Fine Arts Division
The glass blowing facility was established in 1989 through the Visual Arts
Division at Coastal Bend College.
The traditional offhand glassblowing course, ARTS 2371, began in 1990.
CBC was the first Junior college to offer this program and
has become the oldest academic educational glassblowing facility in
the State of Texas.
We have a strong competitive Associate in Arts program, transferable to surrounding
Texas Colleges and Universities.
Coastal Bend College seeks to pursue in-depth study in the visual arts
by providing you with the most noted teachers and artists.
Glassblowing Workshop — Artist-in-Residence Jayne Duryea, CBC Art
Student, 9 am. – 4 pm.
Open to all individuals regardless of experience and/or education.
Last day for class enrollment.
Glass Class 1: Beginning Glass Blowing
Glass Class 2: Beginning Glass Blowing
Glass Art Society
2016 CONFERENCE: CORNING, NY — CREATING CONTENT: GLASS IN A NEW LIGHT
Forming molten glass on the end of a blowpipe is an exciting way to
experience the essence of this raw material.
Through lectures and hands-on work, students learn the basic
techniques of forming glass: gathering, blowing, and puntying.
A survey of kiln techniques including fusing (melting pieces of flat glass
together) and slumping (melting flat glass over a three-dimensional object).
All projects are developed on an individual basis with emphasis on
learning the process for further work.
The workshops are available for individuals interested in exploring glass as
a media for expression.
Participants will be furnished with all supplies and
Meals and Lodging are extra (see listing for motels).
Please fill out an application to
register for the workshop. Class assignments are made on a first come, first serve by
postmark or e-mail date. You will be notified promptly by mail or e-mail as to your
class status or if you are on the Alternate List. Deposit checks for alternates will
be returned as no deposit is required for alternates. You will be notified by phone
or e-mail if a vacancy occurs.
A deposit of $75 must accompany your registration form in order
to hold your place in class. Full tuition must be paid
on the first class day to secure your placement. A service fee of $15 will
be deducted from all refunds due to cancellations. ALL refunds will be
initiated after the last workshop date.
Enrollment is limited. Please respond early,
early and early. The workshop tuition cost is $275 per class.
You will be notified on availability of space and all the details upon receiving
your application and
the registration deposit of $75 per class. The deposit holds your place on
the class list, and is non-refundable upon cancellation. Make check payable
to Coastal Bend College Glass.
The $200 balance per class will be due on first day of workshop.
Coastal Bend College is located at the intersection of Business Hwy 181 and FM
3355 (Charco Road) in Beeville, Texas. From the US Hwy 181 bypass, exit at FM
3355, turn west on FM 3355 and travel for approximately one mile. The Frank
Jostes Visual Arts Building is located on the left at top of the hill next to
the second parking lot.
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