Richard Whiteley became an apprentice in stained glass at the age of 15, and went on to earn an undergraduate degree from The School of Art, ANU Canberra, and an MFA in sculpture from the...
This class will explore the unique properties of glass as a sculptural material through the processes of kiln casting, carving, and cold working. Students will also develop a detailed approach to creating models for casting and advanced firing programs for forming glass. Reflective critical thinking in relation to individual practice will be encouraged while learning specific casting and coldworking skills. The aim is to draw on the rich resources of The Corning Glass Museum in analyzing works while developing the student’s own voice. Some experience with glass, ceramics, or sculpture is required.