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.
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Introduction to Glassblowing 1
Weekly ClassWeekly Class | 5 Sessions: October 28 — November 25
Tuesdays, 6:00 - 9:00 pm
In this five week intensive, students will learn the process of glass object making with a strong focus on the fundamentals of the material. . Beginning Glassblowing is the platform from which we dive into the incredible world of furnace glass blowing.Continue Reading
Hot Casting Weekend
WeekendWeekend | 3 Sessions: December 6 — December 14
10:00 - 3:00 pm
Ever wondered what ladling hot, molten glass would be like? Then this class is for you! The goal of this class is to give a brief introduction to the hot glass casting process. Students will be introduced to a variety of mold materials that can be applicable to the medium of hot glass.Continue Reading
Currently On View in the Agnes Varis Art Center
In the exhibition Anders Ruhwald: One Thing Follows Another (And You Make It Happen), the artist, who is artist-in-residence and head of Ceramics at Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, explores form, materiality, and perception through a series of installations that compare and contrast one design rendered in three diverse media: ceramics, wood, and glass.
On view through Saturday, November 8, 2014
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Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery promotes from within for new curator
Sheila McMath has been named the newest curator for the Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery at Waterloo, Ontario, taking over for Christian Bernard Singer who stepped down last summer. Taking...