Glass Lifeforms 2021 features contemporary artworks inspired by Harvard University’s acclaimed collections of plant and invertebrate models produced in the 19th and 20th centuries by Czech glass artists Leopold and Rudolph Blaschka. An open call exhibition, Glass Lifeforms 2021 includes artists working in various glass techniques, including lampworking, glassblowing, pâte de verre, and others. Exhibited works were selected by a jury based on accuracy in representing the organism, aesthetic beauty, presentation, and originality. For more information, visit glasslifeform.org
Glass Lifeforms 2021 Panel Discussion | Thursday, November 4, 2021 | 4PM EST
A special virtual event to celebrate Glass Lifeforms 2021. During the program, project organizer and exhibiting artist Sally Prasch will present an exhibition preview, sharing insights about the magnificent assemblage of artworks, each one created in the spirit of the Blaschka plant and invertebrate glass models at Harvard University. The sneak peek will be followed by a panel discussion with the exhibition jurors who will share insights about the jurying process, scientific glass blowing, and artists’ enduring fascination with the natural world. Watch the video recording HERE.