WWU offers glassblowing class taught by Bellingham glass artists

Western Washington University is offering an introductory glassblowing class next fall, open to community members.

“Introduction to Glassblowing,” will start Sept. 27 at Morrison Glass Art in Bellingham.

The semiweekly course, which offers either Monday/Friday or Tuesday/Thursday sessions, will be taught by Morrison Glass’ award-winning artists Christopher Morrison and Alan Anders.

Morrison earned a bachelor’s in art at Hartwick College in 1984. He also studied glass art with renowned glassblower Dale Chihuly in Seattle.

Anders received his bachelor’s in motion graphics and experimental animation at the California Institute of the Arts in 1986.

The class will include a survey of the history and design elements of the glassblowing artform. It will also cover the business of glass art retail.

Students will get 24 hours of hands-on studio time to create their own masterpieces. The course will end with presentations and critiques.

No experience is necessary to enroll. The class is limited to 16 students.

More information: www.extendeded.wwu.edu, extendeded@wwu.edu, 360-650-3308

 

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