Zurich Glass School (ZGS) was founded by Dr. Julie Anne Denton in 2010. ZGS is an online school of excellence in flameworked glass. Dr. Julie has worked as an artist & teacher in flameworking since 1996. She has two firms, ZGS & Design House, Atelier #315. Dr. Julie’s deep love of people manifests itself in an entirely new teaching system in glass designed to symbiotically cater to all skill-levels. With Dr. Julie’s guidance ZGS learning system brings enthusiasts together and reaches beginners, improvers, and professionals from across the world in seconds. The school provides a seamless technophobe-friendly service. In times of climate change and doubt, ZGS responds by providing high quality cost-effective courses and helps mother earth recover by negating the need for unnecessary travel by both students & artists.
Exclusive artists we represent at this time include: Loren Stump, Shane Fero, Terry Henry, Guido Adam & Dr. Julie.
What we offer
Courses and Consultation– Courses and Consultations are six-week flameworking courses with lampworking artists who teach exclusively online with ZGS. Courses cater to all skill levels. Numerous glass types are used-Borosilicate, Neon, and Soft Glass. LIVE videos provide a birds-eye-view so every student has a front-row-seat. Time for questions and course participation is anticipated and included. ZGS provides weekly one-on-one participant consultations to help with the tricky parts.
E-learning channels – E-learning channels are self-led classes. Enjoy three months unlimited access to your favorite glass artist’s course at your own pace. A folder of course goodies is sent directly to your email to compliment your chosen class. Additionally, every E-learning channel includes a one-on-one consultation with the presenting glass artist.
At Zurich Glass School it is our mission to create a unique affordable online learning experience for all levels of the glass community. We promote a supportive and respectful environment for learning. Questions, sharing of information, and exploration are all encouraged in an enjoyable and humorful way.