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I was approached by a local collector to produce a Baby Head Tree Topper! At first I had to confirm that this was truly what they wanted, gently reminded them that a Baby Head would be pushing Christmas decor in a rather creepy direction. Undeterred they produced a monetary deposit to get things rolling. Now a tree topper in essence is a simple affair, a bit of bling a dash of glitz, throw it on the top of the tree and take your festivities to the next level! A glass Baby Head with a Santa hat is a much different thing all together. Unlike our Baby Head Christmas ornaments it’s not a small amount of glass and it needs to be supported by a delicate conifer in the corner of the living room. This piece had to be thin, elegant, functional, and we had to make it work on our first try. Ultimately we succeeded on all fronts and in the process including a small hole in the back for illumination! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year you Weirdos! – Baby Head Cups!

This was a fun, complex, and challenging project.

I love Pagans!

Of all the religious belief structures it turns out I have a soft spot for pagans. Is it their sense of style? Is their inclusiveness, lack of judging others? Nope! It’s their light hearted sense of humor!

This photo was sent to me by A regular collector of Fulcrum Gallery who purchased this and another of the pieces from my Trophy Series. Personally I loved making this series, the creativity, and the technical challenge of producing these small works. Read more about this body of work here and the available pieces in this collection. -Oliver Doriss

Holidaze Bizaah!

At The Mix This Saturday from 12-9 join me and the other hearty souls at The Mix in Tacoma for a Holiday Pop Up Bazaar. Snacks, drinks, gifts and other holiday treasures will be available for purchase as well as my eclectic glass designs. Get out and do some social distancing with the fam! See […]

Hilltop Holiday Crawl

December from the 14th thru 20th you are cordially invited to visit your favorite local Hilltop business both physically and virtually.

 
Here’s how! Complete a Virtual Passport a www.hilltopcrawl.com to enter the Holiday Crawl Business Raffle and win great prizes,! You’ll also be able to vote for your favorite decorated store front business!
 
For those of you in the “physical realm” AKA on foot visit the Hilltop Action Coalition store front from 10AM to 2PM during the Crawl to receive a Passport, Loyal to the Local face masks, sanitizer and Glow around the sound Luminary Kits!
 
For more information about the Hilltop Action Coalition visit us at www.activatehilltop.org.
 
Hilltop Action Coalition | 1116 Earnest S Brazill St, Tacoma, WA 98405 (253) 442-8848
 
 
 

After boarding up through the initial shutdown Fulcrum Gallery is back with a display of holiday fare for the Hilltop Holiday Crawl this week.  

Featuring seasonal gifts and glass art by local artists, most of which can be found online in our web store. In addition to our usual products we have sorted through our decades of inventory and brought out a selection of posters and prints by local artists. These unique and rare gems you can’t be found anywhere else.

Joe Miller, Art Chantry, Maria Jost, Sean Alexander, Teddy Haggerdy, Beautiful Angle, and the innumerable Richard Tracy.

For prints and 2 dimensional artwork not listed in the Fulcrum Gallery web store please contact us directly for pricing and information. info@fulcrumtacoma.com

From the Archives

Joe Miller, Art Chantry, Maria Jost, Sean Alexander, Teddy Haggerdy, Beautiful Angle, Rotator

Tacoma is known for it’s strong identity and civic pride. We have an incredible community of letterpress, design and print artists many of whom have shown here. Over Fulcrum Galleries decades of display and hosting we have accumulated an amazing collection of local print-artists works, and limited editions. Now available for the first time, contact us for pricing and information. info@fulcrumtacoma.com

Trophies

This week we will feature a small display of Oliver Doriss’ pop indoor outdoors-man series. These glass reworks of traditional hunting trophies are significantly more glamorous than your uncles. Read more about these little gems on OliverDoriss.com

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