Grand Marais Art Colony, Grand Marais, Minnesota Facility Information
120 WEST 3RD AVENUE   PO BOX 626    GRAND MARAIS, MINNESOTA 55604    218-387-2737   arts@boreal.org

Glass Studio

Glass Studio


Located on the lower level of the Studio Building, the Glass Studio is set-up for warm and cold glass as well as mosaics.  A well-ventilated space with great natural light, it contains a large Genesis 24" x 42" kiln, a medium Olympic 23" x 23" kiln and four smaller Caldera 7" x 7" kilns.  The studio also features durable counter spaces as well as 2 grinders,1 Taurus 3 ringsaw and glass cutters.

This studio is also used for jewelry making, mosaics, and sculpture classes. 

This studio can comfortably accommodate 8 - 10 people. It is available for rent on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis based on artist's background and orientation.

Call 218-387-2737 or email at arts@boreal to set up a rental interview.

Studio Rental Fees
$75.00 per month
$40.00 per week
$15.00 per day

Kiln Firing:
Small Kiln $3.00
Medium Kiln $10
Large Kiln $20

Studio Glass is $5.00 per square foot unless priced otherwise.

 
Studio Access application

Workshops in Glass Studio

Drawing in Space: Soldered Wire Sculpture - May 24 - 25, 2014; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Textured & Colored Metal Jewelry - June 14-15, 2014; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Traditional Stained Glass: Make Your Own Window - July 18-20, 2014 Friday, July 18: 7pm - 9pm Sat-Sun, July 19-20: 9am - 4pm

Encaustic Painting and Collage - August 9-10, 2014; 2 days; 9 am - 4 pm

Fused Glass Landscapes - Friday, Aug 15, 2014: 7 - 9pm Sat-Sun, Aug 16-17, 2014: 9am - 4pm

Nature & Stained Glass - October 4 - 5, 2014; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Introduction to Ply Split Braiding - Sunday, February 15, 2015; 9am - Noon; half-day

Pewter Cast Jewelry (for ages 12 - 16) - April 9 - 23, 2015; 3 Thursdays; 4pm - 6pm

Garden Glass (ages 10 to adult) - Saturday, May 9, 2015; 1 day; 9am - 4pm

Fast Track to Stained Glass - May 16 - 17, 2015; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Mysterious Sand to Glass - June 6 - 7, 2015; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Prairie Home Enamelin' - June 11 - 12, 2015; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Wax Work with Free-form Gemstones - Saturday, June 13, 2015; 1pm - 4pm

Animal Sculpture - Beginner - June 30 - July 1, 2015; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Animal Sculpture - Advanced - July 2 - 3, 2015; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Fused Glass Jewelry - July 18 - 19, 2015; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Kiln Cast Sculpture and Pate de Verre - August 31 - September 4, 2015; 5 days; 9am - 4pm

Outdoor Photography: Youth (ages 9 - 13) - Saturday, September 26, 2015; 9am - 2pm

Stitch Bead Weaving - October 24 - October 25, 2015; 1.5 days; Saturday, October 24: 9am - 4pm; Sunday, October 25: 9am - Noon

Slump-a-Dish - January 12, 2016; 6pm - 8pm

I Love Glass - February 6, 2016; 1 day; 9am - 4pm

Fiber Art Mug Cozies - Sunday, February 14, 2016; 9am - Noon

Let's Get a Reaction - Feb 18 - Mar 3, 2016; 3 Thursdays; 6pm - 8:30pm

Mosaics: A Way with Water - May 28 - 30; 3 days; 9am - 4pm

Animal Mobiles - June 18 - 19, 2016; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Blown Glass Ornaments - Saturday, June 25; 9 am - Noon

CANCELLED - Glass Beads - June 25 - 26, 2016; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Mentorship in Jewelry - June 27 - July 1, 2016; 5 days; 9am - 4pm

The Basics of Torch Enameling and Setting - July 2 - 3, 2016; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

