Experience the transformative power of glass making. Glass starts as sand. When it goes into a furnace that’s 2000 degrees, it transforms to a molten liquid that can be stretched, shaped and molded by the glass artist. In this workshop, you will start by finding or creating images that represent what you want for yourself in the New Year and then work together in a group, helping each other to create your personal vision.
Limited to 8 high-school age young women.
Where: Shatter Glass Studio, 3400 N. Knox Ave., Chicago, IL
When: Saturday, January 14, 2017, 10 am – 4 pm
Teacher: Tracy Kirschmann
Tracy Kirschmann has been a working glass artist since 2001 and been teaching art, including glassmaking, in high schools in the Chicagoland area since 2008. She is currently teaching art full-time at Roseland Foundations College Prep. She believes in the transformative power of sculpting and blowing glass to inspire and motivate young people. Tracy is on the executive board of the international Glass Arts Society – and has expanded its reach to young people of color as well as low-income and diverse communities.