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
Enrollment: 7
Dates: Thursdays, March 17 -- April 7, 2016 (4 weeks)
6 -- 8:30 pm
Cost: $165.00  Most supplies provided.
Location: Katherine Harper Hall Room 41

Registration will begin on the following dates and will remain open until the class fills or until three working days before the class starts, whichever comes first:

  • FALL SESSION: August 10 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.

PLEASE NOTE: Most classes meet over multiple weeks. Registration for each class is open until the class fills or until three working days before the class begins, whichever comes first. 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

If you need accommodations due to a disability, contact the Office of Disability Services at least two weeks prior to the beginning of your Craft Enrichment class. (828) 262-3056.

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