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April 3, 2022 @ 4:00 am - 6:20 am


April 3 from 11:00 am – 1:20 pm

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 required! Choose a time slot from the dates above and sign up at

Note: A minimum of seven (7) students is required for each time slot. Gather some of your friends, family, and/or co-workers to make this group workshop an even more memorable experience.
Teaching Artist: Kevin Boylan

Cost per session: $50 per person

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!


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April 3, 2022
4:00 am - 6:20 am
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Art Center East


Art Center East
1006 Penn Ave
La Grande, OR 97850 United States
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Registration cancellations & transfers must be made through Art Center East at (541) 624-2800 48 hours or more before the class start time. We cannot issue refunds or transfers for cancellations received after the 48-hour cutoff. Exceptions will be considered for medical or family emergencies. ACE will honor a refund, minus a $10 administration fee when the cancellation is made 48 hours or more before class start date. When a class is canceled due to low enrollment, we will issue a refund for all registration fees. ACE will contact you in the event of a cancellation. Face coverings will be required in accordance with statewide regulations current at the time.