CANCELLED - Creating Negative Space: Designing in Layers - July 23 - 24, 2016; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

CANCELLED - Gyotaku: The Dao of Fishy-ness - July 30 - 31, 2016; 1.5 days; Day 1: 9am - 4pm; Day 2: 9am - Noon

CANCELLED - Mixed-media Sculpture - August 13, 2016; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

CANCELLED - Cracking the Kiln Code - August 19 - 21, 2016; 3 days; 9am - 4pm

Artist Talk: Career in Glass: Pivotal Moments and Inspirations - Friday, September 2, 2016; 5pm

Cancelled - Cast Crystal Balance Stones - September 2 - 5; 4 days; 9am - 4pm

Coptic Binding - October 1, 2016; 1pm - 4pm

Cross Structure Binding - October 1, 2016; 9am - 12pm

Cherry Blossom Box: Book Arts - October 2, 2016; 1pm - 4pm

CANCELLED - Crackle and Pattern - October 6 - 27, 2016; 4 Thursdays; 5:30 - 7:30 pm

CANCELLED - Love Your Jeweler’s Saw - October 8, 2016; 1 day; 9am - 4pm

CANCELLED - Developing and Producing a Jewelry Collection - October 15 - 16, 2016; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Glass Baubles: Fall Into Art - Saturday, October 22, 2016; 1pm - 4pm

Make-a-Bowl for Empty Bowls: GLASS - Wednesday, October 25, 2016; 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Make-a-Bowl for Empty Bowls: GLASS - October 26, 2016; 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Fuse it Up with Glass: Ages 7 - 11 - Friday, November 4, 2016; 9am - 2pm

Glass Beads - November 5, 2016; 1 day; 9am - 4pm

Holiday Ornaments - November 19, 2016; 1 day; 9am - 4pm

Fuse it Up with Glass: Ages 12-16 - Friday, December 9, 2016; 9am - 2pm

Guided Glass - February 16 - March 9, 2017; 4 Thursdays; 6 - 8:30pm

Button it Up with Glass! - February 18, 2017; one half day; 9am - noon

Glass Coasters - May 27, 2017; 1 - 3pm

Glass Coasters - Mary 27, 2017; 9 - 11am

Rebel Neckpieces - June 8, 2017; 9am - 4pm

Pins - June 9, 2017; 1 day; 9am - 4pm

Low-tech Metal Forming and Brooch Building - June 11, 2017; 9am - 4pm

Make it Move: Fabricating Mechanisms - June 11, 2017; 1 day; 9am - 4pm

Discover Kiln-formed Glass - June 14 - 28, 2017; 3 Wednesdays; 9am - 11am

Blown Glass Ornaments - Saturday, June 24, 2017; .5 days; 9am - 12pm

Blown Glass Ornaments - Saturday, June 24, 2017, .5 day; 1pm - 4pm

Sculpture by Fire: Basic Fabrication and Casting - July 11 - August 1; 4 Tuesdays; 9 am - 12 pm; Hosted at Last Chance Fabricating

Metal Casting with Recyclable Molds - July 19 - 22, 2017; 4 days; 9am - 4pm; Hosted at Last Chance Fabricating

Agate Landscapes: Glass on Glass Mosaics - July 29 - 30, 2017; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

Sculpture by Salvage: Re-claimed Metal Fabrication - August 7 - 11, 2017; 5 days; 9am - 4pm; Hosted at Last Chance Fabricating

Glass Studio Instructors

Mary Bebie
Elisa Berry Fonseca
John Franz
Sharon Frykman
Scott Hanson
Todd Hawkinson
Gretchen Lisdahl
Tedd McDonah
Cheri Meyer
Greg Mueller
Dan Neff
Judd Nelson
Malcolm Potek
Wayne Potratz
Tony Rau
Donna Rice
Peachie Schmid
Nancy Seaton
Casey Sheppard
Jeffrey Stenbom
Sheryl Tuorila

Photos from Glass Studio


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