Glen Guarino

A Midsummer Day's Dream

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A Midsummer Day's Dream

We are delighted to present "A Midsummer Day’s Dream"an online exhibition hosted by Crafthaus.  All artwork is designed and made by the artists.  The lead image is Hanging Planter by Chelsea Fay. Curated by Glen & Marie Guarino 

Website: http://www.crafthaus.ning.com
Location: http://ww.crafthaus.ning.com/group/a-midsummer-day-s-dream
Members: 14
Latest Activity: Apr 29, 2015

                        Amber O’Harrow   www.daisyspider.net

                               Iowa Blue: The Urbane Chicken

                                     5’2” x 3’ x 6’4”

                                     Cast Aluminum

I explore my visual relationship with nature to create a link for those in the fast pace of modern society.

http://www.kalonanews.com/articles/2013/08/14/topstory_slideshow/doc520b946d4f7fe333101220.txt                                                                                                   

                                       Photos by Artist

                         Greg Corman  www.gardeninginsights.com/

                                        Fish Stick

                               30" long on a 6' stand

                    Recycled steel with a distressed spray paint finish

Fish Stick swims through the garden at 6' above the ground. A heavy concrete base on a tall metal rod supports the base.

                                      Photo by Artist

                        Greg Corman  www.gardeninginsights.com/

                                     Cosmic Timepiece #2 

                                           8' x 2' x 1'                                                                                                 

Recycled lumber & steel, including saw blades, car parts & other found objects.

                                         Photo by Artist

                          Greg Corman  www.gardeninginsights.com/

                                           Diptic 2

                                       6'6" x 4' x 3'

                            Recycled steel with a spray-paint finish

                                     Photo by Artist

                           Greg Corman  www.gardeninginsights.com/

                               Tori Gate Bee Sculpture  

                                    5'8" x 20" x 20"                                                              Recycled wood and steel sculpture with Japanese design references. Tunnels drilled into the face are nesting spaces for native bees.

                                     Photo by Artist

                            Greg Corman  www.gardeninginsights.com/

                                          MCM Bee Habitats         

                                           36" x 9" x 2"

                    Salvaged pine with copper and cholla decorations.

                                          Photo by Artist

 
                             Chelsea Fay http://chelseafay.com

                                    Hanging Planters

                                        21" x 5" x 5"  

                              Mild & stainless steel, paint   

Hand fabricated from steel. These hanging planters are part of a series of work, entitled "Entropy"                                                                        

                             Photographer Elizabeth Torgerson-Lamark                                                      

                                Chelsea Fay http://chelseafay.com

                                    Hanging Planter

                                       29" x 8" x 8"                                                    

                                 Mild & stainless steel, paint                            

Hand fabricated from steel. These hanging planters are part of a series of work, entitled "Entropy"                                                                        

                                Photographer Elizabeth Torgerson-Lamark

                                 Agatha Wyman www.agathawyman.com

                                      Musical Chairs (Sit in Silence)

              Chair: 42"H x 19"W x 18" D, surrounded by 5'W x 2"D circle

                                            Stoneware

In this front view of Musical Chairs, "Sit in Silence" invited the view to participate in the game.

                                          Photo by Artist

                           Agatha Wyman www.agathawyman.com

                                      Musical Chairs (Move with Music)

                                                 Stoneware  

      Chair: 42"H x 19"W x 18"D, surrounded by 5'W x 2"D circle

In the back view of “Move with Music”, the chair offers a rule from a simple game to all who pass.

                                     Photo by Artist

                            Agatha Wyman www.agathawyman.com
                                             For the Birds          

                                               Stoneware                                                 

                                           6'H x 3'W x 3'D

Stone becomes clay & clay becomes stone - simple (perhaps), but able to preserve a human touch for centuries.

                                          Photo by Artist

                              Agatha Wyman www.agathawyman.com  

                                         For the Birds 2   

                                             Stoneware

                                     36"H x 18"W x 18"D

   Organic & abstracted from nature, the clay sculpture is also a stone birdbath.

                                     Photo by Artist

                                Lenore Lampi www.lenorelampi.com       

                                          Pine Motif Stool

                                         9. 5" x 9.5" x 13"

                                       Stoneware, glaze

                                          Photo by Artist

Thank you for visiting "A Midsummer Day's Dream" at Crafthaus

We would be happy to add more outdoor sculptural work to this exhibition while it is online, please contact us via crafthaus.

About the Curators: Glen Guarino, Guarino Furniture Designs holds a MA in Studio Furniture. He taught on the high school level for 32 years & has been an adjunct professor in the Fine Arts Department at Kean University for some time. His art has been juried into museum & gallery exhibits. Glen also works with corporate & private clients designing pieces for their needs. Marie taught handicapped children & young adults for a number of years & has been working with Glen for some time.

              Glen Guarino http://www.guarinofurnituredesigns.com/

                                           Coming About

                                     Rescued Northern Catalpa

              Photographer Justin Guarino http://www.justinguarino.com

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Comment by Kimberly Nogueira on August 4, 2014 at 7:13pm

Thank you for the unusual and peaceful moments of this exhibition Glen and Marie! No coffee, but it was delightful with my little bag of potato chips :)

Comment by Sandra Murray on August 4, 2014 at 3:07pm
I love so many of these wonderful works. Well done.
 

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