Thursday, December 18, 2008

This Weekend

Last minute shopping?
Check out these arts markets where i'll be setting up:

1. Bloomingdale Holiday Arts Market
4-9 PM
Big Bear Cafe
First and R streets NW @ Florida.

Our vendor list includes:
Andrea Haffner ::

De*Nada Design ::

Sean Hennessey ::

goshdarnknit ::

Kristina Bilonick ::

Neighborhood Fiber Co ::

Realm Jewelry ::

Tiger Flight ::

2. Black Cat Rock n Shop
Black Cat
Mainstage, free admission.
1811 14th Street NW :: DC

Friday, December 12, 2008

open studios abounding tomorrow

see artists in the natural habitat!

Saturday, December 13th, 2:00pm -6:00pm
Washington Glass School
3700 Otis Street
Mt. Rainier, MD 20712

there will be maps to all the other studios open too!

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

lights at the nga

lights at the nga
Originally uploaded by Scenic Artisan
i went and saw the Pompeii exhibit at the NGA last week, but this was kinda cooler.

Friday, December 05, 2008

washington glass school blog

the washington glass school now has a blog.

and twitter .

things coming up

1. Washington Glass School Open House and Holiday Sale!

There will be art, glass, music, food, jewelry, craft, class discounts & more!
Artwork by glass artists (including Michael Janis, Tim Tate, Erwin Timmers, Sean Hennessey and all the Washington Glass Studio artists) will be on exhibit and for sale.

The adjoining artist studios will all be joining us to make for a huge event: Cool ceramics works from the artists of Flux Studios and Red Dirt Studios, including works by Novie Trump, Margaret Boozer, and Laurel Lukaszewski; amazing painting and encaustic works by Sinel/Stewart/Weiss Studios, Janis Goodman, Blue Fire Studio and the other artists in the Studios along the Railroad Tracks.

The Gateway Arts District has coordinated the surrounding arts & craft venues and galleries to coincide with events going from Mount Rainier through Brentwood and Hyattsville.

What : Annual Holiday Party and Sale!
Where : The Washington Glass School, 3400 Otis Street, Mount Rainier, MD 20712
When : Saturday Afternoon, December 13th from 2pm to 6pm

Saturday, December 13th, 2:00pm -6:00pm
Washington Glass School
3700 Otis Street
Mt. Rainier, MD 20712

The Bloomingdale Holiday Art Market

Big Bear Cafe Art Market

Arts! Crafts! Cider! Fun!
Yes, it's happening again! The Bloomingdale Holiday Art Market returns for another fun show at the Big Bear Cafe. We're looking forward to our second annual handmade art market in the neighborhood and hope to see you there!

Save the Date! Saturday, December 20th, from 4-9pm at the Big Bear Cafe, 1st and R St NW in DC.

Come shop with amazing local artists including: Andrea Haffner, Sean Hennessey, Realm Jewelry, De*Nada Design, Kristina Bilonick, and more!

I Took The Handmade Pledge!
Buy Handmade this holiday season and support your local artists and designers! Have you taken the pledge yet?

3. Sign Up for my mold making/ concrete casting class
Class 906 - Mold Making / Concrete Casting & Finishing

Need a great industrial material to compliment your glass? Try concrete! In this class we will explore possibilities in flexible mold-making, concrete casting and finishing. We will make tiles, proper rubber molds, play with concrete using colorants and stains. You will walk away with a few finished pieces, molds for further reproductions, and the knowledge to tackle larger projects

Instructor Sean Hennessey
Dates Thursday evenings, March 5, 12, 19, 26
Time 7:00pm to 9:30pm
Tuition $250 per student (plus $100 lab fee payable to instructor)

more info here

Tuesday, December 02, 2008

Recent job

I created a relief pattern on the frieze of this vent hood cover. I also matched the paint and glazing to the cabinets