Glass Fusing and Slumping -- Not Offered Fall 2019

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:  TBD     (4 weeks)    
Cost:    TBD  Most supplies provided.
Location:  Katherine Harper Hall Room 41

*This Glass Fusing class is pending for Spring until further notice.  If you'd like to be contacted when this class is available, please notify Teri Reddick at

 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

REGISTRATION:  Registration begins at noon on the dates below, and remains open until the class fills or until three working days before the class begins, whichever comes first. If a date below falls on a weekend or a holiday, registration will open on the first working day after this date:

  • FALL SESSION 2019:  August 12 at noon
  • SPRING SESSION 2020:  December 2 at noon
  • SUMMER SESSION 2020:  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.

PLEASE NOTE: Most classes meet over multiple weeks. Registration for each class is open until the class fills or until 1 week 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 Elizabeth Fields at to be added to the mailing list if you would like to be notified when new classes are offered.

Director: Dacia Trethewey,

Director Emeritus: Eric Reichard,

If you experience problems completing the registration, contact Elizabeth Fields at 828-262-2944 or email

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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