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05 Aug 2017

IT’s All About ART…Recycle, Repurpose your Wine Bottles

GOOD to the LAST DROP! STOP!!!  Before you throw that empty wine bottle into the trash bin, were you aware that bottle can be recycled into a nice piece of art?   Just look at these beautiful wind chimes created by glass artist Jackie Murphy. Wine bottles can  also  be slumped into stunning cheese trays, soap dishes, spoon rests and party platters.  Imagine your favorite wine bottle upcycled into mugs, glasses, vases, hanging pendant lights,  bird feeders, wall art and […]

04 Dec 2016

Art Glass Guild Blog Spot – How Colors affect Our Personalities

HOW COLOR AFFECT OUR PERSONALTIES Look around you as colors abound. HAND BLOWN ART GLASS – Artist Devora Safron Most of us are aware how Colors we choose to live in can definitely affect how we act, think and feel.  We understand that people thrive best when surrounded by their favorite colors and that certain personalities are drawn to certain colors. Which Colors affect your mood? Which Colors make you feel energetic or bring calmness to your surroundings?     […]

29 Sep 2016

ART GLASS GUILD ART SPOT – “If I were a Window I’d rather be Stained Glass”

Jane Huff once said “I figured, rather than hanging curtains I’d use Stained Glass”.   Gazing out your windows daily what do you see? The making of stained-glass windows has hardly changed since the 12th century. A stained-glass window consists of pieces of colored glass held together in a latticed web of lead, canes, or copper foil. Can you imagine how Stained Glass of exuberant color and design will transform your windows with magnificent beams of lighting at it’s best or […]

13 Sep 2016

ART GLASS GUILD ART SPOT – BRAVEHEART – Our Tribute to Kathleen Mitchell

 BRAVEHEART – Our Tribute to Kathleen Mitchell Carolyn Moore and Kathleen Mitchell         Photo Credit:  Alane Gray   Meet Kathleen Mitchell one of the bravest souls I know surviving one harrowing accident, struggling to recover and who soared back a stronger woman than before. It’s been several years since that day of Kathleen’s catastrophic accident at her studio. It wasn’t the glass that cut her; it was a vintage German-made lathe that she was using in her studio.  Kathleen’s beautiful long brown hair […]

27 Aug 2016

AGASC 2016 Annual Members’ Exhibition

Art Glass Association of Southern California 2016 Annual Members’ Exhibition    Exhibit Location:   Studio 21, 1770 Village Place, Spanish Village, Balboa Park, San Diego CA 92101   Entry Deadline:   Wednesday, September 21st by Midnight.   Show Dates:   Thursday, September 29th, through Monday, October 10th.   Art Intake:   Tuesday, September 27th 4 to 7PM  Patio is open to drive on at 5:30 PM   Painting and gallery prep:   Tuesday, September 27th at 11AM   Hanging the Show:   Wednesday September […]

26 Jul 2016

ART GLASS GUILD ART SPOT – featuring artist Carol Korfin

Carol Korfin is best known in the art glass community for her animal wildlife glass figures such as the Giraffe.  She is the proud owner of over 200 Giraffe pieces of various mediums in her home.           Carol is one of our Glass Fusion artist in our Studio/Gallery 25 which we are located at Spanish Village Art Center in lovely Balboa Park. How does she created these incredible pieces at her home studio?  The first step is to […]

15 Jun 2016

Art Glass Guild ART SPOT ………… The Blue Whale a Mosaic by Gina Meyers

The Blue Whale a Mosaic by Gina Meyers At the Annual Spring Art Glass Guild Show and Patio Sale last month I met up with Mosaic artist Gina Meyers, who has the passion and inspiration in creating one of kind beautiful mosaics for your home décor and garden. The Blue Whale really sets the tone with the clouds reflecting on the ocean and the white waves splashing and hitting the shoreline. Once Gina saw the whale marquee she just had to make a mosaic out […]

10 May 2016

Art Glass Guild ART SPOT … “Down the Rabbit Hole” as told by Sandy Levin

 “DOWN the RABBIT HOLE” an art glass sculpture by artist Sandy Levin   Sandy Levin has been creating fused glass since about 2005 as a way to combat the stress in her life. Over the years, she has expanded to casted glass and other cold working techniques such as grinding, polishing and sandblasting.  Before that Sandy was doing some stained glass, but wanted to move away from working with lead.  She gets inspiration from all aspects of her life.  Sandy’s […]

04 May 2016

Annual Art Glass Guild Spring 2016 Show and Patio Sale May 7th and 8th, 2016

One of a Kind Unique Glass Art If  you are interested in stain glass, blown glass, fused glass, cast glass, etch, mosaics, lamp work or torched be sure this Mothers Day weekend to stop by our glass art sale May 7th and 8th, from 10:00am to 5:00pm daily and meet the artists. Watch Demos! Our finest pieces of awe-inspiring art glass will be centered in the historic patio garden in Spanish Village Art Center ( http://SpanishVillageArt.com ) located in beautiful Balboa […]

29 Mar 2016

Welcome to The Art Glass Guild Art Spot!

Welcome to The Art Glass Guild Art Spot! At The Art Glass Guild Art Spot we will share our experience working with glass, along with our experience with techniques, materials and much more. Whether you are a glass art lover, an established glass artist or an aspiring one, you will find something new, valuable, and captivating. It is also the place to get your hands dirty! Classes are available in many types of techniques of this art form. Our students […]