Thursday, May 23, 2013

What have my wife and I been up to? May 2013 newsletter.

Sean Hennessey and Rania Hassan's Art Events Newsletter
Late Spring 2013 Edition
Sean Hennessey | Rania Hassan
The Red Thread by Rania Hassan
Rania Hassan: Threads
Forming by Rania Hassan.
Only one week left!
Exhibit is open through Tuesday, May 27.

Rania’s solo exhibition at the Montpelier Arts Center in Laurel, MD, opened on April 5 and will be up through May 27. ‘Threads’ is an exploration of connecting knitting and painting with fiber and wood. Yes, in her newest artwork, Rania has been stitching her knitting into wood.
Rania Hassan: Threads
Montpelier Arts Center

Main Gallery

Exhibition Dates: April 5-May 27, 2013
Gallery Hours: 10am–5pm, everyday
9652 Muirkirk Road 
Laurel, MD 20708
Habatat Galleries 41st International Glass Invitation & EXPOSE
Our Dreams Make it PossibleSean is very thrilled to be participating in the wonderful Habatat Galleries 41st Annual International Glass Invitational & EXPOSESean is exhibiting three new pieces, along with two new pieces that are the result of a collaboration with Tim Tate.
From their website: Featuring: The most exciting artists working in glass 2013. Over 90 of the finest artists from 18 different countries exhibiting two sculptures each during Habatat Galleries 41st International Glass Invitational Award Exhibition. Also on display is for the first time “eXpose” displaying works of 25+ artist never seen before at Habatat! 
Habatat Galleries Complex
Exhibition Dates: April 27May 25, 2013
4400 Fernlee Avenue
Royal Oak, MI 48073
Alchemical Vessels
Fi[b]re of Rotation by Rania
Rania has created an Alchemical Vessel for this exhibition and benefit which will feature the work of 125 artists, hand-selected by 16 invited curators.
About Rania's Alchemical Vessel: Fi[b]re of Rotation: The alchemical symbol of a circle with a triangle inside represents 'Fire of Rotation.' The fiber pieces are from elements that formed a part of the creation of her recent solo show. This piece is about fire within, and transforming yourself and others through artwork.

Alchemical Vessels
Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery
Exhibition Dates: April 26–June 7, 2013

1632 U St, NW
Washington, DC 20009
Duncan McClellan Glass Gallery
Queen AliceSean is exhibiting with fellow Washington Glass School artists Michael Janis, Erwin Timmers, Tim Tate, and Allegra Marquart at the Duncan McClellan Gallery in St. Petersburg, FL. Sean and Tim spoke at the Museum Of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg on May 12, read about it here. If you know anyone that will be in the area, please pass along this information!

Duncan McClellan Glass Gallery
Exhibition Dates: May 11-June 30, 2013
550 24th St. South
St. Petersburg, FL 33712

Public Art Installation at the Shady Grove Adventist Hospital
SketchSean is creating three illuminated glass panels for permanent installation in the newly constructed Childrens Cancer Center at the Shady Grove Adventist Hospital in Rockville, Maryland.

American Craft Magazine Article
Sean was mentioned in an article in this months American Craft Magazine regarding his contribution to a project with The Washington Glass School enhancing the Library of Congress.
Read the article HERE

Where can you get your hot little hands on some Sean Hennessey originals?
Blue Spiral Gallery  Asheville, NC
Habatat Galleries  Royal Oak, MI
Duncan McClellan Gallery  St. Petersburg, FL
Or, if you are in the Washington, DC, metro area, shoot Sean an email and schedule a studio visit.

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:: Rania Hassan ::
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