Gain the skills needed to craft, shape, color, and design various artistic projects including bowls, vases, cylinders, and paperweights. You will begin by taking the Introduction Series classes and then take courses from our Novice Series classes. After taking a minimum of two Novice classes, you will move on to more complex techniques taught in our Intermediate Series classes. Must be 16+ years old to take glassblowing studio classes.

Hot Shop Classes – Choose Your Skill Level

Students receive personalized attention and can work at their own pace. Our instructors are adept at customizing lessons to best serve the student. Students are working and learning the entire class time, there is no waiting for work time. Classes can be scheduled during times that best fit the students schedule, whether that means during the day, evening, or weekends. Additional studio time after your class can be purchased for $80 per hour.

Semester Courses

Furnace Glassblowing I (ART 265) & Furnace Glassblowing II (ART 266) are our most comprehensive classes in glassblowing. You do not have to be a student to take these classes.


Open Studio

Monitored open studio time for students to experiment and practice furnace glassblowing in a free form atmosphere (Instructor approval required).

Hot Shop Equipment

Our Hot Shop features a 400 pound Hub furnace, four glory holes of varying sizes, three large kilns, a roll up kiln, a Paragon color box, and three work benches. This studio is available for rental.

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