Beginning and Advanced Glass Fusing and Slumping

Beginning and Advanced Glass Fusing and Slumping - finished productsLearn the basics of glass fusing and slumping while making beautiful bowls, plates, jewelry and decorative objects. We'll discuss glass types, compatibility, cutting and firing schedules. Come experience one of the easiest ways to work with glass and take home some unique objects. Most supplies provided.

Instructor: Alex Poorman and June Kay 
Enrollment: 7
Dates: Saturdays, March 21 - April 11, 2015
9:00 am – 11:30 am
Cost: $155.00  Most supplies provided.
Location: Katherine Harper Hall Room 41

Registration will begin on the following dates and will remain open until three days before the class starts:

  • FALL SESSION: August 1 at noon
  • SPRING SESSION: December 1 at noon

  • SUMMER SESSION: May 1 at noon

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PLEASE NOTE: You may cancel a craft class up to two weeks before the class begins, with a $30 cancellation fee assessed. No refunds are allowed within two weeks of the start date, nor after the class begins.

Alex Poorman is an Associate Professor and Coordinator of the Interior Design program at Appalachian State University. He has worked with glass fusing and slumping for several years and incorporates his teaching about color, shape and form within his glass works.

June Kay has worked both in the US and Europe in stained glass, glass painting and porcelain. She now lives locally, and for the last several years has focused her efforts on pottery and glass, bringing these media together through slumping and fusing.

PLEASE NOTE: Most classes meet over multiple weeks. Registration for each class is open until the class fills or until three days before the class begins. If you miss the registration for this semester we hope you will consider taking this class the next time it is offered. Please contact Teri Reddick at to be added to the mailing list if you would like to be notified when new classes are offered.

Director: Kathy Copley,

Director Emeritus: Eric Reichard,, 828-262-6360

If you experience problems completing the registration, contact Teri Reddick at 828-262-2530 or email Teri Reddick at

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