Where Cleveland Institute of Art
Join Marc Petrovic and Raven Skyriver May 22-26 for a workshop in CIA's glass studios. This class will focus on the limitless diversity of natural forms as a subject for inspiration while exploring the medium of glass. The workshop will emphasize moving away from the endless goal of perceived perfection and letting asymmetry give life to the fluid motion of the creatures, plants, or even minerals we are attempting to depict. The class will cover extensive and varied techniques of color application, different approaches to solid and blown sculpture, and planning and problem solving on the fly.
Registration is open at my.cia.edu/ceco. Limited housing is available in the CIA Uptown Residence Hall for an additional fee.
Marc Petrovic graduated from the Cleveland Institute of Art in 1991. He is a studio artist, whose work has been exhibited and collected nationally and internationally. He shares a studio with his wife, Kari Russell-Pool, an internationally recognized glass artist as well. He is an associate professor and chair of the Glass Department at the Cleveland Institute of Art, and he also serves on the board of directors for the Glass Art Society.
Raven Skyriver started blowing glass in high school. His mentor Lark Dalton taught him how to build glass blowing equipment and trained him in traditional Venetian techniques. From 2003 to 2007, he worked on the William Morris team, an experience that drove him to follow glass sculpting as a profession. He lives near the Pilchuck Glass School in Washington and produces his work in the greater Seattle area. His focus in the area of sculpture and depiction of marine life is inspired by his island upbringing and informed by the creatures that inhabit this fragile ecosystem.back to events list
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