Behind the Scenes with Artist Yael Vloch – BITE SIZE

When you think of glass blowing do you think of Venice? How about thinking of Jerusalem!

Glass blowers in Israel are not common. It’s a very unique skill and we found the expert in a special designers cooperative in Jerusalem. Hear about Yael Vloch and her glass blowing workshop in Jerusalem on BITE SIZE with Yoni Pollak.

Listen to the Interview – 

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Here are some of the “Interview Highlights”

  • Yael creates various forms of art – glass blowing, flame working, sculpting, glass jewelry & design.
  • Yael works in a Jerusalem Artists Co-op Studio located on Derech Beit Lechem.
  • In the Co-op, each of the ten artists works with a different media: Graphic designer, Industrial Designer, Ceramic Designer and Fashion Designer. Each artist has their own studio. Sometimes they work together on projects.
  • The studio is located near the First Station on Derech Beit Lechem – right across the street from Japanika.
  • Yael studied at Bezalel Art School in Jerusalem.
  • Yael runs Glass Blowing & Flame Working workshops for people ages 6+
  • Both naturally creative people and those people that want some creative guidance – enjoy the workshop.
  • Workshop gives people an amazing opportunity to create objects made of glass and experience flame blowing.
  • For a recent exhibit at the Hansen House, Yael made a piece of bazooka gum and a gum bubble out of glass – it looked like it was incredibly real!!
  • Yael works at her studio daily and is happy to book a custom workshop for any size group. Contact her at: glass@funinjerusalem.com

 

 

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