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TMA Master Class | Sarah Blood: Neon Dreaming

TMA Master Class | Sarah Blood: Neon Dreaming

Toledo Museum of Art
Glass Pavilion
2444 Monroe St
Toledo, OH 43620

Monday-Friday, June 13- June 17, 2022 | 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Instructor: Sarah Blood
Prerequisite: None
Technique(s): Neon
Course Code: 22S9FS9006
[$950 members / $1000 nonmembers]

This one-week course will be an introduction to the aesthetic and conceptual possibilities of neon. By exploring traditional and experimental neon techniques students will develop the skills they need for planning, creating, and installing their own neon works. The course will focus on play, material exploration and personal expression. Group discussion and slide shows will cover historical and contemporary issues relevant to the practice and process of neon and its use as a medium for sculpture.  

TMA offers full and partial scholarships for glass studio master classes. Download the scholarship application form here. Completed scholarship applications for glass studio master classes must be received by April 1, 2022. Students applying for a scholarship cannot register for class in advance.



Beginning in May and continuing through August, these one-week master classes will offer instruction in a variety of glass techniques including glassblowing, flameworking, glass fusing, cutting and hot sculpting. Each teaching artist is internationally recognized and brings with them a set of highly specific and refined skill sets unique to each studio in the Glass Pavilion. The classes will run one week, Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with lunch provided. Each week-long class will cost $950 for Museum members and $1,000 for non-members. Many of the classes are open to artists of all skill levels but some will require intermediate or advanced experience. Each class will be limited to four students and scholarships are available. Participants must be 18 years of age or older. As travel and gathering guidelines are subject to change in accordance with COVID 19 protocol, Master Class may be affected. In preparation for the classes, please refer to these sources for national and international travel.

For class descriptions and to sign up, visit; all coordinating artist lectures are free and open to the public

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