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Public Invited to Award-Winning Local Artist’s Glassblowing Studio

If you’re looking for something different and exciting for the whole family to experience, consider a visit to the glassblowing studio of local Mundelein artist, James Wilbat. Celebrating 27 years at his Mundelein location, Wilbat’s studio will be open for glassblowing demonstrations for five weekends, beginning the Friday after Thanksgiving.

The Open Houses will feature continuous 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: every Saturday (10 a.m.-5 p.m.) and Sunday (10 a.m.-4 p.m.), through December 23. Additional details are on the website: www.wilbatglass.com.

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

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