Best Places For Glass Art In Atlanta

July 24, 2012 3:26 PM

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Atlanta’s flourishing art life has resulted in a big boom in glassblowers and opportunities to make your own glass art creations. Not only are there multiple locations to view local and nationally-acclaimed glassware in Atlanta, but now you can have a chance to learn from the best.
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Janke Studios
659 Auburn Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30312
(404) 584-0305
www.jankestudios.com

Located in the Studioplex complex of the Martin Luther King Jr. district, Janke stands out for its large size and uniqueness. Janke provides a wide range of offerings from a gallery of glass art, individual and party glassblowing classes and a store with one-of-a-kind glass décor and glassware for sale. Janke really has it all when it comes to glass art. The studio is the brainchild of Matt Janke who saw both a need and desire for a glassblowing studio in the Atlanta area. Since his arrival and creation of Janke, Atlanta has grown in its glassblowing community and glass art contributions.

Related: Most Iconic Works Of Art In Atlanta

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Frabel Glass Art Studio
689 Antone St NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 351-9794
www.frabel.com

Hans Godo Frabel is well known worldwide for his beautiful and creative glassware pieces. His work has been featured on HGTV, displayed at Atlanta’s Botanical Gardens and presented as a gift to President Obama and fellow dignitaries. President Obama even commissioned Frabel to create glassworks for world leaders at the G20 Summit in 2009. Originally from Germany, Frabel has made a name for himself in large glassware art communities. Check out his gallery to see some of the most beautiful pieces in the industry.

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Atlanta Glass Art Guild
Spruill Arts Center
5339 Chamblee Dunwoody Road
Dunwoody, GA 30338
(770) 394-3447
www.atlantaglassartguild.org

The Atlanta Glass Art Guild is a non-profit organization for both glass artists and those in appreciation of glass art. The guild seeks to help grow the art of glassblowing in the Atlanta community by development, study and preservation of the art form. It hosts a number of exhibitions, festivals, workshops and programs making it an excellent group for both novice and expert. The guild meets every two months on the 3rd Sunday of the month in room two at the Spruill Arts Center at 4 p.m.

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Armstrong Glass Company
55 Chastain Road, Suite 107
Kennesaw, GA 30144
(770) 919-9924
www.armstrongglass.com

Armstrong Glass Company is a specialty American stained-glass and architectural-glass manufacturer located right outside of Atlanta. Armstrong artists incorporate a large array of colors into each glass creation, and the company is largely known for its cabinet glass and shelving. There is also an outlet store in Kennesaw with more than 10,000 sheets of stained glass for purchase. Armstrong offers classes, workshops and many various how-to series for those that want to learn more about this art form.

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Atlanta Antique Gallery
3550 Broad St, Suite A
Chamblee, GA 30341
(770) 457-7444
www.atlantaantiquegallery.com

The Atlanta Antique Gallery is both a gallery of antique goods and a consignment shop to find really unique items. The gallery contains a wide assortment of antiques from jewelry to sports memorabilia to furniture and apparel. However, it also carries a wide arrangement of antique glass art that will impress any collector. From Victorian vases to Bohemian art glass, there’s something for everyone’s home in this gallery, making it a great place to get lost in history and in awe.

Related: Best Art Walks In Atlanta

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Stacy Sheets is native to Atlanta. She is a graduate of the University of Georgia. Stacy is a freelance writer who enjoys keeping abreast on the best Atlanta has to offer. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.

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