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Top Spots For Glass Art In Denver

July 2, 2012 6:00 AM

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Glass art is so much more than those little trinkets you purchase while on vacation with your family. It takes a lot of skill and talent to create these amazing masterpieces. Glass art also takes many forms; from blown glass to stained glass, and many techniques in between. If you are looking for a special addition to your art collection, or if you are looking to learn how to create glass art yourself, then look no further than these fine artists.
agnesofglass Top Spots For Glass Art In Denver

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Agnes of Glass
2717 E 40th Ave
Denver, CO 80205
(303) 399-4066
www.agnesofglass.com

With more than 20 years of experience blowing glass, Agnes Sanchez is quite the talented artist. She opened her glass-blowing studio more than 10 years ago, bringing her unique knowledge of 16th-century Italian techniques and combining them with both modern and 19th-century Roman glass techniques. Agnes specializes in custom designs, chandeliers/lighting and memorial keepsakes. However, she also delights in sharing her love of glass art through workshops and classes. Stop by the studio to peruse her work or to sign up for a class.

blakestreetglass Top Spots For Glass Art In Denver

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Blake Street Glass Studio
3343 Blake St
Denver, CO 80205
(303) 296-1072
www.blakestreetglass.com

Blake Street Glass Studio is a wonderful art studio featuring high-quality glass sculptures, perfume bottles, paperweights, custom glass tables and lighting. All of the work is from the talented hands of artist Kit Karbler and a team of highly-skilled young artisans. When working with glass, Kit explains it best, “At first it’s soft, simple, and beautiful – like making candy. But when you are working with 40 pounds of glass at 2,000 degrees, it’s like wrestling an alligator. You have to conquer it before turning it into a vessel.” Feel free to drop by Kit’s studio to see this alligator wresting in action, just be sure to call first as schedules vary from day to day.

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chglassworks Top Spots For Glass Art In Denver

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C & H Glassworks
11354 W 13th Ave, Suite 6
Lakewood, CO 80215
(303) 274-0643
www.chglassworks.com

C & H Glassworks is the home to artists Corey Silverman and Horace Marlowe. Together, the two artists work to bring more than 20 years of combined experience to their love of glass art. Both Corey and Horace delight in demonstrating the process of glassblowing to the public and welcome an audience as they create each masterpiece. In addition to the on-site gallery, C & H Studios hosts a hands-on workshop every Saturday where you can take your turn at the craft. Sessions should be scheduled in advance or during drop-in hours on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

glasscraft Top Spots For Glass Art In Denver

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Glasscraft
411 Violet St
Golden, CO 80401
(888) 272-3830
www.glasscraftinc.com

Have you always wanted to learn how to blow glass? Well, Glasscraft in Golden is one of the premier glassblowing training facilities in the nation. The studio began in 1970, founded by Homer Hoyt, the man that literally wrote the book on glassblowing in “Glassblowing: An Introduction.” Classes are held frequently and they range from beginner to advanced and everything in between. For those with the knowledge but not the tools, there is also studio rental space available including the use of one torch, studio tools, oxygen, fuel and a kiln.

pismofineartglass Top Spots For Glass Art In Denver

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PISMO Fine Art Glass
2770 E 2nd Ave
Denver, CO 80206
(303) 333-2879
www.pismoglass.com

PISMO Fine Art Glass is a large art studio housing an extensive collection of contemporary glass art by many world-renowned artists. With three Colorado locations, the Denver flagship gallery is perfectly housed in the Cherry Creek North shopping district. PISMO has a huge selection of sculpture, jewelry and functional pieces at a variety of prices. If you are looking for a truly special gift, then be sure to make a stop at PISMO Fine Art Glass.

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Deborah Flomberg is a theater professional, freelance writer and Denver native. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.

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