Archive for June 2015

CALL for Art: Works Member Exhibition!

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You are invited to participate in the 2015 members’ exhibition entitled Over the Top at Works/San José!

Each member of works is invited to place one work of art into the exhibition, your piece must be ready-to-hang (framed/mounted with all hanging hardware). We must limit wall pieces to 24 inches in width; and sculptural pieces to 24 inches in width and depth—space is tight, so please consider a smaller work! Please include instructions for any special display needs. You can also provide a resume and artist statement, and your work may be for sale if you wish. The exhibition entry form and exhibition agreement can be completed when you deliver your work or can be downloaded.

art delivery: 2pm to 6pm on:
Sunday, July 12; Friday, July 17; or Saturday, July 18

365 South Market Street (Market Street edge of SJ Convention Center building, downtown San José)

exhibition: July 23 through August 15

reception: First Friday, August 7 from 7pm to 10pm

member party and art pickup: Sunday, August 16 from noon to 2pm, lunch closing party with annual briefing

additional pick-up day: Tuesday, August 18, from 4pm to 7pm

Volunteers are needed for gallery hours and installation—please sign up to help when you deliver your work!

If you are not already a member join or renew now to take part! Basic membership is just $35 per year, with discounted student or senior membership at $25. For greater rewards and acknowledgement, please support works at $100 or above. Artists who donated work to our 2014 Benefit Auction also received 1 year memberships.

If you have questions, email

Download CALL
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Enlightened Glass on view through June 20

Enlightened Glass

opening reception: Friday, June 5, 2015
walkthrough and talk with curator and artist Ed Kirshner: 6pm
reception: 7 to 10pm


Works/San José in collaboration with Glass Art Society (GAS) present an exhibition of sculptures that incorporate light sources including neon, plasma, LED, incandescent, and laser, to illuminate and manipulate the intrinsic qualities of glass and related media. Curated by Ed Kirshner and Melinda Moody, the exhibit includes 23 artists who explore formal to fanciful intersections of art, glass, and light technologies paralleling the 2015 GAS Conference theme “Interface: Glass, Art, and Technology.”

Works will be open during the conference and SubZERO Festival:
Saturday, June 6, 11am to 10pm
Sunday, June 7, 11am to 3pm.

Regular hours return June 11 through 20:
Thursday, noon to 4pm; Friday, noon to 6pm; Saturday, noon to 4pm

Mark Abildgaard
Roger Carr
Elin Christopherson
Brian Coleman
Pat Collentine
Bill Concannon
Julie Conway
Candice Gawne
Ray Howlett
Ed Kirshner
Lawrence LaBianca
Jeremy Lutes
Cork Marcheschi
Norman Moore
Michael Pargett
David Quick
Michael Sturtz
Wayne Strattman
Allison Walton
Bernd Weinmayer
Thomas Wendler
Mary White
Dana Zed