On Sunday, April 5th at 1PM, Gallery 25 will be hosting an interactive discussion and demonstration about the process of fused glass by award winning glass artist, Maryann Meken-Silvestri. The talk will cover a brief history of fused glass, materials, possibilities and limitations of various types of glass, kiln fusing and a demonstration. The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be available immediately following.
Ms. Meken-Silvestri is the artist and designer behind Eclectic Glaziery studio in Danbury. A retired public art school teacher with a BS in Art Education and a MS in Education, she has exhibited in galleries, art associations and universities in the US. And her work can be found in private collections and various municipal buildings in North America and Europe.
With guidance from the New Milford Commission on the Arts, Gallery 25 was founded in the fall of 2014 as a cooperative-style art gallery representing local and regional award-winning artists and artisans. Gallery exhibitions include a wide variety of unique fine art and fine craft in a wide range of media.
Gallery 25 is located at 11 Railroad Street at the historic train station in New Milford, CT (www.gallery25ct.com). Gallery hours are Saturday, 10AM to 8PM, Thursday, Friday and Sunday, 12PM to 5PM or by appointment (phone 860-355-6009). Ample free parking is available.