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Hands On Experience: Flameworking
Hands On Experience: Flameworking
Dec 8 | 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 2396
Dec 8 | 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Sunday
1
$ 50
$ 50
$ 0

Instructor: Donna Prunkard

This affordable, 4 hour, hands on flameworking class is a great way to experience the fascinating and ancient craft of working with molten glass on a small scale. In front of a table top torch learn to heat, shape, apply color, and make small objects with one on one instruction from professional glass artists.


Non-Member: $ 50
Members: $ 50


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Hands On Experience: Glassblowing
Hands On Experience: Glassblowing
Dec 8 | 1:45 PM-5:45 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 2395
Dec 8 | 1:45 PM-5:45 PM
Sunday
1
$ 85
$ 85
$ 0

Instructor: Jeanne Marie Ferraro

This affordable, 4 hour, hands on glassblowing class is a great way to experience the fascinating and ancient craft of working with molten glass. Learn to gather, shape, apply color, and make small paperweights, vessels, or flowers with one on one instruction from professional glassblowers.


Non-Member: $ 85
Members: $ 85


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Hands On Experience: Kiln Glass
Hands On Experience: Kiln Glass
Dec 8 | 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 2397
Dec 8 | 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Sunday
1
$ 50
$ 50
$ 0

Instructor: Robin Oakes

This affordable, 4 hour, hands on kiln glass class is a great way to experience the fascinating and ancient craft of working with flat glass. Learn to cut, shape, and apply color to make a set of 4 small tiles or coasters with one on one instruction from professional glass artists.


Non-Member: $ 50
Members: $ 50


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Holiday Workshop: Blow Your Own Ornament
Holiday Workshop: Blow Your Own Ornament
Dec 15 | 1:45 PM-5:45 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 2398
Dec 15 | 1:45 PM-5:45 PM
Sunday
1
$ 144
$ 130
$ 0

Instructor: Minhi Winkempleck

Have you always wanted to try blowing glass? This is your chance to learn and make your own unique holiday ornament. Learn to gather glass from the furnace and blow and shape bubbles into fantastic forms. There will be lots of hands-on experience and individual assistance. Prerequisite: None

Non-Member: $ 144
Members: $ 130


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Holiday Workshop: Fused Gifts and Ornaments
Holiday Workshop: Fused Gifts and Ornaments
Dec 15 | 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 2399
Dec 15 | 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Sunday
1
$ 144
$ 130
$ 0

Instructor: Robin Oakes

Whether you are looking for the perfect gift for that hard to buy for person or decorate for the holidays with your own style, this is the class for you! Learn to cut, arrange, stack, and design your own flat glass pieces while creating gifts and ornaments for the holiday season. Prerequisite: None

Non-Member: $ 144
Members: $ 130


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Holiday Workshop: Winter Wonderland Sculptured Beads
Holiday Workshop: Winter Wonderland Sculptured Beads
Dec 15 | 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 2400
Dec 15 | 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Sunday
1
$ 145
$ 130
$ 0

Instructor: Cheryl Matson

In this exciting workshop students will learn to manipulate glass to make delightful sculptural beads including, but not limited to holly leaves, elves, snowmen, penguins and candies. Students will explore more advanced bead shapes and will learn to create a variety of wearable holiday sculptures. Learn to analyze basic body shapes and components to create your own winter wonderland. Bring your ideas and active imagination! Prerequisite: Introduction to Beadmaking or equivalent experience.

Non-Member: $ 145
Members: $ 130


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Intermediate Glassblowing
Intermediate Glassblowing
Jan 6, 13, 27
Feb 3, 10, 17 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 2670
Jan 6, 13, 27
Feb 3, 10, 17 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Monday
6
$ 743
$ 669
$ 0

Instructor: Minhi Winkempleck

Expand on and refine your basic glassblowing skills while working with the four basic shapes: bowl, cone, vase, and cylinder. Learn about teamwork and tool use as well as annealer and glory hole operation. Explore all the details of bits, handles, lip wraps, and beginning color application. Learn by designing a piece of your own and analyzing the steps needed to complete it. Students are encouraged to repeat this class. Prerequisite: Beginning Glassblowing. This class will not meet on 1/20, MLK Day.

