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Interview with Michelle Knox, The Crucible

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Meet Michelle Knox. She is an artist based in Oakland CA. She teaches at a non-profit called The Crucible housed in a low income neighborhood in West Oakland. It is a 56,000 square foot facility with other 17 different art studios.
Michelle is primarily a sculptor who works a lot with glass and this year is the 50th anniversary of the American Studio Glass Movement. She is co-producing an artist- organized event to commemorate this historical moment in American art with an event hosted at The Crucible in Oakland, California on November 10 and 11t h, 2012. In honor of the 50th anniversary, The Crucible will be hosting a celebratory event recognizing the advancements and contributions that California glass artists have made to glass and to the world of fine arts as a whole.

This event is a two-day conference highlighting the special artistic talents and artists, which make the California glass scene unique and an important part of the history of the Studio Glass Movement. There will be demonstrations, a curated group exhibition and lectures. You won't want to miss it! There are over 150 other intuitions celebrating this event this year, as it is a major accomplishment for glass art.