May 8 from 1:40 – 4:00pm
Learn how to make colorful, hand-crafted glass paperweights and experience sculpting with hot glass in this introductory glassblowing workshop! These are not sequential workshops: participants will complete their paperweights in a single session (two hours and twenty minutes). Students will work as a group with Teaching Artist Kevin to explore color, design, process, and a variety of paperweight shapes. No experience is required!
Note: Each class must have 7 students. A class session will be canceled if a minimum of 7 students is not reached.
Cost: $50 per person. 7 students are required for each two-hour and twenty-minute session.
Location: Birddog Glass Studio, 702 Adams Avenue, La Grande, Oregon
Artist Bio: Kevin Boylan is a glassblower and mixed media sculptor living in La Grande, Oregon. After graduating from Eastern Oregon University in 2003, he began studying glass under Tom Dimond. Kevin now incorporates blown glass elements with mixed media sculpture to create abstract visual journals and he has curated art glass exhibits in Pendleton, Baker City, and La Grande. He was a member of Pilchuck Glass School’s seasonal staff from 2010-2016. Kevin recently opened his own glass blowing studio and gallery, Birddog Glass, located at 702 Adams Avenue in La Grande.
If you are under 18 years old and have not already filled out a youth release form for this class, CLICK HERE to fill one out!