Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on July 11, 1976 · Page 89
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July 11, 1976

Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 89

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Sunday, July 11, 1976
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"Steer-head Vase." One of 59pieces designed by Winslmc Anderson. "Amber 'C' Forms," by Harvey Littleton. iss: 'ginia Littleton's "Amber 'C' Forms" for $1,675. In a separate "Workshop'' catalogue, available at the exhibition, the visiting artists describe their experiences while working in West ..Virginia. Without exception, they were well received and treated courteously. In most cases the complete f a c i l i t i e s of the host planjs were at their disposal, but there were some amusing attitudes -- including surprise that the "visiting firemen" could blow glass themselves. According to Mrs. Emerson. Phase Three of "New American Glass: Focus West Virginia." will be a conference from Sept. 24 through 26.1976. It will be attended by the workshop artists, glassblowers. glass factory owners and managers, chairmen of art departments, and leaders in the museum and curatorial world ofjlass. The program of the conference will be devoted to an evaluation of the workshop and exhibition aspects of the total project for the purpose of determining what substantive forms or directions should develop from this purely experimental project. "New American.Glass: Focus 'West Virginia" was made possible by grants from the "National Endowment for the Arts, and the West Virginia American Revolution Bicentennial Commission. Vane forms made by Joel Phillip Myers during workshop at Seneca Glass. 'Grace,"by William Happeljr. CHARLESTON. W.VA.m

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