Thursday, May 13, 2010

From the Earth to the Fire and Back, Pgh Glass Center

Pgh Glass Center Hodge Gallery:

From the Earth to the Fire and Back

March 5 - June 13, 2010

In honor of Pittsburgh's designation as the North American host city for the United Nations World Environment Day, Pittsburgh Glass Center will host a local juried exhibition of artwork about the environment. Using their hands and three basic elements - sand, soda and flux - 28 artists create, influence, advocate and comment on the current state of the earth.

Artists in the exhibition include: Hunter Blackwell, Sean Broderick, Chris Clarke, Theresa Cress, Daviea Davis, Brian Engel, Melissa Fitzgerald, Jason Forck, Gayle Forman, Everett Hirche, Chris Hofmann, Leslie Kaplan, Adam Kenney, Ed King, Samantha Laffey, Joe Lappa, Zachary Layhew, Dan LeDonne, Michael Mangiafico, Heather McElwee, Ashley McFarland, Kathleen Mulcahy, Carley Jean Parrish, Jeff Phelps, Elizabeth Potenza, Heather Joy Puskarich, Jessica Rutherford and Rebecca Smith.

Photographs of the exhibit pieces here.

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