Who We Are
Oregon Glass Guild (OGG) is a non-profit membership organization
that strives to unite and inform Oregon's multi-disciplined art
glass community. Techniques and media used by members include
acid etching, stained glass, fusing, glass blowing, glass casting,
painting on glass, lampworking, glass mosaics, neon, sandblasting
and more. If you'd like to know a little bit more about what we
do, please read our President's
Welcome Message which contains a nice summary.
Established in 2000, OGG's mission
is to support Oregon's glass artists and stimulate the exchange
of information, ideas and knowledge about the diverse field
of glass art among glass artists, art galleries, business interests
and the general public. Membership is open to all.
- To promote the public appreciation
of and understanding about glass
- To help member artists succeed
in their endeavors, encouraging emerging artists
- To provide the opportunity for
exchange of experiences and opinions through discussion meetings,
demonstrations, and expositions
- To help member artists with business
and management questions through networking, discussion and
was born in the mind of George Kjaer, an amateur glass blower
from Eugene, Oregon. He envisioned an organization that would
nurture emerging glass artists; offer opportunity to network for
the established artists, while introducing the general public
into the intricacies of the art of glass. Growing each year, OGG
now has over 200 members representing most glass disciplines.
is designed to offer the glass artist the best possible environment
for growth, through networking, classes and discussion, on a local
chapter level, combined with support from a strong state structure.
OGG now has a total of three local chapters serving Eugene,
Portland and The Gorge. Information
about meeting times and locations for each of the chapters can
be found on the Events page.
offers a mailing list for members of the general public that would
like to be notified about upcomming shows or special events featuring
artwork by members of the Oregon Glass Guild. Our mailing list
is used only for OGG related information and is not sold nor shared
with other organizations and subscribers are free to unsubscribe
at any time. If you would like to join our mailing list, please
visit the Mailing List page. Additional,
specialized mailing lists are also avaiable to OGG members.
Becoming a Member
The Oregon Glass Guild welcomes
all who have a passion for glass. While the majority of OGG members live and work in Oregon
and southwest Washington, membership is open to all who are interested in the glass arts.
Benefits of membership in the Oregon Glass Guild include (but are not limited to):
membership meetings with programs featuring local, national
and international glass artists representing all aspects of
the glass arts.
on OGG sponsored workshops and educational events.
to participate in The Oregon Glass Gallery, OGG's annual glass
show and sale.
to have a Gallery Page featuring your work on this website.
from this website to your own website.
discounts from Friends of the Guild businesses.
only information on this web site.
to join member only mailing lists to be notified of meetings
and member activities as well as special offers available to
To become a member of the OGG:
a copy of the membership
application and mail it to the address shown on the application
The membership application is a PDF form. If you are unable
to display the form, you can download a free copy of the Adobe
you have membership questions, click here to contact
the OGG membership director.