Beginning Glass (Session 2)


  • Ox-Bow 3435 Rupprecht Way Saugatuck, MI, 49453 USA

GLASS 630 002, 2 weeks, 3 credit hours, Lab Fee $300

This course offers hands-on glassblowing experience to the beginner. Participants learn a variety of techniques for manipulating molten “hot glass” into vessel or sculptural forms. Lectures, videos, demonstrations, and critiques will augment studio instruction.

 

Artifactual, blown, hot sculpted, sandblasted glass, 7" x 20" x 4", 2016. Photo Credit: Nathan J Shaulis

Artifactual, blown, hot sculpted, sandblasted glass, 7" x 20" x 4", 2016. Photo Credit: Nathan J Shaulis

Faculty

Leo Tecosky's work is a mashup of art x craft x design. Combining traditional glassblowing techniques, graffiti, stylized typography and Islamic geometric motifs, he creates new objects that do not conform to any one discipline. With a BA in Fine Art from Alfred University and an MFA from The School of Visual Arts in Manhattan, Tecosky teaches at studios and universities both nationally and internationally. Leo lives and works in Brooklyn, blowing glass and maintaining a studio practice.