'Demeter' for ProMedica Public Collection / by Joanna Manousis

 'Demeter', 2017, Cast Crystal / Aluminum, 33.5" x 33.5" x 3.5"

'Demeter', 2017, Cast Crystal / Aluminum, 33.5" x 33.5" x 3.5"

'Demeter', 2017 recently made a debut in 'Momentum', a juried exhibition of contemporary art made primarily in glass. Organized and hosted through The Arts Commission of Greater Toledo and River House Arts Gallery, Demeter won second prize within the show and was purchased by ProMedica for their public art collection, which will be installed in their new hospital building in the Fall of 2018. 

 7th Floor Gallery at The Secor Building, Toledo OH for the 'Momentum' exhibition.

7th Floor Gallery at The Secor Building, Toledo OH for the 'Momentum' exhibition.

  Zac Weinberg's , 'Believe', 2016. Neon, Metal. Dimensions Unknown.

Zac Weinberg's, 'Believe', 2016. Neon, Metal. Dimensions Unknown.

The exhibition included artworks from regional and national artists working in glass, glass related materials, or materials referencing glass to celebrate the unique narrative and works that evolves from it. Guest jurors Michael Killoren, Jennifer Navva Milliken, and Raul Parades selected the following: First Place: Jennifer Hecker (Brockport NY) "Water Fall," Second Place: Joanna Manousis (Toledo OH) "Demeter," Third Place: Shahid Khan (Gahanna OH) "Minar Trio in Turquoise," Honorable Mention: Kazuki Takizawa (Los Angeles CA) "Container: Handle Wings," and Honorable Mention: Zac Weinberg (Toledo OH) "Mechanisms for Spectacular Experience."

 

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