James Blake

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First Introduced to Glass in 2009, James Blake was the Flat-shop instructor for 8 years at the Non-Profit studio GlassRoots, located in Newark ,NJ. He uses an interdisciplinary approach with ceramics, drawing/ painting, glass, and metals to create his own work focused mostly on the interaction of form and function. James has worked and studied with many craft organizations including Pilchuck glass school, Pittsburgh Glass center, Penland School of Crafts, and Urban Glass (Brooklyn ,NY), and Peters Valley School of Craft. He now works mainly out of his home studio in West Orange, NJ.


Warm Glass: Exploring Fusing & Slumping

Come get an introduction into the process of glass fusing and slumping. This will include the use of basic flat glass tools, kiln preparation and programming, as well as techniques […]

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GLASS! Smash, Crackle & Pop

Focusing on themes in nature, students will create and decorate using various flat glass techniques. With projects such as mosaic decoration, fusing in the kiln, and using recycled glass, everyone […]

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Glass Kiln Forming Intensive

Whether you have never fused glass in a kiln before, or just need a weekend to finish a piece you’ve been working on, join us for this weekend focused on […]

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