Local artist Joseph Barberio will open his South End studio and showroom Saturday, Oct. 2 and Sunday, Oct. 3 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The studio is located at 16 Marine St. The artist’s original stained glass designs and hand-built smoked fired ceramic pieces will be on display.

Barberio has been working as a glass artist for 35-plus years. The glass work is process orientated, which has lent a hand to his interest in the spontaneity of clay. He is at home in abstraction because of the inherent freedom it embodies and its ability to make a direct emotional connection with the viewer.

For more information, call 975-4443 or send e-mail to jbsglass11@yahoo.com.