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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.

Beyond the Cup

Multi-Week Classes

Intermediate

This class is great for any Hot 1 or Hot 2 student looking to further their form and practice their skills beyond the eight-week classes. More hot glass time and practice along with forms…

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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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Clearly Thinking

Summer Intensives

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Instructor: Jeff Ballard Do you want to work thinner, faster, and with more understanding? Without the distraction of color we can easily see what is happening to the glass; form,…

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Coldworking Basics and Beyond for Beadmakers

Summer Intensives

Intermediate

Instructor: Ann Steenkiste In this class, students will use both fire and water to make unique beads. At the torch, using a variety of sizes of mandrels, you will make beads that are…

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Come Join Me In A Creative Journey - Casting

Summer Intensives

Beginner, Intermediate

Instructor: Helen Stokes In this course students will learn not only how to make a mold, but strategies for planning a firing schedule for different types of molds. The instructor will…

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Cultivating Casting: Lost Wax Kiln Casting

Summer Intensives

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Ace

Instructor: Evelyn Dunstan With the lost wax process, you can create anything. It offers creative freedom and versatility to combine sculptural form, texture, and color with the luminous…

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Exploring Metals in Lampwork Glass Beads

Summer Intensives

Intermediate, Advanced

Instructor: Lisa St. Martin For glass artists, so many of our materials revolve around metals. Glass is a metal and our colorants and lots of fun stuff are metals also. This…

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Expressionism in Glass

Summer Intensives

Beginner, Intermediate

Instructor: Jamex de la Torre + Einar de la Torre We will focus on ways to convey ideas in the hot shop. This will include different construction techniques and efficient color…

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Fundamentals of Flameworking Borosilicate

Summer Intensives

Newbie, Beginner, Intermediate

Instructor: Tim Drier In this class we will cover techniques from how to make a marble to the human form. We will explore hollow work, some scientific and many different ways to apply…

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Fused Glass Dishes (Slumping)

Workshops

Intermediate

Take your fusing to the next level. Create and cut a pattern from sheet glass and adorn that pattern with other glass accessories. Then after the initial full fuse, we will fire your tile a…

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Fusing Open Projects

Multi-Week Classes

Intermediate, Advanced

Come to class ready to explore new ideas and projects. Bring a sketchbook and ideas for you and the instructor to work through in this intermediate-advanced class. Intro to Fusing and…

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Gettin' Weird

Summer Intensives

Intermediate, Advanced

Instructor: Andrew Certo In this course, students will be challenged to find (or strengthen) their unique voice in glass. We will begin by sketching, building skills and discussing…

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Glassblowing with Found and Recycled Glass

Summer Intensives

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Ace

Instructors: Julian Maturino + Nanda Soderberg During this class, students will learn how to transform recycled and found glass via traditional glass working techniques in the hot and…

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Hot Glass 2

Multi-Week Classes

Intermediate

Now that you’re hooked on hot glass, how do you keep the momentum going? By enrolling in Hot 2, you will become more proficient working with glass. Refine and vary the cup and bowl…

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Hot Glass Open Projects

Multi-Week Classes

Intermediate, Advanced

This class will offer students the choice of either watching weekly technique driven demonstrations or working on independent projects with the guidance of the instructor. This class can be…

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Intermediate Fusing

Multi-Week Classes

Intermediate

We will focus on perfecting our glass cutting skills and knowledge while revisiting ideas and techniques from Introduction to Fusing and Slumping. Learn new ways to make your work unique by…

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Intermediate Stained Glass

Multi-Week Classes

Intermediate

Take your stained glass skills to the next level. We will learn the traditional techniques of the master stained glass craftsmen combined with the use of current materials and technology.…

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Making Your Mark

Summer Intensives

Intermediate, Advanced

Instructor: Clare Belfrage This class will focus on expressive uses of color and pattern in blown glass. With an emphasis on linking pattern and form, students will learn a range of ways…

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Murrine Methods

Summer Intensives

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Instructor: Penny Rakov In this class we will concentrate on the various methods that can be employed to create Murrine in the glass studio. Making and using Murrine does not…

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Playing with Sea Inhabitants

Summer Intensives

Intermediate, Advanced, Ace

Instructor: Mauro Vianello This class is for students who wish to broaden their knowledge and add techniques and forms to create sea creatures like fish, crabs, starfish, dolphins,…

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Pulled It!

Summer Intensives

Intermediate

Instructors: Adam Holtzinger + Emrys Berkower In this class we will explore and discuss various types of cane patterns and how they change and interact with various blown forms.…

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Pushing Pattern

Summer Intensives

Intermediate

Instructor: Corey Pemberton How do you imitate the weave of a Nigerian tapestry in glass?  How do you create a vessel with the radiance of thousand-year-old Spanish tile? This class…

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Raising Cane

Multi-Week Classes

Newbie, Beginner, Intermediate

Put another twist on the traditional art of pulled fancy glass cane. Filgrana, Zanfirico and Lattachino will be covered. Don’t let the fancy Italian names intimidate you. Your fearless…

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Reticello Is for Punks

Summer Intensives

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Instructor: Claire Kelly This class is for students who wish to start working with cane or are looking to practice more complicated work. The goal will be to learn to pull colored glass…

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