Courses

In this three-hour class you will be make a unique candy dish from hot glass. Guided and assisted by the instructor, you will apply color to molten glass, blow a bubble in the glass, and then shape the glass into a sphere that is then "sucked" in to form a double-walled bowl that creates the candy dish. You will get to use special glass-making tools to create your design and heat your work in a 2100-degree furnace as your candy dish design takes shape.


Friday, September 11, 2020, The GlasStation
Friday, October 9, 2020, The GlasStation
In this workshop you will be guided and assisted through the process of making a pulled glass flower. Utilizing molten glass gathered (dipped) from the GlasStation's furnace, you will get to apply color to your glass and create a unique design of your choosing.  You will then get to use various glass tools to shape the glass into your very own custom glass flower.



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In this three-hour class you will be making a unique garden ball from hot glass. Guided and assisted by the instructor, you will apply color to molten glass and blow a bubble in the glass. You will get to use special glass-making tools to create your design and heat your work in a 2100-degree furnace as your garden ball takes shape.


Friday, September 25, 2020, The GlasStation
Friday, November 6, 2020, The GlasStation
In this workshop you will be guided and assisted through the process of making your own personalized drinking glass. Using molten glass gathered (dipped) from the GlasStation's furnace, you will get to apply color to your glass and create a unique design of your choosing. You will then get to use various glass tools to shape the glass into your very own custom glass tumbler.


Saturday, October 17, 2020, The GlasStation
Saturday, November 14, 2020, The GlasStation
In this three-hour class you will be guided and assisted through the process of making a unique, one-of-a-kind paperweight. Utilizing molten glass gathered (dipped) from the GlasStation's furnace, you will get to apply color to your paperweight, blow a bubble through a pipe to form your piece, and use glass-making tools to pinch, pull, twist, twirl, and form molten glass into a design all your own. Guided by glass instructors, you will also get to heat your work in a 2100-degree furnace as your paperweight takes shape.


Friday, August 28, 2020, The GlasStation
Friday, October 2, 2020, The GlasStation
Description
Hot Shop rental time is available to professional artists and those with significant experience and instructor consent. Studio orientation and a signed waiver are required. Hot Shop rental includes one glory hole, bench, use of hot shop pipes, punties, hand tools, blocks, paddles, propane torch, knock-off table, use of a color oven, reasonable amount of space in an annealing oven. Renters must provide their own assistants and color. Hot Shop rentals must be prepaid and are arranged by appointment only with the GlasStation resident artist/instructor.



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Description
Hot Shop rental time is available to professional artists and those with significant experience and instructor consent. Studio orientation and a signed waiver are required. Hot Shop rental includes one glory hole, bench, use of hot shop pipes, punties, hand tools, blocks, paddles, propane torch, knock-off table, use of a color oven, reasonable amount of space in an annealing oven. Renters must provide their own assistants and color. Hot Shop rentals must be prepaid and are arranged by appointment only with the GlasStation resident artist/instructor.



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During the demonstration you will watch the resident glass artist create a glass object or figurine. You will learn about the history of glass making and techniques that are used for glass blowing.



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In this three-hour class you will be guided and assisted through the process of making a unique, one-of-a-kind paperweight. Utilizing molten glass gathered (dipped) from the GlasStation's furnace, you will get to apply color to your paperweight, blow a bubble through a pipe to form your piece, and use glass-making tools to pinch, pull, twist, twirl, and form molten glass into a design all your own. Guided by glass instructors, you will also get to heat your work in a 2100-degree furnace as your paperweight takes shape.



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This year's symposium theme is "Contemporary Clarity 20/20"

Contemporary Clarity 20/20 focuses on what the student body is interested in bringing, sharing, and building the future.



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In this three-hour class you will be guided and assisted through the process of making a personalized Christmas Ornament. Utilizing molten glass gathered (dipped) from the GlasStation's furnace, you will get to apply color to your glass and create a unique design of your choosing. The instructor will then help shape the glass while you blow air in to inflate it into an ornament.


Saturday, December 5, 2020, The GlasStation
Tuesday, December 8, 2020, The GlasStation
Thursday, December 10, 2020, The GlasStation
Tuesday, December 15, 2020, The GlasStation
Thursday, December 17, 2020, The GlasStation