Glass - Hot Sculpting and Assemblage Techniques
Kent Blossom Art Intensives in Glass
Hot Sculpting and Assemblage Techniques
Resident Faculty – Davin Ebanks
Visiting Artists – de la Torre Brothers (Einar and Jamex de la Torre)
May 26 - June 8, 2019
Participants in this two-week intensive will learn hot-sculpting methods for glass, including bit-working sculpture with color in the hot shop. Assemblage techniques, including the use of cast resin components will be demonstrated by the visiting artists.
Note: Participants will not do any resin casting in this course, as it requires a controlled situation and equipment. The de la Torre brothers will discuss the use of resin casting in their work and share information on safety issues surrounding this material.
EINAR & JAMEX DE LA TORRE
Collaborating artists-brothers Einar and Jamex de la Torre were born in Guadalajara, México (1963 & 1960), where they grew up until a sudden family move to California in 1972. Presently living and working in both Ensenada, México and San Diego, California. Jamex started lampworking glass in 1977, attended California State University at Long Beach under scholarship; received a BFA in Sculpture in 1983. Einar started work with glass in 1980; also attended California State University Long Beach. Both owned and operated a flame-worked glass figure business from 1981 to 1997.
FEES AND TUITION
Non-credit Tuition Option - $1,100
College Credit Tuition - Tuition costs for each workshop are $1368 for 3 resident undergraduate credits, and $2100 for 4 resident graduate credits ($2454.00 non-resident undergraduate and $3916.00 non-resident graduate).
APPLICATION DEADLINE IS APRIL 30, 2019.
Images: Courtesy of the de la Torre Brothers