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This year marks the 50th anniversary of the American Studio Glass art movement.
Harvey Littleton ignited the American Studio Glass art movement with his seminal workshops at the Toledo Art Museum in 1962. Students from these first workshops then went on to form glass programs at Universities around the country.
Glass education at California College of Arts and Crafts (now CCA) was founded by one of these American glass pioneers, Marvin Lipofsky, in 1967.
To honor the early and continuing role of the CCA Glass Program in the studio glass movement, CCA's Glass Department will host a hot-glass demonstration and lecture (underwritten by Glass Alliance of Northern California) as well as a Glass Alumni Art Show.
CCA Glass Golden Jubilee Events
Hot-glass demonstration by Boyd Sugiki (BFA Glass 1991) and Lisa Zerkowitz
Hot Shop (Glass Department)
Oakland campus, noon – 4 p.m.
Lecture by Boyd Sugiki and Lisa Zerkowitz
Oakland campus (room TBA), 4:30 p.m.
Opening Reception: Glass Alumni Art Show
Oliver Arts Center
Oakland campus, 6–8 p.m.