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Fireworks Bowl Wins Award in 8th Annual Colorful Abstractions Art Exhibition
Fireworks and Harvest Interlocking Bowl were accepted into Fusion Art’s 8th Annual Colorful Abstractions International Juried Art Exhibition. Fireworks won second place in the 3D category!
The international competition received a diverse collection of quality artwork from artists all around the world, including the US, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, Taiwan, China, Austria, Bulgaria, Ireland, Israel, the Philippines, Turkey, Japan and Spain. Overall, the gallery judged 365 entries and accepted 137 artworks.
Delicious cross-sections of hand-pulled patterned glass cane are the star of this bowl, accented with the rippling flow of an aperture pour. The red arrow decisively bisects a plane of black threads in pumpkin-colored glass. The glass cylinders in this bowl are sections individually cut from hand-pulled glass cane, which I create by heating a crucible of glass to 1500 degrees and pulling it into rods while molten in a modern-day adaptation of the 16th century techniques of the Murano glassmakers. Read more about this piece.
Bold swaths of red and vanilla-bronze glass interlock at the heart of this bowl, while vanilla stripes float in a sea of transparent amber in the four quadrants. Diaphanous ambers, and windows of clear interspersed within the vanilla-bronze stripes, allow light to shine through despite the heft and solidity. Read more about this piece.