Sculpting Secrets Revealed with Scott Darlington

$325.00Member Price: $300.00

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Workshop Description:

In this sculpting class, students will draw inspiration from everyday objects that are important in their lives. Observation, drawing, deconstruction, logic, physic, intuition and practice are the basis for mastering bare bones methods for sculpting glass. We will use blown and solid cold core techniques, bit work, fire polish, the garage, and teamwork to debunk hot shop myths and reveal that sculpting is FUNdamental.  

About the Instructor/Artist:

Scott has been working with hot glass for more than 30 years. After completing his BFA at the Appalachian Center for Crafts he moved to Seattle and worked as an assistant for many different artists. Scott also worked as the Hot Shop Coordinator at Pilchuck Glass School for 7 summers. After nearly 10 years in Seattle, he spent 4 years in Japan as Associate Professor at the Toyama City Institute of Glass Art. In the spring of 2007 he received his MFA in glass from The Ohio State University. Scott was a Visiting Assistant Professor at Bowling Green State University from 2007-2011. He has also done two residencies at the Museum of Glass in Tacoma. Scott has taught workshops around the globe, including Canada, Japan, Pilchuck, and Penland. He and his family returned to Seattle in summer 2011 where Scott is a practicing glass artist and the Glass Studio Manager at Pratt Fine Arts Center.

Working with hot glass for 32 years

1993 BFA at the Appalachian Center for Crafts

1993 moved to Seattle  

1995-2001 Hot Shop Coordinator at Pilchuck Glass School 

2001-2005 Associate Professor at the Toyama City Institute of Glass Art, Japan

2007 MFA in glass from The Ohio State University 

2007-2011 Visiting Assistant Professor at Bowling Green State University 

2006 and 20012 resident artist at Museum of Glass in Tacoma 

2011-present Glass Studio Manager at Pratt Fine Arts Center

Dates:

February 29th, 10 am- 6 pm / March 1st 9 am-5 pm

*Plan to provide your own lunch Saturday. Bringing lunch is great so you have more studio time!

*Lunch will be provided on Sunday. If you have dietary restrictions please bring your own lunch.

 

Dates

February 29th, 10 am- 6 pm / March 1st 9 am-5 pm

Requirements

  • Pre-requite Glass 1-4, or equivalent.
  • Age 16+

Cancellation Policy

Students will receive a refund of tuition minus 10% if the student contacts us no later than 7 days prior to the first day of class. Cancellations up to 48 hours before the start of the class will receive a 50% refund. Any cancellations within 48 hours before the start of the class, or after the class has begun will not be refunded. In the case of an emergency, the student may be able to transfer their payment towards another class based on availability.

Class sizes are limited and enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis. Unfortunately, FCAC is unable to prorate students for missed classes or classes that they are unable to attend. We strive to provide the highest quality art classes and we value your feedback. If you would like to share your experience or have questions or concerns, please email us at create@firstcityart.org.