Oregon Coast Council for the Arts is thrilled to present a new exhibit by local artist Alice Haga: Glass Menagerie will be on display in the COVAS Showcase at Newport Visual Arts Center (VAC) June 2 – July 29, 2023.
A resident of Toledo, fused glass artist Alice Haga has called Oregon home for nearly 30 years. In that time, her creativity and artistry have been expressed through everything from jewelry to hairstyling, costume design, and (more recently) glass mosaics and fairy houses. Her work has been shown in exhibits with Toledo Arts Guild and several local galleries, including Sola Luna Gallery, Becky Miller Gallery, and Toledo’s Crow’s Nest.
“I love creating with fused glass,” said Haga. “Working with the beautiful colors makes me happy, and every piece I make teaches me something new. I want each one to be unique and complete in itself…and a joy to its owner.”
“Through the years, Alice has been a constant contributor to the creative energy nestled in our local Toledo and Newport art scenes,” said Chasse Davidson, director of Newport Visual Arts Center. “We’re thrilled to have her fused glass work sparkle in our COVAS Showcase this summer!”
An opening reception (for this, and two other exhibits) on Friday, June 2nd from 5pm-9pm at Newport Visual Arts Center. The event will feature live music by guitarist Skip Trantow, wine and light refreshments, and Haga will be on hand to speak with guests. All are welcome, and admission is free.
Exhibits at Newport Visual Arts Center (VAC) are free to the public and can be viewed most Wednesdays through Saturdays, from 12pm – 4pm, at 777 NW Beach Drive in Newport. However, please note that the VAC will be closed on May 31st and June 1st – to prepare for the exhibit – and will reopen to the public on Friday, June 2nd when the opening reception begins at 5:00pm.