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  • Amy Lemaire

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 Flameworking

Weekly Class
Weekly Class | 6 Sessions: October 15 — November 19
Wednesdays, 6:30 - 9:30 pm

In this skill-building flameworking course, students will be working with borosilicate glass. Each week a different project will be initiated, which will focus on a specific skill. Projects include: Networked sculptural forms, solid and hollow sculptural forms, small jars, pendants, marbles, and working with color. This class will also discuss annealing, equipment safety and set-up, and look at both historical and contemporary examples of flame worked glass for reference. No experience is necessary to take this fun and challenging flameworking course.

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Design Within Reach

Intensive | 5 Sessions: December 8 — December 12
10:00 - 5:00 pm

This is a glassblowing class geared toward the intermediate/advanced student that is seeking to break out of the neo-classical shape universe. Ultimately this class will seek to expand each student’s vocabulary with the material, and remove a few stumbling blocks from their path as a maker.

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Currently On View in the Agnes Varis Art Center

Anders Ruhwald: One Thing Follows Another (And You Make It Happen)

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

Photo: ©Steven Talley

Art Center Hours
  • Monday Closed

  • Tuesday Closed

  • Wednesday 12-6

  • Thursday 12-6

  • Friday 12-7

  • Saturday 12-7

  • Sunday 12-6

From the Glass Quarterly Hot Sheet