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Michigan Glass Organization- Art as Business Lecture Series to Launch

Established artist John Wood to lecture and talk about gallery contracts. DEARBORN, MI (July 1, 2015)- The Glass Academy will host the first of a lecture series presented by Michigan Glass on July 13th from 6-8pm in the Glass Academy’s Dearborn studio (25331 Trowbridge, Dearborn). This first lecture will be lead by Artist John Wood and […]

Member Spotlight: David Helm

I am a sixty-something retired skilled trades auto worker who began creating in glass in the late 1970s. In 1999 my love of color and hot glass led me to return to school at College for Creative Studies in Detroit, MI to obtain a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree with a major in glass. It […]

Member Spotlight: Strawesome

MILFORD, Michigan–March, 2014–Strawesome is proud to begin its 5th year in business continuing the same great mission of replacing single-use throw-away plastic straws with reusable glass straws to reduce the toxic health impact on our bodies, animals, and the environment. It all began in 2009 when Daedra Surowiec, President and Artist, found a way to […]

Member Spotlight: Detroit Glass House

Detroit Glass House is a collaborative project with intent to introduce glass in a new way; providing transparency and accessibility through collaborations and documentation; as well as our own limited edition, single and small run production works. Our current projects use glass in combination with Water Jet Cutting, CNC Mills, Laser cutters, 3D modeling and […]

Member Spotlight: Leslie Patron

I’ve been busy this late winter shooting artwork for the Kresge Foundation Grant applications, and pieces that will be featured in Habatat Gallery’s upcoming 41st Annual International Glass Invitational Award Exhibition, as well as work for the Spring issue of Urban Glass’ GLASS Quarterly Magazine. I feel very fortunate to meet and work with so […]

Member Spotlight: Andrew Madvin

Just this past year, Andrew Madvin and his Detroit Axiom Glass Studio were commissioned to create custom glass fixtures and accents for the new World Financial Center in New York, NY. These dazzling glass pieces will be in a public space in the “market garden terrace” where patrons can view over 600 cast glass elements […]