For Immediate Release: Tues., Aug. 1

Contact: Julie LaBar | Director of Marketing and Communications
412/622-6915, ext. 3801 ǀ jlabar@phipps.conservatory.org


Stunning New SUPER. NATURAL. Glass Art Exhibit Attracts Thousands to Phipps Conservatory
Special events including guest artist appearance, exclusive promotion continue the momentum.


Pittsburgh, Pa. — Phipps Conservatory is mesmerizing guests of all ages with massive larger-than-life glass sculptures inspired by nature in SUPER. NATURAL. The new blockbuster exhibition features the renowned contemporary glass artistry of Jason Gamrath, from its unique colossal Venus fly trap to breathtaking orchids up to 14 feet tall, each representing their living counterparts on a super-sized scale.

Following successful glass exhibitions at Phipps including Dale Chihuly, reviews describe SUPER. NATURAL. as a must-see destination that is “breathtaking,” “enormous,” “over the top” and “out of this world.” The show appeals to families, visitors and glass artwork enthusiasts alike, ranking Phipps as a top attraction in Pittsburgh on TripAdvisor.

Continuing the excitement surrounding the show, Phipps announces additional special events guaranteed to delight fans:

Meet international glass artist and SUPER. NATURAL. creator Jason Gamrath at the Artist Meet and Greet Event at Phipps on Wed., Aug. 23 from 2 – 5 p.m. The first 100 guests will receive a print personally signed by the artist. Meet the artist behind the detailed, life-like glass sculptures and learn insider secrets about the exhibit and his artistry. The event is free with admission.

Register for a chance to win your very own Gamrath Collection piece, plus Phipps memberships and more, in the new SUPER. NATURAL. Sweepstakes now through August 20, 2017. Explore larger-than-life plants, flowers and fun in SUPER. NATURAL. and register to win a custom, hand-crafted Glass Pitcher Plant by Jason Gamrath at Phipps, located at 1 Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, PA. Additionally, fans can register on the Phipps Conservatory Facebook Page for their chance to win an exquisite Glass Orchid by Jason Gamrath. Winners will be selected at random. See complete rules on the Phipps Conservatory Facebook page. For more information, visit phipps.conservatory.org/super.

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About Phipps: Founded in 1893, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Pittsburgh, Pa. is a green leader among public gardens with a mission to inspire and educate all with the beauty and importance of plants; to advance sustainability and promote human and environmental well-being through action and research; and to celebrate its historic glasshouse. Learn more: phipps.conservatory.org.

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