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Joseph Wright Imports
P.O.Box 200879
Austin, TX 78720
North American Representative for Gianluca Vidal
Sapir Studios
Ira and Gill Sapir
2924 N Pulaski Rd
Chicago, IL 60641
Glass Display Products
Acrylic risers and turntables
used to display Afro's work
in galleries and exhibitions

Cutting Edge Products

Precision tools that Gianluca has in his tool bag.

Sprayway Glass Cleaner A versatile glass cleaner, guaranteed to leave no film. Contains perfume-grade alcohol for best performance. Does not include amonia. Will not damage your fine art glass.
Available at Home Depot, Lowes, Bed Bath and Beyond, World Market and other stores. Check your local stores for availability.
Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass

The Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to further the development and appreciation of art made from glass.  The Alliance informs collectors, critics and curators by encouraging and supporting museum exhibitions, university glass departments and
specialized teaching programs, regional collector groups, visits
to private Available, and public seminars.

The newsletter and website contain extensive listing
opportunities for galleries.  The links to galleries is very useful
for finding art glass galleries in areas where you may be
traveling to.  They have a collector network and, I believe, a mailing list that is available.  They also provide a pair of free
tickets to SOFA Chicago and special events.

Glass Art Society The Glass Art Society (GAS) is an international nonprofit organization founded in 1971 whose purpose is to encourage excellence, to advance education, to promote the appreciation
and development of the glass arts, and to support the world-
wide community of artists who work with glass. GAS members
are artists, students, educators, collectors, gallery and museum personnel, writers, and critics, among others. Membership is
open to anyone interested in glass art.  
This organization has an annual conference that includes demonstrations, lectures, trade show, auctions and parties.
They have an excellent website and produce a newsletter.
Art Calendar Magazine

Mission: To connect artists with income and exhibition opportunities.

The magazine is in its 20th year. Selling art isn't necessarily
easy, but it CAN be done. Our mission is to provide the most comprehensive source of listings of professional opportunities
for visual artists available anywhere. We were using this slogan
20 years ago -- we lived up to it then, and we live up to it now. Each issue features 20-30 pages of hundreds of listings of juried shows, residencies, grants, galleries reviewing portfolios, publishing opportunities, positions open, and much more. Along with the listings, we provide a variety of readable ("No CriticSpeak!") articles for working artists. Every month we cover topics such as self promotion, art marketing, selling on the Internet, effective display techniques, licensing and reproduc-
tions, public art and commissions, artists making a difference,
art law, federal and hazards updates, "soul food," psychology
of creativity, and artists creating community/working together.

Glass Quarterly Magazine GLASS Quarterly is glossy art magazine published four times a
year by UrbanGlass in Brooklyn, New York. With the four-color printing and the highest production values, the magazine
presents serious discourse about glass as a medium for contemporary art, GLASS Quarterly was founded by Richard
Yelle in 1979, and was originally titled "New Work in Glass". In over 100 issues, the magazine has provided a critical context
to the most important work being done in the medium of glass.
Its contributors include some of the most important critics and curators in the field.

American Craft Magazine
The American Craft Council is a national, nonprofit educational organization founded in 1943 by Aileen Osborn Webb. The
mission of the Council is to promote understanding and appreciation of contemporary American craft. Programs include
the bimonthly magazine AMERICAN CRAFT, annual juried shows presenting artists and their work, a 2006 leadership conference
on craft, the Aileen Osborn Webb Awards honoring excellence,
a specialized library, workshops and seminars.
Contains a thorough Exhibits Calendar section.

Niche Magazine
NICHE magazine was founded for the purpose of connecting
art galleries and craft retailers with the finest wholesale crafts, handmade gifts and decorative art objects made in artist
studios throughout the United States and Canada. 
Each full-color issue of NICHE offers creative business strategies for fine art galleries and craft art retailers.  From start-up tips to established art gallery business success stories, NICHE provides qualified retailers with the hottest tips and best practices in art retailing and arts community development.

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