Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Kirra Galleries Flame on Glass Exhibition Opening

Peter Minson (centre) officially opening the Flame on Glass 2011 exhibition along with artists (left) Mark Eliott, Cas Davey and Christian Arnold.

Kirra Galleries Flame on Glass 2011, the 9th Annual Overview of Contemporary Flame Formed Glass, was officially opened by Peter Minson on Thursday 15 September 2011. A number of artists were demonstrating their flamework production techniques.

Participating Artists in the Flame on Glass 2011 exhibition include:

Christian Arnold, Barbara Ashbee, Sally Balfour, Susie Barnes, Wendy Bergamin, Jemma Clements, Richard Clements, Cas Davey, Pauline Delaney, Kristen Dibbs, Mark Eliott, Mathew Farrell, Sally Green, Marilyn Hayes, Terri Kraehe, Len McFadden, Carol Marando, Peter Minson, Anne Oberin, Helen Peake, Lisa Simmons, Alan Ussher, Kathryn Wardill and Laurie Young.

Flame on Glass 2011   15 September 2011 - 9 October 2011

Kirra Galleries, Federation Square
(enter via Atrium)



Flame glass artists displaying their techniques (left) Peter Minson, Matthew Farrell, Cas Davey and  Laurie Young. 


Flame glass used to create jewellery by artist Helen Peake.

Triple Nautilus by Laurie Young and Christian Arnold

Tokyo by Cas Davey

Dali perfume bottles by Christian Arnold

'Alice in Wonderland' by Sally Balfour

Planet Necklaces by Susie Barnes


Kirra Galleries
Federation Square (enter via Atrium)
Cnr Swanston & Flinders Streets
Melbourne.


Phone:   +613 9639 6388
Fax:       +613 9639 8522
Email:   gallery@kirra.com
Opening hours: Monday - Sunday 10.00am-6.00pm


Thursday, September 8, 2011

flame on glass 2011 Exhibition Opening


Peter Kolliner OAM, Gallery Director, is delighted to invite you to the opening of Flame on Glass 2011, our 9th Annual Overview of Contemporary Flame Formed Glass.

Please join us at our Federation Square Gallery on Thursday 15 September 2011 at 6.00pm to meet the artists and watch them demonstrating their production techniques.

The exhibition will be opened by Peter Minson.

Flamework demonstrations will be held in the Atrium within the immediate vicinity of our Gallery from 6.00pm to 8.00pm on opening night and will continue throughout the weekend.

Participating Artists
Christian Arnold, Barbara Ashbee, Sally Balfour, Susie Barnes, Wendy Bergamin, Jemma Clements, Richard Clements, Cas Davey, Pauline Delaney, Kristen Dibbs, Mark Eliott, Mathew Farrell, Sally Green, Marilyn Hayes, Terri Kraehe, Len McFadden, Carol Marando, Raymond Mifsud, Peter Minson, Zhonu Moon, Anne Oberin, Helen Peake, Lisa Simmons, Alan Ussher, Kathryn Wardill and Laurie Young.

Flame on Glass 2011
Opening: Thursday 15 September 2011 6.00pm to 8.00pm

Demonstrations:
15 September, 5pm to 8pm
16 September, 11am to 5pm
17 September, 11am to 5pm
18 September, 11am to 5pm

Kirra Galleries, Federation Square
(enter via Atrium)


Christian Arnold demonstrating his glass blowing
Photography by Rahime Baypekkara


Lionfish by Mark Elliott

Bonsai by Cas Davey

Belladonna and the Mandragon by Christian Arnold

Octopus by Laurie Young

Planet Necklaces by Susie Barnes