2014 WORKSHOPS & LECTURES

Instructor has 25+ years of experience. All tools and materials provided. Small group classes (no more than 8 students). Private classes available.
ALL CLASSES HELD AT WHEATON ARTS EXCEPT AS NOTED. South Jersey location - 1 hour from Phila, 2˝ NYC, 3 DC. Onsite HOTEL!
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MONTH

DATE

TITLE

DURATION

LEVEL

JAN CALL Available for Private Instruction various various
Wintersession Teaching @ Bryn Athyn College   ALL
FEB Wintersession

Teaching @ Bryn Athyn College

60 minutes High School
9 Medieval Faire Demo @ Glencairn Museum 1-5 PM Open to the Public
MARCH 25- 27 Glasstown Partnership @ Wheaton Arts   No Experience
CALL Available for Private Instruction various various
APRIL 1-3 Glasstown Partnership @ Wheaton Arts    
5 Creative Spirit Symposium @ Michener Museum, Doylestown, PA   ALL
7 Symposium for Educators @ Middletown Arts Center, Middletown, NJ (description) 1-2:45 ALL
27 Try Glass Painting @ Glencairn Museum 90 minutes Open to the Public
MAY 3 & 4 Beginning Glass painting 3 hours No Experience
5 The Technique of Silver Stain 2 Days LEVEL I
JUNE 5 Medieval Day @ Central Middle School, Stirling, NJ   No Experience
26 - 30 GLASSTOPIA American Glass Guild Conference, Bryn Athyn, PA 2 hours No Experience
JULY 10 - 13 Glass Painting/Workshop@ Bryn Athyn College 4 Days LEVEL I
AUG July 28 - Aug 4 Artist/Teacher Institute @ Stockton State College 5 Days LEVEL I
CALL Available for Private Instruction various various
SEPT 7-8 Beginning Glass painting 2 Days LEVEL I
9 The Technique of Silver Stain 1 Day LEVEL II
20 TOUR: Replicating Medieval Glass @ Glencairn Museum 3 hours No Experience
TBA Creative Collaboration: Hot Glass with Painted Imagery 2 Days LEVEL I
OCT 4 - 5 Fall Festival of Fine Craft @ Wheaton Arts (open studio) various Open to the Public
13 - 17 Glass Painting Intensive for Studio Artists with Kathy Jordan 5 Days LEVEL II
20 - 24 Glass Painting Intensive for Studio Artists with Kathy Jordan 5 Days LEVEL II
NOV 8 & 9 Make a Painted Glass Panel @ Glencairn Museum   ALL
Wintersession Teaching @ Bryn Athyn College 2 Days LEVEL I
DEC Wintersession Teaching @ Bryn Athyn College   ALL

CALL

Glass Collage: Fused & Enameled Tiles 1 Day No experience / children accompanied by adult welcome
By Appointment only Designing with Glass Eye & Adobe Photoshop 3 hours ALL
By Appointment only The Glass Painter's Primer (Private instruction) 2 Days or longer ALL
By Appointment only Airbrushing (Private instruction) 1 Day or longer LEVEL II & up
By Appointment only Glass Enamels (Private instruction) 1 Day or longer LEVEL II & up
By Appointment only Sandblasting & Engraving Flashed Glass (Private instruction) 1 Day or longer LEVEL II & up
By Appointment only Bring Glass to your K-12 Class 3 hours ALL

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

J. Kenneth Leap is primarily recognized for his achievements in the field of architectural stained glass. Working in a tradition that dates to the cathedrals of medieval Europe, Leap creates his panels by hand-painting colored pieces of glass with vitreous pigments. These pigments are fused to the glass by firing in a kiln before being assembled into stained glass panels using strips of lead. His painterly work in stained glass has earned him numerous awards including a fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a jurors' award of honor in the Philadelphia Museum of Art exhibition, “Contemporary Philadelphia Artists” and inclusion in the Corning New Glass Review 11. Articles about his work have appeared in The Philadelphia Inquirer, The New York Times, Architecture of New Jersey, Professional Stained Glass Magazine and Stained Glass Quarterly. His public artworks include a skylight illustrating the history of NJ in the Annex of the NJ Statehouse, “The Atlantic Globe” for the lobby of Historic Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, NJ and major installations at the Veteran's Memorial Home in Vineland, NJ. Leap has taught workshops and performed demos in traditional Glass Painting techniques at the Rhode Island School of Design, Tyler School of Art, and at the Glass Art Society annual conference. 2007 marks the 20th anniversary of the artist's studio The Painted Window which was incorporated in Dec of 1987.

Last updated: September 26, 2014