POTEKGLASS - COMMERCIAL & RESIDENTIAL DESIGNS | CLASSES
2505 NE HOWARD ST, SUITE C, MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55418
(612) 281-7243 INFO@POTEKGLASS.COM

OPEN SHOP HOURS
MONDAY - FRIDAY 10am - 4pm + AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT
OPEN TORCH SESSIONS AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT
PotekGlass March 2021 Newsletter
Art in the Shop: Fire on the Water
Forged in the fire of the imagination, this unique glass panel captures summer sunlight reflected on the water; perfect styling for your lake home!
An eye-catching work of art, this glass piece is easy to maintain and is durable.

Custom Designs From Potekglass
For custom glasswork accents in your home, remember Potekglass. Include us in your new home build or remodeling plans.

Call for a consultation at (612) 281-7243.
Artist in the World: Nancy Callan
About Nancy Callan
Nancy Callan’s artistic voice as a glass sculptor reflects her high-level training and talents. Callan attended the Massachusetts College of Art (BFA 1996).

Callan’s numerous awards include the Creative Glass Center of America Fellowship and residencies at the Museum of Glass (Tacoma, WA), The Toledo Museum of Art (Toledo, OH), and the Pittsburgh Glass Center (Pittsburgh, PA), and The Chrysler Museum (Norfolk, VA).

She has been a key member of maestro Lino Tagliapietra’s glassblowing team since 1996. Learn more on her website.
Nancy Callan with glassworks.
Apricot Shimmer Orb
(Photographer unknown)
Apricot Shimmer Orb.
Embers Droplet.
Embers Droplet Detail.
Embers Droplet (Photographer unknown)

Supplies
Hand-rolled and controlled for mix consistency, with the unique patterning of true art glass. Nearly all are suitable for fusing or cold applications.

Working Notes
Each sheet contains a reactive combination that will continue to develop with heatwork. Expect variation, which can occur within a single sheet & throughout production runs.

Class Notes: Upcoming classes
PotekGlass continues to observe CDC guidelines including 6ft social distancing and masks in the shop. Classes and open sessions will have no more than 4 students.
Masks are required to participate.
Basics From Boron
Italian Soft Glass class
March 6
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Try-It Class

3-hour class
Cost: $95
Member Price: $69 

Discover the sculptural potential of durable Borosilicate named for the element boron, which is added as a flux to create an American hard glass! 

ThisTry-iT! will explore torchwork basics and each skill taught will culminate in a project after hands-on practice. You will learn to gather molten glass to create a small paperweight, smash and twirl a gather into an icicle ornament and experiment with glassblowing to create a small figure.

Just Try-iT! These are beginner sessions intended to introduce a glass-working approach. You will learn basic techniques specific to that approach with hands-on practice time to get comfortable working with glass and open your eyes to the creative potential of glass!

Open Torch and Kiln Session
March 13th
Time: 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Certification Needed
Open torch session includes 4 hours on our torch equipment.

Open kiln session includes 4 hours on our equipment with a set of student tools, table workspace and quarter shelf portion of 24" round kiln to fire your projects.

Glass supplies are not included but may be purchased at the shop.

Kiln Try-It!
March 13th
Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm
Beginner Level Class
In this course students will learn to cut patterns out of sheet glass, make frit, and work with a variety of glass formats by combing them in the kiln to produce a glass ring dish.
*Note: Participants are required to have previous experience with glass or participated in a Try-iT session for Intermediate level classes.