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Online Course: Hot Shop Facility Management


June 8 - 29, 2021 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Professional Practice
All Levels
Four-Week Session

Learn the best practices for operating and maintaining a hot shop from The Studio Technical Team. Led by Harry Seaman, senior facility manager, discussion and presentation topics may include studio safety, glory hole and furnace maintenance, element replacement, caring for tools and pipes, and more. Students will have opportunities to ask questions and develop strategies to manage challenges in their own public or private studios. No glassmaking experience is required.

The class will be delivered via weekly video conferences that incorporate live presentations and class discussions. Classes take place Tuesdays, 7–8:30 pm EST, beginning June 8, 2021. Students registered for this course should have a reliable internet connection during class hours and a computer or tablet that can support video and audio communication. All students will have an online orientation with Studio staff prior to June 8 to ensure connectivity. If this class is full, we encourage you to email your name and phone number to [email protected] to be added to the waiting list. For more information, please contact The Studio at +1 607.438.5100 or [email protected].

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Harry Seaman

Harry Seaman is facility manager at The Studio, where he regularly teaches beginning and advanced glassblowing courses. He received his BFA from Alfred University. Seaman works mainly with furnace...