, or by app’t. Call 412-441-5200 for more information. Visit our website at http://www.morganglassgallery.com/ .

morgan contemporary glass gallery
5833 ellsworth avenue pittsburgh,pa 15232 p 412 441 5200
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