Make Your Own Blown Glass Rondel
Instructor: Olivia Dobkin

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2024, 8:30AM - 12:00PM (4 hour class)

All Levels Welcome

Hands-on Workshop
Educational focus: Artistic Development: Increasing an understanding of general art and design concepts, Technical Development: Strengthening the technical skill of the artist through exploration of materials and tools.

Cost: $80

Location: Offsite
Monarch Glass Studio
1919 E Truman Rd, Kansas City, MO 64127

Transportation will be provided

 

Rondel

Olivia with Rondel

Rondel 1

 

Participants in this workshop will have the opportunity to work with professional glass blowers to create a custom rondel at Monarch Glass Studio. Students will leave with their own blown glass rondel and a basic understanding of the ancient art of glass blowing. Wine provided.

 

Olivia Dobkin

After receiving her BFA in glass from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Dobkin worked as a studio assistant for a high-end lighting company in New York.  Then she worked in Europe for nine months. She assisted UK glass artists James Devereux and Elliot Walker, "Blown Away" winner.  She also worked in glass factory production in Murano, Italy, where she was fascinated with the traditional Venetian stemware processes and techniques. Olivia is an enthusiastic member of the Monarch Glass Studio team.