All About Glass

All About Glass

This is your resource for exploring various topics in glass: delve deeper with this collection of articles, multimedia, and virtual books all about glass. Content is frequently added to the area, so check back for new items. If you have a topic you'd like to see covered, send us your suggestion. If you have a specific question, Ask a Glass Question at our Rakow Research Library.

John Kiley | Glass Art Society Demo 2017
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Watch John Kiley demo on the Mobile Hot Shop at the Glass Art Society conference in Norfolk, Virginia. Music: “Just a Blip” by Andy G. Cohen. Released under a Creative Commons Attribution International License.

David Walters | Glass Art Society Demo 2017
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If things don't go well, sometimes you learn as much or more than if things go as planned. Hear more from David Walters at the Mobile Hot Shop from the 2017 Glass Art Society conference. Music: “Warmer” by Andy G. Cohen. Released under a Creative Commons Attribution International License.

Jen Elek | Glass Art Society Demo 2017
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I've come from a traditional glassblowing background and I really value all the information that my teachers have taught me over the years. I feel like one of the most important things that my teachers have taught me is to continue exploring in the material and not to stay stagnant, to keep

Scott Darlington | Glass Art Society Demo 2017
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Scott Darlington made Tweezer Venus, a solid glass sculpture made using only a pair of tweezers, on the Mobile Hot Shop's inaugural deployment at the 2017 Glass Art Society conference in Norfolk, Virginia. Hear from him about the demo. Music: “Bathed in Fine Dust” by Andy G. Cohen. Released

Richard Jolley | Glass Art Society Demo 2017
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Hear from Richard Jolley at the Mobile Hot Shop during the Glass Art Society Conference. Music: “Oxygen Mask” by Andy G. Cohen. Released under a Creative Commons Attribution International License.

Grant Garmezy | Glass Art Society Demo 2017
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Hear from Grant Garmezy and watch him demo on The Corning Museum of Glass Mobile Hot Shop at the Glass Art Society Conference in Norfolk, VA. Music: “A Human Being” by Andy G. Cohen. Released under a Creative Commons Attribution International License.

Explore Corning: GAS 2016
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Explore the Crystal City of Corning, N.Y., during the Glass Art Society Conference, June 9 through 11, 2016. See 35 centuries of glass and discover the new Contemporary Art + Design Wing of The Corning Museum of Glass. Shop and dine in the historic downtown Gaffer District and savor the flavors of

Jim Mongrain's Roadshow Demo: 2011 Glass Art Society (Seattle)
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Jim Mongrain's Hot Glass Roadshow demo at the Glass Art Society Conference in Seattle, June 1-5, 2011.

Keke Cribbs and Ross Richmond Demo: 2011 Glass Art Society Roadshow (Seattle)
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Keke Cribbs and Ross Richmond Demo at the Glass Art Society Conference in Seattle, June 1-5, 2011.

2011 Hot Glass Roadshow: Glass Art Society (Seattle)
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Introduction to the Hot Glass Roadshow at the Glass Art Society Conference in Seattle, June 1-5, 2011.

Mark Zirpel's Roadshow Demo: 2011 Glass Art Society (Seattle)
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Mark Zirpel's Hot Glass Roadshow demo at the Glass Art Society Conference in Seattle, June 1-5, 2011.

Jen Elek's Roadshow Demo: 2011 Glass Art Society (Seattle)
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Seattle artist Jen Elek's Hot Glass Roadshow demo at the Glass Art Society Conference in Seattle, June 1-5, 2011.

Guido Gerlitz's Roadshow Demo: 2011 Glass Art Society (Seattle)
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Guido Gerlitz's Hot Glass Roadshow demo at the Glass Art Society Conference in Seattle, June 1-5, 2011.

Rodman Miller's Roadshow Demo: 2011 Glass Art Society (Seattle)
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Rodman draws inspiration from the shapes that he used to see under a microscope in his Hot Glass Roadshow Demo at the Glass Art Society Conference in Seattle, June 1-5, 2011.

Alex Stisser's Roadshow Demo: 2011 Glass Art Society (Seattle)
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Alex Stisser's Hot Glass Roadshow demo at the Glass Art Society Conference in Seattle, June 1-5, 2011.

2009 Annual Glass Art Society Conference
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www.glassart.org Hope to see you in Corning, NY-- "America's Crystal City" for the 2009 Annual Glass Art Society Conference.

The Best of Twisty Cup Roadshow Demo: 2011 Glass Art Society (Seattle)
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Joe Miller from M-Space explains how creativity and performance are judged at the annual competition, now in its 8th year.