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Glass Art Fair 2022

Habatat Detroit Fine Art

Royal Oak, MI

  • VIP Opening: October 29th, 1pm

  • Exhibition Dates: October 29th to December 19th

Jen has been invited to participate in the Glass ArtFair represented by Habatat. She will be showing a series of works, Cutting Ties, in glass, screen print and bronze. This work is based on letters sent to her grandmother's family and an homage to her profession as a seamstress. 

For more information: glassartfair2022

 

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$99 Auction

Vox Populi Gallery

319 North 11th Street

3rd Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19107

  • Dates: November 4th - December 18th

  • Event Date: November 4th 

Jen has been invited to contribute a work to the fundraising auction for Vox Populi Gallery.

Vox Populi is dedicated to working with artists that push the boundaries of artistic experimentation and innovation. For over thirty years, Vox Populi has provided space and resources to hundreds of local and national artists through our exhibitions, performances, and other events. 

For more information and to view the auction: 

Vox Populi

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Round Top Art Fair

Represented by Koelsch Gallery

Roundtop, TX

  • Grand Opening: October 22nd

  • Exhibition Dates: October 22nd to October 30th

Jen's work will be represented by Koelsch Gallery at the Round Top Art Fair. The work is based on domestic  tools as well as images of her family.

For more information: roundtop

 

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2022 InVision Juried Exhibition

Crayola Gallery
Banana Factory
25 W Third Street
Bethlehem, PA 18015

  • Dates: November 4th, 2022 - January 8th, 2023

  • Opening Date: November 4th, 5pm to 8pm 

Jen has been invited to display two pieces in this exhibition. The first in called Cutting Ties which is glass, bronze and screen print. The second is Forgetting which is dye sublimation on aluminum, glass, silver, and steel.

For more: InVision

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Little Worlds

Foci Minnesota Center for Glass Arts

Minneapolis, MN

  • Opening: July 8th, 6pm to 8:30pm

  • Artist lecture: July 8th, 7:00pm

  • Dates: July 8th to September 30th

Jen's work will be displayed Glass Art Exhibition Space where she will be exhibiting a mixture of screen-printing on glass and bronze and glass sculptures. The show is from July 8th to September 30th. The opening and artist lecture is on July 8th from 6:30pm to 8pm.

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CraftNow Philadelphia Craft Blast Fundraising Auction

Moderne Gallery

2220 E. Allegheny Avenue,

Philadelphia, PA 19134 

  • On Line Auction Dates: September 15th - 28th, 2022

  • Event Date: September 28th, 5pm to 8pm 

Jen has been invited to contribute a work to the fundraising auction for CraftNow Philadelphia.

 

CraftNOW Philadelphia unites the leading institutions, artists and patrons of Philadelphia’s craft community to celebrate the city’s rich legacy, its internationally-recognized contemporary scene, and its important role as an incubator for arts based in wood, clay, fiber, metal and glass. 

For more information and to view the auction: CraftBLAST

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Intensive Class at Corning Museum of Glass

Corning Museum of Glass

Corning, NY

  • Dates: September 5th to September 10th

Jen will be teaching a One-Week Intensive Class from September 5th - 10th 2022 at the Corning Museum of Glass. This class titled Alternative Approaches to Printmaking and Glass explores innovative approaches combining printmaking onto kiln formed glass. Topics include relief carving, alternative photographic techniques, engraving with a laser engraver, and finishing work.

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Alternative Screenprinting on Glass Workshop 

Foci Minnesota Center for Glass Arts

Minneapolis, MN

  • Workshop dates: July 6th to July 10th

In the workshop, students explore innovative approaches screen printing and kiln formed glass through hands-on experimentation and demonstration. Using sheet glass, glass screen printing ink, and glass powders, students learn how to add imagery and decoration onto glass and create prints with the illusion of background, midground and foreground.

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Glass 50 and 12 Jars Exhibitions

Habatat Detroit Fine Art

Royal Oak, MI

  • VIP Opening: April 28th to 30th

  • Grand Opening: April 30th

  • Exhibition Dates: April 30th to July 29th

Jen has been invited to participate in the 50th Glass International Award Exhibition. 2022 has been sanctioned the International Year of Glass by the United Nations! This exhibition showcases artists represented by Habatat who are influential on the history of the glass movement.

 

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What She Wore,
A Solo Exhibition

Koelsch Gallery

Houston, TX

  • Grand Opening: May 7th

  • Exhibition Dates: May 7th to June 12th

Jen's work will be on display in the format of a solo exhibition at Koelsch Gallery. The work is based on domestic and outdated tools as well as images of her family.

 

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Grant Recipient 

2022 Faculty Summer Research Award for Tenure/ Tenure-Track Faculty

Jen is a the recipient of a 2022 Faculty Summer Research Award for Tenure/ Tenure-Track Faculty. This grant will allow the funding in which to create a body of new image-based sculptures combining glass and bronze. The grant will allow Jen to allow for the purchasing of raw materials, equipment, travel accommodations for an upcoming series of exhibitions, artist lectures as well as to conduct master glass courses at the Corning Museum of Glass.

 

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Garden of Memory
A Solo 
Exhibition

Blue Spiral 1 Gallery

Asheville, NC

  • Opening: March 4th, 5 to 7pm

  • Exhibition Dates: March 4th to April 27th

Jen will be exhibiting all new work in a solo exhibition entitled, Garden of Memory at Blue Spiral1 Gallery in Ashville, NC. This body of work is a mix of bronze and glass sculptures emulating the experience of walking into a forgotten garden with a collection of object and wall hanging which are left behind from someone’s life.

 

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Pew Charitable Grant

Jen Blazina has been nominated for a PEW Charitable Trust Grant in the field of crafts and fine arts. The Fellowships program, which awards grants annually to regional artists working in all disciplines, is among the most highly regarded of its kind in the country. At $75,000 for each Fellow, these unrestricted grants afford our region’s most talented practitioners valuable time and substantial resources to focus on artistic exploration and professional development. 

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Screenprinting Demo In the Hot Shop

North Carolina Glass Center

Asheville, NC

  • Demonstration: March 5th

On March 5th, North Carolina Glass Center has invited Jen to do a screenprinting with glass blowing event where there will be a video filmed as well.

 

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Grant Recipient 

Westphal Mini Grant

Jen has been awarded the Westphal mini grant to continue her on going research on mixing bronze glass and screenprinting into a new body of work. Given by Drexel University, The Westphal Mini Grant provides  financial support to full-time faculty.

 

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Grant Recipient 

  • CERF + Grant​

Focuses on artists that incurred significant medical expenses related to COVID-19 and/or experienced a recent, career threatening emergency, such as an illness, accident, fire or natural disaster.

  • The Merchant's Fund: Disaster Relief Grant Program

Provides grants of up to $5,000 to businesses in Philadelphia that have suffered direct physical damage or inventory losses from flooding related to Hurricane Ida.

 

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It's Not Always Black and White

Imagine Museum

St. Petersburg, FL

  • Exhibition Dates: June 1st to 2022

Jen’s work "Reflection" is a large glass and screen printed panel based her garden and the image is from her own pen and ink drawings.

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