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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.

Jen Violette Guest Artist Demonstration (August 9, 2018)
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Watch Jen Violette craft a large cactus out of glass in the Amphitheater Hot Shop. See the final piece starting at 2:29:14. Violette began creating in early childhood, inspired by her grandparents who were studio artists themselves. Now she lives on a small farm in Vermont and is inspired by the

Guest Artist Demonstration: Jen Violette
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Watch Guest Artist Jen Violette in a live, narrated demonstration in the Amphitheater Hot Shop. In this demo, Violette creates a large fern branch out of molten glass.