Habatat Galleries

Royal Oak, MI

  • Grand opening: November 1  

I will be displaying a series of new works based on toy irons I had as a child. Each piece life sized. I created the work in cast glass, cast bronze and cast aluminum.

The Glass Art Fair’s mission is to promote and drive general awareness to this exciting and innovative art medium. This new virtual exhibit is unlike any other! 

For more information: 

 

www.GlassArtFair.com


https://www.facebook.com/GlassArtFair

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The Glass Art Fair

Blue Spiral 1 Gallery

Asheville, NC

  • Grand opening: July 3rd  

  • Exhibition dates: July 3rd - August 28th

Jen will be included in an exhibition called Tools of the Trade in Blue Spiral 1 Gallery of Asheville, NC. The exhibition opens July 3rd and runs until August 28th. In celebration of the 100 year anniversary of the 19th Amendment, ‘Tools of the Trade’ is the first of two all women shows the gallery is hosting in 2020. Jen will displaying multiple large scale pieces from glass, bronze, print media and found objects. This exhibit references and pays homage to the tradition of "women's work" in the contemporary realm. 

 

For more information: bluespiral1.com

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Tools of the Trade

48th Annual International Invitational Awards Exhibition

 

Habatat Galleries

Royal Oak, MI

  • Grand opening: May 8th   

  • Exhibition dates: May 8th - July 3rd


Habatat adapted the Glass48 International event to a client focused online presentation so the exhibition can be viewed from anywhere. Jen will be displaying two new bodies of work. Both are series of kiln cast frames hues of blues, grays, and greens with screen print. The images of landscapes, clouds, and bridges are taken from her original photography.​

 

For more information: www.Glass48.com

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Habatat Direct Event

Blue Spiral 1 Gallery
Asheville, NC

  • Exhibition dates: April 17th - July 31st

 

For this exhibition, Jen has created a new piece just for this exhibition where she transformed a victorian photo album into a lightbox which holds a screen print on glass.

 

Gallery proceeds for this show are going to the Artist Relief Fund, an initiative to provide grants and information to artists struggling through the Covid-19 crisis.

 

For more information: www.bluespiral1.com

COVID - 19 Dialect Online Exhibition

Blue Spiral 1 Gallery
Asheville, NC

Exhibition dates: May 1st - July 31st

Jen has created a series of glass frames with screen prints. The images are appropriated from photographs found in her family’s albums. Each piece depicts shoes worn during different moments in a woman’s life.

For more information: www.bluespiral1.com

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Scaled Down Group Exhibition

Jen is now honored to be represented by Blue Spiral 1 Gallery in Asheville, NC. 

 

Blue Spiral 1 exhibits work by exceptional artists and object makers. thematic group exhibitions and individual artist showcases rotate in the Main and Lower Level galleries every other month, while the gallery's Upper Level features a wide array of works by over 100 represented artists. 

For more information: bluespiral1.com

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Asheville, NC

 

His Glass Works is a family owned company which supplies cold working equipment and supplies to the medical and artist industries in glass.

 

For more information: hisglassworks.com

 

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Honors

Flint Institute of Arts Museum
Flint, MI

  • Residency and Workshop Dates:     August 14th - 21st


Jen has been honored to be invited to be a resident artist at the Flint Institute of Arts Museum in Flint, MI. During her residency, she will work with the hot shop team to create a series of experimental prints and afterwards the team with roll up the image onto sculptural elements. Concurrently, Jen will be conducting a workshop which explores experimental screen printing on glass. This workshop will cover different approaches to printing onto glass.

For more information: www.flintarts.org

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Invited Resident Artist and Workshop

Jen Blazina is the current spotlight artist on Habatat Galleries' website.

Habatat Galleries

Royal Oak, MI

For more information: Habatat.com

Spotlight Artist

Meet the Maestro Lecture Series                The Glass Alliance New Mexico

Bullseye Resource Center

Santa Fe, NM

  • Saturday, February 8th, 10am

For more information: www.glassnm.org

Talks On Glass                                            The Arizona Glass Alliance                 Scottsdale, AZ 

  • Monday, February 10th, 7:30pm

 

For more information: azglassalliance.org

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Lecture Series

Habatat Prime will be open during SOFA Chicago weekend.

