UrbanGlass will be closed Monday, January 18, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Friday July 10, 2020 | by UrbanGlass Staff

Venetian-Style Tequila Set

Expanding on the concept of Deborah Czeresko’s legendary Venetian-Style Taco Holders, as seen on Netflix’ competitive glassblowing show Blown Away, the artist has created a complete cocktail set that includes two Venetian-Style Taco Holders, two Venetian-Style Shot glasses and a Venetian-Style Tequila Decanter with Worm Stopper to bring your happy hour plans to the next level. This playful take on a tequila set was created in support of UrbanGlass and the Audre Lorde Project.…

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Candy Fusing

Image from UrbanGlass@Home Episode 4: Candy Fusing with Karina.

Thursday July 9, 2020 | by UrbanGlass Staff


From the factual to the frivolous, UrbanGlass@Home tackles some of our most pressing quarantine questions, such as how to use the internet & Instagram to help boost your creative practice, understanding grant applications, or even how to get your glass fix from home using hard candy and an oven! …

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Larry Pitterman Av

Pictured at the Agnes Varis Closing Dinner are Larry Pitterman, Chair of the UrbanGlass Board; Varis Trustees Paul Feuerman and George Svokos; Cynthia Manocherian, a Board member since 1988, holding up the dinner program featuring UrbanGlass on the cover.

Friday September 21, 2018 | by UrbanGlass Staff

Closing Dinner for the Agnes Varis Trust

​On September 20, 2018, UrbanGlass board members Cynthia Manocherian and Larry Pitterman attended the closing dinner for the Agnes Varis Trust, which provided the keystone gift to UrbanGlass that helped pay for the major renovation of its longtime Downtown Brooklyn facility with a pivotal gift that got the institution to the grand reopening and glass ribbon cutting ceremony with Mayor Bloomberg in October 2013. The Agnes Varis event was held at the Julliard School, which was itself a grant recipient.…

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Untitled, 2017. Digital C-print.

Tuesday June 5, 2018 | by UrbanGlass Staff

Interview with Studio Resident Denzel Russell

​Since 2016, UrbanGlass has offered Studio Residencies to artists who are already working independently in glass to continue an existing body of work or take on new projects. In 2018 we are thrilled to welcome Amy Lemaire, Anna Riley, Denzel Russell, and Wil Sideman as Residents. Get to know Denzel and hear about what he will be up to at UrbanGlass this year.…

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