Welcome to the Oregon Glass Guild website! Here you’ll find information about us and our activities such as shows, meetings, and classes. We are a non-profit membership organization that unites and informs the multi-disciplined art glass community of Oregon and southwest Washington. Techniques and media used by members include fusing, blowing, casting, painting on and/or with glass, stained glass, acid etching, mosaics, sand carving/sand blasting, coldworking, torchworking, and more. Enjoy browsing our pages to learn more about glass arts, see some of our work, and find upcoming events.
August 18th: Picnic and Board Meeting
BOARD MEETING 1-3 PM AM AT MARGIE RIEFF’S HOME BEFORE THE PICNIC.
THE PICNIC IS 3 PM – 7 PM
August 9th-14th: Two FILLED Fred Buxtum Classes, “Landscapes in Frit”
July: 3 Play Days
Portland, July 13th: Sgraffito Play Day at Margie Rieff’s Studio
Beaverton, July 20th: Coldworking
Hosted by Bob Heath: Wet Tile Saw, Sandblasting, Lathe, Lapping Wheel
Go to Events Calendar for information. Limited spaces so sign up soon!
Washougal, July19th: Batik
Hosted by Shirley Bishop: six people had a great time and learned lots! A big thank you to Shirley
June 29th: Museum Trip to Tacoma:
All OGG members and friends are invited. Preston Singletary is showing his stunning work: www.prestonsingletary.com
May 9th: We sent volunteers to Bullseye Glass in May. Bullseye agreed to host this year’s Fuse-a-Thon to benefit Empty Bowls (now renamed Clayworks for Community). See details on the Calendar of Events.
April: The Gathering of the Guilds:
Oregon Glass Guild Participant Images and Bio pages NOW available: click here
March: Hot Shop Introduction, with host Charlene Fort. What a fabulous opportunity our Guild experienced! Nichols Art Glass Studio in The Dalles hosted 17 of us and demonstrated roll ups and other glass blowing techniques. Lots of car pools participated and Charlene and Andy had a drawing for one of the pieces they made, Leslie Kelly took home the wonderful piece! Go to the photo page for images of this event!
February: A special thanks to Carlyne Lynch, for hosting OGG for our February meeting, at her studio. The meeting included a torch demonstration and equipment tips.
January: A special thanks to Melt Glass, in Vancouver, for hosting OGG for our January meeting, at their great glass shop. We particularly welcomed the group of artists who meet monthly in Vancouver!! The meeting included a demonstration by Murrini Man and we also had a great “glass discussion” at the end.
Featured artist is: Carlyne Lynch
Newsletter Details: Fusers Group, Website Help Menu, Save the daters, Emptuy Bowls, Summer Picnic/Meeting, Glass Play Days, Open Studio/Tour, Vendor Fair, and a letter from our Portland President: Mitzi Kugler. Follow the link below to open our Newsletter:
OGG Newsletter Summer 2019