Fused Glass Frit Painting Workshop with Diane Quarles

Aspen Light Glass Studio, in conjunction with Weehawken Creative Arts, will be hosting a 4-day frit painting glass immersion class from Monday, June 8 through Thursday June 11, 2020 in the heart of the San Juan Mountains of Rico, CO.

The class will expose students to the techniques and methods of glass frit (crushed glass) painting, drawing from the local natural landscape. The students will lodge at the Mine Shaft Inn in Rico for 3 nights and will include local fine dining for one night. Catered lunches are included. Students will also enjoy one evening in nearby Telluride for independent dining and shopping (time and weather permitting). All materials and tools necessary are provided for the class. Some previous experience in fused glass is recommended.

Class times are Monday 10 am to 4:30 pm, Tuesday and Wednesday from 9:30 am-4:30 pm and Thursday 10 am - 2 pm. Class cost is $800 per student for the full package and $650 for local students (class only). Costs do not cover travel to and from Rico/the studio and lodging prior to and following the class. Minimum class size is 3 and must be met at least 30 days prior to June 1st or the class is subject to cancellation.

  • Jun 8, 2020 to Jun 11, 2020
  • Aspen Light Glass Studio Rico, CO
  • $800 includes instruction, materials, lodging, lunches and one evening meal

610 Arts Collective

610 Clinton Street, Ridgway CO 81432

The Sherbino Theater

604 Clinton Street, Ridgway CO 81432

Montrose Field House

25 Colorado Avenue, Montrose CO 81401

Weehawken Ridgway

1075 Sherman Street, Ridgway CO 81432


It’s important to know that some classes may be held in other locations that may not be listed above. Locations will be specified accordingly in class descriptions.

Our staff is  located at 610 Arts Collective.

Mailing address

PO Box 734, Ridgway CO 81432
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