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Kite Activities

Glenn Davison is internationally known as a speaker, workshop leader, miniature kite builder, kite designer, and flyer.  He brings his knowledge of aerodynamics and skills to deliver hundreds of workshops in many countries around the world.  Glenn has created more than 50 miniature kite designs, which have won first place for smallest, best in flight, and judge’s special awards.

Glenn has been a featured flyer at the Antigua Kite Festival, Bogota Colombia Festival de Verano, Dieppe International Kite Festival, Verdun International Kite Festival, Wildwood International Kite Festival, St. Placide Winter Festival in Canada, Kites on Ice Winter Festival in Wisconsin, Taipei International Kite Festival in Taiwan and the International Kite Festival in Gujarat India.  He has been featured on HGTV, the Boston Globe, Kiting Magazine and many other publications.

Glenn is also a Rokkaku Kite Battle Champion having taken first place in the AKA Nationals, Wildwood, New England, Black Ships, Soundwinds, and Smithsonian kite festivals.

Glenn is the author of the books, "Kites in the Classroom," "How to Fly a Kite," "Miniature Kites," “Indoor Kite Flying,” and the "Kite Workshop Handbook"

 

In The News

On TV and Radio

  • PBS special "Wind" in which I was the referee for a wind-powered-buggy race with a cameo appearance
  • Channel 8 TV appearance during Easter Fly at the Portland ME
  • Martha Stewart TV - My kite shown during Newport, RI 1999 Kite Festival
  • Malden Cable TV, I starred in 1/2 hour show called "Kites in the Year 2003" that will be broadcast 6 times. Video available
  • Chelmsford Cable TV, The producer of the show "Town Talk" said "Glenn you were fabulous!  Your segment was one of the best we have ever done"
  • Chelmsford Cable TV, produced a 1/2 hour show called "Modern Kites" that will be broadcast 6 times during April, 2003. Video available
  • WGME Channel 13 in Maine, Cameo appearance flying my Tirips kite for the first time
  • Chelmsford Cable TV, produced a 1/2 hour show about how to build miniature kites
  • Channel 14 TV, The Weather Channel, Kitty Hawk, NC during Wright Brothers Centennial
  • The Sound 99.1 WVOD, Kitty Hawk, NC during Wright Brothers Centennial
  • The Wind 97.1 WYND, Kitty Hawk, NC during Wright Brothers Centennial
  • Super Bowl 2002, my kite appeared during a kite flying demonstration
  • Channel 13 TV KRKE interview in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • AM 1510 "The Zone" with Eddie Andleman at the VA Hospital, Brockton, MA
  • Interviewed in Wisconsin for a half-hour film about Kites on Ice for a Middle East satellite television network called Al Hurah that will be broadcast to Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria, Pakistan, Iran, Kuwait, Syria, Jordan, Iraq, Oman and Yeman.
  • Tiwan's SET-TV Demonstration of Miniature Kites
  • HGTV featured Glenn demonstrating how to build rokkaku kites on 12/23/05, 3/23/06, 6/23/06
  • YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LDFAPSMAzD0
  • Two radio broadcasts on Observer Radio 91.9 Antigua
  • Sinovision TV News 2010 http://sinovision.net/index.php?module=news&act=details&col_id=6&news_id=144888
  • Sinovision Chinese TV 2011 http://video.sinovision.net/?id=1139
  • CTM News Break 2015 they introduce me at 2:33 minutes: https://youtu.be/splMjB7Rai4
  • Internet Radio Show http://www.friendsofkevin.com/friendsofkevinradiokites
  • St. Honore Kite Festival: http://www.sthonoredanslvent.com/?page_id=13
  • Podcast "Indoor Kite Flying" https://castakite.com/kiting-junkies-podcast-4-indoor-kite-flying/

Awards

  • First Place, Individual Rokkaku Challenge, AKA Convention 2000
  • First Place, Drachen Foundation Miniature Kite Contest for "Best in Flight"
  • First Place, Novice Fighter Kite Precision, AKA Convention 2000
  • First Place, Rokkaku Challenge at Black Ships Festival, Newport, RI, 2001
  • First Place, Team Rokkaku Battle, 36th Annual Smithsonian Kite Festival, Washington, DC
  • First Place, Individual Rokkaku Battle, Wildwood International Kite Festival 2002
  • First Place Smallest Kite, AKA National Convention, Ocean City, Maryland
  • First Place, Kite Making Contest, Northern Skies Festival, Pine Point Beach, Maine
  • First Place, Rokkaku Challenge at SoundWinds Kite Festival, Madison, CT 2003
  • First Place, Rokkaku Challenge, Wildwood International Kite Festival 2004
  • First Place, Rokkaku Challenge, Wildwood International Kite Festival 2005
  • First Place, Experienced Dual Line Ballet, BASKC, 2007
  • First Place, Rokkaku Challenge, Wildwood International Kite Festival 2008
  • First Place, Team Rokkaku Challenge, Atlantic Coast Kite Festival 2009
  • Winner of $50 prize for "most events held" during National Kite Month 2010
  • Winner of $100 prize for "Indoor Aerodynamics Machine" at Lowell Makes Hackathon 2013
  • Awarded the "Team" pin for many contributions to the Wildwood International Kite Festival
  • First Place, Individual Rokkaku Challenge, AKA Convention 2014
  • First Place, Team Rokkaku Challenge, AKA Convention 2014
  • First Place, Smallest Kite, AKA Convention 2014
  • Third Place, Kite making, "Train of Disney Princess kites" 2016

