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|Company/School Name:||Wildfire Productions: Glass Art Studio||Major Classification: Hot Shop (Furnace Glassblowing) |
Major Classification: Torchwork/Lampworking
Major Classification: Fusing/Slumping
Major Classification: Consultant
|Contact Person Name:||Brook Hoskins||Offers PUBLIC Classes |
Offers PRIVATE Classes
|Address Line 1:||4907 Western Ave.||HIGH SCHOOL|
|Address Line 2:||Sells RETAIL Sells WHOLESALE|
|City:||Downers Grove||Furnace Capacity (Pounds of Glass): 0|
Number of Benches: 1
|State:||IL||Number of Gloryholes: 1|
Number of Annealers: 1
Number of Garages: 1
|Zip:||60515||Number of Fusing/Slumping Kilns: 5|
Number of Torches: 5
Torch Types: National handtorch, 8M, mini Carlisle, CC, CC+
|Country:||USA||Invite Public to Watch Work/Classes|
|Email:||firstname.lastname@example.org||Year Founded: 2003|
Wildfire Productions: Glass Art Studio is located just outside of Chicago and only minutes from Naperville, IL.
The beautiful home studio has been open to the public for over six years.
Our artists specialize in custom glasswork and art glass of every style, including, fusing, lampworking, and furnace working.
One-of-a-kind art glass includes stemware, goblets, custom glass beads, suncatchers and lighting.
Art glass classes are taught privately giving the student the freedom to explore their own talents at their own pace.
Classes can be bundled with open studio time so students can practice new skills before moving on.
All materials are included in each class; no hidden additional fees.
You can find Wildfire artists at local art shows all year long doing lampworking demonstrations.
BE SURE TO CHECK OUT THE FORUM FOR TUTORIALS AND TIPS!!!
Brook Hoskins - Brook is the head artist at Wildfire Glass Studio.
He is known for his contemporary- venetian borosilicate lampworked art glass.
Although mostly self - taught, Mr. Hoskins has studied with famous lampworkers Emilio Santini and Robert Mickelsen
After receiving a grant from the Coleman Foundation of Chicago to build his studio, Brook opened Wildfire to the public for classes and rental time.
Brook teaches our advanced lampworking and fusing classes.
Kristan Green - Kristan has been an artist at Wildfire for six years.
Kristan is know for her custom glass bead and button work and tiny solid sculpture pieces.
Ms. Green has done lampworking demonstrations all over the country, priding herself on "trying anything".
Kristan teaches the beginning bead classes.