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MATTHEW SZÖSZ: FLEXIBLE FUSINGS
Glass Fusing Masterclass with Matthew Szösz
 
Matthew Szosz - Fused Glass
 
COURSE OUTLINE

This class will focus on using the fusing kiln as platform for free form shaping of warm glass. Students in this class will build flexible, inflatable, and expandable fusings that can be brought out of the kiln to be worked in three dimensions. Students will learn methods and techniques for assembling fusible structures in flat glass, and bringing those structures to a working point from which they can be manipulated either inside or outside the kiln. Students will also be encouraged to develop their own methods for the manipulation of warm glass, and for construction and assembly of created parts in the hotshop. This will expand skill sets and possibilities in radical new ways, and open whole new areas for artist/ student exploration.

 
TUTOR PROFILE - MATTHEW SZÖSZ

Matthew Szösz prefers his sculpture to be discovered rather than created, and works in partnership with material and process to explore new families of form.

He has received a BFA, BID, and MFA in Glass from Rhode Island School of Design. As well as, the Jutta Cuny-Franz Prize, the Borowsky Prize, and a Tiffany Foundation grant, and has been an artist in residence at programs across the US, Denmark, Japan and Australia. He has taught at Virginia Commonwealth University, University of Washington, Toyama, Penland, Pilchuck, Pittsburgh Glass Center, and Public Glass in San Francisco, where he was executive director.

In 2010 he founded Hyperopia Projects, curatorial/ project group based in the USA that advances cross-genre material based sculpture and critical thought. He currently lives and works with his wife, Anna Mlasowsky, in Seattle, WA.

 
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COURSE TUTOR: Matthew Szösz
 
COURSE LEVEL: Intermediate - Advanced
 
COURSE DATES & TIMES:
Mon 23 - Fri 27 July 2018
4 days, 10am - 4.30pm
 
COURSE INCLUDES:
Group and individual tuition
basic materials
Use of facilities, tools and equipment
refreshments
 
COURSE FEE: £750
 
COURSE STATUS: PLACES
 
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Treat Yourself to Lunch!
A delicious buffet lunch is available at £10 per person per day. A typical lunch consists of a selection of sandwiches, pies, wraps, salads and a cake. All locally sourced and delivered from Farleigh Road Farm Shop.
 
To book a lunch there will be an option to add lunches to your cart before you checkout online and remember to adjust the quanitity if you would like lunch for more than one day.
 
If you have already booked your course and wish to add a lunch simply call us to arrange booking and payment on 01225 768888.
 
IMPORTANT! Due to the cooling down processes involved with all glassmaking it is not possible for students to take work home on the day it is made. Work needs to cool slowly in our kilns and may be collected at a later time by arrangement or carefully packaged and posted to you for £20 (Our cost, no more).
 
*extra materials available at cost
**This includes hot and cold beverages but not lunch. Please bring a packed lunch or book a lunch as there are no restaurants or shops nearby.
 
 
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