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YOUR 2024 SINGLE DAY LINEUP IS HERE!SINGLE DAY TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE!

GLASSBLOWING DEMO

Immerse yourself in the hypnotic world of glassblowing at Florida Groves! Witness skilled artisans transform molten glass into stunning works of functional and non-functional art, right before your eyes.
Florida Groves is proud to be home to the largest Glassblowing demonstration, gathering, and glass marketplace on the East Coast.
A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OUR PAST GLASSBLOWING PARTNERS:
glass union
A special thank you to all of the artists who have participated and make the art come to life:
2 CHUCKS GLASS, 904 PIZZA BOY, APPLE BUTTER, BEEGS, BIRD BOY, CICI KITTY, DEF, EL3TRO_B, FLORIDAMAN GLASS, FUMEGAZI, GLASS ACTION HERE, GLASS HAPPY, GLASS TO MOUTH, GODBODY GLASS, HASHBROWN GLASS, KARI FENSTERMAKER, KT SCISSORBABY, KUJO LID, MAVERICK GLASS WORKS, MESSY SPACE CUSTOMS, MOLTEN MIKE, NFO GLASS, PERRY GLASS STUDIOS, PRESTY PANTS GLASSWORKS, PURPLE PARTY HAT, RHYTHM, RIVER RAT , ROB GEORGE, RUSTY SARA MAC, SCOBY, SEA SHAKES, SLEEPY DUG, SOLID STATE CONCEPTS, SOTOCHOTIC, SPUNOUT, STICKY GLASS, SUGARSHACK, TAME MANE, THICK NICK, USTAYGLASSY, WYSZRD, YOUR MOMS GLASS

GLASSBLOWING HISTORY

Glassblowing in America, rooted in ancient traditions, flourished in the United States from the 1600s. Combining traditional techniques with innovation, it became diverse in the 19th century. In the mid-20th century, artists like Littleton and Labino spurred a renaissance, emphasizing individual expression. Today, American glassblowing thrives, with artists creating diverse pieces showcased in galleries and museums nationwide, preserving this timeless craft’s vital place in American art.

Glassblowing has evolved into a captivating art form, seamlessly blending tradition, innovation and even functionality. From its early roots in European craftsmanship to the contemporary landscape, American artisans have redefined functional glass art. Today, pipes and bongs have become intricate expressions of creativity, reflecting the changing cultural landscape and celebrating personal freedom. This fusion of tradition, innovation, and artistic expression has shaped a vibrant tapestry within the world of American functional glass art.

EXPERIENCE THE MESMERIZING DANCE OF MOLTEN GLASS AND FIRE AT FLORIDA GROVES.

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GLASS ARTIST ROSTER

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