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Through studios, classes, exhibitions, and publishing, UrbanGlass is committed to furthering the use of glass as a creative medium.

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Classes at UrbanGlass offer students of all ages the opportunity to explore the endless possibilities of glass. Educational programming includes everything from classes for teens to master classes for professional artists. Weekly classes, week-long intensives, and two-day workshops make learning at UrbanGlass available to students of all levels and interests.

Incorporated Images: Photo Techniques For Kiln Formed Glass

Beginner, Weekly Class
Weekly Class | 5 Sessions: May 24 — June 21
Saturdays, 6:00 - 9:00 pm

During this workshop students will learn the process of cutting sheet glass and gain knowledge of basic fusing temperatures. We will incorporate a collage of ceramic and glass decals on our pieces decorating anything from jewelry to coasters. We will also explore a variety of other methods of directly applying photographic imagery to glass surfaces.

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Glass Exploration For Beginners: Introduction to Glassblowing I

IN PROGRESS | 10 Sessions: April 3 — June 5
Thursdays, 6:00 - 9:00 pm

In this class we will explore all the basic skills needed to  shape, form, and blow glass.  We will also take time out to digress and have some fun with colorful paperweights, flowers, and some abstract sculptural forms. This class will be a well-rounded introduction to anyone interested in this enticing material.

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Glass Fundamentals: Introduction to Glassblowing I

Beginner, Weekly Class
Weekly Class | 6 Sessions: May 10 — June 14
Saturdays, 10:00 - 1:00 pm

The aim of this class is to introduce you to fundamental technical and aesthetic aspects of glass as a material and glassblowing as a process. Through a series of hands-on projects, demonstrations and critiques you will methodically develop the skill to work confidently at the furnace.

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Currently On View in the Agnes Varis Art Center


Edison Zapata

UrbanGlass is pleased to present the work of artists Romina Gonzales and Edison Zapata. This show will coincide with the first Spring season the studio is open to the public after 2 years of major renovations. These two artists are presenting their work and ideas as OFFCENTRE, a new design collective, that takes advantage of situations that can be seen as mistakes and exploits them to create a distinctive visual language.

Opening Reception: March 27, 6-9pm

On view through Saturday, May 17, 2014

Art Center Hours
  • Monday Closed

  • Tuesday Closed

  • Wednesday 12-6

  • Thursday 12-6

  • Friday 12-6

  • Saturday 12-6

  • Sunday Closed

From the Glass Quarterly Hot Sheet