An individual can study glassblowing from famous practitioners of the art at the Pilchuck Glass School and The Glass Furnace. Lino Tagliapietra, a well-known glass artist, gives demonstrations at The Glass Furnace in Istanbul and teaches at Pilchuck Glass School.
As of 2015, two other famous glass artists, Richard Royal and Martin Blank, also teach at Pilchuck Glass School. The school employs top artisans as instructors and regularly has artists in residence. Some of the top glassblowing practitioners in the world have studied or worked at Pilchuck, including Jean-Pierre Canlis, Charlene Foster, Sonja Blomdahl and William Morris. Pilchuck Glass School is located on 54 acres in Stanwood, Washington with exhibition space in Seattle