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Fri, Aug 23


Long Beach Island Foundation

Long Beach Island Foundation

Paul J. Stankard: Flower & Flame documentary film and Q+A Session with Paul Stankard.

Long Beach Island Foundation
Long Beach Island Foundation

Time & Location

Aug 23, 2024, 6:30 PM – 10:30 PM

Long Beach Island Foundation, 120 Long Beach Blvd, Long Beach, NJ 08008, USA

About the event

Flower and Flame, Paul Stankard Film and Q+A Session with Paul Stankard, Artist

Date Friday, August 23; Doors 6:30pm, Film 7:00pm, Q + A after film  Fee $10 per person in advance / $15 day-of

Internationally acclaimed artist and pioneer in the studio glass movement, Paul J. Stankard is considered a living master who translates nature in glass. His work is represented in over 75 museums around the world. Stankard is the recipient of numerous awards and honorary doctorate degrees including The James Renwick Alliance Masters of the Medium award and the Lifetime Achievement award from the Glass Art Society. He is an Artist-in-Residence and Honorary Professor at Salem Community College.

Paul J. Stankard: Flower & Flame, the latest documentary from award-winning filmmaker Daniel R. Collins, celebrates the life’s work of internationally acclaimed glass artist Paul J. Stankard. Inspired by his rural childhood memories, Paul evolved the centuries-old craft tradition of the glass paperweight into a fine art form, battling dyslexia and defying critics on his way to international fame. For more than 60 years, Paul has honed his skills in Southern NJ, the historic epicenter of American glassmaking. Now in his 80th year, he is still creating some of the best work of his career.

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