The Beauty of Alcohol Inks…and Beyond
February 28 – June 12, 2017
Contemporary artist Alexis Bonavitacola creates art that captures energy, movement, and flow. This exhibition includes examples of the artist’s dream-like alcohol ink paintings and vibrant encaustic wax art.
Image: Alexis Bonavitacola, Flowerbomb, Alcohol Ink.
Lino Tagliapietra: Maestro of a Glass Renaissance
March 12 – June 18, 2017
Lino Tagliapietra: Maestro of a Glass Renaissance showcases works from the past fifteen years by this world-renowned glass master. Curated with objects from private and the artist’s own collections, the show features Tagliapietra’s blown glass vessels, graceful aerial works for which the artist is renowned, and his newer two-dimensional fused glass panels.
Lino Tagliapietra: Maestro of a Glass Renaissance is being organized by the Morris Museum, in cooperation with Schantz Galleries, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, Jim Schantz and Kim Saul, owners. The exhibition is being curated by Alexandra Willis, Curator at the Morris Museum and Jim Schantz, Director of Schantz Galleries.
Generous support for Lino Tagliapietra: Maestro of a Glass Renaissance is provided by the Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass. Additional support is provided by Schantz Galleries.
Image: Lino Tagliapietra, Angel Tear, Blown Glass, 2011.
A Juried High School Art Exhibition at the Morris Museum
April 7 – June 4, 2017
The annual Fresh Perspectives juried exhibition began in 1989 to give artistically accomplished high school students a professionally organized museum exhibition experience and to recognize art teachers for their encouragement and the effective teaching of these talented student artists.
Albert Green Pottery:
From the Morris Museum Collection
April 29 – June 23, 2017
The works of Albert Green, Master Potter (1914–1994) reflect the artist’s inspiration by Asian ceramics through self-taught, painterly techniques and a subtle sense of earthly color. His personal recreation of Kuan glazes of the Sung Dynasty (A.D. 960–1279) and his harmonious style make him an internationally known master in the field of stoneware, pottery, and ceramic.
The Stars Tell the Story:
American Flags from the Morris Museum Collection
May 13 – November 13, 2017
The American flag voices the story of our nation’s history, culture and involvement in world events. Featuring flags dating from the birth the country through the Second World War, this exhibition highlights times of prosperity and depression, achievement and invention.