2015 August

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Got a message that Terry was coming up my way to Seattle meeting up with friends from SF to Seattle.  Terry is a delightful artist from California her website is http://glassart.weebly.com/portraits.html portraits that remind me of the colors of Hundertwasser, the flavor of Seated Woman by William de Kooning and the fun found in Paul Klee’s […]

You can tell an artist is dedicated to supporting their friends and the arts by how long they’ll wait (2 hours) to get into Seattle.  Myself and 1000 of my friends on the 520 for 1st Thursday.  Doug, it looks like they’re all beating me to your opening.  For those that exited off due to […]

Bellevue Arts Museum http://www.bellevuearts.org  August there are several great show. Jana Brevick: This Infinity Fits in My Hand, ends August 16, 201 Nathan Vincent: Let’s Play War! In The Realm of Nature: Bob Stocksdale & Kay Sekimachi  September is Counter-Couture, can’t wait should be fun! Camp Fires   Microsoft Art Collection http://www.microsoftartcollection.com If you’re an employee […]

Seattle Art Museum –http://www.seattleartmuseum.org  – Out of the Box closing soon, Joseph Cornell’s work – Billabong Dreams til June 19, 2016. – Disguise Masks & Global African Art  Traver Gallery – http://www.travergallery.com  Ethan Stern’s lovely new work in Cross Cut Einar and Jamex de la Toree new work in Hyperkulturemia Vetri-An Artful Life work of Doug […]

Lots to do in Tacoma.  I went down for a trip to TAM and MOG and like a lame brain I didn’t think either would be closed on Monday.  Boy was I wrong.  I wanted to catch the Aloha Club Collection http://www.tacomaartmuseum.org/explore/exhibitions/   but will need to go back to see this one. But had a […]

With an interest in drawing, physics and chemistry he first attended Ècole Breguet and in 1902 Ècole de Sèvres where he met the son of Henri Crois. After graduation he worked in a research laboratory for dental porcelain. In 1913 he married Marianne Argyriades. He was a sculptor, ceramicist and glass master working in glass […]

                    English artist and glassmaker.  In 1881 he helped re-introduce colored glass at Stevens & Williams.  He then emigrated to the United States where he with Thomas Hawkes co-founded the Steuben Glass Works, Corning New York.

Almaric Walter  studied at the Sevres factory. He gets a prize at the Universal Exhibition of 1900. In 1905 he joined the Daum House where he worked with the help of Henri Bergé; he created over 100 models of glass pastes with bright colours in the Art Nouveau style. In 1919 He left the Daum […]

Décorchemont came from a family of artists, his father was a sculptor. He worked as a master ceramic and glass artist. He developed using lead crystal pastes of glass rather than traditional soda lime glass. He is the grandfather of Antoine and Ètienne Leperlier who carried on the family tradition of working with pâte de […]

Georges Despret (b 1862- d 1952) was trained from childhood by his uncle Hector Despret; trained to be his successor in the manufacturing of ice who then managed a Special School of Mines and Arts and Manufactures of Liège. George Despret took responsibilities in various fields of industry and finance but his works and bombing […]