Explorations in eco- efficient glass studio practices
Could making glass art cost you less?
(how to best use energy, time, money, materials?)
Join us at PRATT Fine Arts Center to learn tips for use of renewable energy, recuperation benefits, alternative fuels, and optimal energy efficiency in a glass hot shop.
-Chuck Lopez Pratt Shop tech that modified our local community hot shop to operate more efficiently. In Decemeber 2009 Pratt made some major eqipment changes in the Hot Shop that resulted in signaticant energy savings up to $1500 per month. As well as efficiently serving a greater part of the glass community with its open rental studios.
-Meet Recuperation Guru Hugh Jenkins, renowned Hawaiian glass art educator, artist and expert in glass studio efficiency. Here in Seattle building recuperation systems discussing the benefits of recuperation and innovative alternative fuel sources.
-Julie Conway, founder of BioGlass.org a discussion of how world-wide glass heritage and culture are threatened, and what innovative steps are being taken by creative individuals such as Christian Thornton in Mexico, the Durk Valkema in Nederlands, Recycled glass programs in Kenya and British Virgin Islands and more.
Saturday June 8, 2013 4:00-6:00 pm
Pratt Fine Arts Center
1902 Main Street
Seattle, WA 98144
For more information, please contact Chuck Lopez: firstname.lastname@example.org 206.328.2200 Julie Conway: email@example.com