Sunday, October 18, 2020
|Pike Place Market Virtual Raise Your Glass: From Studio to Table|
|4:00 pm - 4:30 pm|
|Pike Place Market|
Join Pike Place Market for the second year as we virtually raise our glasses and celebrate our incredible glass community during Refract.
In this four part series, we will take you behind the scenes with some of our most talented Market glass artists. Show you how they create their incredible art sold at Pike Place Market. Watch them in action, learn more about glass and meet our glass art producers.
Mark Your Calendars:
Watch LIVE Glass Blowing with Market Artist Gina Karaba
Facebook Live: Thursday, October 15 from 4 - 4:30pm
Watch as Gina Karaba demonstrates how to make a glass-blown pumpkin! In this Facebook Live, Gina will make a glass pumpkin using a portable mini furnace. Ask her questions about glass blowing and her process. Gina works with blown glass to create drinking glasses, sculptures, ornaments, marbles and more. Follow her on Instagram to see her latest work.
Studio to Table: See What's on the Tables of Glass Artists in the Market
Facebook Live: Friday, October 16 from 2:30 - 3pm
You can find some of the best glass sculptures and wearable art pieces in the Pacific Northwest on our Pike Place Market artist tables in our one-of-a-kind Crafts Market. In this Facebook Live, we’re taking you to the tables of Kyle Kinsey from Fusion in Glass and Tisbury Pringle-Ennis from Tisbury Art Glass. Ask them questions and pick out your favorite glass piece to pick up at the Market and gift to a friend or keep for yourself. The Pike Place Crafts Market is open Thursday through Monday.
Inside Kyle Kinsey's Studio: Learn the Techniques Behind Glass Fusing
Facebook Live: Saturday, October 17 from 4 - 4:30pm
Go inside Kyle Kinsey’s studio. Kyle specializes in fusing glass to create dichroic pendants, earrings and bracelets. His newest pieces also include cabinet knobs and a belt buckle. Kyle was first introduced to the art of fused glass by his grandmother, Margaret “Daisy” Von Wrangel, a Northwest pioneer in fused glass. Kyle’s other inspirations include M.C. Escher, Claude Monet, Vincent van Gogh, and Dale Chihuly. Follow Kyle on Instagram to see his latest work. Find his table Friday and Saturday in the Pike Place Crafts Market.
Watch LIVE Flame Work: Head Inside Tisbury Pringle-Ennis' Studio
Facebook Live: Sunday, October 18 from 4 - 4:30
Watch in curiosity and amazement as Tisbury Pringle-Ennis creates her famous glass octopus. Tisbury specializes in flame work glass art. She creates her sculptures and wearable art by heating rods of solid glass to over 2000 degrees and reshaping it! Tisbury is inspired by the Pacific Northwest and marine life creating various sea creatures including octopuses, crabs, sea turtles, starfish, jellyfish and squids. Follow Tisbury on Instagram to see her latest work. Find her table Thursday through Sunday in the Pike Place Crafts Market.
Other Event Dates:
- Thursday, October 15, 2020
- Friday, October 16, 2020
- Saturday, October 17, 2020
- Sunday, October 18, 2020