2008 Exhibitions

Absence of Body

Susan Taylor Glasgow: Absence of Body   

October 3, 2008 - January 9, 2009

This was the worldwide premiere of Susan Taylor Glasgow’s exhibition “Absence of Body.” The exhibit included an eight foot glass bird’s nest among several other glass art installations and examples of Glasgow’s signature sewn glass technique. 

“The Communal Nest”, the focal point of Glasgow’s exhibition and residency at PGC, was made of several hundred glass twigs created by Glasgow and artists from around the world. 


Glass and Steel

Glass & Steel: Art Transcends Industry

May 2 - September 5, 2008

As Pittsburgh celebrated its 250th anniversary, Pittsburgh Glass Center saluted the city’s industrial past and creative future in the exhibition ”Glass & Steel:  Art Transcends Industry.” The exhibition showcased artwork that incorporated Pittsburgh’s industrial roots – glass and steel. Thirty-one artists from Southwestern Pennsylvania were included:

  • Bill Ballard 
  • Hunter Blackwell
  • Dave Born
  • Donna Broderick
  • Jonathan Capps
  • Judi Charlson
  • Chris Clarke
  • Karin Coyne
  • Theresa Cress
  • Brian Engel
  • Daneal Ferraro
  • Marianne Filiaggi
  • Jason Forck
  • Doug Hansel
  • Leslie Kaplan
  • Claire Kelly
  • Samantha Laffey
  • Dana Laskowski
  • Dan LeDonne
  • Jan Loney
  • Melissa Melan
  • Hilde Munck
  • Jeffrey Phelps
  • Elizabeth Potenza
  • Heather Joy Puskarich
  • Suzanne Ririe
  • Tina Rojas
  • Darlene Durrwachter Rushing
  • Nick Russo
  • Jessica Rutherford
  • Anthony Schafermeyer