MAY 2020

Jen Blazina has been invited to participate in the 48th Annual International Invitational Awards Exhibition at Habatat Galleries in Royal Oak, Michigan. Habatat has adapted our Glass48 International event to a client focused online presentation so the exhibition can be viewed from anywhere. She will be displaying 2 kiln cast glass frames series with screen-print. Each is a series of three. The first work is three frames where the imagery is focused on landscapes and clouds. The second series are three frames which display screen-prints of bridges and the different people who are traveling. 

 

The work will appear online in the 48th digital catalog on www.Glass48.com  

 

Exhibition dates: May - July

 

For more information: www.habatat.com

SPOTLIGHT ARTIST

Jen Blazina is the current spotlight artist on Habatat Galleries' website! Check it out.

FEBRUARY 2020

Talks On Glass to Glass Alliance New Mexico

Her first lecture of the month is to the Glass Alliance New Mexico; part of the Meet the Maestro Lecture Series on Saturday, February 8th, at the Bullseye Resource Center in Santa Fe, NM.

 

805 Early Street, Santa Fe, NM

 

http://www.glassnm.org/meetmaestro

 

Saturday, February 8th

Talks On Glass to: Arizona Glass Alliance

Jen's second lecture will be to the Arizona Glass Alliance in Scottsdale, AZ. The talk will be on Monday, February 10th, at the Scottsdale Ranch Clubhouse at 7:30 pm.

 

Scottsdale Ranch Clubhouse, Scottsdale, AR

https://azglassalliance.org/jen-blazina-presentation/

 

Monday, February 10th at 7:30 pm

Jen will be displaying a new series of cast glass and screen-printed frames with imagery of plant life. The frames have whimsical sculptural aspects.

Habatat Prime will be open during SOFA Chicago weekend.

You are invited to the Habatat Prime Chicago Sofa Kick VIP Preview - 11am on Thursday October 31st! RSVP HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/75151021729

Address: 

The Roosevelt Collection- Z Gallerie

1023 S. Delano Court East Space F123

Chicago, IL 60605

Hours:

Thursday, October 31, 11am - 9pm

Friday, November 1, 10am - 8pm

Saturday, November 2, 10am - 8pm

Sunday, November 3, 11am - 5pm


Habatat will have transportation to and from the space that is 3 miles from the Pier.

Tickets available - Please contact info@habatat.com

OCTOBER 2019

Artful Harvest Benefit Auction
 

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

October 13th, 3 pm - 7 pm
Djerassi Resident Artists Program
2325 Bear Gulch Road
Woodside, CA 94062

For more information contact (650) 747-1250

info@djerassi.org


Hot Glass Expo
 

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


October 1st, 6 pm - 8 pm
Hot Glass Gallery Opening Reception

October 17th, 5:30 pm - 9 pm 
Art Loop: (special gallery hours)

November 8th, 5:30pm - 9 pm,
Hot Glass Gala Auction


For more information visit www.theartscommission.org



 

SEPTEMBER 2019

Upcoming and ongoing showings in September:

one solo show, two group shows, and a gala/auction!

The Garden of Decadence

 

Jen will be having a solo exhibition entitled, The Garden of Decadence, at the Kresge Gallery at Lyon College in Batesville, AK. The new body of work focuses on the theme of a fairy tale with flowers, animals, and framings. Jen will be giving a lecture on her artwork and student critiques.

 

SOLO SHOW!!! September 20th, 2019  -  November 2nd, 2019

Grand Opening of Koelsch Gallery

Jen is also exhibiting new work in the Grand Opening of Koelsch Gallery in Houston, TX. 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 (7’ x 4’) made of glass, enamel photography, and 3D metals.

 

Grand Opening: September 21st, 2019

Domestic Matters: The Uncommon Apron

Domestic Matters: The Uncommon Apron

 

In an ongoing exhibition, Jen is exhibiting a new body of bronze and glasswork at the Sally D. Francisco Gallery at Peters Valley School of Craft (PVSC) in Layton, NJ. Based on domestic ideas of what a woman is expected to wear and do in the household: aprons, irons, spools of thread, etc.

 

August 31st, 2019  -  November 3rd, 2019

Art on Fire

Jen's work will be included in an exhibition entitled Art on Fire at the Pittsburgh Glass Center. The gala opening is at Nova Place (100 S. Commons, Pittsburgh PA, 15212) Jen is exhibiting a new piece which is a vessel overgrown with flowers in cast glass.

 

September 14th, 2019

 

Exhibitions

 

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 and Open Hours: Saturday June 29th, 1PM- 5PM

Saturday Open Hours: 1PM - 5PM or by appointment

For more information: www.gravy-studio.com

 

47th Annual International Invitational Awards Exhibition
Habatat Galleries, Royal Oak, MI 

Exhibition dates: May 2nd - July 5th

For more information: www.habatat.com


Summer Instructors Show
Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, TN

Exhibition dates: May 10th- August 6th

For more information: www.tntech.edu/craftcenter

RESIDENCY AND AWARDS

 

Djerassi Resident Artists Program, Woodside, CA
A continuation of the site-specific installation, Menagerie. 

Dates: July 25th - August 4th

www.djerassi.org/sculptures/menagerie


Recipient of the 2019 Faculty Summer Research Award for Tenure/ Tenure-Track Faculty 
Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

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