Public Television Fundraiser

On Thursday, October 8, Tom will be  featured on the Phoenix PBS station KAET-TV for their annual fundraiser.  They will be airing “Heart of Glass”, the story of Blenko Glass, and on breaks Tom will be soliciting pledges for the station, and presenting Philabaum glass as gifts for people who pledge.  We encourage our Phoenix friends who are fans of public television to consider pledging during this campaign, while picking up some holiday gifts at the same time!

“SchoolGlass” Saluting the Sonoran Glass Art Academy

October 3 – November 21, 2009

Opening Reception: October 3, 4:00 – 7:00 pm

Our current exhibition focuses on the Faculty and Staff of the Sonoran Glass Art Academy in Tucson.  The school was founded in 2000 by Dave Klein, the current director, and Tom Philabaum of Philabaum Glass Studio & Gallery where the original classes took place.  This exhibit celebrates the growth and success of the school by saluting the men and women whose dedication and skill contribute to it’s success.

Alex Berger                       Jason Marstall
Fritz Dreisbach                 Katherine Nesci
Michael Joplin                  Tom Philabaum
William Justiniano          Karl Taylor
Dave Klein                          Margaret Zinser
Patty Klein