ASGS 2022 Annual Symposium
July 18, 2022 - July 21, 2022
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Please be advised, the “Allan B. Brown Workshops” are only open to the Regular, Retired, International, and Lifetime Members. Regular members can enroll in the workshop without application. If the workshop seat limit is not attained by the day the workshop starts, the open seats may become available to other member classifications. If these workshops sell out, Observation Tickets may be offered to all member classifications at the discretion of the symposium organizer. If you are not a Regular member and would like to be notified if Observation Tickets become available, please email the National Office.
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Click HERE to apply for the Joseph S. Gregar Junior Member Seminar
Click HERE to apply for the Allan B. Brown Glassblowing Seminars
Seminar Descriptions and Times
Please note start and end times of seminars while purchasing tickets.
*** Seminar #3, Monday, July 18th, 8:00am – Noon, “Divide and Conquer Sculpture” at Sarasota School of Glass – Create a fabulous fused glass sculpture for your home in your own original design. Your 12”x 15” clear glass will be divided by an “S” curve which you will put back together by “conquering” the halved glass, joining the two pieces with your design. Skills worked on will be cutting plate in straight and curved lines, kiln firing rates, and kiln control. Maximum 10 Participants
Seminar #6, Monday, July 18, 8:00am – Noon ,“Equipment maintenance” – Learn the ins and outs of keeping your most loved tools and equipment in perfect running order. Instructors, Bonnie Clark, Dan Wilt
*** Seminar #5, Monday, July 18, 1:00pm – 5:00pm, “Woven Bowl” at Sarasota School of Glass – Using stringers, thin threads of glass, students will “weave” a pattern with 3 layers of glass into a 9” bowl. Bowls will be fired in a kiln twice to achieve the look of fabric. Skills worked on will be cutting stringers, arranging patterns, kiln firing rates, and kiln control. Maximum 12 participants.
Seminar #4, Monday, July 18th, 1:00pm – 5:00pm “Quartz Torch Design, Assembly and Use” with Jim Reynolds & Devin Alterio – Jim and Devin will walk you through the process and demonstrate the techniques used for building a quartz torch. Then build a 7-jet quartz glass torch. Learn the techniques to build your own torch assemblies and larger size torches..
Seminar #7, “Open Your Mind to Success” on Tuesday, July 19th, 8:00am – Noon – with Joe Gregar – Participate in a seminar that will help you be successful in both common and more complicated scientific glassblowing projects. You will receive information including drawings of interesting tools and advanced glassblowing techniques. You are also encouraged to submit in advance your own project questions to get advice on how to proceed with them. Ask questions one-on-one with the seminar instructor for tips on completing your projects successfully. Also, see some specialty tools that I designed and used during my 53 year scientific glassblowing career. Let’s celebrate the 2022 UN International Year of Glass (iyog2022.org). Maximum of 15 participants.
*** Seminar #8, Tuesday, July 19th, 8:00am – Noon, “Coral Bowl” at Sarasota School of Glass – Create a fabulous free form abstract fused lass Coral Bowl to display in your home as a functional or decorative art piece. Make multi-color glass bowl by choosing the colors of the ocean to design your bowl to reflect your own style. Skills worked on will be; cutting, snapping, and arranging glass gods into patterns, kiln firing rates, and kiln control. Maximum 12 participants
Seminar #9, Tuesday, July 19th, 8:00am – Noon, “Ring Seal Design, Construction, and Failure” with Erich Moraine – An in-depth look at various ring seal techniques, types of rings seals. How to identity failure based on crack analysis and the use of a polariscope.
Seminar #10, Tuesday, July 19th, 1:00pm – 5:00pm, “Torch Test Drive” – The torch makers will demonstrate proper use and care of their torches and showcase their features. They will answer questions about optimal usage and unveil some newly designed torches. Then, Test them all out and try your hand at different functions and different glasses with the various models.
*** Proof of Vaccination required to attend (Vaccination Status will be checked upon arrival to Sarasota School of Glass)
Venue: Lido Beach Resort
Beautifully located on a private white sand beach near Siesta Key, the Lido Beach Resort is the perfect destination to experience the relaxed culture and natural beauty of Florida’s Gulf Coast. Our Sarasota luxury resort invites you to kick back and take in the picturesque views from our 300-foot white sand beach, enjoy a refreshing swim in our two year-round heated pools (one for families and one for adults only), and indulge with an array of resort amenities ideal for romantic weekends, family vacations and relaxing Gulf-front getaways.
Our 222 spacious guest rooms and condo-style suites, each designed to offer an island-inspired retreat, complete with Florida-inspired décor, flat screen televisions and wireless Internet access. Most of our accommodations also feature kitchenettes or full kitchens, as well as private balconies with breathtaking views. Beyond the beach, we invite you to enjoy the modern American fare at the Lido Beach Grille and mingle with friends over tropical cocktails at our famous Tiki Bar. You’ll also find a 24-hour fitness center onsite, along with beach volleyball and shuttle service to nearby St. Armands Circle, a popular lifestyle center known for its upscale shopping, dining and nightlife.
With 6,000 square feet of sophisticated function space, fresh catering options and professional staff at your service, Lido Beach Resort offers a distinctive Gulf-front address for meetings and special events – including romantic beach weddings.
- 222 Guest Rooms & Vacation Condo-Style Suites
- Full-Time Concierge
- 24-Hour Fitness Center
- Lido Beach Grille – An award-winning restaurant with breathtaking views and seasonal menus
- Café Lido
- Our Famous Tiki Bar
- Two Beachfront Pools
- 300 Feet of Private, White Sand Beach
- In-Room Dining Services
- Beach Volleyball
- Pool & Beach Chairs
- Bicycle Rentals
- Garage Parking