This section of the website gives you access to announcements, important documents, schedules and upcoming events. If there is something you think we should add, please contact us with your suggestions, and we will try our best to make it happen.
Want to contact your Board of Directors? (Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, Program Director) email@example.com
Board Chair - Melody Jewitt
Director at Large - Laura Boyaner
Need to contact our Studio Manager? studioOGC@gmail.com
for emergencies: Eric's cell is 647-686-4371
General Manager? use firstname.lastname@example.org
for emergencies: Alexei's cell is 613-884-9264
Membership Engagement Officer email@example.com
For all other inquiries, please use firstname.lastname@example.org
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How To... change pattern on the furnace controller? How To... set the flame the hand torch? How To... blow solo (pumpkins)?
OGC in the news:
28 Sep, 2021 Breathing new life into Glassblowing
After a lengthy pandemic break, glassblowers are back in studio and they're using pedal power and hand pumps to give their art form a future. CTV's Joel Haslam reports.
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Hot Shop Rental:
To book: Hot Shop Calendar is here.
You must be an approved OGC member to sign-up. Pre-booking is required. There are 5 blow slots per day, each is 2.5 hrs. Start times are 8:30 am, 11:30 am, 2:30 pm, 5:30 pm and 8:30 pm and there is a 30 min break in between for clean up. If you book consecutive blow slots, you will not be charged for the 30 min in between. Blow slots include the use of the glory hole and a shared kiln. Starting August 1, 2022 the rental rate will be $44 + HST per hour. You will be invoiced monthly for rental time. Payment is due within 30 days.
Cold Shop Rental:
To book time in the Cold Shop, click here.
If your piece was made at OGC, rental includes use of the cold shop to finish those pieces. If it was made elsewhere, you may rent the cold shop for $20/hr once you have been oriented to the shop. Please email the Studio Tech at studioOGC@gmail.com to register.
- includes full use of cold shop machines
- includes discs, belts and blades
- does not include storage
- users must have taken a Cold Shop Orientation.
Member Storage Rental:
Full Shelf: 36”W x 18”D x 15”H price = $120
Half 18”W x 18”D x 15”H = $60
Locker = $75
Shelf and Locker rental is for OGC members only. Rental is billed annually at the start of the year and pro-rated for rentals starting after that. All tools, materials and work are used or left on the shelf at the member’s risk. Abandoned shelves become property of the Co-op after three months of non-payment.
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- containing Renter Levels and Progression
Please email the Board at email@example.com
Next Board meeting:
Board meetings are held on the second Tuesday of the month and are included on the OGC Events calendar above; please email firstname.lastname@example.org if interested.