Love Seeing My Glass Huge & Back Lit.

Love Seeing My Glass Huge & Back Lit.

  River run is series of cast glass pieces created from late 2015 into 2016. Created by multiple firings, culminating in a cast glass bowl mold. Solid glass bowl is fired into flattened circle. Each is then wall mounted with glass epoxy and special hardware. “River run” composite pieces are positioned different distances from wall. There have been four different arrangements. (Sizes of individual pieces run 4” to 11” in diameter.) The last of which (this one) is River run five. Was purchased in April 2016 by private glass collector in Colorado. (These wall mounted composites are prototypes for larger interior public art. This is my  second image – formatted like ArtPop billboards –  for the curved digital display at Ballantyne Village. See below:)   Share...

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New Glass @ Union Shop Studio May 21 & 22, 2016

New Glass @ Union Shop Studio May 21 & 22, 2016

  So, I get asked a lot “Where can I see your glass?” Truth is — right now — I work alone in my glass studio or am “crafting” public art pitches & other applications mostly. (More soon.) But, you CAN see my new glass — and get some deals on unsold older work — on Friday, May 20 (from 6-8pm) and Saturday, May 21 (from 11am-3pm)… Where? At Union Shop Studio at 5019 Wilkinson Blvd. in Charlotte, NC. (Easy to find, not far from Morehead St. and close to airport). Plenty of free parking. Studios are at top of parking lot, last door on left. My artist husband (Chris Craft) and I share a small studio there. Along with other studio artists, we’ll have new work in gallery area, as well as tasty refreshments. We’ll be sharing how we make our art, our inspirations & what’s next?! (If these times don’t work for you, reach out. I am happy to make other arrangements. carmella@carmellajarvi.com:)     Share...

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More about ArtPop!

More about ArtPop!

ArtPop — now in growing number of cities in USA — provides local artists with free opportunities to share their art on outdoor advertising spaces. Historically on billboards (thanks to Adams Outdoor Advertising and Arts & Science Council in Charlotte, NC area), spots  on s0me city buses and even this new curved digital display are additional ways for ArtPop artists to share their art. Because of the nature of this venue opportunity, if you want to see in person, head on out. (Not sure how long it will be up. Hoping through end of May 2016:)     In addition to being an ArtPop 2014 Charlotte Alumni artist, I’ve also been serving on the ArtPop Board of Directors for past year. This is such an AMAZING opportunity for artists, I had to volunteer to help ArtPop grow into more cities… especially cities not fortunate enough to have their own Arts & Science Council! Check out this new ArtPop video to learn more: ArtPop Story from Reuben Bloom on Vimeo. Share...

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