Lost in Eugene
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, July 22, 2016
The World’s Biggest Marble Hunt – Eugene, Oregon
The World’s Biggest Treasure Hunt is Happening: Right in Your Backyard
Local artist David Kingman, goes down in history by joining The World’s Biggest Marble Hunt…and now, you can too!
Celebrate National Marble Day, July 23rd, by going on the adventure of a lifetime…right here in your hometown. Local Flameworker David Kingman has brought The World’s Biggest Marble Hunt to Eugene/Springfield
Now, it’s up to you to join the hunt.
Starting July 23rd, artists from all over the world will hide their marbles. The World’s Biggest Marble Hunt will include over 10,000 marbles.
“This Is An Exciting Time To Be In The Marble World As Both An Artist and Collector because the innovations of the last few years have moved the avocation to new levels”
Follow the posts on social media for your clues, hints, and locations. Team up with your friends and family to find treasure.
Cherish and keep your marble forever. The perfect start to any art collection. And the perfect addition to any collection you already have.
When you find your marble, just go on Facebook and mark it as found and thank the artist. This event is ongoing. Marbles will be hidden frequently all over the world.
Be sure to follow @kingmanarts on Instagram and on Facebook and @Kingman_Arts on Twitter join The World’s Biggest Marble Hunt Facebook Group so you don’t miss out on this free, historic, and fun event.
“This event is great fun for all ages and lets collectors become familiar with current glass artists“ says David Kingman.
In less than a year, Facebook Group Black Market Marbles grew from 0 to over 13,000 members. Marbles & Things has added more than 5,000 members in the last few months. There are many more Facebook Groups and Instagram Accounts – these numbers are only the beginning and they’re expected to skyrocket in 2016/2017.
Never a better time to join this community of artists and collectors.
Go down in history, join The World’s Biggest Marble Hunt group to meet the artists. Get your clues. Find your hometown. See gorgeous pictures/teasers for the marbles available.
You can join the hunt absolutely free! This is all for fun, to start or add to your art collection, and embrace your local community.
ABOUT: David Kingman graduated from the Kansas City Art Institute with a major in Graphic Design. He has always been interested and worked in various media including Jewelry, Wood Sculpture, Stained and Fused Art Glass, Photography as well as Watercolor and Oil Painting.
More recently, since 2013, David has been creating Flame Worked, or Lampworked glass art using a torch. This incorporates many of the same techniques of traditional furnace glassblowing and is often referred to as Glassblowing in recent years.