Facilities/Rates

Glow Glass Studio is an open-access facility available for Bay Area artist and designers to create in glass. Our mission is to offer a well equiped, flexible and affordable space to foster the Bay Area glass arts and design community. Glow's 8,000 sq/ft studio is equiped with a state-of-the-art hot shop, cold shop, and multiple casting and slumping kilns.

Hot Shop:

  • Furnace melting Sruce Pine Batch - 300lbs
  • Large glory hole - 24" x 46"
  • Medium glory hole - 15" x 29"
  • Small Glory hole - 9" x 16"
  • Temperature coltrolled garage - 48" x 24" x 17"
  • Front loading annealer - 53" x 37" x 20"
  • Front loading annealer - 48" x 34" x 31"
  • Top loading annealer - 36" x 23" x 19"
  • Pipe warmer
  • 2 color boxes

Warm Shop:

  • 2 Jumbo fusing ovens - 68" x 30" x 16"
  • Large fusing oven - 60" x 30" x 12"
  • Medium fusing oven - 44" x 22" x 12"
  • 2 Small fusing ovens - 24" x 23" x 15"
  • Top loading casting kiln - 40" x 25" x 32"

Cold Shop:

  • 2 Flat lap wheels - 20" & 16"
  • 2 Belt sanders
  • Large lathe
  • Drill press
  • Brick saw - 14"
  • Band Saw
  • Sandblaster - 36" x 24" x 23" interior

Rates:

  • Large glory hole: $230 4hrs / $400 8hrs
  • Medium glory hole: $200 4hrs / $350 8hrs
  • Small glory hole: $175 4hrs / $300 8hrs
  • Cold shop: $15 per/hr
  • Sandblaster: $20 per/hr

Hot shop rental comes with use of propane torch and or oxy/propane torch, use of pipes, and one annealer per 8 hr slot. Extra annealing space is available for a fee. Glass usage is 30lbs per 4 hr slot. Excess glass usage is billed at $1.75 per pound. For fusing oven rental or special projects please contact the studio directly.