The Warm and Hot Glass exhibit will open April 1 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Peninsula Art Academy.

This is the third biennial show featuring work by regional glass artists created at temperatures above 1400 degrees.

See work by Lisa Demagall, winner of the Akron Art Prize, nationally known Mike Mikula, local favorite Russ O'Brien, award winners Marianne Hite and Bob Pozarski, and others.

The PAA will have live demonstrations of glass blowing, and flame worked beads by Kim Gurski, spacey music by Andrew Izold, and light refreshments.

The PAA is a teaching facility with classes in fine arts, weaving and craft. Marianne Hite and Bob Pozarski teach glass fusing, stained glass and glass blowing for beginners through advanced students.

Professional glass artists will be there to stimulate students and interest educated Cleveland-Akron area collectors.

People will find in the show flame-worked and fused-glass jewelry, fused-glass vessels and wall pieces, and blown-glass art in many shapes colors and styles.

The exhibit runs April 1 through May 14. The Peninsula Art Academy is located at 1600 Mill St. W., Peninsula.

Please park in front of the PAA and across the street behind Elements Gallery. Call the PAA for more information and special tours at 330-657-2248.

Contact Bob Pozarski at or Marianne Hite at