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Come out of the cold – to where its warm!
Open House: Saturday, December 15th from Noon to 5pm
Beautiful sculptures by glass artist Syl Mathis will be on exhibit at the school.
The artists and instructors of the glass school will be exhibiting artworks. From the small child to the serious art collector, the Washington Glass School Holiday Open House has something for everyone’s taste.
Artist Tim Tate’s captivating mixed media works.
Blacksmith artist Chris Shea will be there with his sculpted furniture.
The community is invited to come and experience a unique DC area arts venue. Adjacent studios – Red Dirt and Flux Studios will also be open – a great chance to see whats going on in the Gateway Arts District!
Erwin Timmers’ incredible artwork made from cast recycled glass.
Also – this might be your last chance to get some glass before the end of the Mayan Calendar – and since “Glass is Forever” it is the perfect gift!
Santa visiting the glass school.
The Washington Glass School is located at 3700 Otis Street, Mount Rainier, MD 20712
About the Author
Michael Janis developed a focus on glass after working for twenty years as an architect in the United States and Australia. Now as Co-Director of the Washington Glass School, Janis has taught at the UK’s National Glass Centre at the University of Sunderland, Penland School of Crafts, California’s Bay Area Glass Institute, Hot Glass Houston, and The Glass Furnace (Istanbul, Turkey). Awarded a Fulbright Scholarship in 2012, he became an Artist-in-Residence at the Institute for International Research in Glass (IIRG) at the University of Sunderland. Janis’ artwork has been shown at major galleries and international art fairs and is included in the permanent collection of the Art Institute of Chicago. In 2011, Janis had a solo exhibition of his artwork at the Fuller Craft Museum (Massachusetts), and was named a “Rising Star” by the Creative Glass Center of America. The James Renwick Alliance named him "Distinguished Artist 2013/2014 and had him present his work at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Janis also edits the Washington Glass School blog at http://washingtonglassschool.com/school/blog