Artist

Ekin Deniz Aytac and Joshua Davids are a collective husband and wife team of artists working in glass. Hailing from Edremit, Turkey and Colorado, USA respectively, this dynamic duo draws from a unique combination of culture, heritage, and experience to elicit profound expression in new works of glass art. They have lived, travelled, and created artwork together since .....

Ekin Deniz Aytac and Joshua Davids are a collective husband and wife team of artists working in glass. Hailing from Edremit, Turkey and Colorado, USA respectively, this dynamic duo draws from a unique combination of culture, heritage, and experience to elicit profound expression in new works of glass art. They have lived, travelled, and created artwork together since 2014 and are currently enjoying a term as resident artists at a non-profit glass studio in Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA.

The signature body of work ‘Cityscapes: Strings Between Us’ is a sculptural series offering a reflection on the nature of self as it relates to the places and things that shape our experience. Drawing on both modern and ancient mythos as well as a meditation on the causal relationship between set and setting, the artists weave a new visual tapestry of form, light, and color. In this series, traditional vessel forms are manipulated into unconventional objects used to evoke landscapes viewed from a unique perspective. A variety of color application, diamond cutting, and sand engraving represent the visual rhythms of a world we inhabit together.

The work begins in a glass blowing studio or hot shop where glass color is applied to a clear bubble. Each piece is meticulously planned, some colors and patterns are applied to the interior of the bubble whereas others are kept to the very surface. Once the color has been applied, the bubble is blown out and shaped into a “blank” form and cooled to room temperature. The blanks are then taken into the cold shop where the bubble is cut away and then refined into landscapes with a large diamond saw. After cleaning up the edges, a resist is applied to the piece and details are sand blasted into the work revealing the range of color throughout the piece and completing the cityscape motif.

Thank you for joining us!

Thank you for celebrating the first annual

Glass Art Fair!

We are honored to that you have taken the time to join us in a celebration of art.
The artists in this exhibition are sharing their work from around the world.
Grand Opening: November 1st | Exhibition continues to November 30th of 2020