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  • Alex Bernstein: A Glass Sculptor Crafting Narrative Landscapes
    Alex Bernstein is an award-winning glass artist who creates captivating sculptures that transcend the limitations of the material. His work, characterized by intricate forms, vibrant colors, and captivating narratives, invites viewers on a journey through light, form, and emotion. Bernstein’s artistic journey began in a creative environment. Growing up in Asheville, North Carolina, he was […]
  • Crafting Beauty: The Intricate Process of Making Cold Worked Glass Sculptures
    Glass, with its translucent allure and delicate nature, has captivated artists for centuries. Among the myriad techniques employed to shape this exquisite material, cold working stands out as a meticulous and intricate process, yielding breathtaking sculptures that mesmerize with their brilliance. In this blog, we delve into the fascinating journey of creating cold worked glass sculptures.
  • Czech Glass
    Ahhh the Beauty of Czech Glass Whether it is cast or cold worked glass, nothing says elegance like the sharp, clean lines by these masters of their craft. From the original cast glass masters, Stanislav Libensky / Jaroslava Brychtova and Petr Hora, to the work of proteges such as Vladimira Klumpar; cast glass has been […]
  • Dale Chihuly Glass
    Going back to the beginning of the studio glass movement in the United States, Dale Chihuly would be a great place to start. No stranger to the spotlight, Chihuly has surpassed and perfected what it means to be a successful artist. He has pioneered his way into a household name, one glass gather at a […]
  • Dale Chihuly: Master of Glass
    Dale Chihuly: Master of Glass Dale Chihuly is an American artist who has transformed glass from a humble craft material into a vibrant and expressive art form. His mesmerizing sculptures, often characterized by their intricate shapes and vibrant colors, have captivated audiences around the world and earned him the title of “the father of the […]
  • Dan Dailey Sculpture
    Dan Dailey Sculpture His legacy has spanned over 40 years. He first had an appreciation for the medium, while helping construct a ceramic and glass studio at the Philadelphia College of Art, with Roland Jahn who was a teacher there. Dailey went on to become Dale Chihuly’s first graduate student at the Rhode Island School of Design. […]
  • Habatat Galleries expands to North Carolina
    HABATAT Galleries expands to North Carolina. We will be opening a new location in Winston Salem, NC in early 2023! We purchased a beautiful free standing 2500 sq ft building. Stay tuned for more info.
  • Jay Scott, owner of Habatat Galleries FL
    Check out this wonderful write up of the owner of HABATAT Galleries FL, Jay Scott. http://voyagemia.com/interview/hidden-gems-meet-jay-scott-of-habatat-galleries/
  • Nina Casson McGarva: Exploring the Ethereal World of Glass Artistry
    Exploring the Ethereal World of Glass Artistry In the realm of contemporary art, certain creators possess the unique ability to capture ethereal beauty within the fragile embrace of glass. Among these luminaries shines Nina Casson McGarva, a visionary artist whose mastery of glass sculpting transcends conventional boundaries, inviting viewers into a world of mesmerizing intricacy […]
  • Secondary Market
    HABATAT Galleries can help you sell your collection on the secondary market. We ask that you send us a professional photo, dimensions and the year the piece was made. We will then help you set an asking price. Once we find a buyer and you agree to sell your piece, we take 25% of the […]
  • Studio Glass Movement
    The studio glass movement is a 20th-century art movement that emphasizes the artist as the designer and maker of one-of-a-kind objects, in a small studio environment. This movement enabled the sharing of technical knowledge and ideas among artists and designers that, in industry, would not be possible. The studio glass movement originated in the United […]
  • The History of Habatat Galleries
    The History of Habatat Galleries HABATAT Galleries, a pioneer in showcasing “Contemporary Glass” art, was founded in 1971 by Linda & Thomas Boone, and Ferdinand Hampson in Dearborn, Michigan. With backgrounds in art, design, and business, and an initial investment of $3,500 plus a matching loan, they embarked on a journey that would revolutionize the […]
  • The Rising Value of Glass
    HABATAT Galleries has specialized in glass sculpture since the early 1970’s. The gallery opened in 1971 and just a few years later decided to specialize in glass sculpture to help promote the new “Studio Glass Movement”. Glass sculpture, up until the rise of the Studio Glass Movement in the United States in the 1960’s, was […]
  • The Work of Latchezar Boyadjiev
