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Glass Blowing with Lumel Studios - (Small Group)

Lumel Studios Hot Shop provides tours, demonstrations and workshops designed for secondary and elementary school groups. These programs introduce glass blowing history and techniques to foster visual literacy in students, encouraging them to find pleasure and meaning in art, and to think critically about the pursuit of art as well, as the potential to create work with HOT glass. Glass Blowing Workshop: Science lesson, safety session, and tour. One creation per person with full studio use. Razzel dazzle is time allows. Creations to be picked up the following day. Please note this workshop features 3-4 instructors teaching simultaneously to ensure each student get to create a glass piece. Each workshop is 1.5- 2 hours in length

Grade Suitability:

K-12

Maximum Class Size:

10-15 students

Time Required:

1.5 to 2 hrs class time (5 hours of instructional and prep time due to multiple artists working at once)

Material Required:

Studio will provide

Material Cost:

$10 per student

Language of Instruction:

English

Communities:

Whitehorse

Availability:

Year-round

Luann Baker-Johnson and Lumel Studios

Luann was raised in the Yukon, has travelled extensively in Europe, Africa and the Middle East, and lived in Austria, Turkey, Malaysia, Indonesia and Canada. She is a student, an artist, a teacher, a marathon runner, a skydiver, a mother of six, a wife, a friend and a motivator. Luann graduated with a BFA in Ceramics in 2011 and a BFA in Glass in 2012. Lumel Studios is focused on growing connections between people and hot glass. It is a teaching maker-space and a gallery. Pieces are created within a spirit of Northern exuberance and love for a medium that is every changing through heat and light. Locally Lumel Studios is labelled ‘The Happiness Factory'. Lumel provides tours, demonstrations and workshops designed for elementary and secondary school groups. These programs introduce glass blowing history and techniques to foster visual literacy in students, encouraging them to find pleasure and meaning in art, and to think critically about the pursuit of art.

Contact: Luann 867-336-2462, alternate 867-633-2308

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