Mondays and Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Thursdays and Fridays

Katrina Hude owns and operates a hot glass studio on Whidbey Island in Washington state. She began working with glass as an undergrad at California College of Arts and Crafts and then, received an MFA from San Jose State Univ. in California in sculpture in 1995. She has been awarded the Fellowship at The Creative Glass Center of America and Emerging Artist in Residence at the Pilchuck Glass School. She has been an Artist in Residence at Tacoma Museum of Glass, and Toledo Museum of Glass and has lectured and demonstrated in Japan, Australia, and in the US. Currently, she serves as the President of the Whidbey Island Arts Council whose mission is to foster creativity within our island community and to provide services and resources to artists and art organizations that are building the value and recognition of arts and culture on Whidbey Island, WA. 


Instagram: @katrinahudeglasssmaker

Pattern Think Tank with Cane and Murrini
When: Mondays and Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Thursdays and Fridays, Jun 17 - Jun 21
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Dates: Jun 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
Tuition $900.00
Instructor: Katrina Hude

Be prepared to experiment with pattern design, idea generation, making sculpture, and the processes that transform object-making into art.

Let's explore the many ways to create and discover patterns and textures in the Hot Shop, with introductions to enhance sculptural processes in the Cold Shop.

We will translate ideas into sculptures. Together, we will practice pulling murrini, and cane, research ideas and techniques, and play with making meaningful concepts in our glass. We will pull vertical, square canes and combine them to make multi-generational patterns to be cut in cross-section and assembled on an object or as the structure itself. We will pull horizontal canes to be cut and combined to produce intricate and infinite pattern possibilities. Beyond the Hot Shop, we will consider Cold Shop techniques for creating texture and tactile elements to enhance our glass vocabulary.

The class will focus on exploring. It would be great if you would bring relevant ideas to share and for personal inspiration. Class discussions will be followed by a survey of techniques to build a more diverse and dynamic dialogue for your artwork.

4 of 12 seats available.