Artist in Residence: Kit Paulson

Glass Art Kalamazoo is pleased to welcome our next Artist in Residence, Kit Paulson to our studios on April 1 – April 5, 2019. Kit Paulson, a nationally known lamp working artist, will spend her residency creating abstract sculptural pieces utilizing classic lamp working techniques.
In addition to creating her body of work, Kit will present an artist talk centering on her unique perspective in sculptural lamp working on Wednesday, April 3 from 6-7pm at Glass Art Kalamazoo. The artist talk is free and open to the public.
Paulson will wrap up her residency with a demonstration during Art Hop on Friday, April 5 from 5-9pm and by creating an exhibition of glass works to share with the Kalamazoo community. Paulson’s work will be on display in our Reflections Gallery from April 5 – April 30.

Kit Paulson received her BFA with a concentration in glass from Alfred University in 2004 and has been working in glass continuously since then. She has taught at Penland School of Craft as well as numerous other private glass studios. In 2015, Paulson completed the Rosenberg Residency at Salem State University and a  residency at the Tacoma Museum of Glass. She has received scholarships from Pilchuck Glass School, Corning Museum of Glass, Pittsburgh Glass Center, The Windgate Foundation, Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass and the Glass Art Society. Her work has been published in New Glass Review editions 36, 37 and 38. In September 2018, she will begin a three year residency at Penland School of Craft. See more of Kit Paulson’s work HERE.

We are excited to welcome Kit Paulson to Kalamazoo and hope you will join us in showing her our community’s enthusiasm for glass art!


APRIL 1 – APRIL 4

11am-5pm

Studio Production at Glass Art Kalamazoo

During her residency, Kit Paulson will be creating a new body of work. The public is invited to stop by and see her in action. FREE.

(LEARN MORE HERE)


WEDNESDAY APRIL 3

6pm-7pm

Artist Talk at Glass Art Kalamazoo

Kit Paulson will present an artist talk centering on her unique perspective in sculptural lamp working. FREE with RSVP.

(LEARN MORE AND RSVP HERE)


FRIDAY APRIL 5

5pm-9pm

Gallery Reception and Live Demo

Art Hop at Glass Art Kalamazoo

Opening Reception for Kit Paulson’s exhibit of new work in our gallery, as well as live demonstrations throughout the night. FREE.

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APRIL 5 – APRIL 30

Tues – Fri: 10am – 6pm

Sat: 12pm – 4pm

Gallery Exhibit at Glass Art Kalamazoo

Kit Paulson’s solo exhibition in our gallery. Free and open to the public.