Palo Alto festival showcases thousands of
glass and clay artworks and useful objects
A Peninsula-based organization rooted in mid-century design will offer up work by some of the state's best glass and clay artists in this year's Palo Alto Clay and Glass Festival. The works in the show range from Arts and Crafts-inspired to zany to modern.
The festival takes place on Saturday and Sunday, July 11 and 12, at the Palo Alto Art Center, 1313 Newell Road in Rinconada Park.
Between 140 and 150 artists, chosen by a jury and all members of the Association of Clay and Glass Artists of California, will set up booths in the park. Inside the community center, one or more works by each artist will also be on view, "so you can see those who deserve your special attention," says Chris Esparza, who is producing the festival through his firm, Giant Creative Services.
The festival is free and runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Besides displaying and selling art...