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Workshop: Introduction to Glass Fusing
Workshop: Introduction to Glass Fusing
Jul 6, 13 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Sessions: 2
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 2171
Jul 6, 13 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Saturday
2
$ 253
$ 228
$ 0

Instructor: Samantha Scalise

Learn the basic fundamentals of fusing and slumping glass, a common form of kiln-glass. Discussions and demonstrations will cover glass cutting, design layout, color combinations, slumping molds, kilns and firing schedules. You will gain the foundations to design and create at least four fused and slumped glass plates, a set of coasters and a trivet. Prerequisite: None

Non-Member: $ 253
Members: $ 228


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Glass Casting - Beginning and Beyond
Glass Casting - Beginning and Beyond
Jul 13, 20, 27
Aug 3 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 4
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 2134
Jul 13, 20, 27
Aug 3 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Saturday
4
$ 475
$ 427
$ 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: $ 475
Members: $ 427


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Master Artist Workshop: M3 (Material Melding Mayhem)
Master Artist Workshop: M3 (Material Melding Mayhem)
Jul 20, 27
Aug 3, 10, 17, 24 | 10:00 AM-4:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 2125
Jul 20, 27
Aug 3, 10, 17, 24 | 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Saturday
6
$ 1,210
$ 1,100
$ 0

Instructor: Weston Lambert

This course is geared toward artists tackling the challenges of incorporating glass into mixed media sculptures, and will cover a survey of rubber mold making, kiln casting, cold working, various adhesives, vacu-form molds, and much more. We will be working with a variety of materials and techniques during class, but the greater emphasis will be on solving the material challenges you face in your individual studio practice. Large or small;If you've got a problem, we'll solve it.

Non-Member: $ 1,210
Members: $ 1,100


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Workshop: Introduction to Beadmaking
Workshop: Introduction to Beadmaking
Jul 20, 21 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Sessions: 2
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 2164
Jul 20, 21 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Sat, Sun
2
$ 240
$ 216
$ 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: $ 240
Members: $ 216


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Intermediate Glassblowing
Intermediate Glassblowing
Jul 22, 29
Aug 5, 12, 19, 26 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 6
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Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 2225
Jul 22, 29
Aug 5, 12, 19, 26 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Monday
6
$ 708
$ 645
$ 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.

Non-Member: $ 708
Members: $ 645


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Advanced Glassblowing
Advanced Glassblowing
Jul 23, 30
Aug 6, 13, 20, 27 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 6
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Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 2226
Jul 23, 30
Aug 6, 13, 20, 27 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Tuesday
6
$ 745
$ 677
$ 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: $ 745
Members: $ 677


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Beginning Glassblowing
Beginning Glassblowing
Jul 24, 31
Aug 7, 14, 21, 28 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 6
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Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 2227
Jul 24, 31
Aug 7, 14, 21, 28 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Wednesday
6
$ 663
$ 602
$ 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: $ 663
Members: $ 602


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Beginning Glassblowing
Beginning Glassblowing
Jul 27
Aug 3, 10, 17, 31
Sep 7 | 1:45 PM-5:45 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 2228
Jul 27
Aug 3, 10, 17, 31
Sep 7 | 1:45 PM-5:45 PM
Saturday
6
$ 663
$ 602
$ 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 . This class will not meet on 8/24.

Non-Member: $ 663
Members: $ 602


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Beginning Flameworking - Borosilicate
Beginning Flameworking - Borosilicate
Jul 30
Aug 6, 13, 20, 27
Sep 3 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 2230
Jul 30
Aug 6, 13, 20, 27
Sep 3 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Tuesday
6
$ 356
$ 320
$ 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: $ 356
Members: $ 320


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All Levels Flameworking - Borosilicate
All Levels Flameworking - Borosilicate
Aug 7, 21, 28
Sep 4, 11, 18 | 9:30 AM-1:30 PM

Sessions: 6
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Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 2231
Aug 7, 21, 28
Sep 4, 11, 18 | 9:30 AM-1:30 PM
Wednesday
6
$ 356
$ 320
$ 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 This class will not meet on 8/14.

Non-Member: $ 356
Members: $ 320


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Glass Slumping and Fusing for Seniors
Glass Slumping and Fusing for Seniors
Aug 7, 21, 28
Sep 4, 11, 18 | 9:30 AM-1:30 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 2234
Aug 7, 21, 28
Sep 4, 11, 18 | 9:30 AM-1:30 PM
Wednesday
6
$ 408
$ 367
$ 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.This class will not meet 8/14.

Non-Member: $ 408
Members: $ 367
Supply Fee: $ 75

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All Levels Coldworking
All Levels Coldworking
Aug 7, 14, 21, 28 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Sessions: 4
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 2229
Aug 7, 14, 21, 28 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Wednesday
4
$ 326
$ 249
$ 0

Instructor: Morgan Peterson

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: $ 326
Members: $ 249


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Glass Slumping and Fusing for Seniors
Glass Slumping and Fusing for Seniors
Aug 9, 23, 30
Sep 6, 13, 20 | 9:30 AM-1:30 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 2235
Aug 9, 23, 30
Sep 6, 13, 20 | 9:30 AM-1:30 PM
Friday
6
$ 408
$ 367
$ 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. This class will not meet 8/16.

Non-Member: $ 408
Members: $ 367
Supply Fee: $ 75

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Master Artist Workshop: Cane Enable
Master Artist Workshop: Cane Enable
Aug 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 | 9:30 AM-5:45 PM
Sessions: 5
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 2089
Aug 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 | 9:30 AM-5:45 PM
Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
5
$ 1,210
$ 1,100
$ 0

Instructor: Claire Kelly

This class will be an examination of blown glass sculpting and including colorful cane techniques into your studio practice. I am a big proponent of making parts and using hot glass time wisely. I will be covering many of the techniques that I use in my work; including using solid color cane and making "suppio" (little tubes) for parts. As a class we will work together to design and execute effects, patterns, and forms that use cane and blown glass sculpting together. I want to students to come away from this class with the tools they need to include color and pattern into their work by thinking creatively about cane.

Non-Member: $ 1,210
Members: $ 1,100


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Workshop: Introduction to Glass Fusing
Workshop: Introduction to Glass Fusing
Aug 24, 31 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Sessions: 2
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 2236
Aug 24, 31 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Saturday
2
$ 253
$ 228
$ 0

Instructor: Samantha Scalise

Learn the basic fundamentals of fusing and slumping glass, a common form of kiln-glass. Discussions and demonstrations will cover glass cutting, design layout, color combinations, slumping molds, kilns and firing schedules. You will gain the foundations to design and create at least four fused and slumped glass plates, a set of coasters and a trivet. Prerequisite: None

Non-Member: $ 253
Members: $ 228


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Workshop: Introduction to Beadmaking
Workshop: Introduction to Beadmaking
Sep 7, 8 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Sessions: 2
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 2233
Sep 7, 8 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Sat, Sun
2
$ 240
$ 216
$ 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: $ 240
Members: $ 216


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