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Alice Benvie Gebhart

"I work to translate and elevate ordinary, day-to-day experiences into enthusiastic and energetic celebrations. Glass is the medium that reveals this natural vibrancy to its utmost. I enjoy using glass to create something that is both abstract and literal. "

As an artist, Alice Benvie-Gebhart's goal is to communicate visually using kiln-fired glass. The fluid nature of melting glass adds energy and an organic feel to her work. The colors in her work are not painted on, but are from the glass itself. Choosing colors that enhance the mood of the image is an intuitive ritual. The idea from which she started and the direction the glass chooses combine, and this leads to an expression that becomes her narrative.

Alice Benvie-Gebhart cuts and layers pieces of brilliantly colored sheet glass and glass powders in a kind of collage, which she then places in the kiln and fires from 1250-1500 degrees to melt and fuse the glass together. She repeats the fusing process several times until the desired effect is achieved. After up to four firings, she applies the finishing touches of black sgraffito and 23-karat gold, and the glass is put in the kiln for its final firing. Each time she opens the kiln, she discovers a new creation that comes from her mind's eye as well as the psyche of the glass and the kiln.

Alice Benvie-Gebhart earned her bachelor and master's degrees in art education with concentrations in painting and printmaking. She worked as a teacher and painter for many years before discovering fused glass. She now works exclusively in kiln-fired glass.

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Dancing Coneflower by Alice Benvie Gebhart (Art Glass Wall Sculpture)
Dancing Coneflower
Art Glass Wall Sculpture
by Alice Benvie Gebhart
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Snow Shadows II
Art Glass Wall Sculpture
by Alice Benvie Gebhart
$ 975
$ 828.75
Wind in the Garden
Art Glass Wall Sculpture
by Alice Benvie Gebhart
$ 650
$ 552.50
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Floating Blossoms by Alice Benvie Gebhart (Art Glass Sculpture)
Floating Blossoms
Art Glass Sculpture
by Alice Benvie Gebhart
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Shasta Daisy Dance
Art Glass Sculpture
by Alice Benvie Gebhart
$ 700
$ 595
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Facing the Sun by Alice Benvie Gebhart (Art Glass Sculpture)
Facing the Sun
Art Glass Sculpture
by Alice Benvie Gebhart
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Winter White by Alice Benvie Gebhart (Art Glass Wall Sculpture)
Winter White
Art Glass Wall Sculpture
by Alice Benvie Gebhart
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Violet Skies
Art Glass Wall Sculpture
by Alice Benvie Gebhart
$ 245
$ 208.25
House on the Road of Yes...
Art Glass Sculpture
by Alice Benvie Gebhart
$ 850
$ 722.50
Mohawk Trail
Art Glass Wall Sculpture
by Alice Benvie Gebhart
$ 750
$ 637.50
Distant Trio
Art Glass Wall Sculpture
by Alice Benvie Gebhart
$ 289
$ 245.65
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The Surf Ashore by Alice Benvie Gebhart (Art Glass Wall Sculpture)
The Surf Ashore
Art Glass Wall Sculpture
by Alice Benvie Gebhart
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Sunday Road
Art Glass Wall Sculpture
by Alice Benvie Gebhart
$ 595
$ 505.75
Gentle Curve in the Road
Art Glass Wall Sculpture
by Alice Benvie Gebhart
$ 600
$ 510
Amber Skies
Art Glass Wall Sculpture
by Alice Benvie Gebhart
$ 600
$ 510
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Cooling Beach Wave by Alice Benvie Gebhart (Art Glass Wall Sculpture)
Cooling Beach Wave
Art Glass Wall Sculpture
by Alice Benvie Gebhart
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Smell the Rain
Art Glass Wall Sculpture
by Alice Benvie Gebhart
$ 2,450
$ 2,082.50
Landscape Tapestry
Art Glass Wall Sculpture
by Alice Benvie Gebhart
$ 395
$ 335.75
Crooked Birch
Art Glass Wall Sculpture
by Alice Benvie Gebhart
$ 575
$ 488.75
Verdant Transparencies
Art Glass Sculpture
by Alice Benvie Gebhart
$ 850
$ 722.50
Sparkle Beyond the Crims...
Art Glass Wall Sculpture
by Alice Benvie Gebhart
$ 245
$ 208.25
Warmth of the Moving Air
Art Glass Wall Sculpture
by Alice Benvie Gebhart
$ 245
$ 208.25
Winter's Thaw in Miniatu...
Art Glass Wall Sculpture
by Alice Benvie Gebhart
$ 245
$ 208.25
Misty Beach
Art Glass Sculpture
by Alice Benvie Gebhart
$ 700
$ 595
Reaching Out
Art Glass Wall Sculpture
by Alice Benvie Gebhart
$ 1,350
$ 1,147.50
Verdant Fern Platter
Art Glass Platter
by Alice Benvie Gebhart
$ 225
$ 191.25
Blue Swirls
Art Glass Platter
by Alice Benvie Gebhart
$ 225
$ 191.25
Lavender Leaves
Art Glass Platter
by Alice Benvie Gebhart
$ 225
$ 191.25
Seaside Moment
Art Glass Sculpture
by Alice Benvie Gebhart
$ 450
$ 382.50
The Meadow Beyond
Art Glass Sculpture
by Alice Benvie Gebhart
$ 500
$ 425
Sedona Canyon
Art Glass Wall Sculpture
by Alice Benvie Gebhart
$ 700
$ 595
Blue Canyon at Dusk
Art Glass Wall Sculpture
by Alice Benvie Gebhart
$ 700
$ 595
Hanging Out
Art Glass Wall Sculpture
by Alice Benvie Gebhart
$ 700
$ 595
Vacation Trail
Art Glass Wall Sculpture
by Alice Benvie Gebhart
$ 700
$ 595
A Cappella Chorus
Art Glass Wall Sculpture
by Alice Benvie Gebhart
$ 1,200
$ 1,020
Lilies on Parade
Art Glass Sculpture
by Alice Benvie Gebhart
$ 700
$ 595
Selected Exhibitions & Awards
Uncommon Exposures: Photography in Craft Based Media, Brockton, Massachusetts, USA, Fuller Craft Museum, 2016
2016 Great American Landscape Competition, Honorable Mention, Portland, Oregon, Uroboros Glass, 2016