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GlassBarge at Fairport Canal Days

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June 2 - 4, 2017
GlassBarge at Fairport Canal Days

Join us for GlassBarge’s maiden voyage at Fairport Canal Days. CMoG has never taken its mobile hot shop out on the water in this way, and is excited to be the premier sponsor of Canal Days. One of the most popular arts festivals in New York State, Fairport Canal Days attracts more than 200 artisans, many fine food vendors, great live music, and upwards of 200,000 visitors. Kick off summer fun with this family-friendly event, and be part of the historic launch of CMoG’s GlassBarge.

Fairport Canal Days runs:
Friday, June 2; 4:30 pm to 9 pm
Saturday, June 3; 10 am to 6 pm
Sunday, June 4; 10 am to 5 pm

Meet the Gaffers

Catherine Ayers
Glassblower
Catherine Ayers was first drawn to the magic of glass when she enrolled in an introductory glassblowing class at The Studio of The Corning Museum of Glass. She earned a BFA in glass at The Rochester Institute of Technology, working at The Studio...
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Dane Jack
Glassblower
A resident of Corning, New York, Dane Jack forms hot glass objects, paying close attention to technique and design. His delicate blown glass vases and lamps feature bold colors and clean lines. Jack began his career at The Corning Museum of Glass as...
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Jeff Mack
Hot Glass Programs Supervisor
Jeff Mack's career as a glassmaker has offered him a variety of opportunities, from factory production to working and studying with world-renowned glass artists. He joined the Hot Glass Team in December 2015 as the new hot glass programs supervisor...
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Megan Mathie
Glassblower
Megan Mathie learned to blow glass at the Columbus College of Art and Design, where she earned her BFA. Since graduating in 2006, Mathie initiated, developed, and managed a demonstration glassblowing studio at the Franklin Park Conservatory in...
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Lewis Olson
Hot Glass Show Technical Team Leader
Lewis Olson began working with glass in his native New Zealand in the 1970s. In the 1980s his passion for glass took him to Australia, Africa, Canada, England, Scandinavia and Italy, where he worked in glass studios and factories. A storyteller by...
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