Expanding on the uses and qualities of light, color, and line covered in ART-3309, explores more thoroughly the concepts of design, color theory, and the history of stained glass from its beginnings to current trends in the contemporary glass art movement. Covers traditional and nontraditional methods of stained glass construction and design. Also covers kiln-working techniques such as slumping, fusing, paté de verre and enameling.

Advanced Stained Glass 


Location: Governors State University
Days: Wednesdays January 21, 2014 - May 11, 2014
Time: 7:30 pm - 10:20 pm
Fee: $500
Description: Expanding on the uses and qualities of light, color, and line covered in ART-3309, explores more thoroughly the concepts of design, color theory and the history of stained glass from its beginnings to current trends in the contemporary glass art movement. Covers traditional and nontraditional
methods of stained glass construction and design. Also covers kiln-working techniques such as slumping, fusing, paté de verre, and enameling.

This is a non credit course offered in conjunction with the credit course: ART-6508 Advanced Stained Glass

Course Number: CE-ART01-01 

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Biography

Michael D. Hart


Michael Hart is a Senior Lecturer of Sculpture at Governors State University in University Park, IL. He received his Master of Fine Arts Degree in sculpture/dimensional studies with a concentration in glass from the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, Alfred, NY, his Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in glass sculpture at Illinois State University, Normal, IL, and began his artistic pursuits at Kankakee Community College, Kankakee, IL. He grew up south of Chicago in Momence, IL and returned back after many years of bouncing around the country pursuing his arts career. His sculptural work is split between various stained glass and glass fusing work, and figure sculpture that is carved and/or cast in a variety of mediums including glass, wood, plaster, bronze and steel. He lives and maintains a studio practice in Momence, IL with his wife Melissa and 3 children.