286 Whisconier Road, Brookfield, CT 06804. Phone: 203-775-4526.
From November 1 to November 5, 2010 master lampworker Roger Parramore will be on the BCC campus teaching the fundamentals of lampworking in November. This is a rare chance to learn from this world-renowned glass artist, teacher and exhibitor! Mastering the fundamentals in any art form is key to the final result. And mastery of the fundamental techniques in lampworking is the gateway to understanding this most ancient of materials. Lampworking: Mastering the Fundamentals is a class about going back to the roots of technique. In this 5-day class, students will learn about topics ranging from the philosophical nature of heat to accomplishing basic hand skills. A course appropriate for any skill level, beginners as well as more advanced students will be able to hone their abilities as they explore ornaments, perfume bottles and more complex vessel forms such as goblets. Come ready to absorb a lot of information, and share what you know. Roger Parramore is an acclaimed glass artist with experience teaching and exhibiting around the world. He has taught at Osaka University of the Arts in Japan; Canberra Glassworks, Australia; Pilchuck Glass School, Washington; Craft Council of India, New Delhi, India; as well as Penland, Worchester, Eugene, Bullseye, and the Studio of Corning. His work is included in the Museum Collections of the Kobe Lampwork Museum, Japan as well as the Smithsonian Institute, Renwick Museum, Washington, DC. Take advantage of this rare opportunity to learn the fundamentals with a master glass artist! Register now! Call or check the website for a program guide.