Glass works like this one by artist Stephan Cox are on display April 6 through May 11 at Syd Entel Galleries - Susan Benjamin Glass Etc. in Safety Harbor.
SAFETY HARBOR - Syd Entel Galleries - Susan Benjamin Glass Etc. presents 50 Years Ö and Beyond April 6 through May 11.
It's been more than 15 years that the city of Safety Harbor has been the home to the Susan Benjamin Glass Gallery. Daughter of Syd Entel Galleries, Susan Benjamin found a love and passion for the art of glass and created a gallery showcasing some of finest contemporary glass artists of today.
Syd Entel Galleries and Susan Benjamin glass are excited to presents 50 Years and Beyond.
An exhibition celebrating the now 50 plus years of the studio glass movement. Featuring the new generation of independent creative artists that moved glass from industrial settings to artist studios where this magical medium was made available to artists to be explored.
An opening reception is Saturday, April 6, 5 to 8 p.m., at 247 Main St. in Safety Harbor. The show is open to the public.
The exhibition will be the largest ever and will include more than 30 different prominent and emerging artists. The exhibition will fill the entire 5,500 square feet of gallery space. Those who attend the exhibit will be mesmerized by the variety and complexity of how this material can be used, hot, cold, blown, cast, conceptual, abstract and realistic.
The works by award winning glass artists, Gary Genetti, Stephen Cox , Victor Chiarizia, Susan Gott, Kenny Pieper, Randi Solin, Leon Applebaum, James Wilbat and more will be available.
Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.