Wimberley Glassworks’ Custom Blown Glass Installations Complement Space and Place
When asked what drew him to creating large-scale blown glass lighting designs, Canadian-born glass-blower Tim deJong recalls a wintery visit to Niagara Falls many years ago. As evening fell, the frozen mist that covered the light posts began to refract into myriad colors. "The light shining on those water crystals was coming up fiber optically,” deJong remembers. “That’s when I knew I wanted to work with glass. It’s the closest thing to ice and it lasts forever.”
Bringing Value to Light: The Impact of Public Light Projects
When it comes to light, we humans are not so different from the idiomatic moth. The energy for all living… Read More
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Inventor: John Blazy
John Blazy is a radiation-cure chemist and an owner of three patents, who describes himself as an inventor, an engineer, a scientist. And he's an artist!
Coloring Outside the Lines: Design for Children
Did you know April 6 kicks off Week of the Young Child? (Us neither.) We're celebrating our youth with a retrospective of some of our most whimsical, colorful projects--ones built for children.
Commission Accomplished: Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
Susan Venable's mixed-media wall pieces bring color to the boardroom of Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, lending a spirit of lively inspiration to a place of healing. Read More
Commission Tips: Scheduling Artist Payments
While the traditional payment schedule of “50% down, 50% upon completion” still holds for many artists, for others this model no longer complements the division of labor for a commissioned work of art. We asked four artists to share the details of their payment schedules. Read More