July 19, 2018 - Other Galleries & Exhibition Spaces

Recovery Through Creativity

July 6 to 28, 2018

Monday through Saturday, 10am to 6pm

Art Walk & Opening Reception: Friday, July 6, 6 to 8pm

Presenter: Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture

Location: Park View Gallery (2nd Floor in the Arcade Building)

Contact Email: info@glenechopark.org

Contact Phone: 301-634-2222

http://www.glenechopark.org/exhibitions

 


 

Theresa Reer and Jen Vaughn are Wounded Warriors and Veterans undergoing treatment as patients of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. The Walter Reed Society has a successful multi-year collaboration placing students in art glass activities. The students come to the Art Glass Center’s studio in Glen Echo Park to develop their art skills as they readjust to civilian life. Art Glass Center’s staff offer instruction in fused glass art to small groups of Wounded Warriors and Veterans. The experience involves creating designs and choosing colors; selecting, cutting, and grinding fusible glass; and hand-crafting glass artworks for fusing in an instructor-operated kiln.  As students’ skills progress, instruction is given in forming more complex glass shapes for two-dimensional art pieces, and in creating three-dimensional glass art. Individual creativity is a key element of the environment.

 

Art Walk Reception

Friday, July 6, 6 to 8pm

 

Park View Gallery (2nd level Arcade Building)

Monday through Saturday 10:00 am till 6:00 pm