GLASS 602 001, 2 weeks, 3 credit hours, Lab Fee $300
An exploration into the ancient and modern techniques of mold-made blown glass for those with some glassblowing experience. Students will learn several techniques for making molds to form vessels or sculptural forms. A majority of time will be spent blowing glass and building molds along with lectures, demonstrations, and critiques to vary studio instruction.
Emma Stein pursues her art with national shows and a Corning Museum of Glass Residency. She has taught at Buck's Rock Camp, CT, UrbanGlass, NY, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, WI, Ox-Bow, MI, and GlassRoots, NJ. She started blowing glass at the age of fourteen and has been passionate about the material ever since while also experimenting with numerous other media, such as fibers, drawing and plants. She draws inspiration primarily from the natural world with a focus on honeybees, natural patterning and invasive/endangered plant life. Emma started working with glass at Snow Farm Camp, Pilchuck, Corning Studios, and earned her BFA from Alfred University and her MFA from Rhode Island School of Design. She currently lives, works and teaches in New Jersey.