Open Studio

Silo Glass Studio and Gallery is offering Open Studio hours for experienced fusers (or Fusing 101 equivalent). We sell glass, supplies, and tools. Come play in the studio, use our composition / classroom workspace with basic tools and supplies. Chester or Elissa will be around to assist you. Firing and cold shop are separate. Composition area is $6 an hour (1/2 hour minimum) or if you are working on something from one of the classes, it is free.


Materials- Bring or purchase your glass and accessory glass (frit, stringers, dichro, etc.) as these items are not included. Scrap glass is sold by the pound in the studio. All glass is Bullseye 90 COE.

Work Space

Tools include: cutter, L square, breaker, grozing pliers, pencil, pen, sharpie, ruler, scoop, brush and tweezers. Also use of a small grinder.
Open Studio $6 per hour (1/2 hour minimum)

Kiln Space

You can bring Bullseye COE 90 fusing glass or buy glass from us. Only fusing glass in our kilns, no bottles or glass from unknown sources. Kilns will be loaded and programmed with a staff member. Projects made outside of Open Studio that require fusing can be arranged to be fired by calling or emailing. Firings will be done on an "as available" basis.

Rent Kiln space, for standard firing schedules
  6" x 6" tile $7
  Up to 12″x 12″ – $28 / firing
  18″x 20″ – $72 / firing
  Other sizes $0.20 per square inch (2nd firing $0.10 per square inch)
Full Kilns
11" x 11" (Baby Bear) - $24
20"x20" (Mama Bear) - $80
20″x 40″ (Uncles) – $160 / firing
25" x 50" (Tiny) - $250

Cold Working

Prerequisites: You have taken fusing 101, be fully trained on using the equipment, and signed a waiver. Please refer to Studio policies for more information about safety and what to wear.
Cold working is $20 an hour (1/5 hour minimum)

GREAT STORAGE CRATES FOR SALE! We have really great storage crates for sale which can be used in many work-shop spaces - not just for storing sheets of Bullseye glass, but also useful for storing art canvases, wood scraps etc. Normal Size: External Dimensions: W 10 3/4" x L 40" x H 27 3/4"Internal Dimensions:  W 9 1/4" x L 38 1/2" x H 23 1/2" Large Size: External Dimensions:  W 16" x L 40" x H 27 1/2"Internal Dimensions:   W 14 3/4" x L 38 1/2" x H 23 1/4"
Casters can be added for ease of moving around your space.  These may vary but allow an additional 4" height.  Security belt can be added also around the top - to avoid heavy weight against the edges causing the crate to top bands opening.
Prices                             Normal                 Large
Crates Only:                   $20 each              $25 each
Crates + Belt + Casters: $45 each              $50 each
Please contact Silo Gallery & Glass Studios if you would like to purchase any. Please check with us for availability. (These prices are a great reduction on what we pay to have them constructed as part of our glass shipment deliveries.)

Studio Policies

Studio Availability

10:30 til 12:30 OR 1:30 til 3:30

10:30 til 12:30 OR 1:30 til 4:30pm
10:30 til 12:30 OR 1:30 til 4:30pm
10:30 til 12:30 OR 1:30 til 3:30pm
10:30 til 12:30 OR 1:30 til 3:30pm
Tuesday & Wednesday


You can now make items by "Project", that cost includes glass, firing, and studio time. (There may be an up-charge for premium glass) No techniques are taught during open Studio, therefore, you must have the knowledge and skill necessary to complete your project. We will be available for questions.

- 6" tile of Ornaments $15
- 3" x 2.5" Sun catcher $15
- 4" coaster or dish $15 (four coasters for $45)
- 6" dish $35
- 9" x 6" single layer Cross $30
- 4" x 12" channel dish $40
- 8" dish $55
- 10" Dish $70
- 12" Dish $85