Museums

  • Air & Space Museum, Washington, D.C. - exhibit during "Kite Day"
  • Museum of Science, Boston, MA - demonstration during Wright Brothers Centennial
  • Franklin Museum, Philadelphia, PA - indoor flying demonstration with Team Guildworks
  • Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA - workshop for Teachers
  • Giant Kite Museum, Saitama, Japan - one inch wide "bee mine" kite is on display
  • Wenham Museum, Wenham, MA - presentation and workshop
  • Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY - presentation, demos, workshop training
  • Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA - exhibit of 10 of my kites
  • Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA - three workshops
  • Providence Children's Museum, RI - presentation
  • Art Complex Museum, MA - demonstration
  • Dieppe Arts and Culture Centre, New Brunswick, Canada- exhibit of 16 panels of miniature kites
  • Delray Center for the Arts, Delray Beach, Florida
  • American Textile History Museum, Lowell, MA - fabric kites
  • Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA - "Balance in Motion"
  • The Discovery Museum, Bridgport, CT - Aeronautics Day

Author

  • Book Kites in the Classroom published by the American Kitefliers Association, 2002
  • Book Miniature Kites, originally self-published, 2004
  • Book Kites in the Classroom translated to Spanish, 2005
  • Book How to Fly a Kite published by the American Kitefliers Association
  • Article titled "The Largest Kite Festival in the World" appeared in Kiting magazine, The Journal of the American Kitefliers Association, March 2004
  • Article titled "Japan's Giant Kite Museum" appeared in Kiting magazine, The Journal of the American Kitefliers Association, January 2001
  • Article appeared in Kiting magazine, The Journal of the American Kitefliers Association. Chinese mechanical kites of Chen Zhao Ji, 2002
  • Article "Awesome Workshops" appeared in Kiting Magazine, The Journal of the American Kitefliers Association on page 21, 2002
  • Article "Museums Can Be Cool" appeared in Kiting Magazine, The Journal of the American Kitefliers Association on page 21, Fall 2005
  • Miniature Kite Plan appeared in Kiting Magazine, The Journal of the American Kitefliers Association, Fall 2006
  • Article "Kite Restaurants" for Kiting Magazine, The Journal of the American Kitefliers Association, 2008
  • Recycled kites http://twsblog.wordpress.com/2009/10/25/guest-post-recycled-kites-creative-repurposing-takes-flight/
  • My updated book called, Kites in the Classroom has been downloaded more than 50,000 times
  • Wrote a Kite Challenge for the New Hampshire Science and Engineering Expo http://www.nhsee.org/challenge/kite
  • Article in Kiting Magazine, "Hands-on Flying" Winter 2013
  • Article in Kiting Magazine, "Education: Visiting Schools" Autumn 2014, p31
  • Book Indoor Kite Flying, available from amazon.com 2015
  • Book Kite Workshop Handbook available from amazon.com, 2015
  • Presented my books during a "Local Authors" event
  • Book Building Free and Recycled Kites available from amazon.com, 2017
  • Book Kite Physics available in paperback and Kindle from amazon.com, 2017

