Sunday, February 25, 2018

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WORKSHOPS & CLASSES

Make Your Own Paperweight

***There are four 1-hour sessions available. Please choose the session that works best for you.***

Be the envy of your office when you make your own paperweight! Learn how hot glass moves & can be manipulated. You choose the colors for your one-of-a-kind creation. No experience necessary. Participants must be 12 or older.

Paperweights need to spend several hours in the annealer before they are ready & can be picked up the following week. Shipping is available for an additional charge.

Participants must wear closed toe shoes & natural fibers.

*This class is offered on two different dates. Please pay close attention to the date in the title of the class when you click the Register Now link.*

Registration deadline is the Thursday before each class

Date: February 10 or August 11
Register buttonTime: 10am - 3pm
Instructor: STARworks Glass Staff
Fee: $60
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Make Your Own Glass Egg

***There are four 1-hour sessions available. Please choose the session that works best for you.***

Explore your creativity when you create your own beautiful glass egg! Learn how hot glass moves & can be manipulated. You choose the colors for your one-of-a-kind creation. No experience necessary. Participants must be 12 or older.

Eggs will need to spend several hours in the annealer before they are ready & can be picked up the following week. Shipping is available for an additional charge.

Participants must wear closed toe shoes & natural fibers.

Registration deadline is March 22

Date: March 24
Register buttonTime: 10am - 3pm
Instructor: STARworks Glass Staff
Fee: $60

 

 

Egg Paperweight TN


Make Your Own Glass Flower

***There are four 1-hour sessions available. Please choose the session that works best for you.***

Learn about working with hot glass & create a beautiful glass flower in the process. Glass flowers make wonderful gifts or decoration for your home, plus they're fun to make!

Experienced instructors will help participants create their own unique flower in colors of their choosing. Children younger than 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Flowers will be ready for pick-up or shipping the week following the workshop. Shipping will be an additional fee.

Participants must wear closed toe shoes & natural fibers.

Registration deadline is September 6

Date: September 8
Register buttonTime: 10am - 3pm
Instructor: STARworks Glass Staff
Fee: $50
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Make Your Own Glass Pumpkin

***There are four 1-hour sessions available. Please choose the session that works best for you.***

Work side by side with STARworks glassblowers to create your own beautiful glass pumpkin. Get a feel for how hot glass moves & can be manipulated. Choose the colors you like best to customize the pumpkin & the stem, & make your own unique creation

Pumpkins need to spend several hours in the annealer before they are ready & can be picked up the following week. Shipping is available for an additional charge.

Participants must wear closed toe shoes & natural fibers.

*This class is offered on three different dates. Please pay close attention to the date in the title of the class when you click the Register Now link.*

Registration deadline is the Thursday before each class

Date: October 13, 20 or 27
Register buttonTime: 10am - 3pm
Instructor: STARworks Glass Staff
Fee: $85
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Make Your Own Glass Ornament 

***There are four 1-hour sessions. Please choose the session that works best for you.***

Blow your own glass ornament at STARworks! Create a special holiday keepsake with the help of one of our qualified instructors. Many colors to choose from! Glass needs some time in an annealer to make sure it's durable. Finished ornaments can be picked up the following week during regular business hours, Monday - Saturday, 9am - 5pm. Participants must wear closed toe shoes and natural fibers. Our Holiday Ornament sale will be in progress during the December 1 Make Your Own Ornament sessions. Happy holidays!

*This class is offered on three different dates. Please pay close attention to the date in the title of the class when you click the Register Now link.*

Registration deadline is the Thursday before each class

Date: November 10, December 1 or December 8
Register button
Time: 10am - 3pm
Instructor: STARworks Glass Staff
Fee: $50
 
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Instructors

 

Joe TN

   
Joe Grant
Joe Grant is the STARworks Glass Director. He has won many awards, including a residency at the Creative Glass Center of America and the NC Arts Council Fellowship. His work has been exhibted at the Carrack Modern Art, Turchin Center for the Visual Arts and the Green Hill Center in North Carolina, Gallery A in Richmond, Virginia, Gallery OneOne in Cincinnati, Ohio, Minnetrista in Muncie, Indiana, University Galleries in Bloomington, Illinois and Marx-Saunders Gallery in Chicago, Illinois. Joe earned a BFA from the University of Illinois and an MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University. For more information, visit www.JoeGrantGlass.com.
 

Thoryn Portrait TN

    Thoryn Ziemba
Thoryn Ziemba is the STARworks Glass Production Manager. He is a Windgate Fellowship Award recipient and received a Niche Student Award for sculptural glass. His work has been shown throughout the United States. Before coming to STARworks, Thoryn worked for the Pretentious Beer Glass Company in Knoxville, TN. He holds a BFA in Glass from Appalachian Center for Craft/Tennessee Technical University. For more information, visit www.ThorynZiemba.com 

Dahlia TN

    Dahlia Bushwick 
Dahlia Bushwick is a STARworks Glass production glassblower. She holds a BFA in Painting from Maryland Institute of Art. She apprenticed at Corradetti Glassblowing Studio in Baltimore and Art of Fire in Gaithersburg, MD. Dahlia has worked and studied at Pilchuck Glass School and the Chrysler Museum of Art. Her work has been exhibited nationwide, including the Portsmouth Museum of Art, Current Space in Baltimore City and Pilchuck Gallery in Washington. For more information, visit www.DahliaBushwick.weebly.com

Jessica See TN

   
Jessica See
Jessica See is a STARworks Glass education assistant and production glassblower. She holds a BA in Studio Arts with a focus in glassblowing from Illinois State University. She incorporates her drawing background into sculpting and shaping hot glass. From college, Jessica moved to Carrboro and continued her glass career under the instruction of Pringle Teeter before coming to STARworks to work with high school students.