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#52Despite fall-like weather storming our shores, RB Beach Glass continues through the remaining days of summer and into fall. Last year the final art was hidden for the winter solstice celebration at the Kruckeberg Botanic Garden so as long as artists and seekers are interested surprises will continue to be hidden.

RB Beach Glass #52 will help the intrepid finder welcome coming storms. Alex Danford-Rincon’s multicolored beach glass wind chime is not just beautiful to behold. “Two neat things about that single piece of green glass hanging lower than the group,” Alex explains. “Firstly, it has ‘Duraglass’ stamped into it! Secondly, it catches even the slightest breeze and causes the whole thing to move, setting off the clinks and tinkles.”

As with all his creations, Alex’s light catcher is made of beach glass he finds along the Richmond Beach shores of Puget Sound. As always, the art is free to whoever finds it – please just let us know as explained below. This might be a tricky one, Beach Glass Hunters. Good luck and happy hunting!

#52 clueDid you find RB Beach Glass hidden art?

Please share where and what you found on this site or the RBCA Facebook page. Those who are searching like to know when the hunt is over. Tell us your story: any details such as if you were looking or just stumbled upon one, who you were with, what neighborhood you live in and what you plan to do with it are always interesting to hear. We also like to see photos of it in it’s new home as you’ll see from previous posts. Whatever you’d like to share is most welcome.

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FullSizeRender952795 IMG_20150814_173015993Once again a rainstorm reveals a RB Beach Glass made of actual beach glass crafted into a gorgeous light catcher by Alex Danford-Rincon. As with all his creations, Alex’s light catcher is made of beach glass he finds along the Richmond Beach shores of Puget Sound. Does this stand of bushes where it’s hidden look familiar to anyone?

As always, the art is free to whoever finds it. Happy hunting !

Did you find RB Beach Glass hidden art?

Please share where and what you found on this site or the RBCA Facebook page. Those who are searching like to know when the hunt is over. Tell us your story: any details such as if you were looking or just stumbled upon one, who you were with, what neighborhood you live in and what you plan to do with it are always interesting to hear. We also like to see photos of it in it’s new home as you’ll see from previous posts. Whatever you’d like to share is most welcome.

Since no one has reported finding #50 RB Beach Glass, here is a new visual clue for it’s location. Want an additional clue? Just ask on this site or any of the Facebook pages this appears on.

Now, back to the original post:

RB Beach Glass #50 is a genuine RB rock painted in abstract leaves by Susan Will.  Susan is the volunteer artist that began and manages RB Beach Glass: A Hidden Art Odyssey under the sponsorship of the Richmond Beach Community Association (RBCA). Check out the post for #49 to learn more about Susan and her art.

The softball-sized piece of granite (?) was quarried right here in a Richmond Beach backyard. The abstract leaves are painted in watercolor with permanent ink marker outlines. The finished art was covered in several coats of spar varnish to protect it from the weather.

As always, the art has been hidden on public property and is free to whoever finds it. Happy rock hounding!

Did you find RB Beach Glass hidden art?

Please share where and what you found on this site or the RBCA Facebook page. Those who are searching like to know when the hunt is over. Tell us your story: any details such as if you were looking or just stumbled upon one, who you were with, what neighborhood you live in and what you plan to do with it are always interesting to hear. We also like to see photos of it in it’s new home as you’ll see from previous posts. Whatever you’d like to share is most welcome.

#49-hiding2#49The latest hidden art for RB Beach Glass is a framed copy of a miniature pastel painting by Susan Will. It’s sealed in a sandwich-sized Ziploc to protect it from the elements with the Beach Glass tag attached with bright yarn.

Susan is the volunteer artist that began and manages RB Beach Glass: A Hidden Art Odyssey under the sponsorship of the Richmond Beach Community Association (RBCA). She works in a variety of media and arts and crafts from painting to jewelry to set design to sculpture. Her specialty is abstract pastel paintings and she has shown and sold her work in west coast galleries for over 20 years. Her pastel portfolio is available at fineartamerica/susanwill.com.

Susan has been active in the community since she and her family moved to Richmond Beach 22 years ago. She served as RBCA vice president and is currently the editor of the Richmond Beach Community News for the second time. (Her first time as editor was in the late 1990s.) She also served as vice president of the founding Kruckeberg Botanic Garden Foundation board and as president of the Shoreline-LFP Arts Council.

The miniature pastel painting was created at 100% the size of the copy for a special juried miniature art show.  As always, the art is free to whoever finds it. Happy hunting !

Did you find RB Beach Glass hidden art?

Please share where and what you found on this site or the RBCA Facebook page. Those who are searching like to know when the hunt is over. Tell us your story: any details such as if you were looking or just stumbled upon one, who you were with, what neighborhood you live in and what you plan to do with it are always interesting to hear. We also like to see photos of it in it’s new home as you’ll see from previous posts. Whatever you’d like to share is most welcome.

#43 two fiish What’s better than a beach glass fish created by artist Alex Danford-Rincon? Two, of course! As with all his creations, Alex’s two fish are created with beach glass he finds along the Richmond Beach shores of Puget Sound. Below is the photo clue of where these two fish are waiting for the lucky searcher.

