Thank you to all the instructors, exhibitors, students, attendees, and helpers for another amazing Glass Craft and Bead Expo. We look forward to seeing you all back again next year for the 2018 Glass Craft & Bead Expo!
Sponsors play a huge role in the success of our annual show. Many of our sponsors have continuously returned to support the show in a variety of ways.
This year we want to recognize our Gold, Silver and Bronze sponsorship levels and also recognize each and everyone business or group that helps us deliver America's favorite and largest glass and bead expo in the USA!
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Paragon Industries is the leading manufacturer of electronic kilns and furnaces. Our focus on quality and innovation assures our customers that we will continue to deliver innovative products that produce reliable and consistent results. Because we manufacture small tabletop kilns for first time buyers to large production kilns for commercial users, we can fill all your kiln product needs.
Glass Patterns Quarterly is the leading international glass publication. We've been providing inspiration and information since 1985 to glass hobbyists and professional artists. This has been accomplished by developing relationships with the finest artists & sharing their techniques with you through in-depth, step-by-step tutorials. In every issue you can enjoy great content with popular artists and instructors and cutting edge techniques using the latest industry products. New Books, Products, Industry News, and What's Hot keep you abreast of the latest happenings in glass. We feature inspiring gallery showcases, dynamic general interest articles, as well as tips and techniques and health and safety information These features along with our 16-page, pullout pattern section, (most of which are full-size) make Glass Patterns Quarterly magazine the number #1 glass publication.
Since its inception, the focus of The Flow has been to provide a bond among members of the lampworking community. This has been accomplished by developing relationships with the finest artists & sharing their techniques with you through in-depth, step-by-step tutorials. In every issue you can enjoy great content with the hottest artists and cutting edge techniques using the latest industry products. These features along with the continuation of our Women in Glass edition, Glasscraft Emerging Artist Awards, inspiring gallery showcases, dynamic general interest articles, as well as health and safety information make The Flow the leading international lampworking journal.
Glass Art is the magazine for the art glass industry. Independent artists, suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, retailers, educators, galleries, and professional glass studios all look to Glass Art as their definitive source for the best information available in hot, warm, and cold glass. Everything from etching, painting, engraving, and stained glass to fusing, kilnworking, glassblowing, and flameworking is included in its pages as world-renowned artists share aesthetic and technical information, how they are adapting to current shifts in global business, and what they have learned from their successes and failures. In addition to these in-depth artist profiles, Glass Art provides information for improving business, marketing, and trade show strategies plus the latest in organizational news and new products that are designed to enhance the glass art experience. Cutting-edge glass art, professionally photographed in full color, combines with the insights and experiences of contemporaries around the globe to inspire and inform, making Glass Art the premiere source for anyone working in the glass art industry.
Slumpy's is a leading supplier of glass slumping and fusing molds. As a designer and producer of ceramic warm glass forms, Slumpy's has the experience and expertise to bring unique artistic kiln forming shapes to the glass art industry. Slumpy's is on a mission to enhance the warm glass experience. Slumpy's provides tools, know-how and innovation to help Glass Artists around the world increase artistic expression and make the world a better place.
A full service machine shop/job shop (no job is too small) that serves not only the local community, but world wide support for burner and combustion applications pertaining to the flame treatment of plastics and glass.
Our Automation and Engineering Divisions manufacture Flaming Conveyors for the pharmaceutical, glass, and plastics industry that are custom designed to fit their required footprint and can include Vision Systems, Leak Check Systems, Metal Detection, and Flame Treating of the product prior to arriving at a custom designed packaging system.
We are ready willing and able to work with you, the customer, from design through implementation. To the Scientific and Glass Art communities we are the manufacturers of the workhorse of the glass industry, the CC Burner, as well as a full line of glass working torches. And last but not least the Carlisle School of Glass Art that not only gives back to the community, but provides a path for aspiring artists to achieve their dreams.
Oceanside Glasstile announced its acquisition of Spectrum Glass equipment, formulas and IP in September 2016. Oceanside Glasstile has been a customer of Spectrum Glass for over twenty years, leveraging Spectrum´s art glass to produce the Devotion collection. This ongoing relationship between Spectrum Glass and Oceanside Glasstile made the acquisition decision a rewarding experience for both companies. Together, they will work to unite the legacy of Spectrum Glass with Oceanside Glasstile´s global network to provide existing Spectrum customers the same standard of product excellence and customer service that has existed within the Spectrum family for over 40 years.
Production of the Spectrum Glass and System 96 brand products in Oceanside Glasstile´s custom built facility in Tijuana, Mexico will commence in early 2017 and will use the same production techniques and bag-house emission control practices that Spectrum has used for over 20 years.
Oceanside Glasstile´s team of flip-flop wearing, lunch-time surfing, beach designers welcomes the northwest hiking boot toting, nugget loving, premium coffee drinking Spectrum Glass spirit and is excited to stand alongside artists, designers and builders as we enjoy the view of what we can create together.
We make quality surfaced-mixed torches for our awesome glass art creators in the lampworking community! Reengineered for better performance and higher safety, Bethlehem Burners low-pressure torches are constructed entirely of stainless steel and feature the brand's signature wrap-around flame.
Glasscraft was founded in 1970 by Homer Hoyt, one of America's flameworking pioneers, and is a leading distributor of the finest selection of glassworking supplies, tools, and equipment. In 2009, Glasscraft and Winship Designs came together as one company and continue to honor the traditions of glassblowing while helping shape the future of the craft with the great artists.
Go Fusing has been providing innovated glass fusing products and internet web services for glass artists since 2000. We are a green company and also make and manufacture most of our products here in the USA.
D&L was built one customer at a time. Started in 1974 by our current owner and president, Leslie L. Silverman, D&L has grown from a single item vendor to a full-service art glass supply distributor with a warehouse packed full of art glass and glass supplies.
Now entering its 113th year of production in Paden City, West Virginia Wissmach Glass has been producing the widest variety of opalescent and cathdedral art glass in the world since 1904. In addition to stained glass, Wissmach also manufactures a wide variety of 90 and 96 coe colors for all of your fusing needs.
Thank you to everyone listed below for your contributions to the classrooms. We couldn't do it without your help.
Art Clay World USA
Austin Thin Films
D&L Art Glass Supply
Ed Hoy's International
Frantz Art Glass & Supply
Inland Craft Products
Jen Ken Kilns
Kokomo Opalescent Glass
Morton Glass Works
Pacific Art Glass
The Glass Resort LLC
Unique Glass Colors
Wissmach Glass Company
If you have contributed to the classrooms and your company name is not listed above, please contact Jen at 800-217-4527 so that she may list your company name and give you the proper recognition that you deserve.
Las Vegas Management
2408 Chapman Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89104