Glassmaking Classes at The Studio

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Thinking Through Cast Glass


January 31 - February 5, 2022
Kiln Working and Cold Working
One-Week Session

This class will assist students to develop reflective skills for thinking through their own ideas, as well as process skills for cast and cold worked glass. The class will introduce a number of techniques and strategies for artists to help develop the reflective aspects of their practice. It will also focus on building skills in casting and cold working processes. Students will develop knowledge in creating molds for cast glass, advanced firing programs for forming glass, and cold shaping and finishing. Using the rich resources of The Corning Museum of Glass and Rakow Research Library, the class will analyze historical and contemporary works while assisting students in directing this knowledge towards their own work. Some glass kiln forming or sculpture studio experience is required.

For the wellbeing of all students and staff, The Studio is requiring that students, instructors, and teaching assistants participating in on-site classes must provide verification that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Detailed information about these measures can be found on The Studio Health and Safety page.

If this class is full, we encourage you to email [email protected] to be added to the waiting list. For more information, please contact The Studio at +1 607.438.5100 or [email protected].


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Richard Whiteley joined the Museum in October 2019 as the Senior Program Manager at The Studio, responsible for developing and managing new glassmaking programming.

Whiteley has spent his...