Glass Axis’ Holiday Sale!!

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Central Ohio’s finest glass-working artists will be on hand with jewelry, holiday decorations, and other glass artwork of all forms and sizes next weekend for Glass Axis‘ Holiday Sale at their new home in Franklinton!

Friday December 12- Noon to 7 pm

Saturday December 13- 10 am to 4 pm

Sunday December 14- 10 am to 4 pm

Thousands of glass pieces will be on display, many at discounted prices, and walk-in workshops will run all weekend! So, create your own unique items or personalized gifts!

The Blown Glass Ornament Workshop is for ages 12 and up. Shape and blow molten glass into a globe-shaped ornament at just $30 a pop!

For merely $15 per bead, visitors 6+ may use smaller torches to heat and form glass into the shape of a candy-shaped bead in the Torchworked Bead Workshop!

All activities are first-come, first-serve as no pre-registration is required. Click here to get all the details on Glass Axis courses offered at other times.

Glass Axis new address is 610 W Town St., Columbus, OH 43215.

 

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Glass Axis is back in action!

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We know how excited you must be, because we missed them too! Ohio’s own Glass Axis will have a Grand Re-Opening on the weekend of November 6 -8 in Franklinton, at 610 W Town St.!

The grand re-opening features workshops and demonstrations by glass master Bill Gudenrath, as well as demos by Glass Axis‘s talented artists and the opening of Glass Axis: A History Exhibition. Pieces by Axis’s artists will be auctioned hot right off the pipe. Daily performance will feature glass jugglers and a glass mime. As a fitting conclusion to a celebration of glass and art, Saturday evening will end with an outdoor glassblowing event that is not to be missed.

Classes on November 7 are first-come, first-served. No pre-registration is required, and no reservations are accepted. If you would like to take a class at another time, visit the Glass Axis website for more information.

 

A Beneficial Affair: Cultural Arts Center, Glass Axis, and You, of course!

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Come out to support your local gaffing station, Glass Axis at the Cultural Arts Center’s Beneficial Affair!

Tonight (Sept. 4th) from 5:30 to 7 in the evening you may enjoy the provided live music while strolling the CAC’s main exhibit. Admission is free (donations support the Glass Axis move and are greatly appreciated) and attendees have the opportunity to purchase art from the exhibition Converging Boundaries, mixed media art by OAL member Christine Guillot Ryan. As if that’s not enough, Glass Axis artists will also be providing a limited selection of Glass Art for sale and fund-raising.

The Cultural Arts Center is located at 139 W. Main St., and proceeds from the event will aide Glass Axis’s relocation and glass art programming.

Don’t miss out!

Free Last Saturday Demo at Glass Axis

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Every last Saturday of the month, Glass Axis in Columbus presents free demonstrations. Watch as an artist makes their personal best in these in-depth demonstrations. This month, Sten Neuber shows the step-by-step process and finesse of creating glass art. Neuber, who has been working with glass for over a decade, uses various pick-up techniques to create peanut and other nut-shaped vessels. 

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“My work on my own time is very inspired by nature,” says Neuber, “mostly by animals but also the funny things in life that remind me of animals.”

Don’t miss Sten Neuber, this Saturday, May 31 from 4- 6 in the evening at Glass Axis

 

Visit the Glass Axis home page to see what other great events they have to offer!