Resume

Working with other Glassmakers

I am available to work with you, please call me if you have a project that you would like to discuss. (You can hire me for commissions, work proposals, gaffing, assisting, teaching or cold working) #510 375 8487

2017 Glassblowing classes under the business name: Jason Stropko Glass. Teaching consistently 5 star rated Glassblowing Classes in the San Francisco Bay Area. (Approximately 200+ participants have enjoyed classes with me so far.)

2017 3 months Artist in Residence at Castle Fine Arts Foundry in Liverpool, UK

2016 Jason continues his working relationship with the experience agency Verlocal and resumes teaching private glassblowing classes for adults through 4 different San Francisco & East Bay Area Glassblowing studios.

2016 Jason returned for 4 months to share his skills in a key role with Glassybaby, Berkeley, California

2015 St Helens World of Glass Museum, Christmas Ornament Glass Blowing Event. Demonstration & creating of ornaments for guests.

2015 Jason joined Glassybaby at their new Glassblowing Studio in Berkeley, California; in the position of trimmer. The job is kept open for Jason upon return to the Bay in June 2016. Left Glassybaby in October 2016

2015 joined the experience platform: Verlocal : teaching Glassblowing experiences to small groups of one-off students through Glow Glass Studio in Oakland, CA & Glass Hand Studio in Alameda, CA

2015 Alex Abajian and Jerry Kung; Glasart Society Conference, BAGI San Jose, CA : Demonstration , assisting

2015 Jeff Mack Glass Art : assisting

2015 Evan Kolker – Glass Artist : assisting

2015 – ongoing: The Crucible : teaching Youth Summer Program, glassblowing classes

2014 – ongoing: Glow Glass Studio – Alex Abajian : assisting

2014 – ongoing : Public Glass – San Francisco’s center for glass, art and education : leading glassblowing group classes (intermediate level students)

2013 Venice 3 months study trip :

  • Zanetti Studio – personal study / skill development / observing / learning and assisting
  • Berango Studio – personal study / skill development / observing / learning and assisting
  • Davide Fuine Studio – student in personal study / observing / learning

2012 David Taylor Group (Cleveland) Ohio : gaffer and assistant (made and assembled lighting)

2011 World of Glas St Helens, UK : Artist in Residence (started nuts and seeds project, raku project, tree bark, natural surfaces project)

2010 Michael Ruh Studio – London UK : assisting

2009 David Taylor Group(Cleveland) Ohio : gaffer and assistant (made and assembled lighting)

2009 Venice short study trip

2006 – 2014 Cohn-Stone Studios : head gaffer

2006 Richard Royal Pilchuck Glass School : Student

2006 Bowling Green State University : Senior student teaching beginner undergraduates.

2006 Bowling Green State University: Assisting

2005 Elio QuarisaCorning Museum of Glass : Student

2005 Matthew Urban | Corning Museum of Glass : assisted in Chicago Making Glass Studio