STEM Events

  • Millard-Oakley STEM Center at Tennessee Tech
  • Wellesley STEM Expo
  • Aviation and Maritime STEM Education Expo - Boston Logan International Airport
  • McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center, "Aerodynamics of flight"
  • Cambridge Science Carnival 2016
  • Cambridge Science Festival 2016 - Talk and Demonstrations
  • Discover STEM, Acton-Boxborough HS, 2015
  • STEM Summit 2015
  • Lowell Makes kite workshop, 80 people attended, 2014 "Thank you for doing the workshop, and for doing such a killer job!"
  • Mini Maker Faire, Newport, RI, 2015
  • Creation Station Winter Open House, Westford, MA, 2015
  • Cape Cod STEM Network article http://capecodstemnetwork.org/community/the-science-of-kite-flying
  • STEM Engineering Extravaganza, Needham, MA, 2016
  • 2016 Boston Public School Citywide Science and Engineering Fair
  • Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, 2016, Science on the Street STEM
  • STEM Journey 2016 at Cape Cod Community College
  • Girl Scouts STEM conference 2016 Exhibitor
  • Aeronautics Day at the Discovery Museum, 2016
  • Northeastern STEM BPS Science Fair
  • Boston Renaissance School STEM Night
  • Connecticut Discovery Museum, Aeronautics Day, 2016
  • Science on the Street Cape Cod STEM, 2017
  • Wellesley STEM Expo, 2017
  • Cambridge STEM Science Carnival and Robot Zoo, 2017
  • Aviation and Maritime STEM Education Expo 2017
  • STEM video about Kite Physics book 2017

Scouts

  • Cub Scouts kite building workshop for 40 at Camp Carpenter, Manchester, NH
  • Cub Scouts kite building workshop, demo fly, for 90 Cub Scouts, Needham, MA
  • Cub Scout lecture and workshop for 21 kids in Merrimack, NH
  • Cub Scout lecture and workshop, Merrimack, NH, 70 people attended
  • Cub Scout lecture on Flight in Chelmsford, MA
  • Cub Scout presentation and kite building workshop for 40 in Hudson, NH
  • Boy Scout kite workshop for 21 in Chelmsford, MA
  • Girl Scouts STEM Convention 2016

School Visits

More than 100 school visits in Canada, Florida, Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, Montana, Texas, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Taiwan, and Vermont.

These included lectures, workshops, and demonstrations to all grade levels from Elementary school through College. Teacher forums too. Groups range from 20 to 200. Topics include: Physics, Aerodynamics, Art, Math, and STEM

http://www.kitesinthesky.net/resources/kite-teachers.php

Libraries

  • Kite workshops at the Chelmsford Public Library and the Holliston Public Library
  • Kite exhibit at the Morse Institute Library in Natick, MA
  • Kite exhibit at the Chelmsford Public Library followed by "Kite Gallery Tour"
  • Afghanistan Fighter Kite Workshop, Caron Library, Belmont Public Library Community Read Program, 2008
  • Slide show and miniature kite workshop at the Chelmsford Public Library, 2009
  • Slide show and miniature kite workshop at the McKay Public Library, 2009
  • Kite exhibit at the Curtis Library in Brunswick, ME, 2014
  • Framingham Public Library, Framingham, MA, 2016
  • Hazen Memorial Library, Shirley, MA, 2016

Boys & Girls Club

Workshop and Lecture, Boys and Girls Club, Woburn, MA, where 17 students built miniature bug kites.

Retirement Communities

  • Country Club Heights, Woburn, MA, presentation/demonstration
  • Brighton Garden, Stamford, CT, presentation/demonstration
  • Chelmsford, MA, presentation/demonstration
  • Nashua, NH, presentation/demonstration (twice)
  • Danvers Senior Center, Danvers, MA, presentation/demonstration
  • EPOCH Senior Living, kite presentation
  • Chelmsford Crossings, MA kite presentation
  • Acton Senior Center presentation and workshop
  • Concord Council on Aging presentation and workshop
  • Westford Council on Aging presentation and workshop
  • Concord Park, Concord, MA, presentation and workshop

Ham Radio Club

Lecture to Framingham Amateur Radio Club, Framingham, MA

Hospitals

Workshop at Hopital Sainte Justine, Montreal, Canada. Built Sled and Eddy kites with Anne Clement for children suffering from anorexia

Camps

  • Led a full day of kite building and flying during Kite Camp at Middlesex Community College in Bedford, MA
  • Camp Gan Israel of Westport, CT
  • Dieppe, New Brunswick, Canada
  • Markus Lewis Day Camp
  • Miracles and Magic Camp
  • Kids Club, Bedford, MA

Art Residency

Wind Arts Residency at the Atlantic Center for the Arts in New Smyrna Beach, Florida

Teachers Association

  • Lecture to the Science Teachers Association of New York State (STANYS) called "My Favorite Demonstrations"
  • Lecture to the NH Science Teachers Association called "My Favorite Demonstrations"
  • Lecture to the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) called "Kites as an Educational Vehicle"
  • Lecture to the Massachusetts Science Teachers Association (MAST)
  • Presentation/Workshop for the NH Science Teachers Association called, "Kite Aerodynamics"
  • "Kite Physics" presentation to teachers in NH resulting in Professional Development hours for those attending
  • Presentation to Massachusetts Association of Biology Teachers

Amateur Pilots Association

  • Kite Presentation "Kites in the Year 2002" to Amateur Pilots, EAA Chapter 196, at the Minuteman Airport in Stowe, MA. 12 people attending. See the write-up on the web: http://www.eaa196.com/kites.htm
  • Kite presentation to the 99's, a group of amateur women pilots. 12 people attending. 2004.

