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White Elk's Visions in Glass

"Happiness lies in the joy of achievement
and the thrill of creative effort..."

~ Franklin D. Roosevelt

 

Glass Blowing Schools,
Glass Blowing Equipment & Suppliers

almost Everything you always wanted to know about art glass*
(*But were afraid to ask)

 





 

Suppliers

 

Aftosa
  (Wholesale ceramic supplies)


Artists Reliable Tools
  (Tools)

Arrow Springs
  (Flameworking supplies with an awesome links page)

Aura Lens Products
  (Sells safety lens and glasses for glass blowers)

Coatings by Sandberg, Inc.
  Only just some of the finest dichroic glass on the market!

Cutting Edge Products
  (Tools)

Denver Glass Machinery
  (Tools & Furnaces)

D&L Stained Glass
  (Glass, tools, etc.)

Digitry
  (Manufactures of great process controllers for the glass artist)

East Bay Color
  (Color)

Electroglass Furnace
  (Electric furnaces, great support!)

Grainger
  (Blowers, valves, hardware, you name it, they've got it.)

His Glassworks Inc.
  (Diamond abrasives products for the glass artist)

Hub Glass
  (Hot working equipment and supplies)

Joppa Glassworks, Inc.
  (suppliers of elements and kiln accessories / Giberson Ceramic Burner Heads)

Jim Moore Tools
  (Tools)

NorthStar Glassworks, Inc.
  (Classic rods, frits and powders)

Olympic Hot Glass Color Rods
  (Also carries the complete line of Jim Moore tools)

Steinert Industries
  (Tools for the glass blower)

Solux Lighting
  (An extraordinary combination of extremely high color rendering and extremely low UV and low IR . Simply the best!)

Wale Aparatus
  (More great tools for the glass blower)

Wet Dog Glass
  (another great site for hot glass tools and accessories)

 

 

 

Societys, Organizations & Forums

Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass

Art Seek Web Site
  (Links and information on artists, galleries and suppliers for all types of art and media.)

Brad Shute's Wicked Good Handmade Glass Website

Corning Museum
  (Workshops, Museums, and a great library)

Craft Web Forum Exchange Hot Glass
  (Hot Glass Chats Only)

Craft Web
  Award winning site for artists and crafters.

Crafts Report On Line

Glass Art Society (G.A.S.)

Glass Encycolopedia Online
  (A comprehensive source of information about glass. Wow, what a glass link collection, Wow!!!)

Glass Line Newsletter
  (Chat Line)
 
Glass Musesum
  (a series of in-depth articles about glass topics)

Glass Newsgroup

Glass Notes
  (Henry Halem)

IGGA
  (International Guild of Glass Artists web site. An excellent site full of information, deals, and links to a myriad of
  of glass blowing sites.

Joppa Glass
  (Dudley Gibbersons' page for burner tips, elements and lots of information)

NetCrafts
  (An online magazine of all crafts, vendors, galleries, and information.

Paperweight Collectors Association
  (Paperweight collectors information including newsletters and bulletins)

Society of Glass Bead Makers

Whitehouse Books
  (A true treasure trove of of glass related publications, books, manuals and magazines.

World Wide Art Resources
  This is the gateway for online arts information: artists, museums, galleries, quality art,
  art history, arts education, antiques, dance, theater, and more.





Glass Schools


Alfred University

Appalachian Center for Crafts

Art Institute of Chicago
e-mail: cstudies@artic.edu

Art Schools Search Engine /Education & Colleges

Brookfield Craft Center

Carlisle School of Glass Art

Corning Museum of Glass

Espace VERRE/Centre des metiers du verre du Quebec inc.
 
Franklin Pierce College
603-899-4000

Hands on Glass

Hartford Art School

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts

Massachusetts College of Art

New Orleans School of Glass
Phone: (504) 529-7277

Penland School of Crafts

Pilchuck Glass School

The Pittsburgh Glass Center

Public Glass

Pratt Fine Arts Center

Resnik Thermal Lab

Salem Community College

Sharon Art Studio, San Francisco

Snow Farm

Steinert Glass School

The Rochestester Institute of Technology

Urban Glass

Wheaton Village Creative Glass Center of America

 

 

 

Artists, Studios and Galleries

 

White Elk's Site for Cremation Urns Only
Click here to view White Elk's web site for Cremation Urns

White Elk's Site for Glass Sinks Only
Click here to view White Elk's web site for Glass Sinks

Cross Custom Works
  This vertsatile and amazing artist and his web site is a "must see"!

Custom Furniture by Tom Hannah
  Unique, original furniture design - Awesome!

 


Other Resources/Information



    Displays for Glass
      Add movement and beauty to your ornament and witchball displays with this "Spiral Ornament Hanger, with motor"
    Or browse their entire website for display ideas.

    Do it Yourself
      A Wealth of Information on "How to's" for home improvment & craft related projects

    Earthquake Putty from Aftosa
      Putty that will adhere your valuable glass pieces to whatever you have them on. Won't harm furniture.
     
    Illumenate.com
      Lighting Solutions for Home and Business.
     
    Lighting Solution
      Providing expert advice and solutions to all your lighting needs.

    Modern Luxury
      Bathroom design often includes glass vanities, steam showers, infrared saunas, and economically friendly toilets.
     
    Solux Lighting
      Hands down the best light bulbs for glass, period. For externally lighting, we highly recommend Solux lighting. Solux is a patented light source that provides an unparalleled replication of the daylight spectrum. Solux has been tested, approved, and recommended by the worlds most exacting color experts in various disciplines ranging from museum lighting, light therapy, photography and digital color proofing.

    Walsh Brothers
      On Line Gift Shop

 

 
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