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Glass Blowing - Hot Glass Education Workshops with Lumel Studios

Lumel Studios Hot Shop provides tours, demonstrations and workshops designed for secondary and elementary school groups. These programs introduce glass blowing history and techniques to foster visual literacy in students, encouraging them to find pleasure and meaning in art, and to think critically about the pursuit of art as well, as the potential to create work with HOT glass.

Programs:
Science lesson, artistic considerations and demo – (class size)
Requires two instructors and is a one hour program.

Science lesson and demo with a piece to keep – (class size)
The class can request one of the blown objects; either a replica of the school mascot, something drawn by a student, or glass blowers choice. Requires two instructors and is a two hour program.

Half-Day Workshop A – (5-10 students)
Safety session, tour, science lesson, and hands on experience working in a group to create a piece/person to keep. Requires two instructors and is a two-three hour program. Two benches and the full studio will be used.

Half-Day Workshop B – (10-30 students)
Safety session, tour, science lesson, and hands on experience working in a group to create a piece to keep. Requires two instructors and is a two-three hour program. Two benches and the full studio will be used.

One-Day Workshop – (Senior Secondary only, 30 students max)
Safety session, tour, demo, physics, chemistry, art theory, science lesson, and hands on experience working in a group to create a piece to keep. Requires two instructors and is a six hour program. Two benches and the full studio will be used.

Week Workshop – (30 students max)
Total immersion in the glass-working environment. We will cover topics such as safety, glass working techniques, the history of glass, the science (physics, chemistry), art theory, and art production as well as, learning teamwork production. Requires two to four instructors for five, six-hour days. Two benches and the full studio will be used.

Grade Suitability:

K-12

Maximum Class Size:

See individual program listings

Time Required:

1-3 hours, full days, week workshops (see individual program listings)

Material Required:

Studio will provide

Language of Instruction:

English

Communities:

Whitehorse

Availability:

Year-round

Luann Baker-Johnson and Tyson Isted

Luann Johnson
Luann was raised in the Yukon, has travelled extensively in Europe, Africa and the Middle East, and lived in Austria, Turkey, Malaysia, Indonesia and Canada.  She is a student, an artist, a teacher, a marathon runner, a skydiver, a mother of six, a wife, a friend and a motivator.
Luann graduated with a BFA in Ceramics in 2011 and a BFA in Glass in 2012.
Tyson Isted
Saskatchewan born and raised, growing up Tyson enjoyed playing imaginary games. Educated as a dreamer, it was at the University of Regina that Tyson wanted a more in-depth creative experience, so he transferred schools and continued his education at the Alberta College of Art and Design in Calgary, AB. Tyson Graduated with a BFA majoring in GLASS. He has assisted many glass artists and has also worked at an architectural decorative glass factory as a lab technician. Today, Tyson can be found travelling the dream world or in Whitehorse, Yukon and around Northern Canada.

Contact: Luann 867-336-2462, alternate 867-633-2308 // Tyson 867-334-5924

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