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Whether you're an artist working in another medium, a collector, a college student, or just someone fascinated by glass, we've got something for you! Depending on your interests and schedule, you may choose anything from a quick Make-it-Now experience to an 8-week class or weeklong summer intensive. Our classes are taught by both local and international professional artists. If you want to see classes on a particular date, use our calendar.

Blowing and Sculpting Inside the Bubble

Summer Intensives

Advanced, Ace

MARTIN JANECKY In this class, you will focus on unique techniques and approaches to solid and blown sculpting from within the bubble. There will be an emphasis on freedom to explore the…

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Blown and Cut

Summer Intensives

Intermediate, Advanced

ETHAN STERN Working between hot and cold Shops, students will take a sculptural approach to integrating form, pattern, and surface. Focusing on closed forms in the hot shop, students…

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Blown Glass Garden Floats

Workshops

Newbie, Beginner

Make your own beautiful glass object for your garden. In this workshop, an instructor will help you gather, color and blow a beautiful glass ball to either hang in your garden or float on a…

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Blown Glass Ornaments

Workshops

Newbie, Beginner

Celebrate Christmas in July by making your own blown glass ornament. Under the guidance of a hot shop instructor, you will be able to select and add color to a hot glass bubble to create a…

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Blown Glass Pumpkins

Workshops

Newbie, Beginner

Real pumpkins come in all shapes and sizes and so do the ones you’ll create in this workshop. Gather, color, shape and blow a bubble of hot glass to form a pumpkin and then add a stem…

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Bodacious Beads

Workshops

Newbie, Beginner

Mesmerized by intricate, colorful glass beads and jewelry? Learn the secrets of how beads are made at the torch in this introductory session in the flame shop. You will have a chance to make…

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Bowls + Color = :)

Summer Intensives

Intermediate

BOYD SUGIKI + LISA ZERKOWITZ This three-day intensive workshop will focus on the bowl.  This course is designed for the student who has a strong foundation but is looking to expand…

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Candle Bridges

Workshops

Intermediate

Use the skills and techniques learned in fused tiles workshops to create your own decorative display for your favorite candles. Cut and place color rods, stringers and pieces of glass to…

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Cast to Fit: Combining Glass and Mixed Media

Summer Intensives

Beginner, Intermediate

WESTON LAMBERT During this course, you will learn how to combine glass with a variety of other materials including metal, stone, and more. We will cover basic rubber mold making…

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Coasters

Workshops

Newbie, Beginner

This workshop is a great introduction to the world of kiln formed glass. We start by learning how to use a variety of tools to cut sheet glass. You will create mosaic patterns and designs on…

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Coldworked Pendants

Workshops

Newbie, Beginner

Choose from a variety of transparent glass colors and coldworking techniques to transform a piece of flat glass into a one-of-a-kind pendant. You will learn how to sandblast, carve and…

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Coldwork it Quicker!

Summer Intensives

Intermediate, Advanced, Ace

WESTON LAMBERT Discover the beauty of coldworking it quicker! During this short course, we will cover some tools and techniques that can reduce all those hours of grinding in the cold…

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Color and Design for Modern Lampworkers

Summer Intensives

Intermediate

MATT TYNER Students will learn cutting-edge techniques involving proper use of color and design elements to encourage creative application and develop their abilities in…

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Context Through Craft

Summer Intensives

Beginner, Intermediate

AMBER COWAN This course will cover introductory to advanced flameworking techniques utilizing borosilicate, soft, and recycled glass. We will work on proper techniques as well as how to…

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Dan Clayman Artist Lecture

All Skill Levels

Artist’s lecture about the different work he has made, focusing on the ideas and influences from science and engineering to the poetics of nostalgia. Free and open to the public.

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Embossed Glasses

Workshops

Newbie, Beginner

Personalize your own beer mug, wine goblet or drinking glass using sand blasting, glass carving and dremeling techniques! Working with the glass that is provided for you, you’ll learn…

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Explorations Off the Mandrel

Summer Intensives

Intermediate, Advanced

JARI SHEESE Buttons, cabochons, and pendants are all first cousins in this exploration of off mandrel work. Whether these pieces are molded, sculpted, or free formed with gravity, the…

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Exploring Form

Summer Intensives

Intermediate

BOYD SUGIKI + LISA ZERKOWITZ In this intermediate glassblowing course, the objectives will be to build a solid foundation, refine skills, work more efficiently, and establish an…

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Finding Your Form

Summer Intensives

All Skill Levels

DEAN ALLISON This class will demonstrate how to duplicate a positive form in wax using paintable and pourable silicone rubber materials. There will be demonstrations in capturing life…

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Flameworked Magnets

Workshops

Newbie, Beginner

Use your own handmade glass magnets to post that reminder note or special someone’s crayon and glitter drawing on the refrigerator. Work on a torch and melt, control and manipulate a…

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Flameworking: Start Here

Summer Intensives

Newbie, Beginner, Intermediate

TIM DRIER This class starts with borosilicate basics and builds on techniques. We will begin with marbles, fish, and mammals then evolve to the human form.  We will also work with…

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Flirting with Fusing

Summer Intensives

Newbie, Beginner

BECKY SMITH In this class, we will explore the art of kilnformed glass. Students will learn how to cut and shape sheet glass to create intricate designs. You will also be introduced to…

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Fused Glass Picture Frames

Workshops

Newbie, Beginner

Create your own fused glass picture frame that holds a 4” x 6” photo. In this class, you will create a variety of patterns and designs using glass frit and stringers to adorn…

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Fused Glass Sun Catchers

Workshops

Newbie, Beginner

Have fun creating fused glass sun catchers using a variety of glass materials. We will use pieces of flat glass, rods, stringers and frit to create a pattern or scene. Many things are…

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