Deadline: Open call

The Glass Residency

An opportunity for glass artists interested in glass blowing, kiln casting, and hot sculpting.

Description of residency program
An opportunity for glass artists interested in glass blowing, kiln casting, and hot sculpting.

Disciplines, work equipment and assistance
Open to artists interested in glass blowing, kiln casting, and hot sculpting.

Accommodation
Accommodation information can be found here.

Studio/ workspace
The glass studio has a furnace that yields 110 lbs. of glass, a large glory hole (14”), a small glory hole (10”), two 8cf annealers, 16cf casting kiln, pipe warmer, two marver tables, and two workbenches. All kilns are powered by Digitry controllers. We melt Gabbert 8C which has a COE of 91. Artists are encouraged to bring their own tools and pipes to use while in residence.  

Pipes
Punties
Jacks
Straight shears
Diamond shears
Tweezers
Sophietas/Puffers – bent and straight
Graphite Parchoffis
Blocks and Paddles
Bench Torches
Break-off table w/Oxy-Propane torch
Vacuum table for metal leaf
Generous selection of optic molds
14” wet glass saw
Assorted diamond plate grinding pads and lap wheel
A good selection of powder frit and bar color available

Fees and support
The glass shop is available to rent at a daily rate, see pricing below. All day rentals include 30 lbs. of glass, marver table, workbench and basic hand tools. An additional warm up fee may apply.

Artist may apply for a glass residency for full or partial access to the studio. Residency rates vary for studio access, see details below. All studio equipment listed would be available to residents. Resident glass artists can also rent SAW’s electric kiln for glass casting, price varies. 
Entire Shop (no gaffer)
Half Day: $175  
Full Day: $350  
2-3 Days: $280 per day
1 Week (5 days): $250 per day 
Entire Shop (w/gaffer)
Half Day: $235  
Full Day: $470  
2-3 Days: $410 per day
1 Week (5 days): $370 per day 
Small glory hole and 8 cubic feet of annealer space (no gaffer) 
Half Day: $100  
Full Day: $200  
2-3 Days: $175 per day
1 Week (5 days): $125 per day 
Small glory hole and 8 cubic feet of annealer space (w/gaffer) 
Half Day: $160  
Full Day: $320  
2-3 Days: $290 per day
1 Week (5 days): $245 per day 
Large glory hole and 8 cubic feet of annealer space (no gaffer) 
Half Day: $125  
Full Day: $250  
2-3 Days: $200 per day
1 Week (5 days): $175 per day 
Large glory hole and 8 cubic feet of annealer space (w/gaffer) 
Half Day: $185  
Full Day: $370  
2-3 Days: $320 per day
1 Week (5 days): $295 per day

The Glass Residency

The Glass Residency

Location
United States of America

No application deadline / Open call

Residency starts
01/04/2017

Residency ends
31/10/2017

More information
http://www.salemartworks.org/glass-shop/

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Salem Art Works