Guild Artist Wayne Jacobson displaying at the World of the Wild Exhibition

Be sure to check out this years World of the Wild Art exhibition at Utah’s Hogle Zoo.  Guild Artist Wayne Jacobson will be displaying his art in addition to other beautiful wildlife themed art.

Show Dates: January 30th – March 14th, 2016
Location: Utah’s Hogle Zoo
2600 Sunnyside Avenue, Salt Lake City Utah

Comments Off on Guild Artist Wayne Jacobson displaying at the World of the Wild Exhibition

Filed under Exhibitions, Member Spotlight

Kiln Formed Beads Workshop

stripeybeads-300x300

KILN FORMED BEAD WORKSHOP
Instructor: Jodi McRaney Rusho
Dates:

Workshop 1:  Saturday, January 30, 2016 [Full]
Workshop 2: Saturday, February 25, 2016

Location:

Glass with a Past
2041 E. 2100 S.
Salt Lake City, UT 84115

Tuition:

Members: $125 (contact Jodi for Guild Pricing Discount Code)
Public: $150

This fast paced workshop covers how to make a variety of different size, shape and style of kiln formed beads using Glass With a Past bead molds.  We will begin at 9:00 a.m. sharp and make beads until 4:30, stopping for a quick catered lunch.  Beads will be available for pick up the following week after fusing.  This workshop will be held in Jodi’s studio in Salt Lake City, UT.

-This is class will use CoE90 art glass, stringers, powders and frits.  This is the ONLY art glass class that Jodi teaches.  Have a pile of frit and scrap that needs to be used?
-All materials will be prepared and provided.  Students will need to bring a dust mask for working with frits and powders.
-Lunch is provided
-Workshop includes one bead making kit of your choice ($36 dollar value)

The number of beads that we make will be determined by how fast students are able to work, however, a conservative estimate is at least 100 beads per student.  Class is limited to 6 students.

Some techniques that we will be covering:

-Frit and powder beads in lentil and square shapes
-Scrap glass beads in lentil, square, channel and triangle bead molds
-Fused Beads with Mica Decals
-Fused beads with stringer and dots
-Fused beads with nichrome loops to make components
-Fused glass bails
-Fused beads for use in chimes and ornaments
-Painted fused beads
-Fused beads with Murrini

Comments Off on Kiln Formed Beads Workshop

Filed under Classes for Members

Featured Artists: Christine Kende & Linda Kalmar

Glass Alchemy – Art at the Main
Jan 11th – Feb 13th, 2016
Artists Reception, Fri Jan 15th, 2016 6pm-9pm

GlassAlchemy_ArtAtTheMain_Jan11-Feb13

Comments Off on Featured Artists: Christine Kende & Linda Kalmar

Filed under Exhibitions, Uncategorized

Glass Inclusions and Raku Glass Workshop by Philip Teefy

PhilTeefy_RakuGlass

GLASS INCLUSIONS and RAKU GLASS (1 day workshop)
Instructor: Philip Teefy
Dates: (Maximum of 10 students per workshop)

Workshop 1: Friday, February 19, 2016   9am – 5pm
Workshop 2: Saturday, February 20, 2016  9am – 5pm
Workshop 3: Sunday, February 21, 2016   9am – 5pm

Location:

Spectrum Studios
196 W Malvern Ave (2625 S)
South Salt Lake, UT 84115

Tuition:

Members: Approx. $175-200 ($90 non-refundable deposit)
Public: Approx. $275-300 ($120 non-refundable deposit)

This class will cover the use of inclusion in between the glass with reactive materials.  The great thing about inclusions is that they can be used with any type of glass.  We will work with the following materials:  copper sheets, aluminum foil, silver foil, copper beads, copper powder, copper stands, glass paints, brown earth, green earth, green oxide, cobalt oxide, decals and mica.  You will go home with a 7 x 7 x 3/8 finished piece and 2 x 2 test color design pieces.  Students bring glass cutter, pliers, safety glasses, and mask.

