Particle Theory II: Exploring the Possibilities of Glass Powder

All Skill Levels 1-week Intensive Class
In this week you will work with glass powders and frits in unconventional ways to create 3D sculpture, objects and vessels. During the first two days we will explore talc and sand as mold materials, create our own stencils and use found objects to create layered and dimensional forms. We will explore natural phenomena such as water, wind, sedimentation and compression as well as burn out processes as effects to shape glass powders before and during the firing process. Lectures and demonstrations will be as essential to the class as time for you to make your own work. No prior experience is necessary for you to succeed in this class. The aim is to learn to observe the material and to link our observations to what we know about other things unrelated to glass. With the focus being on experimentation, the creation of finished and perfect objects will be secondary.

Class Details


May 27 - May 31 -

Days: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

Remaining Seats: 4


Tuition: $ 900.00

Members receive a 10% discount

Kiln Shop

  • 950 sq. ft. air conditioned shop
  • Four 2’ x 3’ casting kilns
  • Two 18" x 24" fusing/casting combination kilns
  • Two 20” x 40” fusing kilns
  • Two 24" w x 15" h x 22.5" d front-loading Paragon kilns
  • And more...

About the Instructor(s)

Anna Mlasowsky

Born 1984 in Germany Anna Mlasowsky received her BA in Glass from the Royal Danish Academy in 2011 and an MFA in Sculpture from the University of Washington in 2016. She has been an artist in residence at The Creative Glass Center of America, The Toyama City Institute of Glass Art in Japan and The Corning Museum of Glass to name a few. Her work has been shown in international competitions and has been included in Museum collections such as The Corning Museum of Glass, The European Museum of Modern Glass Art and the Glasmuseum Ebeltoft. She won the UK Glass Prize in 2013, the Otto Waldrich Preis and the Emerge Silver Award in 2014.

Anna recently received an Artist Trust Fellowship, was one of the Emerging Voices in Craft Award recipient and was awarded an Emerging Artist residency at Centrum. Anna has recently completed the Specialty Glass Residency at the Corning Inc. Science Center.