Have you ever wanted to create your own glass artwork? In this 8 hour program, you will learn skills such as: how to light the torch, adjust the flame, stretch, gather, cut and fuse borosilicate (boro) glass rod and make colored cane. You will be amazed at the quality of the projects you will complete on your very first day. Students can expect to make at least 5 projects and no experience is necessary!
Please note: This class is for ages 14+. Glass Flameworking classes are interactive and involve physical activity with emphasis on hand eye coordination. Please make sure to wear close-toed sneakers or boots, jeans and a cotton t-shirt. Please don't wear flip-flops, open toed shoes or highly flammable clothing. Lunch is included in the ticket price. To ensure the best possible class experience for all students, please contact Arc + Flame Center prior to class if you any have concerns with your vision, hearing, hand dexterity or mental health.
This class will take place at Arc + Flame Center, located at 125 Fedex Way, Rochester NY.
About the teacher:
Eunsuh Choi is the archetypal immigrant’s tale run through the artist’s filter. Choi arrived in the U.S. having already completed a Master’s degree in glass from Kookmin University (Korea), but determined to pursue further glass education. She chose the Rochester Institute of Technology as a place where she could both study English and earn a second MFA degree in glass. She is a portrait artist, whose flameworked pieces are personal narratives, portraits of her own moments of growth. Eunsuh also had taken many glass classes from studio at Corning Museum of Glass and also an architectural course from Harvard University Graduate School of Designs through online. Choi’s work has been featured in a number of magazines in the USA, Germany, and Korea, and her artworks are also on permanent collection in the Corning Museum of Glass, the European Museum of Modern Glass, and 9 other well world renowned places. Choi has been working glass for over 22 years and has broad knowledge in all aspect of glass. With Glass experience, Choi has a solid studio art experience in metal, clay, textiles, and fiber art. Her experience in glass includes flameworking, kiln forming (casting, fusing, and slumping), cold working, stained glass, mosaic and glass blowing as well. Eunsuh has been on own team since 2001 and has been teaching glass classes and workshops in the Glass Department since then.
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