Glass Art November/December 2000

Wind's Eye Gallery: Featuring the Work of Judith Ramazzini Brilliant color, sheer beauty of the material and changeability of light have kept Judith Ramazzini absorbed in the medium of glass. Her independent pieces are often created from and inspired by found objects and pieces of vintage glass. More recently, architectural collaborations with metal artists have achieved beautiful mural works that invite close inspection and delight the passerby. Wavelengths In the previous issue of Glass Art, Sarah Hall and Jeffrey Kraegel wrote about how an artist understands and plans for the available light when designing a window. In this article, they take a look at another important ingredient in the design process: color. Elaborating on Architectural Statements: J. Piercey Studios Inc. In this conversation with Glass Art magazine, Jim Piercey discusses his recent IFRAA award-winning commission in South Carolina as well as his approach to architectural glass design and what he feels defines successful liturgical stained glass. The Lighting and Display of Etched and Carved Glass In this article, Butch Young and Rita Long investigate lighted bases and frames in the hopes of helping artists seek out, design, or otherwise procure the right lighted base or frame for their art. The State of Stained Glass Education Over the past few years there have been many statements bemoaning the absence of professional education and hands-on training for the broad variety of stained glass disciplines. Having started his apprenticeship in 1951, Dick Millard observed that which contributed to our current travails, and makes suggestions for reversing the trend. Painting on Light: Drawings and Stained Glass in the Age of Drer and Holbein This major exhibition assembles more than 60 glass panels and approximately 80 preparatory drawings from collections in the United States, Germany, Switzerland, and elsewhere, focusing primarily on works designed by Albrecht Drer and Hans Holbein the Younger. The show is co-organized with The Saint Louis Art Museum where it will be on view from November 4, 1999 to January 7, 2001.


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