A new exhibit honoring glass sculptor Howard Ben Tré opens Wednesday at the WaterFire Arts Center (WFAC). “Private Visions, Public Ideals – The Legacy of Howard Ben Tré” runs through March 7th.
Howard Ben Tré is internationally recognized for his unique sculptures and large-scale works of art for public and private spaces. Ben Tré was a pioneer in the use of cast glass as a sculptural medium and his work is included in more than 101 museum and public collections worldwide.
All visitors are required to self screen before entering the WaterFire Arts Center and practice safety rules, keeping a 6’ distance from others and wearing a mask at all times.
This show is a premier exhibition of WaterFire’s new Pass the Torch Exhibition Series which connects and showcases works of Rhode Island-based artists, each exhibit pairs a mentor and mentee, one NetWorks Rhode Island artist and one emerging artist.
WFAC hours: 10am to 5pm, Wednesday through Sunday.
(Seen here is a site specific piece at Wheeler’s Chazan Gallery on Angell Street. Joseph A. Chazan, M.D. is one of the sponsors of the Ben Tré exhibit.)
Exhibit opening, 10am to 5pm, Wednesday, January 27, WFAC, 475 Valley Street, (directions)