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Make your own festive and one-of-a kind Passover/Seder Plate in Glass! You can decorate and personalize your plate using colorful accessory glass on a clear base. Your Seder plate will be a beautiful and unique addition to your Holiday table! You will make a 10" two-layer fused glass Passover/Seder plate which you can pick up 1 to 2 weeks after class. All materials, tools and kiln firings are provided.
This class is taught by glass artist Myra Shoub who is a studio tech at Chicago Glass Collective. She also has a M.A. in Jewish Studies.
Jessy L.Fused Glass Passover/Seder Plates- Make Your Own!
This class was SO easy and fun... and best of all, my mom CRIED when she opened the seder plate I made her! If you're interested in glass work, but scared of fire, this is the type of class you want to intro yourself with. Definitely worth the value to take home something I know will stay in my family for years and years to come. Thanks for a great experience!
Andrea W.Fused Glass Passover/Seder Plates- Make Your Own!
The class was well-organized and materials were prepared making it easy to complete the project. It was a lot of fun.
Jennifer K.Fused Glass Passover/Seder Plates- Make Your Own!
Another AWESOME class at Chicago Glass Collective! Myra is a wonderful teacher-very helpful and clear on instruction. The class was relaxing and fun, a place to be social and creative. I will definitely be returning!!!
Chicago Glass Collective
After receiving her BFA from Alfred University in 1992 Leslie Speicher travelled the country finally choosing Seattle, WA as her home. During her seven years there she focused on her glasswork, teaching at Pratt Fine Arts Center and assisting and studying with local and international glass artists. During this time she was a TA and AA at Pilchuck Glass School, Instructor at Urban Glass in Brooklyn, NY and Red Deer College in Alberta, CA. Residencies include Urban Glass, Hastings College and Pratt Fine Arts Center. Leslie has shown her glasswork, sculptures and installations in Seattle, NYC, Miami, Philadelphia and Chicago. Publications include International Glass Art; Richard Yelle, author.
She then decided to return to school to get her Masters so she could teach at the college level. In 2004, she received her MFA from the University of Illinois. Her teaching career took her first to the University of Miami where she taught 3D Design. Leslie then taught at the Cleveland Institute of Art as an Adjunct in the Glass Department before moving to Chicago, IL after her solo show at the Museum of Surgical Science in 2006.
No matter what she is making her aspiration is to create pieces with unique character, which are thought provoking and visually pleasing. Leslie’s interest in exploring materials leads her to create narratives between design, texture, form and color. Every piece is one-of-a-kind, designed and handcrafted by the artist.
Leslie is the owner of Chicago Glass Collective in Chicago, IL where she also teaches and makes her work.