Open Studio

Museum of Neon Art

Regular price $ 480.00
Open Studio
One-Day Neon Art Immersive
Bend, Blow & Glow: Weekend Intensive
4 consecutive Sundays
2pm – 5pm
Additional time in the classroom for students to practice bending and manipulating the glass. There will be no formal instruction during this time period, but a teacher will be present to answer questions and provide limited assistance.
Pumping of finished units will be done outside of the class time. This includes putting on the electrodes and processing for $50 a unit.

A limited amount of clear glass will be available for each student. If student needs additional glass, or wants a phosphor-coated or colored glass, they will need to purchase on their own.

Instructor: David Otis Johnson learned to bend neon in 2002 in Hollywood, FL. He received his MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute in 2004 and has used neon in his artwork since. David has also worked as a fabricator and installer in numerous sign shops and now has a sign business of his own, Leaf Cutter Studio, based in Pasadena, CA. He has exhibited several times at MONA and several other galleries and currently works for MONA as an Exhibition Installer.

MONA Member Discount (Argon level and higher): Enter MONAMEMBER at checkout for $50 off your class!

Enrollment deadline is 48 hours before the start of the class. In the event you want to be put on a waiting list for a class or you're trying to sign up past the 48-hour deadline, please call us at 818.696.2149 or email us at

Cancellation requests must be received 2 weeks before the start date of the class. We reserve the right to cancel the class due to insufficient enrollment, in which case your tuition will be fully refunded.

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