Priscilla Kar Yee Lo Joins SGS Team as Warm Shop Lead
We are thrilled to welcome Priscilla Kar Yee Lo to Sonoran Glass School! Priscilla recently completed her MFA in Glass at Illinois State University and will join our staff in mid-September. She has a wealth of experience as both an instructor and studio tech – including two seasons on the Netflix series Blown Away. Her passion for warm glass and kiln casting techniques will add a new dimension of expertise and opportunity to our educational programs. 
Priscilla will be in town for a short visit next month. Please join us for an open house on Tuesday, June 7th, to welcome her to the Sonoran Glass School community.....

June 7, 2022 | 1pm - 4pm

Stop by the SGS Warm Shop and meet Priscilla in person. Learn more about her philosophy, background, and vision for SGS's Warm Shop program.
2022 Spring Fund Drive
Sonoran Glass School inspires people of all ages to discover the wonder of glass art. As the only full-service, nonprofit glass arts educational facility in the Southwest, the school builds community and promotes the creation and appreciation of glass as a visual arts medium through through educational courses, one-on-one experiences, guest and resident artist seminars and workshops, events, and community outreach programs for youth, seniors, and veterans.

By making a gift today, you help provide students of all ages with positive, meaningful experiences and skills that will last a lifetime!
Upcoming Classes at SGS
Dazzling Dichroic Pendant and Earrings
Looking for that perfect gift for that special person? Learn to make a dazzling matching dichroic pendant and earring set.  Materials included. 

Dates: June 11th
Times: 10am -11am
Prerequisite: None
Intermediate Level On-Edge Platters
 Further hone your cutting skills with this 6″ x 12″ glass platter class. The two-day class will also focus on color theory to determine which colors will yield the best results for your complex finished design. Materials included.

Dates: June 18th & June 25th
Times:  9am-12pm
Prerequisite: Intermediate level cutting experience including Morton Board or Beatle Bits cutting systems.
Kiln Basics 101 with Laurie Schock
Have you been thinking about buying your own kiln, or do you already have a kiln and want to know more about fusing schedules? In this lecture-based class, you will learn about basic fusing schedules, how to prep a kiln shelf, and much more.

Dates: June 3rd
Times: 1pm – 4pm
Prerequisite: none
Introduction To Flameworking Basics
This three-week, hands-on series will give students a strong understanding of the basics of flameworking, preparing them to create their own projects. 

Dates: Saturdays, June 4th, 11th, & 18th
Time: 1pm – 4pm
Prerequisite: none
Furnace Glassblowing I (ART 265) – Fall 2022
Furnace Glassblowing I is a three month intensive course that covers the basic principles of glassblowing. Students gain knowledge working with molten glass along with cutting and grinding cold glass.

Dates: Sept. 5th – Nov. 30th
Days: Mondays & Wednesdays
Times: 8am - 12pm
Prerequisite: none
Furnace Glassblowing II (ART 266) – Fall 2022
Furnace Glassblowing II is a three month intensive course and is a continuation of Furnace Glassblowing I (Art 265). In this course, students begin to learn advanced color application and techniques.

Dates: Sept. 5th – Nov. 30th
Days: Mondays & Wednesdays
Times: 1pm - 5pm
Prerequisite: Art 265 and instructor permission
Have a Lightly-Used, Newer-Model Truck/SUV To Donate to SGS?
SGS is looking for a lightly-used, newer-model truck or SUV to use to use to pull the mobile glass blowing trailer to remote locations. Your donation is tax-deductible and will help SGS better accomplish its mission. Call Dennis or Lynn at 520-884-7814 for more information.
For more information, call 520-884-7814
Sonoran Glass School, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational organization, exists because of donations, public grants and private support. Our glass community is dedicated to fostering glass as an exciting and thriving visual arts medium in Tucson, and creating a place where people of all ages and abilities can discover the wonder of glass. Proceeds from donations and our classes, gallery sales, and events support the education and advancement of glass art and glass artists in Southern Arizona.