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Abell Combustion, Inc.

ADDRESS

PO Box 198

Kimberton, PA 19442

PHONE

610 827 9137

Abell Combustion, Inc. is a National Engineering Firm outstanding in creative application of heating techniques to all forms of Process Heating. We have been in business since 1971. The breadth of our involvement in the transformation of glass in the manufacturing process ranges from the large Industries to Universities, Institutions, and the Glass Artisans themselves. For the Glass Artisans, we offer a wide range of Burners, Controls, and Safety Systems to fit ones’ needs and financial resources. All Systems are engineered to the latest rules and regulations applying to the Combustion Field for ease of operation while utilizing State of the Art Equipment and Technologies, to save energy, capital, and to increase production. Contact us for any assistance on your Combustion needs.

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Cleveland Institute of Art

ADDRESS

11610 Euclid Avenue

Cleveland, OH 44106

PHONE

216.421.7418

For nearly 140 years, the Cleveland Institute of Art has nurtured individuals to pursue creative careers that matter personally—and to the world. From the start, you’ll think of your work in a professional context, building technical and problem-solving skills. You’ll establish and refine standards of quality for your work, and learn to communicate about your ideas and projects. 

In CIA’s collaborative Craft programs, you’ll learn to think and work across disciplines, including glass, ceramics, and jewelry and metals, learning traditional and contemporary techniques as well as the entrepreneurship skills to pursue a career. Our two-story Glass studios offer a broad range of capabilities including working in both hot and cold glass techniques, including glassblowing, cutting, fabricating, sandblasting and polishing; flameworking; and fusion processes such as casting, slumping and bending. Our celebrated alumni are leaders in their fields, working in academia, design and production studios, and exhibiting across the globe.

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Corning Museum of Glass Studio

ADDRESS

1 Museum Way

Corning, NY 14830

PHONE

(607) 438-5100

The Studio is an internationally renowned facility that offers glassworking classes for a variety of skill levels. Classes are taught by top artists and instructors from around the world, and are held year-round. Students enjoy the resources of The Studio, as well as the Museum’s collection and the Rakow research library. Spring and fall classes include ten-week sessions that meet once per week, as well as weekend sessions and one-day sessions. Summer and winter intensive classes are one or two weeks in length. Scholarships are available. Other resources include studio rentals, artist residencies, live streamed artist demos, and video resources. Learn more or apply online at cmog.org/studio.

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Hang Your Glass

ADDRESS

5355 Redwood Retreat Rd.

Gilroy, CA 95020

PHONE

650-353-4642

Hang Your Glass has been designing and fabricating elegant & secure hardware for art glass since 2004. 

Today, Hang Your Glass is still a small family-sized company. Our hardware is designed specifically for glass art which permanently attach to our stand-offs with the strongest weight bearing adhesive, the Hang Your Glass adhesive. Sets in 5-10 minutes, cures in 24 hours. Once cured lasts over 100+ years, good for indoor & outdoor use.

We remain committed to providing freedom to artists, interior designers, and other creatives to fully utilize 3D space to hang objects of any shape at any angle. Whether it’s cast, hot or kilnformed glass, secure wall placement opens up the full palette of light, shadow and shapes for display. 

Hang Your Glass is a company founded and run by artists who understand glass and metal and combining the two effectively.

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Olympic Color Rods, Inc.

ADDRESS

1050 W Nickerson St

Seattle, WA 98119

United States

PHONE

800.445.7742

At Olympic Color Rods, we pride ourselves on superior customer service, quality merchandise and low prices. We specialize in the largest inventory in North American of Reichenbach colors for all your glass blowing, casting, and lampworking needs. We also offer a wide range of handcrafted tools and glass working accessories including Blockhead, Jim Moore Tools and Spiral Arts. Other items we carry include heat protective clothing, Exact torches, precious metal leaf and foils, and dichroic glass. OCR also supplies Cristalica Studio Glass from regional locations across America.

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Pilchuck Glass School

ADDRESS

1201 316th Street NW

Stanwood, WA 98292

Pilchuck Glass School is an educational leader that supports the material of glass. Talented artists come from all over the world to share their practices and knowledge. Summer intensives, Fall workshops and seasonal residencies provide the perfect environment for artists to delve into their work and learn from each other. As glass artists simultaneously pull from historic methods and delve into new digital technologies, Pilchuck supports cross-disciplinary experimentation and encourages relationships between themes, techniques, and concepts that integrate art, craft, design and technology. These dynamic pairings enrich curriculum and create a unique synergy that supports experimentation and innovation. Session activities include presentations, discussions, demonstrations, exhibitions and collaborations. Pilchuck provides an immersive experience in a rich and fast-paced learning environment located in the forested foothills of the Cascades overlooking Puget Sound. Students are taught both individually and collectively, enabling everyone on campus to work and grow.

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Pittsburgh Glass Center

ADDRESS

5472 Penn Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15206

PHONE

412.365.2145

The Pittsburgh Glass Center is a public-access school, gallery, and state-of-the-art glass studio dedicated to teaching, creating, and promoting glass art. World-renowned glass artists come here to make glass art. People interested in learning more about glass come here to take a class, explore the contemporary glass gallery, and watch live hot glass demonstrations. We pride ourselves on providing exceptional resources and instruction to expand the skills and knowledge of our students and artists.

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Salem Community College Glass Education Center

ADDRESS

460 Hollywood Avenue, Carneys Point, NJ

Carneys Point, NJ 08069

PHONE

856-351-2716

Salem Community College’s new Samuel and Jean Jones Glass Education Center houses its Scientific Glass Technology and Glass Arts programs, and hosts a variety of workshops and events including the International Flameworking Conference. 

The Center includes a 15,000-square-foot studio/lab named in honor of world-renowned artist Paul J. Stankard, a Salem distinguished alumnus. The facility features two flameworking labs with 42 bench torch stations, a glass lathe area, a four-bench hot shop for glassblowing, coldworking area, kiln studio, fabrication studio, a shared studio space, and a gallery. 

The Scientific Glass Technology program -- which prepares students to fabricate scientific glass apparatus for research and industry -- is the only degree-granting program in the United States fully devoted to the development of this unique and in-demand skill. Graduates work throughout the U.S. and abroad using this specialized skill. 

The Glass Art program focuses on using the material creatively and learning a variety of glass processes. A handful of institutions offer glass art; however, Salem’s program is unique with its intense focus on flameworking, a process others do not address. Graduates transfer to bachelor in fine arts programs, start their own creative glass businesses, work at a variety of art institutions, work as artist assistants and teach.

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UrbanGlass

ADDRESS

647 Fulton St.

Brooklyn, NY 11217

PHONE

718.625.3685

UrbanGlass is a leading resource for both aspiring and established artists wishing to create with glass. We foster innovative art, and advance the use and appreciation of glass as a creative medium. UrbanGlass is a comprehensive public-access studio with an extensive education program. Areas of study include hot glass casting and glassblowing, flame-working, bead-making, stained glass, kilnforming and kiln casting, and cold working and mosaics. Classes and private lessons are available to the public throughout the year and offer opportunities for beginners and advanced artists alike. Our state-of-the-art studios are also available for rent, making it easy for students and professionals to continue creating with glass.

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