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Kevin Midgley's Tofino Art Glass

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Address: 264 First Street | Post Office Box 496, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
Phone Number: 1-888-744-2228
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The Studio to visit for those who love glass or want gifts and memories of...

The Studio to visit for those who love glass or want gifts and memories of Tofino. Featured in restaurants, magazines, cookbooks and on TV, Tofino Art Glass bowls trays beach sand jewelery and custom art pieces are created about a 3 minute walk from Tofino's center. For over 30 years Kevin has been creating unique, handmade, functional glass art. Come meet Kevin to see and buy some of his beautiful glass. Open daily all year.

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Lots of variety

This little shop is close to the roadside a few blocks away from the main shops of Tofino. There is a great variety of fused glass from clear to bright colours including... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 2, 2016
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Mission, Canada
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Pincher Creek, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Though I didn't buy anything I sure would've if I had more money. I found the owner very pleasant, nice, and accommodating. I had read that he will put the ashes of a loved one within the glass of any art piece. The owner was happy to have a piece ready for me the next day, but unfortunately we didn't... More 

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Mission, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

This little shop is close to the roadside a few blocks away from the main shops of Tofino. There is a great variety of fused glass from clear to bright colours including jewellery, bowls, platters, masks, etc. After reading a number of reviews we almost hesitated to go in, but then thought we would report on our own experience. We... More 

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Kevin M, Owner at Kevin Midgley's Tofino Art Glass, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting and taking a look. Your review is fair. You either like my earrings and other items or you don't. Maybe next time you will find something to your taste. More 

Valemount, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

My husband and I had always wanted to go to Tofino as many of my co-workers had been there. We toured every little local craft venues. The Art glass place was amazing and we ended up purchasing a few items.

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Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

bought some wind chimes and a flattened bottle that could be used as a cheeze plate. Very friendly owner/artisan. would recommend glass products from here.....glassware, earrings, pendants, some windchimes and other unique glass made products.

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Pitt Meadows, BC Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

It was my 60th birthday and visiting Tofino for the first time. This art glass studio was recommended by one of my good friends. I purchased beautiful buttons for one of my knitting project. There is something for all taste and budget. It is interesting to see different artisan and their work. Kevin was also very informative. Thanks Kevin for... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

We often stop at small independent artist studio places while travelling and love art glass. The art glass in this particular shop was not to our taste. The specialty seemed to be the face masks as seen in the other traveler's picture. We found them kind of creepy but if you like the one in the picture then stop and... More 

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Kevin M, Owner at Kevin Midgley's Tofino Art Glass, responded to this review

I am sorry that you felt your visit was not worth the stop. I have many people who seek me out every time they visit Tofino. I have unique items they know they cannot find anywhere else in the world and they must visit my studio in order to purchase since strangely in this day and age, I do not... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

Not sure what everyone's problem is with this place, but I liked it! Its cute and quaint. I love the uniqueness of the earrings and appreciate how he incorporates sand from the beach in his pieces- definitely original. I didn't think he stared or was rude in any way, in fact he was very helpful in offering suggestions of places... More 

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Pueblo, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Kevin helped me with my problem of infection of my ears when I wear earrings. I have had this problem for decades. Kevin was able to supply me with Niobium earrings which do not cause this problem. If you have this problem, go see Kevin and he will likely be able to help you !!!! also he will be able... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Just a small shop with nothing special. I've found the reviews for this place quite interesting! It is apparent from the negative reviews that this shopkeeper has no customer service skills. I have also noticed that the majority of the five-star reviews here have the same style of writing which make me believe they've been posted by the shopkeeper and... More 

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Kevin M, Owner at Kevin Midgley's Tofino Art Glass, responded to this review

I find it funny that you only give negative reviews of things not to your personal taste and at this time have no positive reviews from your travels. I preface the description of my studio as a place for people who love glass. Many people do love my glass. My guess is that you don't love glass and didn't want... More 

Vermilion, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We stopped in at the shop and were blown away by the artistry that Kevin had on display. We purchased two pendants and have been wearing them ever since. For one of a kind pieces of art, stop by the shop. There is something for every taste.

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Kevin M, Owner at Kevin Midgley's Tofino Art Glass, responded to this review

Thank you for your good review. More 

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