Chase away the cold of February with a celebration of art born of heat and fire. Gallery 66 NY recently sent out an open call to the nation’s foremost glass and ceramics artists, for participation in a fine art exhibition. Eminent jurors Ronda Schaer and Wendy Gilvey have selected 15 artists to be featured in All Fired Up.
Schaer is the owner of RASgalleries, American Art Glass, Ceramics and Fine Art Gallery. Having a background in design, business, art history and advertising has served her well as a successful gallerist in the Napa Valley since 1990.
Gilvey started her career as the first full-time employee of the famous Polich Tallix Fine Art Foundry. Wendy and John Gilvey, Michael Benzer and Jennifer Smith founded Hudson Beach Glass in 1987 in Beacon.
Jurors’ choices were made based on originality of design and skill in execution.
Gallery 66 NY is located at 66 Main St., Cold Spring. All Fired Up will run Feb. 7 through March 2, with an opening reception from 6 to 9 p.m. on Feb. 7. Regular hours are noon to 5 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. Call 845-809-5838 or visit gallery66ny.com.
Photos courtesy Gallery 66 NY