Hot Shop – GRT Glass Design
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Hot Shop

Take a hands-on approach to creating beautiful works of art with glass.

About Our Shop

Your home for amazing glass masterpieces.

Our expansive shop provides all the tools for novice and expert glass artists alike to create their next masterpiece.  Whether you want to learn the skills of glass yourself, share the experience with a group, or rent our facility for your expert project – we are the place for you.

Our instructors have years of experience creating works of art and teaching the skills necessary to succeed.  We feature top of the line equipment and tools that make the most complex projects a possibility.

Visit the Hot Shop

Our shop has something for every skill level and interest.  Start your glass masterpiece with us.

Hot Glass Classes

Learn how to mold and shape glass in its molten form.

Fusing Classes

Learn to make your own custom glass piece.

Group Events

Gather friends, family, or coworkers for a unique event.

Studio Rental

Bring your expertise and use our studio.

Hot Glass Lessons

Here you will learn all about the exciting world of molten glass! We will work individually or in group lessons to teach you about the history and craft of glass, then you will get a turn to create your very own masterpiece.

Individual Lessons

Private glassblowing instruction is available for students from beginner to advanced level. This is a great way to develop skills fast. Private instruction is $60/hr and two or more hours are required. 2 or more students is $50/hr.

Group Lessons

This one hour sneak peek into the fast paced environment of our hot shop will teach individuals how to mold and shape glass in its molten form. After completing the session you will have your very own custom glass paperweight, ornament, or seasonal item available for pick up the very next day!

Seasonal Sessions

Pumpkin paperweights, Christmas ornaments, Valentine hearts, four leaf clovers and so much more! We will have rotating special event classes you and your friends can sign up for to make fun gifts with glass to commemorate the season. These sessions will run 2-3 hours in length depending on class size and are available for 4-6 people.

Fusing Classes

A fun way to start working with glass that is suitable for all ages.  Our fusing classes are designed to spark the imagination and let creativity shine!

Fusing and Kiln Formed Glass

Come check out our Fusing and Kiln Formed Glass class. Here, you will be able to make your own custom fused glass piece! Prices range from $15-$150 depending on your choice of size

Sculptural Wall Art

In this class you will make a tack fused sculptural triptych. The three, 3”x5” pieces will come with the wall mounting system so all you have to do is create your masterpiece!

Seasonal Open House

This kid friendly course will share the themes of the season! Anyone 5 years and older can come make themed coasters, serving trays, magnets, etc.


Magnets and small fusing: $5.00

Coasters and Ornaments: $15.00 or 3 for $30.00

Coasters (Set of four, 3”x3”): $45.00

Holiday serving Platter: $65.00

Class length: 3 hours

Open Studio

Make your own custom fused glass piece! Prices range from $15-$150 depending on your choice of size and materials. Class goes from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. on Saturdays. Tuition: $15.00 -$150.00

Group Events

Are you interested in a group demonstration or class? GRT Hot Glass Studios will provide a tour, talk, demo or even let everyone in your group (10 and over) create their own piece in our hot shop! GRT Hot Glass Studios has onsite parking for buses and motor coach groups. This is great for:

Girl Scouts/Boy Scouts



Field Trips & More

Studio Rental

Our Hot Shop space is open for rental when classes, group events, or client work is taking place.  Our state of the art shop has all the tools and equipment you might need.   If you have not rented from us before, we would like to learn more about you before you start.  We rent our studio to those who have experience in our craft and will respect our place of business.  We appreciate your care and respect as you use the Hot Shop.