Heller Gallery to Debut Fresh, Fantastical Works Made From Vintage Glass by Amber Cowan

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Heller Gallery to Debut Fresh, Fantastical Works Made From Vintage Glass by Amber Cowan

Opening May 2, Heller Gallery in New York will present Salacia, the gallery's third solo exhibition of new work by award-winning, Philadelphia-based artist Amber Cowan. The exhibit continues to June 15, 2019. Detail, Amber Cowan, YOUNG LOVE RESTING IN GRAY MEADOW, 2019, flameworked American pressed glass/mixed media, 22 x 19 x 11 in.Heller Gallery Cowan’s fantastical, wall-sculpture assemblages are made out of collected and re-worked American pressed glass once commercially produced in the best-known, but now defunct, glass factories in the United States.  Through the transformative powers of devotional-like practice, knowledge and imagination, her work asks universal questions about rebirth and desire.  Salacia,