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Grapevine glassblowing studio heats up Valentine’s Day
By Marty Sabota
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Glass artist Spencer Crouch helps Ashley Redford make a glass rose at Vetro. Juan Guajardo Star-Telegram GRAPEVINE

Adam Redford is a sweet, caring spouse who wanted to find a special experience to celebrate his wife’s 29th birthday and Valentine’s Day that followed three days later.
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Dallas Morning News – Learn the Art Glass-Blowing at Vetro in Grapevine

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Step into Vetro Glassblowing Studio & Gallery and you’ll find glass blowers at work, sculpting and turning molten globs of glass with blowpipes, furnaces glowing with fire.

Owned by David Gappa, a former architectural designer, Vetro (Italian for glass) churns out a variety of pieces for both private commissions and the adjacent gallery, which also sells blown, fused and sculpted pieces from artists around the world. You might find Gappa, or one of three other on-staff glassworkers, crafting a range of items including jewelry, decanters and sculpture.

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Glass On The Tracks - Vetro Annual Glass Blowing Party

Glass on the Tracks XIV

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Looking for 2014’s Glass On The Tracks XV? Click here!

Glass On The Tracks XIV – 2013:

WHEN: Saturday, November 2, 2013 7pm-10pm WHERE: Vetro Glassblowing Studio and Gallery – Grapevine Historic Train Depot – 701 South Main Street, Grapevine, TX WHAT: There is one particular time a year we set aside to sit back, have a refreshing beverage, and celebrate our art and the people who allow us to perform our art for a living. We call this time Glass on the Tracks. Read more »

GADA – Grapevine Art Dealers Association

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Fine art event includes six galleries, live entertainment, complimentary food and wine


GRAPEVINE, TEXAS – August 19, 2013 – Grapevine, Texas is known near and far for its wineries, festivals, entertainment venues and bustling historic district. With the recent formation of the Grapevine Art Dealers Association (GADA), it is also becoming recognized as a fine art destination. To promote the city’s artistic offerings and member galleries, GADA will host its inaugural Fall Gallery Night October 5, 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. along Main Street (galleries are listed in recommended order of visit):

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Vetro’s Annual Second Sale

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You’ve been asking about the start of the sale, and it has finally arrived!  Gappa and his team have an incredible inventory this year of seconds – pieces that didn’t make the gallery cut but are undoubtedly considered fine art glass.  There might just be a slight imperfection that most eyes can’t detect, a color variance that wasn’t intended by the artist, or for whatever reason the piece didn’t get a nod of final approval. Hundreds of creations for 25% to 75% off normal gallery prices.

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