GLASS 630 001, 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.
Jeremy Scidmore earned a BFA at the SAIC where he later returned to study Arts Administration and Policy. He has been working with glass since 1996 and his experience runs the gamut of studio glass arts practice, employing techniques such as kilnforming, glassblowing, flameworking, glass printmaking, and neon. He has maintained studios in each of these glass practices and taught nationally and internationally in public and private studios such as Chicago Hot Glass (Chicago, IL), University of Illinois Urbana Champaign (Urbana, IL), The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, IL), Public Glass (San Francisco, CA), The Crucible (Oakland, CA), Bullseye Glass Company (Portland, OR; Emeryville CA), Pittsburgh Glass Center (Pittsburgh, PA) Pilchuck Glass School (Stanwood, WA), and Northlands Creative Glass (Lybster, Scotland).