Chicago Gallery Hop

River North Gallery District

Friday, March 21, 5 pm - 8 pm

Experience the depth and diversity of the exciting Chicago art scene. Venture out to ECHT and Ken Saunders galleries in the River North section of Chicago to see the anchor galleries of glass in Chicago. Additional galleries throughout the city will host special exhibits during the conference.


Concurrent Glass Exhibitions

Ken Saunders GalleryECHT GalleryVale Craft GalleryLotton Gallery MADEgalleryGAS Neon Show


Ken Saunders Gallery

230 West Superior Street, Chicago, IL

Original Voices, A Group Show Celebrating Young Artists
March 20 - April, 2014
Special opening reception: Friday March 21, 5 - 7:30 pm



ECHT Gallery

222 W Superior St, Chicago, IL

Oben Abright, Janusz Walentynowicz & Daniel Clayman
March 21 - April 2014
Special opening reception: Friday, March 21, 5 - 7:30 pm

These three artists’ work will be featured at the gallery during the 2014 GAS conference.



Vale Craft Gallery

230 West Superior Street (lower level), Chicago IL
Midwestern Glass group exhibition, March 7-April 12, 2014
Special reception: Friday, March 21, 5:00-8:00 pm


Lotton Gallery

900 N. Michigan Avenue, Level 6 (Magnificent Mile)
Chicago, IL 60611

Three Generations of Glass: The Lotton Family
Special Opening: Friday, March 21, 5- 8pm



1430 W. Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60642

How Glass Is... - A Curated Group of Contemporary Glass
March 20 - April 1, 2014
Opening reception: Thursday, March 20 at 7pm

Mike Shelbo has selected this group showing of Contemporary Glass out of artist submissions from all worlds of glassmaking and all generations. Focusing on bringing a new audience to share in a different view of modern glass art and see work from the underground and today's leading and emerging artists during the 2014 Chicago GAS Conference.

Goblins!!! - An Exhibit of New Work by Mike Shelbo
March 20 - April 1, 2014
Opening reception: Thursday, March 20 at 7pm

This exhibition will highlight new solo work from artist, Mike Shelbo. Known for his Goblins and work with Glass Alchemy on their color palette poster this show is an opportunity to see many goblin pendants in person, including several new unreleased series. New sculpture work will also be shown using glass and mixed media, revealing Shelbo's love of found objects.  Come see the strange world of the Goblins and How Glass Is....


GAS Neon Show

Palmer House - Ashland, Congress and Harvard Rooms

Exhibit your work at the 2014 GAS Neon Show! Neon and plasma artists interested in participating, please contact Ed Kirshner at .


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Images (top to bottom) Adam Waimon's Ocean Blossoms, Januz Walentynowicz's Untitled (Large Box), Paul Messink's Trees in Twilight

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