Non-Member: $ 743
Members: $ 669


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Advanced Glassblowing
Advanced Glassblowing
Jan 7, 14, 21, 28
Feb 4, 11 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 2671
Jan 7, 14, 21, 28
Feb 4, 11 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Tuesday
6
$ 782
$ 704
$ 0

Instructor: Manuel Castro

This class is an opportunity to refine and focus on your own path in glassblowing. Special Projects will allow students to make the class whatever they need to advance their techniques and the way they think about how to get things done, from design to calculations to implementation. Demonstrations will be used minimally to guide students on their personal journeys. Having most or all of the class to explore individual projects will give students ample time to work out kinks and questions in accordance with their own desires. Professional advice and helping hands throughout the classes will give students more bench time and opportunity to discover breakthrough ways of achieving desired results. Prerequisite: Experienced Intermediate Glassblowing

Non-Member: $ 782
Members: $ 704


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Beginning Beadmaking
Beginning Beadmaking
Jan 7, 14, 21, 28
Feb 4, 11 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 2691
Jan 7, 14, 21, 28
Feb 4, 11 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Tuesday
6
$ 374
$ 336
$ 0

Instructor: Cheryl Matson

Glass Beadmaking is your chance to work with hot glass on a small scale at a bench torch. Learn techniques such as basic bead shapes, surface design, and molten glass manipulation. You will also learn various methods of creating internal design which will give you the ability to create more depth and interest in your work. Basic skills including bead cleaning and proper work habits will also be covered. Although oriented toward beginners, continuing students are always welcome! Prerequisite: None

Non-Member: $ 374
Members: $ 336


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All Levels Flameworking - Borosilicate
All Levels Flameworking - Borosilicate
Jan 8, 15, 22, 29
Feb 5, 12 | 9:30 AM-1:30 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 2690
Jan 8, 15, 22, 29
Feb 5, 12 | 9:30 AM-1:30 PM
Wednesday
6
$ 374
$ 336
$ 0

Instructor: Joe Sircoulomb

Learn the fundamentals of flameworking - melting and manipulating glass over a bench-top torch - and explore the artistic possibilities of this warm glass technique used for creating everything from beads to vessels to sculptures. You'll learn the basics of tools, safety, equipment and techniques so you can take advantage of this versatile and popular art form. The emphasis of this class is on borosilicate glass. Beginning and returning students are welcome. Prerequisite: None

Non-Member: $ 374
Members: $ 336


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Beginning Glassblowing
Beginning Glassblowing
Jan 8, 15, 22, 29
Feb 5, 12 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 2668
Jan 8, 15, 22, 29
Feb 5, 12 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Wednesday
6
$ 696
$ 627
$ 0

Instructor: Jeanne Marie Ferraro

Discover the universal appeal of shaping molten glass. Ease yourself into this art form with individualized instruction that covers all the basics of glassblowing, from gathering glass from the furnace, to blowing and shaping bubbles. Learn to use the marver, shape with jacks, and begin paper shaping. In addition, learn valuable techniques and safety rules that will give you a solid foundation on which to build your skills. In this class, you will have plenty of time to practice. Prerequisite: None

Non-Member: $ 696
Members: $ 627


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Glass Slumping and Fusing for Seniors
Glass Slumping and Fusing for Seniors
Jan 8, 15, 22, 29
Feb 5, 12 | 9:30 AM-1:30 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 2684
Jan 8, 15, 22, 29
Feb 5, 12 | 9:30 AM-1:30 PM
Wednesday
6
$ 428
$ 386
$ 75

Instructor: Robin Oakes

Learn the art of fusing and slumping glass. Study the different principles of cutting and shaping glass and the use of glass frits, powders and stringers to create exciting designs. Explore painting on glass, metal inclusions and proper kiln set-up and firing. Add dimension to your work by slumping into a variety of molds. You do not need to be a Senior to attend this class. Prerequisite: None.

