UrbanGlass Presents: Fete de Verre Auction Preview Exhibition

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UrbanGlass Presents: Fete de Verre Auction Preview Exhibition

675 3rd Ave, New York
10017 New York
March 24th, 2011 - April 9th, 2011
Opening: March 24th, 2011 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Other (outside areas listed)
neon mixed-media installation abstract, coldwork, fusing, glass conceptual installation, conceptual, modern, sculpture


Fête Auction Preview @ Chashama
217 E. 42nd Street (btw 2nd &3rd Avenues)
New York, NY 10017

Open to the Public
Tuesday, March 22 - Saturday, April 9, 2011
Hours: Tues-Fri 12-8pm Saturdays 12-4pm

Exhibition Opening Reception
Thursday, March 24 6-8pm

The Auction Preview Exhibition highlights the broad range of work made by
some of the most exciting established and cutting edge artists in the
contemporary glass world. All of the artwork will be available for viewing and
bidding online and auctioned at UrbanGlass’ premier fundraiser, Fête de Verre,
on April 16th. The funds raised will help support UrbanGlass, the world’s first
artist-access glass center in the country.

The exhibition was juried by Jane Adlin, Associate Curator, Metropolitan
Museum of Art; Katya Heller, Heller Gallery; David McFadden, Chief Curator and
Vice President, Museum of Arts and Design; and Claire Oliver, Claire Oliver

UrbanGlass’ Fête de Verre: FUTUR auction and benefit dinner will take place on
April 16th at Capitale. Tickets are $350-$1,000. For more information or to
purchase tickets please contact Kristin Solomon at 718. 625.3685 extension 211
or by email at

Fête Auction Preview Exhibition Featured Artists:

Jill Allan, Lisbeth Biger, John Brekke, Jane Bruce, Moshe Bursuker, Victoria
Calabro, Nicole Chesney, Dale Chihuly, William Couig, Amber Cowan, Deborah
Czeresko, Christopher Duffy, Robert DuGrenier, Matthew Eskuche, Floating
World Projects, Guggisberg/Baldwin, Jamie Harris, Kim Harty, Robert Hickman,
Deborah Horrell, Alison Kinnaird, Laurie Korowitz-Coutu, Jessica Loughlin,
Justin Mckenney, Elizabeth Ryland Mears, Ivan Mora, Martie Negri, Martie Negri,
Joseph Pagano, Marlene Rose, Maret Sarapu, Femke Schaap, Ben Sewell, Lee
Silveri, April Surgent, Lino Tagliapietra, Leo Tecosky, Roger Thomas, Patrick
Townsend, Emma Varga, Thaddeus Wolfe, Rob Wynne, Hiroshi Yamano, Carol
Yorke, Jeff Zimmer, and edison Osorio Zapata.

The exhibition will take place at Chashama, a non-profit art space located in
Manhattan that supports creativity in New York City by repurposing vacant
properties, recycling them as artist work and show spaces, while simultaneously
invigorating the surrounding community.

For more information, please visit our website at
UrbanGlass: New York Contemporary Glass Center is a not-for-profit
international art center located at 647 Fulton Street, in Fort Greene, Brooklyn,
NY. The mission of UrbanGlass is to be a leading resource for both aspiring and
established artists wishing to create in glass. We foster innovative art and
advance the use and appreciation of glass as a creative medium