Tom & Sage Holland, Flame Worked Beads

The Glass Studio at the Arkansas Craft School
Corner of Peabody and Main St. Downtown Mountain View

Glass lampworking, the art of flame working glass, is a fascinating and dynamic thing to watch. Sage and Tom Holland are known as some of the pioneers in what is generally called The Contemporary American Glass Bead making movement which emerged in the 1980s. The art of melting glass and creating beads is over 4000 years old and holds a strong meaning in multiple cultures. Tom and Sage are active in the International Society of Bead Makers which elevates the growth and quality of the art. They also make sculptures , marbles and small vessels  A short list of some of their workshops and presentations are  Kansas City and St Louis Mo, Pittsburg Pa, Corning N.Y., Milwaukee Wi,  Bellingham and Seattle Wa , Albuquerque and Santa Fe NM. Huston Tx. Hamburg Germany, Istanbul Turkey, Paris France, Murano Italy, Meadowcreek, Fox Arkansas  and  The Arkansas Craft School. They are represented by the Arkansas Fine Art Museum in Little Rock, The Curated Gallery in Eureka Springs and the Arkansas Craft Gallery in Mountain View. They are published in numerous books and magazines and would love to share their passion for glass with you!
Tom and Sage are members of the Arkansas Craft Guild.

Tom & Sage Holland
The Glass Studio at the Arkansas Craft School

Tom and Sage Holland will be working in the glass studio at the Arkansas Craft School located on the corner of Main and Peabody Streets. There is a direct entrance into the studio at the back of the School in addition to access to the studio through the main entrance of the Craft School.