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Kalevala - Dreams Drowned in Glass

September 8, 2017
11:00 am
Glass Axis

610 W Town St
Columbus, OH 43215 United States

Mixing up the places, atmospheres and memories is how the are built up. Each sculpture id a surreal scene from the Finnish national epic poem "Kalevala." Together, the pieces form a modernized narrative, captured in glass and rolled into one 3D design using the Graal Technique. The Exhibitions opens Sept. 8 with a reception from6-8 pm. The exhibition can be viewed through Sept. 8- Oct. 28. The Gallery hours are Tuesday-Thursday 11 am-6pm, Fridays 11am-7pm, and Saturdays 11am-4pm.

Sini Majuri is a glass artist from Finland. She combines 3D-design with old glass blowing techniques. Many of her works are surrealistic stories captured inside blown glass. In 2016 Majuri represented Finland in European Glass Festival held in European Capital Of Culture 2016, Wroclaw. She has participated in approximately 30 exhibitions in Canada, China, Japan the Europe, and USA.

Majuri’s works have been published in many international contemporary art magazines, such as: Urban Glass, USA; Glass Art Magazine, USA; and Designboom, Italy. She has received a number of awards, including: Taos Glass Art – Taos Art Glass Invitational, New Mexico, USA, 2014; A-Design Awards, Venice, 2016 and Hempel Awards China Fashion Week. Her works can be found in public collections, including: the Finnish Glass Museum, Riihimäki; University of Helsinki, Helsinki; DAFA, New Mexico. She lives and works in Helsinki.