Symposium on Studio Glass - 50 Years in California

Studio Glass – 50 years in California – a symposium

 
Sunday, February 24, 2013
1:00 – 4:00 pm at the James Moore Theater, Oakland Museum of California
 
Introduction by Julie Muniz
Associate Curator of Design and Decorative Arts at OMCA
 
Marvin Lipofsky, awarded the title California Living Treasure by the California Legislature in 1985, will share his memories of….
 
The Great California Glass Symposium 1967-1987 at UCB and CCA
 
Our inspiration for this talk is from Glass Magazine….”Before the Glass Art Society and Pilchuck Glass School existed, Marvin Lipofsky organized the Great California Glass Symposium, where the nascent Glass movement coalesced.”
 

ARTISTS PANEL                                                     
 
Mary White, Co-Head of the Crucible Glass Fusing Department, will moderate an artists panel….                                                 
 
CALIFORNIA GLASS LEGACY                                              
 
The participants are:                                                          
Oben Abright                                                                       
John Lewis                                                              
Cassandra Straubing                                                        
Randy Strong                                                                      

COLLECTORS PANEL

 WHY GLASS?

Interim Chair of the Glass Program Pamina Traylor, at California College of the Arts will moderate a collectors panel….

The Participants are: 
Dorothy Saxe
Bruce Morse
John Wyro
Ted Cohen, designer of the OMCA Exhibition Playing With Fire: Artists of the California Studio Movement

Tickets available at the museum
$10 OMCA Member, $15 Non-Member (includes museum admission)
For questions please contact Arlene Garfinkle 510-547-5907
arlengarfinkle@gmail.com
 
Photo: Pamina Traylor Comb 26"h x 40"w x 4"d glass, oil paint, steel, acrylic 2011