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Glass artist Mike Conrad @ Nova Café

Mike Conrad is showcasing a variety of glass art this month— fire goddesses whose svelte figures support cones of glass flames, ominous black trees with small enticing red apples—at the Nova Café. The show also features everything from Conrad’s intricate goblets, methods learned in Murano, Italy, under master Cesare Toffolo, to whimsical and seasonally appropriate heart pendants. The show runs through the end of February.

Conrad has been working with glass for almost 13 years. He spends much of his time in his Bozeman glass shop doing torch work, but may also be found at home in Washington. He trained in both Seattle and Italy, working with Roger Parramore, Nancy Callan and Lucio Bubacco, combining torch and hotshop techniques. Conrad also teaches workshops at Pratt Fine Arts Center in Seattle.

Richard Parrish Open House

Glass artist Richard Parrish opens his fused glass studio for the annual studio open house and sale, Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 21 and 22. Saturday hours are 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.; Sunday hours are noon until 5 p.m. The studio is located at 6693 Lynx Lane, west of Bozeman, off Huffine.

This event is a once a year opportunity for people to see how Parrish’s glass art work is made and to purchase pieces at sale prices. Plates, bowls, jewelry and holiday ornaments will be featured. Parrish shows and sells his glass work at shows and in galleries around the U.S., as well as teaching workshops in his studio and other studios in this country and abroad.

For more information about the open house and sale, or about workshops, call 522-9892 or email glass@fusiostudio.com. You can see Richard’s work at http://parrishglass.com and http://fusiostudio.com.