10 % of Stroll sales of the Jonathon Turner skateboard decks will go to The Skateboard Academy.
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Lewis Knauss – “Recording Time” Long-time Chestnut Hill resident Lewis Knauss will be exhibiting examples of his work spanning from 1980-2020. Internationally recognized in the field of Fiber Arts, Knauss spent several decades teaching at Moore College of Arts and Design. Knauss holds a Bachelors of Art Education from Kutztown University and a Masters of Fine Arts in Crafts and Fiber Arts from Tyler School of Art, Temple University. He also studied at Philadelphia College of Textiles and Sciences ( now Jefferson University). He is a Fellow of the American Craft Council and has received numerous Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Fellowships as well as a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship. His work can be seen in the permanent collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum Smithsonian Institution N.Y.C, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Tx., The Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg Russia, and The National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Australia.
Also on view: A window installation by California (Santa Cruz ) glass artist, Jonathon Turner. Inspired by the California skateboard counterculture and graffiti art from the 1970s, Turner has transformed the iconic skateboard deck. He studied Geology as an undergraduate and moved on to do graduate studies at the School for Amerian Crafts, Rochester Institute of Technology. During his graduate thesis, Mr. Turner received word that he had won a Fullbright Scholarship to attend the Canberra School of Art in Australia. His studies allowed him access to some of the masters in contemporary glass. The legendary Klaus Moje was the master in a technique called “Roll Up” which combined many complicated methods and skills working the hot glass which then had to be cold worked, which takes hundreds of hours of grinding and hand-polishing the glass. in 2002 he settling near his father in Santa Cruz, minutes from the famous surf break’s Mitchell’s Cove and the infamous Derby Skate Park.