    When discussing Czech glass, it is impossible not to think of the work of Latchezar Boyadjiev. For decades we have been mesmerized by Boyadjiev’s work, and wondered just how this artist keeps wowing glass enthusiasts & gallerists alike. The answer is an undeniable talent, and an artistic vision that we could only hope to catch […]

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  • 50th Anniversary Virtual Exhibition
    Opening Friday, December 11th The exhibition will feature 50 artists in glass to help celebrate our 50th year anniversary! HABATAT Galleries is the oldest gallery to exhibit “Contemporary Glass.” “Contemporary Glass” began with a seminar at the Toledo Museum in l962. In l971 Linda Boone, Thomas Boone and Ferdinand Hampson opened Habatat Galleries in Dearborn, […]
  • Andrei Kazantsev Real Steel Exhibition
    March 6, 2020 Join us at the gallery on Friday, March 6 at 6pm for the opening reception of the Andrei Kazantsev “Real Steel” Exhibition. After seeing a faceted sculpture design made from folded paper one day, welder Andrei Kazantsev decided to try his hand at making his own sculptures using the material he works […]
  • Backhaus-Brown Solo Exhibition
    March 6, 2020 Join us at the gallery on Friday, March 6 at 6pm for the opening reception of the Backhaus-Brown Solo Exhibition. Backhaus-Brown, glass artist duo  Nanna Backhaus Brown and Andrew Jason Brown teamed up and collaborated with award-winning cabinetmakers Egeværk to create Glasskibe ship sculptures. Each ship is constructed of a unique glass hull […]
  • Contemporary Ceramic Group Exhibition
    January 10, 2020 Join us at the gallery on Friday, January 10 at 6 pm for the opening reception of our Contemporary Ceramic Group Exhibition, featuring some of the top ceramic artists working today.  These contemporary ceramic artists include Christopher David White, Erika Sanada, and Calvin Ma. CHRISTOPHER DAVID WHITE Christopher David White is an American […]
  • Dan Dailey Virtual Exhibition
    American visual artist Dan Dailey has simultaneously produced sculpture and functional art with an emphasis on lighting since 1970. Made primarily from glass and metal, every piece of work begins with a drawing. Dailey’s drawings and the objects they inspire depict human character and the world we inhabit, with many familiar forms rendered iconic. Dailey’s […]
  • Eli Cecil Virtual Exhibition
    Eli Cecil (b. 1988, Frederick, MD; B.F.A. Salisbury University, 2012) is a south Florida glass artist currently working and residing in Palm Beach County. Much of Cecil’s work orbits the dialogue of a conscious and sustainable future. His Bonsai series shares a glimpse of the balancing act between humanity and nature. The resilience and balance […]
  • Elliot Walker & Nina Casson McGarva Solo Exhibitions
    This is the first exhibition of our 2021 – 2022 show season. We are returning to in-person shows this year! This exhibition will feature the work of UK artists, Elliot Walker & Nina Casson McGarva. You won’t want to miss this! The show opens on Friday, November 19th at 6:00 pm. Join us for a […]
  • Exhibition Season Schedule
    2022 / 2023 exhibition season schedule December 17th – Jason Christian & Dan Friday January 25th – Jon Kuhn February 25th – Vladimira Klumpar & Matayas Pavlik (her son) March 25th – Ingrid Rachova & David Suchoparek
  • Form & Design Group Exhibition
    February 7, 2020 Join us at the gallery for the opening reception of our Form & Design Group Exhibition on Friday, February 7 at 6 pm.  The  Form & Design Group Exhibition will be featuring Tomás Hlavicka, Martin Rosol and Jiyong Lee. TÓMAS HLAVICKA Tomás Hlavicka was born in Prague in 1950 and earned a […]
  • Habatat Galleries NC Grand Opening
    Join us for the Grand Opening of our new gallery location in Winston Salem, NC on Saturday, March 25th from 7 pm – 10 pm. RSVP to [email protected]
  • Ivana Masitova Solo Exhibition
    Join us for this solo exhibition featuring the work of Czech master glass artist, Ivana Masitova. This show will feature her newest body of work titled “Mysterious Fans”. This is an in-person exhibition. The show will open on Friday, December 17th at 6:00 pm. Join us for a cocktail party open to the public. Please […]
  • Jack Storms Solo Exhibition
    November 15, 2019 Join us at the gallery on Friday, November 15 at 6pm for the opening reception of the Jack Storms Solo Exhibition. Jack Storms is a graduate of Plymouth State University with a BA in Art focusing primarily on studio production. It was during his junior year there that he happened upon what […]
  • Jon Kuhn Solo Exhibition
    Don’t miss meeting world renowned glass artist, Jon Kuhn at the gallery from 10 – 3 pm on Saturday, February 26th. He will be unveiling his new body of work and answering questions about his very complex process to create his masterpieces.
