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Guest Artist: Stephanie Trenchard and Jeremy Popelka

Amphitheater Hot Shop
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January 17, 2016
Jeremy Popelka casting birch bark tile with leaf carbon imprints from organic material

Stephanie Trenchard and Jeremy Popelka create their signature cast and blown-glass sculptural work during this special, extended demonstration in the Amphitheater Hot Shop on January 17 from 3–5 pm.

Stephanie Trenchard and Jeremy Popelka have been married and making glass together since the late 1980’s. They work together in their Sturgeon Bay, WI studio creating sand-cast glass sculptures and cast glass sculptures. Trenchard’s work focuses largely on narratives that draw on biographical content while Popelka’s work reflects his deep interest of how personal interpretations can embody larger issues of intent, symbolic meaning, and innate understanding. Together, they will demonstrate their cast and blown-glass techniques for sculptural works during their time in the Amphitheater Hot Shop.

Jeremy Popelka
Jeremy Popelka has been working with glass for more than 30 years and calls Sturgeon Bay, Wis., on the Door Peninsula, home, along with his partner and wife, artist Stephanie Trenchard. Popelka has navigated his education in the glass field, with...
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Stephanie Trenchard (Photo by Jeremy Popelka)
Stephanie Trenchard works out of the Wisconsin studio that she shares with husband, Jeremy Popelka. An oil painter as well as a glass artist, Trenchard holds a bachelor of fine arts degree in painting from Illinois State University. She works...
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