Other Studio Tours this weekend: Columbia Gorge (OR) and Edmonds (WA)

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Sept 17-19 members Stephanie Johnson and Andy Nichols will be at Nichols Art Glass, 912 West 6th Street,The Dalles, OR https://www.gorgeartists.org/2021-artists#/andy-nichols/

Sept 18-19 See member Lynn McManus at site # 5, 7400 Braemar Drive, Edmonds WA https://www.edmondsartstudiotour.com/studios (there’s another amazing studio at JLS Glass, site #1, 13812 68th Ave W, Edmonds, WA)

Open Studio Tour and Sale

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September 18th & 19th, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

This will be our 6th year having an Open Studio Tour and Sale*. We have several artists at each spot so you can see a lot of glass with just a few stops, either outdoors or with good ventilation. If you aren’t in the show, mark your calendar to come be inspired, and maybe even get some new treasures

Margaret Eagle still has some space for guest artists at her site if you want to show your work and are not in the general area. Here’s the link to the application. You need to be a PNW Glass Guild member and log on to fill it out:  https://www.pnwglassguild.org/open-studios-registration/

*OK, technically it will be the 1st year for PNWGG, but as an extension of OGG, it will be our 6th

If you have any questions, please use this form to contact the tour coordinators

Guild Picnics this August:

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Double the fun! There will be 2 Guild picnics this year:
First in Seattle on August 15th at 11:30 am and then in Portland on August 22nd at 4pm.

If you are fully vaccinated, you are welcome to attend one or both picnics. We’ll try to set up a Zoom link for those far away or not yet fully vaccinated so they can share the festivities. Anyone willing to listen/join us talking about glass is welcome. You are encouraged to bring one of your Covid-year glass projects (or a photo) to show what you’ve been up to. More details will be posted in the events calendar entries: Seattle https://www.pnwglassguild.org/event/guild-picnic-seattle/ and Portland https://www.pnwglassguild.org/event/picnic/

Sooke Fine Arts Show

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“Home is where the Art is”

Virtual tour at sookefinearts.com through August 2nd

Celebrating its 35th anniversary, the Sooke Fine Arts Show provides the opportunity for the finest artists from Vancouver Island and BC’s coastal islands to showcase and sell their work. The show is free and open to view on line from July 23 – August 2, 2021. We are very proud of our emerging artists and the body of work they produce. Included in the Show is a wonderful component of juried youth art from students Grade 9 -12.

submitted by and contact: Rae Williamson

June 27th: General Meeting

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Displaying Your Work: Stands, Supports, Hangers etc.

This Sunday June 27th from 2 pm to around 3:30 pm
Anyone can attend our General Meetings. Feel free to share the Zoom link with people you think might also be interested but please DON’T post it on public forums so we avoid attracting those who think breaking up a Zoom meeting is fun.

We’ve got some innovative artists promising to attend. For the Zoom info and the partial list of speakers see
https://www.pnwglassguild.org/event/general-meeting-june-27-2021/

You’re invited to show your solutions too. The show and tell style meeting is aimed at getting glass artists to think about their piece as a whole, including how to display it, and to inspire the group to share ideas of how to do that. Each artist will speak for a minute or two, take any questions and then we’ll move on. It will be recorded for Members to view later.

April 24-25 Seattle: garden art & studio tour

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April 24, 2021 @ 10:00 am – April 25, 2021 @ 5:00 pm Pacific Zone: Seattle

Seattle’s Art In Bloom garden art and studio, er, yard tour will happen April 24-25 10am-5pm in person unless Covid spikes again. 8 glass artists and 17 more artists in other media. Outdoors/open garage, with masks, hand sanitizing and social distancing. See ArtInBloomSeattle.com for more info. (submitted by member Karen Seymour)

April 18 via Zoom: General Meeting Mosaics with Mark Brody, Kory Dollar

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April 18, 2021 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm 
Pacific Time: Zoom

Join us this coming Sunday, April 18th at 2PM for a wonderful presentation about the world of mosaic glass art. We have two well regarded local mosaic artists on hand to present lots of great information and to answer your questions.

Kory Dollar will present her Glass on Glass technique, the use of adhesives and she will talk about her studio and upcoming classes.

https://marvelousmosaic.com/

Sunflower by mosaic artist Kory Dollar

Mark Brody will focus on Garden Mosaic, the Peaks and the Troughs. He will go through which materials are best, and why others will fail over time. He will also introduce his tile sources, where to get the proper materials, and why they work best for exterior works. Most importantly he will introduce 2 methods of mosaic to get any project started. Lastly, he will offer two great ways to get into mosaics: his At-home Mosaic Kits and his Summer Mosaic workshop schedule. Learn mosaics on your own or take a class with Mark Brody

https://markbrodyart.com/

All are welcome. Go to the website for information. Here’s the Zoom link

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4682996595

April 21 via Zoom: Fusers’ Group

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April 21, 2021 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Pacific Coast Time

Glass artists get together to discuss working with glass. It is open to the public. Go to the website for more information and the Zoom link (submitted by member Lynda Sprecher)