The Roosevelt Collection- Z Gallerie

1023 S. Delano Court East Space F123

Chicago, IL 60605

 

  • The Habatat Prime Chicago Sofa Kick VIP: Thursday, October 31st, 11am

  • Grand Opening: Thursday, October 31st, 7pm

Hours:

  • Thursday, October 31, 11am - 9pm

  • Friday, November 1, 10am - 8pm

  • Saturday, November 2, 10am - 8pm

  • Sunday, November 3, 11am - 5pm


For more information: habatat.com

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Habatat Prime Exhibition

Artful Harvest Benefit Auction

 

Djerassi Resident Artists Program

2325 Bear Gulch Road

Woodside, CA 94062

 

  • Benefit: October 13th, 3pm - 7pm

On display will be a one of a kind sculpture of a bunny from her Menagerie Installation on the grounds.
 

For more information contact: djerassi.org

(650) 747-1250


 

Hot Glass Expo

 

On display will be a one of a kind daisy bowl in cast glass.

 

​Hot Glass Gallery Opening Reception

  • October 1st, 6pm - 8pm

Art Loop: (special gallery hours)

  • October 17th, 5:30pm - 9pm 

Hot Glass Gala Auction

  • November 8th, 5:30pm - 9pm


For more information: 

www.theartscommission.org

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October 2019

Kresge Gallery

Lyon College

Batesville, AR

Exhibition Dates:

  • September 20th - November 2nd

 

Artist Lecture and Opening:

  • September 20th, 7pm

 

The new body of work focuses on the theme of a fairy tale with flowers, animals, and framing. Jen will be giving a lecture on her artwork and student critiques.

For more information: www.lyon.edu

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The Garden of Decadence           (solo exhibition)

Koelsch Gallery

Houston, TX

  • Grand Opening: September 21st

 

She has been represented by Koelsch Gallery since 2011. This new piece is centered on the idea of forgotten memories. It is a large necklace sculpture (5’ x 3’) made of glass, enamel photography, and 3D metals.

For more information: koelschgallery.com

Grand Opening

Sally D. Francisco Gallery

The Peters Valley School of Craft (PVSC)

Layton, NJ

  • Exhibition dates: August 31st - November 3rd

Based on domestic ideas of what a woman is expected to wear and do in the household: aprons, irons, spools of thread, etc.

The group show will also have a catalogue produced.

 

For more information: petersvalleygallery.org

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Domestic Matters: The Uncommon Apron

Pittsburgh Glass Center

Pittsburgh, PA

  • Gala Opening: September 20th

For more information: www.pittsburghglasscenter.org

 

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Art on Fire


Habatat Galleries

Royal Oak, MI 

 

  • Exhibition dates: May 2nd - July 5th

  • Grand Opening: weekend of May 2nd

  • Online catalogue: www.Glass47.com

For more information: www.habatat.com

or www.Glass47.com

 

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47th Annual International Invitational Awards Exhibition

Beauties of the Common Tool

 

Gravy Studio & Gallery

Philadelphia, PA 

  • First Friday Opening Reception:                June 7th, 6pm - 10pm

  • Northern Liberty Second Saturday Event:

      June 8th, 1pm - 5pm

  • Artist Brunch & Open Hours:              Saturday, June 29th, 1pm - 5pm

  • Open Hours on Saturday: 1pm - 5pm    or by appointment

 

For more information: www.gravy-studio.com


Summer Instructors Show


Appalachian Center for Craft

Tennessee Tech University

Smithville, TN

  • Workshop Dates: May 10th - August 6th, 9am - 6pm

 

For more information: www.tntech.edu

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Summer 2019

Residency 

Djerassi Resident Artists Program

Woodside, CA

 

  • Dates: July 25th - August 4th

A continuation of the site-specific installation, Menagerie.

For more information contact: djerassi.org

(650) 747-1250


Award

                                                      Recipient of the 2019 Faculty Summer Research Award for Tenure / Tenure-Track Faculty 


Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA

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Residency and Awards

Toledo Museum of Art

Glass Pavilion

Toledo, OH

Students will learn all of the parts of the process from coating a screen to the final print to firing schedules. At the end of the course, each student will take home a series of pieces from tests to a final project that incorporates both powders and enamels. Blazina will also provide information on how students can build their own screen print shop.

 

Dates: August 12 th - 16th, 9am - 5pm

 

For more information: ww.toledomuseum.org

(419) 254-5080

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Screen printing on Glass Focus of Master Class