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• Featured Artist Class Events with Top Industry Figures and Art Glass Icons

• Certificate Pipe Classes for Beginners and Beyond – Increase your money making potential as a glass blower by learning to make industry standard products taught and certified by industry professionals, and get sales leads to start off your business right!

• Specialty Classes – Learn proper set-up, maintenance and use of the borosilicate furnace or the Lathe. Learn how to get the best color results from your color palate and advanced color techniques from the companies who manufacture the colored glass.

• Art Glass Classes –  Marbles, glass sculptures and glass beads.

• Open Shop Nights – We will host open shop sessions with technicians available to help answer questions and critique your progress.

• Design Your Own & Blow Your Own – We will host “design your own” flameworked pipes, pendants and marbles. Blow your own Hot Glass floats, pumpkins, ornaments, beer mugs, bowls, paperweights, water pipes and more!

• Private 1-on-1 Lessons – We also offer private lessons in any of our staff taught beginner classes.

• Hosting of Community Events – The Cornerstone Glass Teaching Facility is available to host community events! This year we will host Glass Stock West, some Oregon Glass Guild meetings and Last Friday Art Walk events. We hope to organize an open market space for community artists and to host all-ages music events.

Cornerstone’s mission is to help build and cultivate the glass art community in Eugene and provide a home base for glass artists to practice their craft and promote their products.

Certificate Pipe Making Classes for Beginners and Beyond –

Increase your money making potential as a glass blower by learning to make industry standard products taught and certified by industry professionals, and get sales leads to start off your business right! Each weekend of beginner classes includes several different products and design applications.

Samantha has been involved in organizing classes and events in the glass community for over 7 years.  She started her glass career at Eugene Glass School in 2006 and slowly worked her way up to Gallery and Registrations Manager / Schedule and Marketing Coordinator.  In 2011 she left the Glass School to become a consultant and began working for Noble Glass.  In early 2013 she began working with Cornerstone Glass, organizing their new annex, The Cornerstone Glass Teaching Facility…. and she lived happily ever after.

Samantha Pritchard Samantha Pritchard

Director