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Award Winning Local Artist Opens Glassblowing Studio to Public on Five Upcoming Weekends

If you’re looking for something different and exciting for the entire family to experience, visit the glassblowing studio of local artist James Wilbat. Celebrating 28 years at his Mundelein location, Wilbat’s studio will be open for glassblowing demonstrations for five weekends, beginning the weekend of November 23. The Open Houses will feature glassblowing demonstrations by award-winning artist James Wilbat, visiting glassblowers and demonstrators, glass designs not available outside the studio, refreshments, and a drawing to win a piece of Wilbat‘s hand blown glass.

The Open Houses take place at Wilbat Glass Studio, 854 Tower Road in the Cairo Industrial Park, Mundelein, IL 60060. Open house dates and hours: beginning November 23, Saturdays (10 a.m.-5 p.m.) and Sundays (10 a.m.-4 p.m.). Also open Friday, November 29 (11 a.m.-4 p.m.).

James Wilbat recently exhibited at the internationally acclaimed SOFA Chicago at Navy Pier. He has won numerous awards for his distinctive glass and is known for his colorful, whimsical designs, which reflect his love of abstract art.

For more information, visit www.wilbatglass.com.

For more information about James Wilbat or for additional photos, please contact: cara@wilbatglass.com

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