2010 Conference Venues
MARRIOTT LOUISVILLE DOWNTOWN HOTEL
280 West Jefferson, Louisville, KY
Opening Ceremonies and Reception, Lectures, Technical Display, Auction, Goblet Grab, International Student Exhibition, GAS Cafe
Located in the heart of downtown Louisville, the Marriott Louisville Downtown Hotel will be the center of things for the Glass Art Society's 40th Annual Conference. Many of the area's best galleries, attractions and dining are within minutes of the hotel, making it the ideal central location for accommodations and many of the GAS conference events.
THE CRESSMAN CENTER FOR VISUAL ARTS
Cressman Center Studio, University of Louisville, 100 East Main Street, Louisville, KY
Hot and Coldworking Demos
The Cressman Center for Visual Arts is home to the University of Louisville's glass art department. Located in the heart of downtown Louisville, the facility boasts a comprehensive studio designed for teh academic pursuit of hot, warm and cold glassmaking, as well as mixed media processes. Open to the public year round, the Cressman Center also contains a spacious and modern University gallery. The purpose of the facility is to not only provide students with a rich educational environment, but to also create a portal through which the community can experience the artmaking process during all stages of conception, execution, and exhibition. Lino Tagliapietra's demo, which will occur here on Saturday, June 12 at 8:00 am - 9:30 am and 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, made possible, in art by the Sutherland Foundation Endowed Chair in Glass.
FLAME RUN STUDIO
828 East Market Street, Louisville, KY
Brook Forrest White, Jr. founded Flame Run and with energy and chemistry, created a unique atmosphere of creativity in his 13,000 sq. ft. studio and gallery. Flame Run is a source for contemporary glass art, and is the region's largest glassblowing hotshop, featuring a gallery with glass art created on-site as well as glass from across the country.
815 West Market Street, Louisville, KY
Hot and Flameworking Demonstrations, Lec-Mos
Glassworks is a multi-use facility located in the heart of downtown Louisville, dedicated to the art of glass; its magic, its mystery, its beauty. Three working glass studios, two glass galleries, a walk-in workshop, daily tours and so much more! Glassworks is also home to JazzyBlu, a jazz club located in the lower level of Glassworkes that will be the lec-mo location.
JUICY LUCY AT GLASSWORKS STUDIO
Juicy Lucy the Blowin' Hot Rod is the first mobile glassblowing studio of her kind. Traditionally, glassblowing equipment is contained in a trailer pulled by a vehicle. Juicy Lucy's equipment is creatively and efficiently designed to pull out and be operated from the rear and side of the van. The exterior of the van was designed and painted by notable graffiti artist, Sean Griffin. Will be located at the Glassworks Studio.