Non-Member: $ 428
Members: $ 386
Supply Fee: $ 75

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Beginning Flameworking - Borosilicate
Beginning Flameworking - Borosilicate
Jan 9, 16, 23, 30
Feb 6, 13 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 2689
Jan 9, 16, 23, 30
Feb 6, 13 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Thursday
6
$ 374
$ 336
$ 0

Instructor: Sophie Spies

Learn the fundamentals of flameworking - melting and manipulating glass over a bench-top torch - and explore the artistic possibilities of this warm glass technique used for creating everything from beads to vessels to sculptures. You'll learn the basics of tools, safety, equipment and techniques so you can take advantage of this versatile and popular art form. The emphasis of this class is on borosilicate glass. Beginning and returning students are welcome. Prerequisite: None

Non-Member: $ 374
Members: $ 336


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Beginning Glass Fusing
Beginning Glass Fusing
Jan 9, 16, 23, 30
Feb 6, 13 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 2686
Jan 9, 16, 23, 30
Feb 6, 13 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Thursday
6
$ 412
$ 370
$ 0

Instructor: Samantha Scalise

Learn the basic techniques of kiln formed glass. Through discussions, demonstrations and hands-on experience, you will become adept at glass cutting, discover effects made possible by differing temperatures in the kiln, and learn about design and compositional elements - including basic color theory. Kiln firing schedules, basic cold working and slumping techniques will round out your introduction to kiln formed glass. This course will provide you with a solid foundation in fusing glass, which will allow you to take more focused workshops and advanced intensives. Prerequisite: None

Non-Member: $ 412
Members: $ 370


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Glass Slumping and Fusing for Seniors
Glass Slumping and Fusing for Seniors
Jan 10, 17, 24, 31
Feb 7, 14 | 9:30 AM-1:30 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 2685
Jan 10, 17, 24, 31
Feb 7, 14 | 9:30 AM-1:30 PM
Friday
6
$ 428
$ 386
$ 75

Instructor: Robin Oakes

Learn the art of fusing and slumping glass. Study the different principles of cutting and shaping glass and the use of glass frits, powders and stringers to create exciting designs. Explore painting on glass, metal inclusions and proper kiln set-up and firing. Add dimension to your work by slumping into a variety of molds. You do not need to be a Senior to attend this class. Prerequisite: None.

Non-Member: $ 428
Members: $ 386
Supply Fee: $ 75

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Beginning Glassblowing
Beginning Glassblowing
Jan 11, 18, 25
Feb 1, 8, 15 | 1:45 PM-5:45 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 2669
Jan 11, 18, 25
Feb 1, 8, 15 | 1:45 PM-5:45 PM
Saturday
6
$ 696
$ 627
$ 0

Instructor: Henry Jackson-Spieker

Discover the universal appeal of shaping molten glass. Ease yourself into this art form with individualized instruction that covers all the basics of glassblowing, from gathering glass from the furnace, to blowing and shaping bubbles. Learn to use the marver, shape with jacks, and begin paper shaping. In addition, learn valuable techniques and safety rules that will give you a solid foundation on which to build your skills. In this class, you will have plenty of time to practice. Prerequisite: None

Non-Member: $ 696
Members: $ 627


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Glass Casting - Beginning and Beyond
Glass Casting - Beginning and Beyond
Jan 11, 18, 25
Feb 1, 8 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 5
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 2672
Jan 11, 18, 25
Feb 1, 8 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Saturday
5
$ 650
$ 585
$ 0

Instructor: Cathy Chase

If you are fascinated with hot glass, try casting it! Ladle molten glass into molds pressed into sand. Learn about sand molds and how to use other mold-making techniques such as plaster bandage, steel, and CO2-bonded sand. Participate in weekly demonstrations and discussions. This is a fun, active class that requires 100% student involvement. Work as part of a team for safe and efficient use of the studio. Beginners and continuing students are welcome! Prerequisite: None

Non-Member: $ 650
Members: $ 585


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Intermediate Flameworking: Boro Tubing Assemblies and Beyond.
Intermediate Flameworking: Boro Tubing Assemblies and Beyond.
Jan 11, 18 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Sessions: 2
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 2710
Jan 11, 18 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Saturday
2
$ 275
$ 250
$ 0

Instructor: Sophie Spies

This two day intensive class focuses on the fundamentals needed to be able to create scientific glass apparatus. Some of the basic skills that will be taught include various tubing joints such as side seals, straight seals, and ring seals, in addition to bending tubing. There will be specific projects for the students to create and so with that we will go over the planning and preparation process necessary for creating complex lab glass. Students will learn methods for blowing and assemblage for building scientific glass apparatus, or for their own sculpture. Prerequisite: Beginning Flameworking.


