Tuesday, March 24, 2009

The Tyler Glass Guild and GOCCA (event sponsored in part by Temple Student Government) would like to invite you to an event with the de la Torre Brothers, Einar and Jamex, an internationally renowned Mexican-American collaborative team. We are honored to have them here while we celebrate the Tyler School of Art's new building. The Public Glass Demo will be in the Glass Studio on Wed. March 25 from 5-7pm and the Slide Lecture will be at Tyler Rm. B04 on Fri. March 27th at 5pm. Please join us with welcoming Einar and Jamex, a great show is promised!

note: Eyeprotection in Glass Studios is a Must, so bring your safety glasses, sunglasses or regular glasses to the demo!

More about the artists: The de la Torre Brothers are cross border multi-cultural artists; they have successfully traversed many borders including state borders and art disciplines. They have studios on both US soil and Mexican soil and they show their works around the world. They were featured in the PBS series “Crafts in America.” Also been invited numerous times to teach workshops at prestigious venues around the world including Pilchuck Glass School in Seattle, Washington (established by Dale Chihuly), Penland School for Crafts in North Carolina, and The Glass Furnace in Istanbul, Turkey. They show their work in well-known craft galleries such as William Traver Gallery, Seattle, Washington, and Snyderman Gallery here in Philadelphia. They also have works found in the collections of Arizona State University Art Museum, Los Angeles Museum of Art, Kanazu Museum of Art, and San Diego Museum of Art. It is an honor to have an event here at Temple with these renowned artists. More information can be found on their website, www.delatorrebros.com.

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