Cafe Botanique, October 23, 2013, 6:30 - 8 p.m., Gates Hall

A Brief History of Glass
Kit Karbler, Blake Street Glass Studio

A brief history of the ancient art of glass blowing, beginning 60,000 years ago and continuing to the Modern American Studio Glass Movement.

Kit Karbler is owner and operator of Blake Street Glass Studio since 1979 in Denver, Colorado. With over 35 years of experience working hot glass into sculptural forms, Mr. Karbler brings along insight into the history of glassmaking and the human evolution that follows it into the 21st century. His works are collected internationally in corporate collections and museums as well as by glass collectors around the world.

Kit Karbler is committed to his community by sharing his studio with students in metro Denver. His annual “Ornament Extravaganza”, benefiting Children’s Hospital, now in its 18th year, is well-known throughout the state of Colorado.

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