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Holiday Pop Up Art Shop in Manayunk

Posted by on Dec 7th, 2015 in Events, glass | Comments Off on Holiday Pop Up Art Shop in Manayunk

Holiday Pop Up Art Shop in Manayunk

    Holiday Pop Up Art Shop in Manayunk with special guest artist Jennifer Barrile of Jen’s Imagings. Jennifer will be showcasing her pendant jewelry, mixed-media paintings and art card illustrations within our studio location of Bernard Katz Glass located in Philadelphia PA. Shop for holiday Gifts handmade locally by Jennifer Barrile and Bernard Katz Glass during the weekend of December 12th & 13, 2015. Enjoy light refreshments, meet the artists and learn about their process in making their work. Bernard Katz Glass will...

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Shop Small Bernard Katz Glass

Posted by on Nov 24th, 2015 in Events, glass | Comments Off on Shop Small Bernard Katz Glass

Shop Small Bernard Katz Glass

Shop Small With Us Shop Small save 20% at Bernard Katz Glass Studio & Gallery in Philadelphia PA.  Small Business Saturday special shopping offers. Purchase hand made art glass locally made within our Manayunk studio. Shop Small with us and save 20% on all purchases and Free Shipping on all Art Glass Sculpture, One of Kind Art Glass made on Saturday November 28 and Sunday 29th, 2015 within our gallery location or online at KatzGlassDesign.com. When you shop with us, you learn about how it’s made. A story told by the makers. American...

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Social Media for Small Business Saturday

Posted by on Nov 1st, 2015 in Events, glass | Comments Off on Social Media for Small Business Saturday

Social Media for Small Business Saturday

American Express recently featured Bernard Katz Glass on their small business blog. The article focuses on our approach for social media for our glass art business for Small Business Saturday. Social media has allowed us to connect to people in more open and creative ways. Katie Katz says, “Before we did more selling to art galleries and didn’t meet the customers beforehand. But now with our online presence things have changed.” Honest, thoughtful customer engagement is the key for us. Taking the time to really help...

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Bernard Katz Glass Art Sale

Posted by on Oct 9th, 2015 in glass | 1 comment

Bernard Katz Glass Art Sale

   Bernard Katz Glass Art Sale from our sculptural and vase sale now available to purchase online until February 29th, 2016. Bernard Katz has created a diverse collection of hand blown glass art for over 25 years. Inspired by natural elements found with nature, Bernard Katz’s artwork ranges from the Tree Vase Series to our newer series of  Contemporary One of Kind Glass Sculpture. Works of art by Bernard Katz can be found within luxury hotels, private collections and museums worldwide. Many sale works of art are limited edition or...

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Glassblowing in Cape Cod

Posted by on Sep 10th, 2015 in art and sculpture, glass | Comments Off on Glassblowing in Cape Cod

Glassblowing in Cape Cod

Spent several relaxing days in Cape Cod, MA. The town we visited was Dennisport, MA which happened to have our good friend Fritz Lauenstein’s glass art studio. Of course I had to visit on the hottest day. I can only imagine what it was like for Fritz who was in the midst of blowing glass. Fritz Glass is located on Upper County Road in Dennis Port, Cape Cod.  A fantastic location! Enjoy my images from my visit with Fritz Glassblowing Studio!...

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Stunning Artwork at Glass Weekend

Posted by on Jul 31st, 2015 in design, glass | Comments Off on Stunning Artwork at Glass Weekend

Stunning Artwork at Glass Weekend

  Stunning Artwork | Glass Weekend Wheaton Arts Glass Weekend 2015 brought glass artists, collectors and galleries from all over the world to Millville, NJ. Every two years, I enjoy visiting the show, to see the finest in glass art. This year brought several standouts from Habitat Gallery, Toots Zynsky, image shown above. “Toots Zynsky’s distinctive heat-formed filet de verre (glass thread) vessels enjoy a widespread popularity and deserved acclaim for their often extraordinary and always unique explorations in color.” ...

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Italian and American Glass Art | Philadelphia Museum of Art

Posted by on May 7th, 2015 in art and sculpture, glass | Comments Off on Italian and American Glass Art | Philadelphia Museum of Art

Italian and American Glass Art | Philadelphia Museum of Art

The Tradition Reinvented: Italian and American Glass Art exhibit currently at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The exhibit features the glass art work from Dante Marioni, Lino Tagliapietra, and others. All of the featured contemporary glass artists have been influenced by traditional Italian glassmaking techniques. I have admired for many years, the hand blown glass artwork created by Italian glass master, Lino Tagliapietra. To see his large scale vessels in person is impressive! His glass sculptures titled, Balbao and Dinosaur, really caught...

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Art Glass | Architectural Digest Home Design 2015

Posted by on Mar 27th, 2015 in design, Events, glass | Comments Off on Art Glass | Architectural Digest Home Design 2015

Art Glass | Architectural Digest Home Design 2015

Art Glass at the Architectural Digest Home Design Show was inspirational this year. This is my second year visiting the show in New York City at Pier 94. Most of my time was spent within the Made Section of the show, visiting with several glass artists. My personal favorites from the show, demonstrate uniqueness in color and design.   1. Jaime Harris Studios: Amazing technique that is shown  within his Encalmo Orb Vessels. “The Incalmo vessels series represents an ever-changing examination of color contrast within a more sculptural...

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Top 4 Glass Sculpture

Posted by on Nov 5th, 2014 in design, glass | Comments Off on Top 4 Glass Sculpture

Top 4 Glass Sculpture

Top 4 glass sculpture are my chosen picks for the best in organic forms. The chosen artists have similar inspiration found within natural forms. Their varied interpretations in glass are rather exciting to find! I have found them to be a source of inspiration in the contemporary glass world. Benjamin Cobb “ I have always been intrigued by science; this is where I pull my interest and inspiration. Natural forms, biology, and botany, from cellular forms to shapes and proportions of people; all of these things inspire what I make. I focus on...

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Natural Light on Glass Art

Posted by on Oct 24th, 2014 in glass, Installation Projects | Comments Off on Natural Light on Glass Art

Natural Light on Glass Art

Natural light on glass art creates a warm glow. While, installing artwork, the sunlight shone on our glass sculptures. Mesmerized, I captured the atmosphere within the Fountain Restaurant, Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia. The translucent glass color of tea is highlighted within the Shima sculpture by Bernard Katz. To learn more about our glass installation project visit: Four Seasons Hotel| Fountain Restaurant | Glass...

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