Three Days in June.  A dozen glass artists.  Furnace, slump, fused, and flamework, and then the fun begins — interactive glass-in-action demonstrations by a variety of artists.  June 6, 7 and 8.  Hot Blown Glass Studio.  Clayton, Indiana. Much more info here.

Mosaics & Wine

“Aztec Eye” is a recent mosaic by Indiana Artisan Nancy Keating, incorporating ceramic tempered and recycled glass, mirror and glass rondelle.  To learn how to make your own mosaic, join her Mosaics and Wine class on June 18, a fun and creative intro to mosaic art.  This beginner class is great for teens and up, and with Mother’s Day around […]

For the 48th year, Dunkirk, Indiana, known as “The Town that Glass Built,” will host its Annual Glass Days  Festival.  This year the four-day event, May 28-31, will again be hosted in downtown Dunkirk and will include amusement rides and a Saturday parade, but the focus remains on the city’s glass heritage.  The celebration includes stained glass demonstrations and a […]

What is free, free-wheeling and fun? It is ArtsGO!  Take your wheels and go explore the arts and artists of Hendricks County; listen to the music, enjoy the food, try a local brew or wine, and have an all-around great time. ArtsGo! is an annual spring event throughout Hendricks County, open to the public at no charge, this year on […]

In April, Indy Flame Art will host Beau Barrett for two two-day classes titled “Making Blown Boro Beads and Small Scale Tubing Techniques.”  These classes, for glass enthusiasts at an intermediate skill level, will begin with important fundamentals of working with glass tubing, and then expand into more advanced pattern, color, and shaping techniques/methods to create unique blown beads and […]

Take a glass blowing workshop with John Miller, one of the Midwest’s premiere glass artists, and one of its most entertaining and insightful glass instructors, when he is the Indianapolis Art Center’s Visiting Artist in March. Registration is now open for this workshop focusing on traditional and non-traditional glass blowing and hot sculpting techniques.  Participants can come from all experience […]

Ben Johnson, a “Rising Star” among Indiana glass artists according to the Indiana Glass Arts Alliance, will continue his one-man exhibition at Carmel’s ArtSplash Gallery through January 31.  Johnson represented Indiana this summer at the Creative Glass Center of America at WheatonArts, an annual event that brings together the world’s leading glass artists, collectors, galleries, museum curators, and “Rising Stars.”  […]

Recognized as the best contemporary glasswork being made in the Midwest, 28 pieces from 21 glass artists have been selected for this year’s Indiana Glass Arts Alliance annual exhibition, opening Oct. 19 at the Indiana University Kokomo Art Gallery.   Exhibit details are here.

Glass artist Aaron Shufelt uses methane gas captured from a landfill as fuel for the furnace in his North Carolina glassblowing studio, and he is the featured artist Nov. 16 at this year’s Déjà Vu Art and Fine Craft Show.  Held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Commons in Columbus, the show is free.  Organizers hope Shufelt’s participation […]

The Bloomington Glass Guild’s Holiday Show is Friday and Saturday, Nov. 8 and 9, at University Baptist Church.  See and buy some of the best work from the studios of southern Indiana glass artists working in all genres — blown glass, fused glass, mosaics, stained glass, lampwork, and all forms of contemporary decorative and functional glasswork. Doors are open Friday […]