For immediate release 
September 10, 2022

Kira Houston, Outreach Coordinator
828.350.8484 |

Introduction to 3D Printing Workshop
Saturday, October 29 from 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
BMCM+AC {120 College Street}
Admission: $35 w/ $15 materials fee
Members + Students w/ ID: $30 w/ $15 materials fee

Artist, researcher, and UNCA professor Mark Hursty teaches this hands-on workshop about the magic of 3D printing. Participants will learn about the tools and materials involved and will be able to make 3D versions of hand drawn images or computer made designs. Ages 16 and up. Space is limited. No experience needed.

Mark Hursty is a glass and new media artist, teacher and researcher. He has been invited to teach “The Glass Electric” workshop at Pilchuck Glass School in 2018 and 2019. In 2017, he completed his Ph.D. from the National Glass Centre (NGC), University of Sunderland, UK. He was a 2011-12 Fulbright Fellow at Tsinghua University in Beijing where he researched and taught glass studio practice across China. Mark founded Hurstin Studio Glass and Metal in Hamilton, MA, in 1999 and received his MFA from Alfred University in Glass and Sculptural and Dimensional Studies in 2008. His BFA (1993) is from Rhode Island School of Design. His work has been exhibited internationally including at the Shanghai Museum of Glass, Ken Saunders Gallery (Chicago), Lattitude Gallery (Boston), S.O.F.A. (Chicago), and the Museum of Contemporary Craft (Portland, OR).