Glass Art May/June 2007 issue
by Richard Millard
Richard Millard remembers the life of Glass Master Albinas Elskus, August 21, 1926 - February 8, 2007.
Experience the Magic of Hot Glass Horizons
by Gloria Conwell
In 1993, Gil and Carmen Reynolds came up with a wonderful, if risky, idea: What if they put a group of glass artists, a lot of kilns and a lot of glass together in a room for a weekend? What they did not know at the time was how the whole concept would mushroom into the Hot Glass Horizons conferences, held each fall in Portland, Oregon, and each spring in Corning, New York.
Search Engine Optimization Traps: Don’t Offend the Search Engines
by Ann Sanborn
Ann Sanborn demonstrates how to avoid the traps that could make your Web site worthless, not indexible by the search engines or worst yet, get it banned.
Frugal Splendor: The Art of William Schickel
by Shawn Waggoner
William Schickel's dedication to Catholicism is demonstrated through abstract images and something he calls frugal splendor - "expressing the spirit through ordinary things rather than the ethereal, because that is the way God does it for us." In this conversation with "Glass Art" magazine, Schickel discusses his body of work and how he brings the concept of frugal splendor to life.
Kiln Corner with Marty Daily
The Art of Changing Elements: Part II
by Marty Daily
In Part I, Marty Daily discussed several factors which determine element life, then discussed how to change elements in the side of a traditional round brick kiln. In Part II, he discusses how to change lid elements in the traditional round brick kiln.
Casting: An Introduction
by Milon Townsend
Milon Townsend begins a series of articles illustrating one man's approach to the kiln casting of glass sculptures. Each casting artist uses a process uniquely suited to the work he/she is doing, to personal working temperament and studio setup. Part I reveals some of the different ways artists use casting to create significant and lasting works of art.
Jirí Harcuba: An Evolving Journey
by Debbie Tarsitano
This year the Glass Art Society (GAS) has chosen Jir¡ Harcuba to receive its Lifetime Achievement Award for exceptional achievement in the field of glass. This prestigious award, given by his peers, honors all of his contributions. The award will be presented at the GAS conference, held June 7 through 9, 2007 in Pittsburgh. Debbie Tarsitano interviewed Harcuba at The Studio of the Corning Museum of Glass about his engraving, vitreographic prints and his life's work in glass.