Phil has worked in glass since 1972. He is a well known artist who owns and operates Rainbow Glass and Beads in Sacramento. He also and designs and builds kilns for Glass Glow Kilns. He is a popular instructor at major glass shops, teaching centers, and conferences around the country. He has been commissioned for major national works utilizing sand blasting and fusing techniques.

Comments Off on Glass Inclusions and Raku Glass Workshop by Philip Teefy

Filed under Classes for Members, Uncategorized

Lester Lee Workshop Opportunity

At: Bountiful Davis Art Center
Lester Lee Watercolor Workshop
12/05/2015
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Ages 15+
Tuition $70

Lester Bird Lee, full time artist and educator, has five children and now resides with his wife and youngest child in Clarkston, Utah. Lester graduated from high school in Mesquite, Nevada where he spent his boyhood. Later Lester received a BFA from Utah State University, and a MA from Brigham Young University. Lester is a full time art educator at Sky View High School in Cache Valley. In 2006, Lester received the Huntsman Award for Excellence in Education. Lester is a self-taught stage scenery artist and has painted over 50 sets for Centerpoint Legacy Theatre (including Aida), and other local theaters and high schools. Lester also sells hundreds of pieces of fine art watercolors each year and several prints, including the distribution over one million copies of The Presidents of The Church lithograph. Lester has illustrated several children’s books including P is for Pioneer through Buffalo Books, and book covers for Bookcraft Publishers (including The Work and the Glory by Gerald Lund), Granite Publishing, the University of Utah, and others. Lester has designed Hundreds other posters, logos, and CD covers for other local and national corporations. Lester shows his work in many galleries across Utah and surrounding states and has won numerous local and national awards for his paintings and sculptures.

Call the Bountiful Davis Art Center to register.

Comments Off on Lester Lee Workshop Opportunity

Filed under Classes for Members, Uncategorized

2015 Red Butte Show

Full CardPlease join the Glass Art Guild of Utah at Red Butte this holiday season to enjoy the lovely glass items created by the members of our Guild.

The Show is open daily 9 am – 5 pm from November 6 to December 20, 2015.
Meet the Artists at a Reception on Saturday, November 14, 2 pm – 5 pm.  Have a fun time learning about the art of fusing, casting and lamp working of glass items while you munch on delicious snacks.

Comments Off on 2015 Red Butte Show

Filed under Exhibitions, Uncategorized

Red Butte Art Show Dates

October 23 Midnight: Artist Inventory sheets due to show committee

November 5 9am – 5pm: Artist drop off and show set up

November 6-December 20: Show

November 14: Artists Reception 2pm-5pm

December 21: Take down show, artist pick up unsold items

Comments Off on Red Butte Art Show Dates

Filed under Exhibitions

Ruth Ann Garner is the featured artist One World gifts

RuthAnnShowRuth Ann is the featured artist at One World Gifts and Gallery through October 31.

Artist reception at One World, October 9, 2015 from 6-9 pm.

Comments Off on Ruth Ann Garner is the featured artist One World gifts

Filed under Uncategorized

Guild Member Christine Kende is the Featured Artist at Art at the Main

ChristineFlyer
“Crushed Light” by Christine Kende
Oct. 12 – Nov. 14
Artist’s Reception
Friday, Oct. 16, 2015 6-9 pm during Gallery Stroll

Comments Off on Guild Member Christine Kende is the Featured Artist at Art at the Main

Filed under Uncategorized

New Images of Mike Hurst’s Work

Lovely examples of Mike Hurst’s hot glass flame work. For more information about Mike, please view his member page on this web site.

DSCN1508 C&R DSCN1923 C&R for Summerfest
DSCN5045 C&R DSCN7173 C&R
DSCN8260 C&R Nebula pendant
Octo Site 2
Site 10 Site

Comments Off on New Images of Mike Hurst’s Work

Filed under Uncategorized