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Botanicals

Blue Spiral 1 Gallery

Asheville, NC

 

  • Opening: November 5th, 5pm to 7pm

  • Exhibition Dates: November 5th to December 31st

Jen will be included in a Group Show in Main Gallery. There she will exhibit a new body of incorporating flowers, imagery of nature, and the animals who live in her back yard.

 

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CraftNOW Philadelphia's
2021 Fundraiser

CraftNOW

Philadlephia, PA

 

  • Auction: November 1st to November 17th

  • Tours: November 17th, 5pm and 6:30pm

CraftNOW is holding a special auction and in-person tour highlighting prominent Philadelphia's artists and creative spaces. Jen's cast crystal and screenprint piece, "Memento" will be included in the auction.

 

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Collect

Oolite Arts

Miami Beach, FL

 

  • Available for online viewing November 25th

Collect is an online platform where buyers can begin or grow their collection by purchasing contemporary artwork from artists. Pieces are priced at no more than $500 and serve as an entry point to get to know the artists and their work. Jen's piece "Transience" will be available for purchase through this program.

 

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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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GlassArt Fair

Habatat Galleries

Royal Oak, MI

 

  • Opening: September 4th

  • Exhibition Dates: September 4th to October 23rd

 

Jen is honored to have her work selected by Habatat Galleries Michigan to participate in the GlassArtFair. On display, she has two floral screen-printed panels as well as her sculptural cast glass work, "Call Me Baby." 

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Weave. Knit. Stitch.

Blue Spiral 1 Gallery

Asheville, NC

 

  • Opening: July 2nd

  • Exhibition Dates: July 2nd to August 27th

 

Jen has created a series of mixed media bronze and glass works based on domestic tools and clothing her grandmother darned and used in the kitchen as a seamstress.

 

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Lecture Series

In these series of lectures, Jen has been asked to speak about her artwork and techniques.

 

Glass Alliance of Northern California on

  • May 25th at 11am PST.

Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass

  • April 2nd at 11am EST.  

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Glass 49 International Invitational

Habatat Galleries

Royal Oak, MI

  • VIP Weekend: April 28th to May 1st

  • Exhibition Dates: May 1st to July 23rd

 

Jen’s work "Abundance" will be included in Glass 49, International Invitational. 

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Atari 2021

On February 19th, Jen Blazina will be unveiling a new work, Atari 2021, for her gallery Habatat Galleries of Detroit as part of their exclusive limited series.  Through the lost wax process, she has created a cast glass sculpture based on an Atari joystick.

 

 

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Habatat Prime Exhibition

Z Gallerie

Chicago, IL

  • VIP Opening: October 31st, 11am

  • Grand Opening: October 31st, 7pm

  • Exhibition Dates: October 31st - November

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Artful Harvest Benefit Auction

Djerassi Resident Artists Program

Woodside, CA 

 

  • 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.

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The Garden of Decadence

Kresge Gallery

Batesville, AR

  • ​Artist Lecture and Opening: September 20th, 7pm

  • Exhibition Dates: September 20th - November 2nd

 

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.

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Grand Opening

Koelsch Gallery

Houston, TX

  • Opening: September 21st

 

Jen 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.

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Domestic Matters:
The Uncommon Apron

Sally D. Francisco Gallery

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.

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Art on Fire

Pittsburgh Glass Center

Pittsburgh, PA

  • Gala Opening: September 20th

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47th Annual International Awards Exhibition

Habatat Galleries

Royal Oak, MI 

 

  • Exhibition dates: May 2nd - July 5th

  • Opening: weekend of May 2nd

  • Online catalogue: www.Glass47.com

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Beauties of the Common Tool

  • Opening: June 7th, 6pm - 10pm

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

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Master Class:
Screenprinting on Glass

Toledo Museum of Art

Toledo, OH

  • Dates: August 12th - 16th, 9am - 5pm

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. Jen will also provide information on how students can build their own screen print shop.

 

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The Glass Art Fair

Habatat Galleries

Royal Oak, MI

  • Opening: November 1st 

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.

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Tools of the Trade

Blue Spiral 1 Gallery

Asheville, NC

  • Opening: July 3rd  

  • Exhibition dates: July 3rd - 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. 

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Habatat Direct Event

Habatat Galleries

Royal Oak, MI

  • Opening: May 8th   

  • Exhibition dates: May 8th - July 3rd


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.​

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COVID - 19 Online Exhibition

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.

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Scaled Down

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.

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Residency and Workshop

Flint Institute of Arts Museum
Flint, MI

  • Dates: August 14th - 21st


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.

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Lecture Series

Meet the Maestro Lecture Series               

Bullseye Resource Center

Santa Fe, NM

  • Date: February 8th, 10am​

Talks On Glass                                           

The Arizona Glass Alliance                 

Scottsdale, AZ 

  • Date: February 10th, 7:30pm

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