Artists have always depended on patrons to support their creative efforts. Columbus Orthopaedic is a perfect combination of patron and artisans. The new facility in Starkville incorporates three significant glass artworks in a medical architectural setting. The medical art therapy discipline recognizes the value of art in the treatment environment. Both the Starkville and Columbus physical rehabilitation facilities treat the soul as well as the body with the exquisite beauty of art glass.
-Andrew Young, Chief DesignerREAD MORE
“On a recent evening I stopped by the Holocaust Memorial at Beth Israel Congregation. I was taken back by the detail of the lighting at night against the dark sky. The Memorial is open free to the public 24/7/365. Plans are underway to include the Memorial on tours of sites in Jackson as well as religious services by the Synagogue.”READ MORE
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.
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
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Pearl River Glass Studio has been developing architectural art glass for some years now. We ran into some technical problems with the type of kiln being used when we began to create larger and larger kiln-formed glass pieces. Working from my existing knowledge I had purchased electric kilns with heating elements on the top and problems ensued with annealing large glass pieces. We discovered from consultation with Eric Lovell at Uroboros Glass that their kilns had heating elements on all six sides of the kiln enclosure.READ MORE