Get Sticky with Grace Whiteside

January 9th - January 13th
Grace Whiteside |

This class is a 5 day glassblowing intensive, students will design and produce their own line of unique alternative glass products. We will work through initial sketches, efficient production strategies, and marketing/pricing concepts as we Get Sticky with all aspects of product development but with a conceptual twist… Students will get hands-on experience with prototyping sessions guided by Grace Whiteside and the Sticky Glass team and will work together to streamline their production lines; re-inventing what a glass product should or could be. This is a primarily hot shop based class with some access to coldworking. Bring your wild ideas to the hot shop as we work together to bring concepts to fruition.

What to Expect: Students who have taken this class before are also welcome to join again to take their work to the next level! All students must bring their own sketchbook, or ipad to class. A demonstration and short lecture will occur every day with at least 2 hours or work time for students each class.

Eligibility: Previous glassblowing experience is required. *** must know how to gather glass and form a basic shape!

Pick-up: Read more about how to prepare for class on our Registration Info page.

Additional work time for intensive students: Students will also have access to additional hours in the flat shop, without instruction, on Wednesday - Saturday from 10-4pm.

Class Schedule
  • Intensive | 5 Sessions: January 9 — January 13
    Tuesday, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
UrbanGlass Studio
647 Fulton St
Brooklyn, NY 11217

Grace Whiteside

Grace Whiteside is a NYC based artist, glassmaker and founder of an interdisciplinary collaborative design line called Sticky Glass. They received two BFA’s from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2017 in Sculpture and Craft and since then has exhibited work at venues such, as Black Iris gallery (Richmond, VA), Recess (Brooklyn, NY), Westbeth Gallery (NYC), Present Company (Brooklyn, NY), Established Gallery (Brooklyn, NY) and UrbanGlass’s Agnes Varis Art Center (Brooklyn, NY). 

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