LUCARTHA KOHLER

Lucartha Kohler - Visual ArtsLucartha has had a long history of working with glass. She has both taught and exhibited her work in the US and abroad and published two books about glass and is working on a third. Some of the venues include Corning Museum of Glass and The University of the Arts in Philadelphia where she rose to the rank of Senior Lecturer. Through the University of the Arts Professional Institute for Educators she began teaching artists residencies in schools. In 2009 Lucartha moved to NC and has been teaching workshops through DAC and exhibiting her work in area venues.  BOOK LUCARTHA KOHLER

GRADES: Pre-K K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Residency
Yes: Kids Can Make Glass Art

Students will have an opportunity to cast a tile in glass. They will roll out clay and cut a 4”x4” square in the clay and draw a design in the wet clay. A plaster/silica mold will be made of the tile. When set, the clay will be removed from the mold and crushed glass will be put into it. The mold will then be placed in a kiln and fired. When cool the glass tile will be removed from the mold and cleaned up.
Special Requirements (Space, Tech, Volunteer): Classroom, kiln and 2 volunteers.
Maximum Participants:
30
Residency Duration and Maximum Classes per Day:
4-45 minute classes or 2 half day classes for 5 days
Residency Fee:
$1,400 *residency length and fee negotiable, material fees may apply”