• Wil Sideman

  • Joseph Cavalieri

  • Mary Wallis

  • Amy Lemaire

  • furthurdesign

  • Jessie Henson

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.

Introduction to Neon

Beginner, Intensive
Intensive | 5 Sessions: July 14 — July 18
6:00 - 10:00 pm

Introduced to the US in 1923, neon signage radically transformed our urban landscape for the next 70 years.   As neon has faded from prominence in the signage industry it has increasing found a home in the fine art world. In our brand new neon studio, this class will introduce students to the techniques of bending and illuminating gas filled glass tubes and discuss their application to concepts and design.

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Illuminated Manuscript: Intro to Neon

Beginner, Weekly Class
Weekly Class | 6 Sessions: May 21 — June 25
Wednesdays, 6:00 - 9:00 pm

Introduced to the US in 1923, neon signage radically transformed our urban landscape for the next 70 years.   As neon has faded from prominence in the signage industry it has increasing found a home in the fine art world.   In our brand new neon studio, this class will introduce students to the techniques of bending and illuminating gas filled glass tubes and discuss their application to concepts and design.

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Currently On View in the Agnes Varis Art Center

OFFCENTRE

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

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