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  • A Conversation with Virgil Ortiz and Eric Meek

    Wednesday, October 21, 2015
    5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Add to Calendar 10/21/2015 5:30 PM 10/21/2015 7:30 PM America/New_York A Conversation with Virgil Ortiz and Eric Meek
    “I am excited to come to Corning to explore the aesthetic potential of glass to express my ideas in different ways than I can with ceramics,” said Ortiz. “The versatility of the material intrigues me, and I look forward to seeing how it enhances the way I tell stories through my work.”

    “I am excited to come to Corning to explore the aesthetic potential of glass to express my ideas in different ways than I can with ceramics,” said Ortiz. “The versatility of the material intrigues me, and I look forward to seeing how it enhances the way I tell stories through my work.”

     

    Wednesday, October 21, 2015

    5:30 p.m. | View artwork by Virgil Ortiz
    6:00 p.m. | Conversation
    6:45 – 7:30 p.m. | Reception 

    Rockwell Members Free | Non-Rockwell Members $10 | Students $5

    Reservations required by October 20 by 5 p.m.

    Registrations has closed for this event.  We look forward to seeing you at another Rockwell event soon!

    The Rockwell Museum and The Corning Museum of glass are thrilled to welcome internationally-renowned ceramicists, fashion designer and graphic artist, Virgil Ortiz for an interactive, week-long exploration of a material new to him — glass! From October 19 through 25, 2015, both museums will host a series of events showcasing Ortiz’s artistic process. 

    Moderator Rob Cassetti will lead a panel discussion with Eric Meek, manager of hot glass programs at The Corning Museum of Glass, and Virgil Ortiz about their artistic collaboration. Program attendees will have a chance to see The Rockwell’s latest acquisition of Ortiz ceramics, as well as special exhibition of ceramic pieces that will be on view throughout the residency.

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    “I am excited to come to Corning to explore the aesthetic potential of glass to express my ideas in different ways than I can with ceramics,” said Ortiz. “The versatility of the material intrigues me, and I look forward to seeing how it enhances the way I tell stories through my work.”

    “I am excited to come to Corning to explore the aesthetic potential of glass to express my ideas in different ways than I can with ceramics,” said Ortiz. “The versatility of the material intrigues me, and I look forward to seeing how it enhances the way I tell stories through my work.”

     

    Wednesday, October 21, 2015

    5:30 p.m. | View artwork by Virgil Ortiz
    6:00 p.m. | Conversation
    6:45 – 7:30 p.m. | Reception 

    Rockwell Members Free | Non-Rockwell Members $10 | Students $5

    Reservations required by October 20 by 5 p.m.

    Registrations has closed for this event.  We look forward to seeing you at another Rockwell event soon!

    The Rockwell Museum and The Corning Museum of glass are thrilled to welcome internationally-renowned ceramicists, fashion designer and graphic artist, Virgil Ortiz for an interactive, week-long exploration of a material new to him — glass! From October 19 through 25, 2015, both museums will host a series of events showcasing Ortiz’s artistic process. 

    Moderator Rob Cassetti will lead a panel discussion with Eric Meek, manager of hot glass programs at The Corning Museum of Glass, and Virgil Ortiz about their artistic collaboration. Program attendees will have a chance to see The Rockwell’s latest acquisition of Ortiz ceramics, as well as special exhibition of ceramic pieces that will be on view throughout the residency.

    Even more unique opportunities