Give the gift of glass this holiday season! For a limited time, all gift certificates at Ignite Glass Studios are 10% off. As our gift to you, you will receive a handblown candy cane with a gift certificate purchase of $100 or a one-of-a-kind ornament with your $200 gift certificate purchase.
Glassblowing is an artistic glass forming technique that involves sculpting and molding molten glass with the aid of a blowpipe. These artists are called gaffers. Our team of artists create amazing work that will be on…
No experience required for this 30-minute, hands-on session. Working side-by-side with one of our artists, you will get your first taste of the wonders of glass blowing and will create your own paperweight or double-walled bowl….
Come learn the art of fire at one of Ignite Glass Studio’s glassblowing or kilnforming classes. Challenge your skills to work the diamonds in the cold shop. Join a supportive, creative community of artists who share…
Join Ignite Glass Studios and Co-op Image as we raise funds supporting free after school programs for Chicago Public Schools students on December 6th, 2013 6pm-9pm. Youth created gifts will be available for purchase. Craft beer by Half Acre Brewing, food by Sauce and Bread, and live entertainment by Environmental Encroachment! will be at the event. $15 suggested donation.
Ignite is excited to host master workshops before and after the 2014 GAS Conference. Click here to learn how you can attend one of our workshops – Hot Glass Sculpting with Karen Willenbrink-Johnsen and Jason Johnsen, Low Relief techniques from Lucio Bubacco and Faith Duruerk or Efficient Glassblowing with Boyd Sugiki and Lisa Zerkowitz. Class size is limited so don’t wait to register!
For the first time ever, Chicago is the site of the Glass Art Society’s 43rd Annual Conference, and Ignite is the host studio. This year’s theme, Strengthening Community, Collaboration, Forging New Bonds, highlights the social and entrepreneurial spirit that is building momentum within the glass art community.