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LBIF Film Screening: Flower and Flame

August 23 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Flower and Flame, Paul Stankard Film and Q + A Session
Presented by Paul Stankard and Daniel R. Collins
Date Friday, August 23; Doors 6:30pm, Film 7:00pm, Q + A after film
Fee $10 advance; $15 day-of
Internationally acclaimed artist and pioneer in the studio glass movement, Paul J. Stankard is considered a living master who translates nature in glass. His work is represented in over 75 museums around the world. Stankard is the recipient of numerous awards and honorary doctorate degrees including The James Renwick Alliance Masters of the Medium award and the Lifetime Achievement award from the Glass Art Society. He is an Artist-in-Residence and Honorary Professor at Salem Community College.Paul J. Stankard: Flower & Flame, the latest documentary from award-winning
filmmaker Daniel R. Collins, celebrates the life’s work of internationally acclaimed glass
artist Paul J. Stankard. Inspired by his rural childhood memories, Paul evolved the
centuries-old craft tradition of the glass paperweight into a fine art form, battling dyslexia and defying critics on his way to international fame. For more than 60 years, Paul has honed his skills in Southern NJ, the historic epicenter of American glassmaking. Now in his 80th year, he is still creating some of the best work of his career.


August 23
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM


Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences
120 Long Beach Blvd
Loveladies, NJ 08008 United States
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