Monday, July 12, 2021 from 4 - 6 pm
Gallery 25 and Creative Arts Studio is sponsoring a Fused Glass Workshop by member artist Maryann Meken-Silverstri on Monday July 12, 2021 from 4 – 6pm. Come learn about fusing glass and make your own plate or bowl. Gallery 25 is located at 11 Railroad Street in New Milford and is sponsored by the New Milford Commission on the Arts.
The workshop will be held at Gallery 25 and materials, glass, molds and tools will be provided. Students will be given a short tutorial on the basics of fusing glass and have the opportunity to create a small fused glass plate or bowl of their own design, using small pieces of colored glass. Their work will be brought to Maryann's studio to be fused and then formed in 2 firings. The finished product will be available for pick up at the gallery within 2 weeks after the workshop. The cost of the class is $40 per student (This is an adult class). Seating is limited, so please call by July 9 to reserve a seat in this workshop: Maryann Meken-Silvestri at (203) 743-3550.
Maryann Meken-Silvestri is an award winning fused glass artist who currently operates The Eclectic Glaziery, LLC her studio in Danbury, CT. "Creating beautiful work in glass requires the marriage of fragile pieces: Vibrant and graphic, organic and neutral, all bond to form sparkle and strength." says Maryann. A former Public School art teacher, she holds a BS from the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut and an MS from Western Connecticut State University. Additionally, intensive study in glass at Hot Glass Horizons in Corning, New York, San Francisco Glassworks II, The Brookfield Craft Center as well as private instruction continues to expand creative possibilities. Her fused glass bowls, plates, jewelry, ornaments and art pieces are for sale at Gallery 25.
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