Judith Schaechter, Widow, (2008), Collection of Colleen and John Kotelly, Photo by Dominic Episcopo/Renwick Gallery, SIThe Grand Poobah Savior of Stained Glass - Judith Schaechter - who single-handedly revolutionized the craft of stained glass through her unique aesthetic and inventive approach to materials is one of the featured artists at the Smithsonian Institute's exhibition, “History in the Making: Renwick Craft Invitational 2011.”
Judith held a Creativity Workshop as part of the James Renwick Alliance's "Distinguished Artist" series this past weekend at the Washington Glass School. photos by Miriam Rosenthal / Third Eye Photography
The workshop participants re-enact Da Vinci's "Last Supper with Judith Schaechter"
Soon creativity is flying around the school - unstoppable. Ideas for artwork, fashion, events - everything at once. The innermost thoughts of the participants are explored.
See more of Judith Schaechter’s work in the exhibition “History in the Making: Renwick Craft Invitational 2011,” on display at the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Renwick Gallery through July 31. The show was curated by Renwick curator Nicholas R. Bell. The artists were selected by Bell, Ulysses Dietz, senior curator at The Neward Museum and Andrew Wagner. The exhibition also features the work of silversmith Ubaldo Vitali, ceramic artist Cliff Lee and furnituremaker Matthias Pliessnig.