Art on Fire

A hot party & Pittsburgh’s only glass art auction

Join us and over 400 community leaders and art appreciators for a fun and unforgettable evening in support of Pittsburgh Glass Center!

Friday, September 13 • 6:00–11:00pm • Nova Place, North Side (Get Directions)

Stacey V. and Andrew B. Rhodes, Chairs
Shelley Muzylowski Allen, Honorary Artist

The Art on Fire Auction is a hot party and Pittsburgh's ONLY glass art auction. It's a great opportunity to buy handmade, one-of-a-kind glass art for a good value while also supporting artists and Pittsburgh Glass Center. 

This year's celebration will feature:


Art on Fire is a great opportunity to buy handmade glass art at a great value while supporting artists and Pittsburgh Glass Center. The silent and live auctions feature nearly 200 pieces of one-of-a-kind glass art by internationally renowned glass artists and local glass artists such as Shelley Muzylowski Allen, Joe Cariati, Shane Fero, Dante Marioni, Catharine Newell, Lynn Read, and Susan Taylor Glasgow.  

View all auction items online and at Pittsburgh Glass Center through September 11. Online auction bidding begins on September 3. 

Bid live or submit absentee bids for live auction items by contacting Heather McElwee at 412-365-2145 or


Mercury by Shelly Muzylowski Allen
Shelley Muzylowski Allen


Our 2019 Honorary Artist is Shelley Muzylowski Allen, a painter and glass artist based near Seattle, Washington who adorns her glass sculptures and paintings with rusted metals and organic materials, focusing on the strength and stillness of animals. Her glass sculpture, entitled "Mercury," will be our signature auction piece.


Mercury by Shelley Muzylowski Allen