Work ethic shapes Australian glass artist Nick Mount's philosophy

By Mary Thomas / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

It isn't often one has opportunity to see the work of a "living treasure," and even more uncommon to meet one.

You can do both from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Friday at Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery, Shadyside, where Nick Mount will attend an opening reception for an exhibition that includes seven works by the celebrated Australian glass artist.

A solo exhibition comprising 46 exceptional objects and drawings is simultaneously at the Pittsburgh Glass Center, Friendship, where he demonstrated his glass blowing technique last week.

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