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Buying Contemporary Hand Blown Glass

Buying Contemporary Hand Blown Glass
Buying contemporary hand blown glass online can be a challenge. Many questions arise from our customers, how do I find the right Bernard Katz Glass sculpture online? Understanding our customer’s concerns about how the piece will look within their homes, we work closely with each customer. We select artwork that suits your taste in glass design. All details are taken into consideration from color, texture, shape and dimensions. Katie Katz takes images of each selected glass piece to share with our customers. A choice is made and arrives at their final destination. A new...
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Glass Art and Culture|Preston Singletary

Glass Art and Culture|Preston Singletary
Fusion in glass art and culture is intertwined within the work of Preston Singletary. He is a Native American Artist from the Northwest Coast tribe, the Tlingit. Preston Singletary was raised in Seattle, where he learned the traditions of European glassmaking through the Marioni Family, Dante and Paul. Singletary decided to combine the traditions of Native American culture and glassmaking. As a Navajo artist myself, I admire how Singletary portrays the rich Northwest Coast Indian culture through his contemporary glass sculptures. Preston Singletary’s best explains why he chose glass as his medium,...
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Working in Pastels

Working in Pastels
Working in pastels, is a wonderful way for my mind to escape. The past few months I have reawakened my passion for drawing. My favorite theme is landscape drawing. I formed an art group, at our glass studio. We meet once a week, to keep each other on track. A snapshot of one of our nights. Ready to move on to larger scale...
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Abstract Imagery in Glass

Abstract Imagery in Glass
The Infusion Series by Jaime Harris Abstract imagery in glass art is beautifully orchestrated by Jaime Harris. I am drawn to Jaime’s Infusions Series. The Infusion Series are one-of-a-kind glass sculptures with multiple layers of glass color.   The amount of work that Jaime Harris puts into each sculpture would  take   weeks to design and create. Jaime describes his process as, “These one-of-a-kind pieces begin as solid sculptures, similar to the Infusion sculptures in my studio line, and are then kiln-cast into thick blocks or panels, and carved and polished. These are paintings done in...
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Glass Art Display

Glass Art Display
Glass art display with  proper lighting can really enhance our hand blown glass sculptures. We are often asked how to display and light art glass for our customer’s homes. Personally there is not one proper way to display art glass,  because the right way needs to look good to the beholder of the sculpture. There are two types of glass, opaque glass art which is best lit from an angle or on top of the piece. Transparent or translucent glass looks great with natural or artificial lighting that is direct or reflected. Niches with lighting can really frame the piece and give the sculpture the main...
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Bernard Katz Glass on Google+ Business Spotlight

Bernard Katz Glass on Google+ Business Spotlight
Bernard Katz Glass on Google+ Business Spotlight hosted by Stephan Hovnanian and Ben Fisher. Bernard and I discussed our glass art business on Google+ Hangout on Air on April 23rd, 2014. The Google+ Business Spotlight streamed live from our studio location in Philadelphia PA.  Prior to our Hangout on Air,  Bernard Katz  shown testing our computer equipment. Bernard and I talked about how our glass art business has changed within 25 years. Be sure to watch and learn how we have continued to change and grow Bernard Katz...
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