As always, the art is free to whoever finds it. Happy fish hunting !

Did you find RB Beach Glass hidden art?

Please share where and what you found on this site or the RBCA Facebook page. Those who are searching like to know when the hunt is over. Tell us your story: any details such as if you were looking or just stumbled upon one, who you were with, what neighborhood you #43 cluelive in and what you plan to do with it are always interesting to hear. We also like to see photos of it in it’s new home as you’ll see from previous posts. Whatever you’d like to share is most welcome.

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Awaiting the lucky hunter this week is a beautiful glass flower – no water required! – by new contributing RB Beach Glass artist Patti Varley. Patti has lived in Richmond Beach for over 20 years and worked as a nurse practitioner at Children’s Hospital for over 30 years.

“In my new phase of life I am working part time, taking care of grandchildren and — who knew? — being a little artistic, too,” she says.

Inspired by a visit a few years ago to the Flower and Garden Show, Patti’s been making garden flowers out of plates and has generously shared one with us. Patti says she’s hoping someone will find and enjoy it.

As always, the art is free to whoever finds it. Happy hunting!

Did you find RB Beach Glass hidden art?

Please share where and what you found on this site or the RBCA Facebook page. Those who are searching like to know when the hunt is over. Tell us your story: any details such as if you were looking or just stumbled upon one, who you were with, what neighborhood you live in and what you plan to do with it are always interesting to hear. We also like to see photos of it in it’s new home as you’ll see from previous posts. Whatever you’d like to share is most welcome.

The first RB Beach Glass item hasn’t even been found and yet another awaits! Contributing artist Alex Danford-Rincon has set another of his much-loved glass fish free in Richmond Beach for you to find. As with all of Alex’s work, it is made from beach glass he finds along  the Richmond Beach shoreline. Learn more about Alex by checking out his contributing artist bio.

As always, the art is free to whoever finds it. Happy hunting, er….fishing!

Did you find RB Beach Glass hidden art?

Please share where and what you found on this site or the RBCA Facebook page. Those who are searching like to know when the hunt is over. Tell us your story: any details such as if you were looking or just stumbled upon one, who you were with, what neighborhood you live in and what you plan to do with it are always interesting to hear. We also like to see photos of it in it’s new home as you’ll see from previous posts. Whatever you’d like to share is most welcome.

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Since no one has found the first RB Beach Glass hidden art piece of the year yet, here is another clue. Surely someone recognizes this location! Rainstick by Beach Glass contributing artist Kirsten Novion will be a lucky find to kick off the new season.

Did you find RB Beach Glass hidden art?

Please share where and what you found on this site or the RBCA Facebook page. Those who are searching like to know when the hunt is over. Tell us your story: any details such as if you were looking or just stumbled upon one, who you were with, what neighborhood you live in and what you plan to do with it are always interesting to hear. We also like to see photos of it in it’s new home as you’ll see from previous posts. Whatever you’d like to share is most welcome.

RainWave-StickLike something fused by nature fay, Rainstick by Beach Glass contributing artist Kerstin Novion looks like a true hidden treasure. Rain-Stick-with-TagKerstin’s piece kick’s off the 2015 RB Beach Glass: A Hidden Art Odyssey season.

Kerstin has been working with glass for most of her life. She is currently working with fused glass, some examples of which can be found in the Shoreline-LFP Arts Council Gallery At Town Center in Lake Forest Park. She likes to dabble in as many art forms as possible, sometimes experimenting with everyday items as well as the more expected art tools. She was inspired by the beautiful concept of the Hidden Art Odyssey and felt compelled to join the ranks of contributing artists last year and boy are we glad she did. (Whoever finds this beautiful piece will be glad, too!)

Happy hunting!

Did you find RB Beach Glass hidden art?

Please share where and what you found on this site or the RBCA Facebook page. Those who are searching like to know when the hunt Rain-Stick-Hidingis over. Tell us your story: any details such as if you were looking or just stumbled upon one, who you were with, what neighborhood you live in and what you plan to do with it are always interesting to hear. We also like to see photos of it in it’s new home as you’ll see from previous posts. Whatever you’d like to share is most welcome.

To celebrate the solstice, 10 RB Beach Glass pieces are waiting to be found at the Kruckeberg Botanic Garden Solstice Stroll this weekend.

The 10 icicles were made by glass artist Alex Danford-Rincon. His beautiful art is made from as-is beach glass found along the Richmond Beach shoreline. The special solstice pieces are numbered S-1 through S-10 and are hidden along the lighted pathway at the Garden.

Learn more about Alex by checking out his contributing artist bio.

As always, the art is free to whoever finds it. Happy hunting!

Did you find RB Beach Glass hidden art?

Please share where and what you found on this site or the RBCA Facebook page. Those who are searching like to know when the hunt is over. Tell us your story: any details such as if you were looking or just stumbled upon one, who you were with, what neighborhood you live in and what you plan to do with it are always interesting to hear. We also like to see photos of it in it’s new home as you’ll see from previous posts. Whatever you’d like to share is most welcome.

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