One of the really cool parts about this blog is I get asked a lot of really great questions, some of which I even know the answers to. Since the answers may help others as well, I’m posting them here. If you have a question, don’t be shy, send it on over! (I have left off the names of the question senders for privacy. If you sent a question and would like attribution and a back link, let me know!)
- Q: I was told by our local fused glass shop owner that recycled glass will crack on you down the road if you use it fused together (even if cut from the same sheet). Read more
In just two weeks I will be starting a project that I’ve never done before. I have been offered the Artist in Residency at Hawthorne Elementary in Salt Lake City. The school has 250 kids, grades K-6. I usually teach just one class of kids at a time, so expanding to include 7 classes of varying age and ability of kids has been very exciting.
The theme of the residency is Using Glass Art to tell the Story of YOU. Each of the four projects that we will be doing will tell some part of what is unique about each persons life. Three of the projects will be recycled glass, one will be fused art glass.