  • Karen Willenbrink Johnsen & Saint Saturday
    Karen Willenbrink Johnsen & Saint Saturday We are excited to have Karen Willenbrink Johnsen & Saint Saturday together in one amazing show. Opening reception is Friday, December 14, 2018 from 6pm-8pm.. This will coincide with our our official Grand Opening and annual holiday party.
  • Masterworks Exhibition
    Join us February 8, 2019 from 6-8pm for a Masterworks Exhibition. Including awe inspiring glass from great glass masters William Morris, Dale Chihuly, Dan Dailey, Pavel Hlava, Jon Kuhn, Toots Zynsky, Lino Tagliapietra, and more.
  • Matt Story Solo Exhibition
    Come see the photo-realistic paintings of artist Matt Story at Habatat Galleries on Friday, March 15, 2019 from 6pm-8pm. Matt is a well respected painter that focuses on photo-realistic underwater paintings.   He works in oils on wood panels which contributes to the realism of his paintings.
  • Peter Botos Virtual Exhibition
    Peter Botos sculptures are made from high purity optical glass blocks by so-called cold machining technologies (cutting, buffing, polishing, gluing), using the most advanced materials with one hundredth of a millimetre precision. Because of the special materials applied and the very precise technology, the size of the sculptures is limited. Peter’s objective is to create […]
  • Richard Jolley
    Richard Jolley Solo Exhibition We are thrilled to announce an exhibition with Master glass sculptor Richard Jolley on Friday, January 11, 2019 from 6pm-8pm. He has been working in glass since the 1970’s and has had over 65 museum and gallery exhibitions around the world. He is also is in over 30 museum collections. Habatat will be […]
  • Rising Stars in Glass
    The exhibit titled Rising Stars in Glass featuring the work by Seattle based glass artists, Jason Christian & Dan Friday opens at the gallery on Saturday, December 17th 2022. The artists will be in attendance!
  • Robert Comploj Solo Ehxibition
    December 13, 2019 Join us at the gallery on Friday, December 13 at 6pm for the opening reception of the Robert Comploj Solo Exhibition.  This exhibition will be coinciding with our Retrospective of Stephen Rolfe Powell show. Robert Comploj is a master of glass art from Austria.  He learned his craft from the world’s greatest glass […]
  • Robin Grebe
    ROBIN GREBE SOLO EXHIBITION Meet glass artist Robin Grebe at Habatat Galleries on Friday, March 15, 2019 from 6pm-8pm.  Robin is well respected in the glass community and has had exhibitions and/or has been collected by the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art in Japan, the Morris Museum in Morristown, New Jersey, the […]
  • Stephen Rolfe Powell a Retrospective
    December 13, 2019 Join us at the gallery on Friday, December 13 at 6pm as we celebrate the life of Master Glass Artist Stephen Rolfe Powell at our Retrospective Show.  This will be coinciding with our Robert Comploj Solo Exhibition. Stephen Powell was born in 1951 in Birmingham, Alabama.  After receiving a Bachelor of Arts […]
  • Toland Sand
    TOLAND SAND SOLO EXHIBITION Solo exhibition by master glass artist Toland Sand at Habatat Galleries in West Palm Beach, FL opening on Friday, November 16, 2018.   RSVP on our Facebook Page.
  • Toots Zynsky & Vladimira Klumpar
    Toots Zynsky & Vladimira Klumpar Exhibitions Toots Zynsky & Vladimira Klumpar have had very different world influences. They both date back to the early days of the Contemporary Glass Movement. Both artists have pushed the boundaries of glass and are creating some of the most important work today.
  • Vladimira Klumpar Solo Exhibition
    Opening Friday, January 15th “The whole earth, visible and invisible, lives mysteriously within man…” The timeless words of Czech poet Otokar Březina from the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries could be a leitmotif for the life journey of Vladimira Klumpar – and a motto for her art. In Klumparová’s case, art and life […]
  • Vlastimil Beranek Virtual Exhibition
    Vlastimil Beranek was born 1960 in Nové Město na Moravě, Czech Republic Specialized School of Decorative Arts / Brno / prof L. Martínek Academy of Applied Arts / Prague / prof. St. Libenský Vlastimil Beranek is the third generation exponent of the well-established, glassmaking Beránek family which made history of the Czech glass in the […]

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