Hocking College Hosts National Artist For Glass Invitational

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The opening reception for the Hocking College Seventh Annual Glass Invitational will be Friday, Jan. 27 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Hocking College Art Gallery on 30 Public Square in Nelsonville, Ohio.

The event is part of Nelsonville’s Historic Square Art District’s Final Friday activities.

The Glass Invitational will feature the artwork of national artist Alex Adams. Adams earned a bachelor of fine arts degree in glass at the Massachusetts College of Art, and a master of fine arts degree in ceramics/glass at Temple University.

He is currently a full-time lecturer in glass at the University of Miami, and in 2011 he was a visiting artist at Ohio State University. Adams has been featured in 20 exhibitions, including two solo shows. 

A second reception for the Glass Invitational will be held Friday, Feb. 24, and Adams’ work will be on display through March 23. For more information, visit