Reflecting Diversity

October 14 – November 14, 2021, Seattle Glassblowing Studio

The Seattle Glassblowing Studio will open a unique glass art exhibition on October 14, on view until November 14, 2021. Reflecting Diversity, presented in partnership with the Glass Art Society, will feature nearly 10 different artists working in glass. 

Reflecting Diversity is a group exhibition designed to recognize and bring awareness to the diverse skills, backgrounds, and talents of glass artists who experience disabilities. Open to emerging and established artists worldwide, this exhibition is curated by Ann Potter and Seattle Glassblowing Studio and presented in partnership with the Glass Art Society. Opening October 14th, the exhibition will run through November 14, 2021, and will be on view during REFRACT: The Seattle Glass Experience. 

Artists featured in the exhibit: Ann Potter, Arrianne Glory, Cat Burns, Cathryn Shilling, Cynthia Miller, Ian, Minton, John Fenn, Neil Hickock, Madeline Rile Smith, and Scout Cartagena.

An Opening Reception on October 14 5-7pm will feature a live glassblowing demonstration by Ann Potter and Ed Schmid.

Exhibition will be on view daily from 10am-6pm at Seattle Glassblowing Studio with free admission, and artworks will be available for purchase.

This exhibition is organized by Seattle Glassblowing Studio with support by the Glass Art Society, Pilchuck Glass School, and 4Culture.

ABOUT THE SEATTLE GLASSBLOWING STUDIO
Showcasing handcrafted glass art from over 80 different artists, Seattle Glassblowing Studio is a gallery and working glassblowing hot shop. Located in the Belltown neighborhood since 1991, Seattle Glassblowing Studio is celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2021. The Studio offers public access to the glassblowing hot shop and hands-on experiences for individuals and groups. 

ABOUT REFRACT: THE SEATTLE GLASS EXPERIENCE
Visit Seattle, Chihuly Garden and Glass and more than 40 Pacific Northwest arts organizations are joining together for this annual festival, taking place October 14-17, 2021. This year’s festival offers a unique mix of in-person shows, demonstrations, parties, and exhibitions, alongside virtual programming options. Visit refractseattle.org for further details.

FOR MORE INFORMATION
Contact: Sarah Tollefson, [email protected], 206-448-2181