sculptures that represent the emotional connections between people and objects
will be on exhibit in the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s Edna Carlsten
“A New Look
at Glass,” featuring artist Jennifer Halvorson, will be displayed Sunday, March
9, through Monday, April 14, with a reception Monday, March 10, from 4-6 p.m.
Located on the second floor of the Noel Fine Arts Center, the Carlsten Gallery
is open to the public free of charge.
are designed to set a scene of collected memories, said Halvorson, while
individual sculptures personify the objects.
“I aim to
engage the viewers and their own memories,” she said, “with hopes they
understand the tangled emotion of comfort and longing, and knowing that the
markings of time have helped create who we are and prepare us for the future.”
an assistant professor at Ball State University’s Marilyn K. Glick Center for
Glass. Her work has been featured by the Corning Museum of Glass and at an
international exhibition in Chicago. She earned a fine arts degree at the
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, was a Fulbright Scholar in Denmark
and earned a master’s degree in glass from the Rochester Institute of
Technology. She also served as a resident at the Wheaton Arts and Cultural
Center and a visiting scholar at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.
The Carlsten Gallery is open Monday through Friday from 10
a.m. to 4 p.m., on Thursday evenings from 7–9 p.m. and on Saturday and Sunday
from 1–4 p.m. For more information, see www.uwsp.edu/art-design/Pages/Exhibitions/carlsten.aspx.