Non-Member: $ 275
Members: $ 250


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Hands On Experience: Flameworking
Hands On Experience: Flameworking
Jan 12 | 1:45 PM-5:45 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 2692
Jan 12 | 1:45 PM-5:45 PM
Sunday
1
$ 50
$ 50
$ 0

Instructor: Donna Prunkard

This affordable, 4 hour, hands on flameworking class is a great way to experience the fascinating and ancient craft of working with molten glass on a small scale. In front of a table top torch learn to heat, shape, apply color, and make small objects with one on one instruction from professional glass artists.


Non-Member: $ 50
Members: $ 50


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Hands On Experience: Glassblowing
Hands On Experience: Glassblowing
Jan 12 | 1:45 PM-5:45 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 2675
Jan 12 | 1:45 PM-5:45 PM
Sunday
1
$ 85
$ 85
$ 0

Instructor: Jeanne Marie Ferraro

This affordable, 4 hour, hands on glassblowing class is a great way to experience the fascinating and ancient craft of working with molten glass. Learn to gather, shape, apply color, and make small paperweights, vessels, or flowers with one on one instruction from professional glassblowers.


Non-Member: $ 85
Members: $ 85


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Hands On Experience: Kiln Glass
Hands On Experience: Kiln Glass
Jan 12 | 1:45 PM-5:45 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 2687
Jan 12 | 1:45 PM-5:45 PM
Sunday
1
$ 50
$ 50
$ 0

Instructor: Robin Oakes

This affordable, 4 hour, hands on kiln glass class is a great way to experience the fascinating and ancient craft of working with flat glass. Learn to cut, shape, and apply color to make a set of 4 small tiles or coasters with one on one instruction from professional glass artists.


Non-Member: $ 50
Members: $ 50


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All Levels Coldworking
All Levels Coldworking
Jan 15, 22, 29
Feb 5 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 4
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 2677
Jan 15, 22, 29
Feb 5 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Wednesday
4
$ 377
$ 339
$ 0

Instructor: Kate Haigney

Alter the shape and/or surface texture of glass using tools and processes that don't rely upon heat. This includes grinding, carving, engraving, polishing and sandblasting-- all of which provide opportunities for artists to resolve aesthetic and functional issues, ranging from shape and surface quality to strength and stability of edges. In this class, you will try your hand at many coldworking methods, using state-of-the-art tools. You will also discuss ways to adapt basic methods to home studio practice. New and returning students welcome. Prerequisite: None.

Non-Member: $ 377
Members: $ 339


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Workshop: Introduction to Beadmaking
Workshop: Introduction to Beadmaking
Jan 25, 26 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Sessions: 2
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 2693
Jan 25, 26 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Sat, Sun
2
$ 252
$ 227
$ 0

Instructor: Donna Prunkard

Glass beadmaking is your chance to work with hot glass on a small scale. Learn to melt rods of glass in a propane-oxygen flame, wrap the molten glass onto a mandrel, and then use heat and gravity to shape a round bead. You will pull stringers (thin strings of glass) and use them to decorate your beads with dots, lines and simple flowers. We'll also cover basic torch safety, glass terminology, annealing, and bead cleaning. Prerequisite: None

Non-Member: $ 252
Members: $ 227


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Screenprinting on Glass
Screenprinting on Glass
Feb 3, 10, 17, 24
Mar 2, 9, 16, 23 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 8
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 2688
Feb 3, 10, 17, 24
Mar 2, 9, 16, 23 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Monday
8
$ 563
$ 507
$ 0

Instructor: Kerstin Graudins

This class will cover silk screening techniques such as preparing a hand-drawn, digital artwork or photograph and transferring it to a screen in preparation for printing. You will learn how to work with enamels, print your image onto glass and fire the glass. You will learn how to use a vinyl plotter to cut stencils and photo resist for sandblasting, Along with some basic cold working skills. Experimenting with processes that require multiple firings and explore layering to create thicker work will be covered. Prerequisite: None. 


Non-Member: $ 563
Members: $ 507


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