Weston Studio Glass is located in the historic craft community of Berea, Kentucky.For travelers who use our international travel planner, Berea holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Weston Glass Studio and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
Visitors to the studio are welcome to browse our gallery for one of a kind pieces and have the opportunity to watch as glass is drawn from the 2050 degree furnace and shaped into unique creations. Weston Studio Glass is part of the Studio Artists at Berea, a walking tour of working artists. The tour includes woodworker, pewter spinners, weaving and glassblowing. You can visit Berea.com to pln your visit and view videos of the artists at work. At the Studio Gallery you can find glass jewelry, vases and bowls as well as signature pieces such as the glass starfish and seahorses.
All of the work at Weston Studio Glass is made by artist Michelle Weston. Michelle was born in New Zealand and immigrated to the United States with her family as a child. Most of her childhood was spent outdoors, sketching and then painting the natural environment. By college she focused on paintings of rivers and streams. At Hastings College in Hastings,Nebraska Michelle was introduced to the craft of glassblowing. For Michelle the attraction to glass as a medium was immediate both in the physical nature of the process and the properties of glass itself. It was a natural progression to move from looking at the interaction of light and water to interpreting it thru the translucency and transparency of layers of glass. After graduation Michelle went on to a Masters of Fine Art at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio.
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My sisters and I visited the Weston Glass Gallery this morning to take a class from Michelle. The class was even better than we hoped, we had the opportunity to make numerous items and we weren’t...
My sisters and I visited the Weston Glass Gallery this morning to take a class from Michelle. The class was even better than we hoped, we had the opportunity to make numerous items and we weren’t... more »
The expertise is visible in the items and in her countenance. What a treat to take a class from this lady. Certainly a great memory and a check off the bucket list for me. Just do it.
The expertise is visible in the items and in her countenance. What a treat to take a class from this lady. Certainly a great memory and a check off the bucket list for me. Just do it. more »
Had an amazing time. Great teacher. Wonderful experience. I have zero experience in glass blowing and the teacher was very patient and knowledgeable. Got to make 2 different pieces. This is great for anyone who would like to try it and would like to see what it is about. She is very safe and will guide you through each step. Very hard to make a mistake as she can fix them before it gets out of hand. I highly recommend this and will likely take another one of her classes in the future.
Beautiful pieces. Accommodating for children. Helpful staff.
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