Sunday, September 10, 2017

Glasscapes in the Garden

When I was in California last month, my friend Julie and I visited Sherman Library & Gardens, one of our favorite places to take a leisurely stroll.  We were greeted with a surprise for this visit.

The garden was having a special exhibition called "Glasscapes" featuring blown glass sculptures from Viscosity Glass Studio in Boulder Creek California.

I love the art of blown glass and have seen several fabulous Chihuly exhibitions so I was excited to see what this group of artists had to offer in such a fabulous location.

In among the flowers and succulents were some beautiful glass sculptures.

They all had natural forms that blended well with the plants around them.

These pink ones were located in the little garden pond that is watched over by my favorite otter who holds the watering hose.

These yellow roses growing tall were a perfect base for this yellow and orange sculpture.

These two pieces in their lilac and lavender colors went perfectly in this bed filled with purple leaves.

The round, dish-like sculptures looked like colorful blooms among all the ferns and greenery.

And, they were complimented by the colorful floats floating in the greenhouse pond.

All of these beautiful pieces are the work of husband and wife team Scott Graham and Cristy Aloysi of Viscosity Glass Studio.  This exhibition is on at the garden until October 29, 2017 so if you find yourself in southern California, I highly recommend a visit.


Mersad said...

Beautiful artwork and glass colors, integrated nicely with the natural surroundings. It's really work a visit.

Mersad Donko Photography

Lowell said...

Tres magnifique!! Amazing what people can do with glass and these are all sooo beautiful. Sounds like a wonderful trip you had!

We're OK. A bit of wind and rain but the worst will be at 2 AM this morning. Won't knock us out, though. But the folks in south Florida are going to feel real pain! It's very sad. Our daughter has a mini-farm down in Ft. Lauderdale but I think they'll be OK too.

Judy said...

So pretty!

William Kendall said...

Very colourful!

Lois said...

They are all so pretty Sharon! It would be hard to pick a favorite.