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Happy Birthday Mississippi

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1817-2017 Commemorative Mississippi Glass Art by the Artisans of Pearl River Glass Studio

This year the state of Mississippi is two hundred years old. Pearl River Glass Studio is celebrating by creating, in glass art, a commemorative Mississippi. The art pieces are available for you in the Design Arts Market, our in-house store of our glass creations and other Made in Midtown products.

Each Mississippi is as unique as the people of our home state. Our glass artists design a pattern of color and transparency that reflect our creative spirit. These memorable keepsakes are great gifts that will impress your family and friends with your thoughtfulness and generosity.READ MORE

2016 Ornaments

Our annual ornaments are ready. Stop by the studio’s Design Arts Market to purchase. Also, we will be at Chimneyville Crafts Festival December 1-3 with a variety of inventory.ornaments-2016-promo1

PRGS In The Gallery Presents: Retrospective Leaded Stained Glass

On Friday, October 21, we will celebrate the special grand opening of our new Design Arts Market. Also, on display will be an exhibit, dating back to 1973, of Andy Young’s forty year retrospective of leaded stained glass.

Opening exhibits starts at 5 p.m. at Pearl River Studio Gallery. Refreshments will be served.

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Creation of the Holocaust Memorial

Original Art Work Holocaust Memorial 09 14 2015

 

The Holocaust Memorial tells the compelling story through images in glass art. When I was asked to prepare a design for the Holocaust Memorial I gladly accepted knowing the challenges ahead for me and my studio team.  All along the way members of the Beth Israel Congregation have been supportive by allowing us the freedom to express the ideas shown here.  The images ground us in the key points of the Holocaust narrative.  The abstract images allow each viewer the freedom to experience the Holocaust Memorial for themselves.READ MORE

Gus Herrman Holocaust Memorial Story

The initial design sketch was inspired by earth, sky and the grayness of concrete. I knew that the subject was going to be more challenging than any I have faced before. The initial concept drawing was kept open and expressive to allow the designs of the sculptures to unfold as the project moved forward. I began by investigating ideas in black and white sketches.  But first, in order to get a sense of the scale I made full size mock ups of the forms and colors on cardboard and mounted them in place. I needed to see what they looked like in the garden landscape. I wanted to be assured that I had the right size and READ MORE