Zach Layhew is an American artist that is living and working in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. At the age of 14, Zach started his glass career by taking an introductory intensive at the Pittsburgh Glass center called the Teen Bootcamp. He quickly fell in love with the material and the community surrounding it. Through the years he has focused on his technical skills in glass and has started to develop his voice through sculpture. To this day, Zach is working as an artist, and as an instructor for Pittsburgh Glass Center. In his spare time, he is also aiding other local Pittsburgh artists as an assistant.  

Instagram: @zlayhew 

Advanced Hot Glass
When: Tuesdays, Feb 6 - Apr 2
Time: 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Dates: Mar 12, 19, 26; Apr 2
Tuition $600.00
Instructor: Zachary Layhew

In this advanced hot glass class, you are encouraged to focus on the techniques that interest you as a developing glass artist. Choose to either watch weekly technique-driven demonstrations or work on independent projects with the guidance and support of instructor. Refine basic skills and methodology as you create unique vessels and learn about a broad range of more complicated techniques including the use of solid colors, mold-blowing, and the creation of compound shapes. Content will vary by session and basic materials are provided. Advanced Hot Glass is designed so it can be taken multiple times to improve or expand upon glassblowing skills. Class tuition includes 2 hours of studio rental time to be used during the 8-week course period.

Hot 2, 72 hours of hot shop experience, or instructor permission is required.


Class does not meet on 3/5/24.

0 of 8 seats available.