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Multi-level Glassblowing


Mert Ungor
Glass 641 001
1 credit hour, 1 week
Lab Fee $150

A hands-on studio workshop for those with some glassblowing experience.  Students will learn a variety of techniques for manipulating molten “hot glass” into vessel or sculptural forms.  Lectures, demonstrations, videos, and critiques will augment studio instruction.


FACULTY

- Mert Ungor -

  Mert Ungor   Curved Leaf,  2017 blown glass

Mert Ungor
Curved Leaf, 2017
blown glass

Mert Ungor was born in Antalya, Turkey. He graduated from the Visual Arts Program of Sabanci University, focusing on sculpture. During his last year at university he had a chance meeting with glass. He applied and was accepted as a TA at the Glass Furnace Istanbul. Mert had a chance to assist many different glass artists from all around the world. He was invited to West Texas A&M University to pursue his Masters. During his studies Mert interned at the Tacoma Museum of Glass where he worked with their team to assist master glass artists, such as Lino Tagliapietra. Mert lives in Michigan and works as a glass artist at Water Street Glassworks.

 

Earlier Event: June 17
Watercolor
Later Event: June 17
Blacksmithing: Sculptural Forms