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July 2015 Newsletter
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In Memory of Micheal Nourot

 

We are saddened by the recent passing of Micheal Nourot, long-time Bay Area glass artist. Micheal was instrumental in the original establishment of Pilchuck in Washington and his studio in Benicia has been open for forty years. His son Nick has continued to head the studio after Micheal’s retirement a couple of years ago. Our sympathies go to Micheal’s wife Ann Corcoran and the rest of his family.

 

A wonderful memorial was recently held and was attended by several GLANC members, including Jim Della, Marvin Lipofsky, John Lewis, Mary White, Kirk Podawiltz, John Bell and Patrick Fleming.  A large crowd of friends, neighbors, collectors and fellow artists paid tribute to Micheal via testimony, pictures and film clips. Read this article in the Benicia Herald.

 

Glass Art Society Conference
June 2015, San Jose

Paul Stankard, Lifetime Achievement Award

Honeybee Swarm with Flowers and Fruit
2012 Chicago Art Institute Rubloff Collection
Photo Credit: Ron Farina

 

2014 GLANC Fund-Supported Events

San Francisco Museum of Craft+Design: Family Event

Student Scholarships for area institutions

Visiting Artists: Amber Cowan at the San Francisco Museum of Craft+Design; and Guido Gerlitz at The Crucible.

Day Trips: to a private collection in Mill Valley and to the Healdburg Center for the Arts where GLANC artist members Susan Longini, Demetra Theofanous, Ed Kershner, and Randy Strong exhibited their work.

Opening Reception for Amber Cowan at San Francisco Museum of Craft+Design

GLANC members were invited to receptions for Clifford Rainey and Matthew Szosz at the Bullseye East Bay Resource Center where we heard the artists lecture and viewed their work.

*Check the Calendar page for more details.

 

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