Exhibitions | 26-10-2022

Fired Up: Glass Today exhibition at Wadsworth Atheneum

Over 50 glass artists making everything from studio glass to American flameworking are showing their work at the ‘Fired Up: Glass Today’ exhibition at Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Connecticut, US (on until 5 February 2023). These glassmakers have been selected because they are pushing boundaries, forging new paths, and inspiring people in support of this art.

Work is on display by the following artists; Chris Ahalt, Joshua Bernbaum, Alex Berstein, Peter Bremers, Hamm Brushand, Moshe Bursuker, Nancy Callan, Dale Chihuly & James Carpenter, Dale Chihuly, Ben Cobb, David Colton, Amber Cowan, Matt Eskuche, Micah Evans, Beccy Feather, Wesley Fleming, Wesley Fleming & Jupiter Nielsen, Kiva Ford, Kiva Ford & Jupiter Nielsen, Dan Friday, Hannah Gibson, Sidney Hutter, Joseph Ivacic, Martin Janecky, Yoshinori Kondo, Caroline Landau, Jiyong Lee, Shayna Leib, Liza Lou, Carmen Lozar, Dante Marioni, Jason McDonald, Robert Mickelsen, Jonas Noël Niedermann, Kelly O’Dell, Kelly O’Dell & Raven Skyriver, Joe Peters & Peter Muller, Michael Schunke, Matteo Silverio & Stefano Bullo, Raven Skyriver, Paul Stankard, Megan Stelljes, Lino Tagliapietra, Tim Tate, Daisuke Takeuchi, Demetra Theofanous & Dean Bensen, Kim Thomas, Cesare Toffolo, Alex Ubatuba, Norwood Viviano, Zoe Woods, and Ben Young.

In addition to the exhibition there is a programme of related events, including an informal concert on the Glass Harmonica, a musical instrument developed by Benjamin Franklin, on 17 December 2022.

The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art is at 600 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103, USA. Opening hours Thursday-Sunday, Noon-5pm. Find out more via the website: https://www.thewadsworth.org

Image: A detail of Megan Stelljes’ ‘Neon Wallpaper III’ (2022), featuring neon with sculpted glass.

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