Steve Klein Rocks at BAM! GLASSTASTIC


November 14, 2018

PEERING INTO THE FUTURE – Is what artists do. Writes Steve Klein of his participation: “I’m humbled to be a part of this exhibit. The museum provided a venue that encouraged artists to push limits with the material and to express feelings and views with no control or censorship. For me it was a gratifying and rewarding experience to use my voice as an artist to express my beliefs, concerns and convictions.”    – Photo courtesy of Sezayi Erken

Seventy-five miles south of the Skagit Valley, at the Bellevue Art Museum, glass sculptor Steve Klein is delivering a powerful message. At BAM’s Biennial 2018, “GLASSTASTIC,” a new, juried exhibition showing the work of 40 Pacific Northwest artists, Klein’s work sits proudly amongst the multiple installations. Klein, an internationally recognized glass artist, is digging in his heels. He has taken on our moral failings and his narration is loud and clear: we have allowed the abundance and beauty that is the heart of our country to fall into the hands of corporate greed.

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