Volunteer

  • The Dana Farber Jimmy Fund
  • The Autism Alliance of Metro West, 7 years
  • The Doug Flutie Foundation
  • Crotched Mountain Rehab Center in Greenfield, NH
  • Hospital Sainte Justine, Montreal, Canada for children suffering from anorexia
  • Lynn Arts Cultural Council
  • One Sky One World
  • American Kitefliers Association
  • The Marblehead Festival of the Arts
  • Middlesex Hospital Kite Festival
  • Lowell Association for the Blind
  • Special Olympics Passion Plunge
  • The Jimmy Fund
  • Alzheimer's Research - Memory Ride
  • Windham Initiative for Renewable Energy (WIRE)
  • Keynote speaker for the NH Science and Engineering Expo http://www.nhsee.org/
  • Cambridge Science Festival
  • Kites Against Cancer
  • Miracles and Magic a camp for children 5-13 who are infected or affected with HIV/AIDS
  • Bridgewater State University, Probing the air with kites
  • Muffins with Santa

Festivals and Events

  • Kites On Ice, Madison, Wisconsin, 6 years running.
  • Featured Flyer, Verdun International Kite Festival, Verdun, Canada
  • Sound Winds Kite Festival, Madison, CT
  • Wildwood International Kite Festival, Wildwood, NJ
  • "Sur un air de fete" a festival of hot air balloons and kites in Becancour, Canada. Invited flyer. Piloted a tethered balloon too!
  • Giant Kite display in Belmar, NJ with the "Jack Rogers Travelling Kite Show." This was in conjunction with the New Jersey Stunt Kite Championship.
  • Bristol Chrysanthemum Festival. I was the feature. We built 85 kites with kids and I had 3 people working with me. The kids seemed to love the kites and many kids flew them in a field at the same time. I gave a kite flying demonstration with Peter McMasters. We gave prizes to the kids that flew kites
  • "First Night" in Sturbridge, Massachusetts. I organized indoor flying for seven kite flyers. Hundreds attended
  • Invited flyer to St. Placide, a winter festival in Canada. Flew giant kites
  • Indoor Flying Demonstrations as part of "High Flyers Flight Team" staff at First Night Providence 2002, in the Rhode Island Convention Center. I gave two performances of indoor flying
  • Chelmsford Community Kite Fly demonstrations of a variety of kites
  • Kite Shows at Strawbery Banke on the 4th of July 2003-2009.
  • Wright Centennial Kite Festival, Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, 2003
  • !Traditions! kite festival in Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2003
  • Taipei International Kite Festival, Taipei, Taiwan, 2003, 2004 with indoor performance at Taipei County Hall for the County Governor
  • Advisor to "The East Meets The West - A Cultural Kite Festival" in Dorchester, MA, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2008
  • Gujarat, India, International Kite Festival at Ahmedabad, January 2004
  • Dieppe, Canada, International Kite Festival in New Brunswick, Canada, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016 http://www.cerf-volant.ca/
  • St. John Arts Festival in the US Virgin Islands, Feb 2006
  • Clearwater Festival, NY, 2006
  • New York Kite Festival, NY, 2006, 2007
  • Niagara International Kite Festival, 2006, 2007, 2008
  • Fashion District Kite Flight, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013
  • Hudson Valley Festival, NY, 2007
  • Wenham Kite Festival, 2007, 2008
  • Chelsea River Festival, 2007
  • Cherry Valley Kite Festival, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2016
  • PGA Ryder Cup 2008 in Kentucky
  • First Night Worcester 2009
  • Antigua Kite Festival 2009
  • Bose Mountain Kite Day
  • Festival de Verano in Bogota, Colombia, 2009 http://www.kitelife.com/magazine/issue68/bogota09/content.php
  • Baddeck, Nova Scotia, 2009
  • Professional kite show called "Bellissimo" with team "Aerial Experience" 2010 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XNBSae3yCjQ&feature=fvsr
  • FlyNY International Kite Design Showcase 2010
  • STEM Education Expo at Boston Logan International Airport 2013
  • Capriccio Festival of Kites, Ogunquit, Maine 2010-2016
  • First Night, Hynes Convention Center, Boston 2013
  • Hammonasset Beach State Park 2014 Kites on West Beach with Glenn Davison
  • Created a "Learn 2 Fly" event with kite lessons and a "Passport to Flight" at the Wildwood International Kite Festival 2014
  • TOHU kite event for Cirque du Soliel, Montreal, Canada 2014, 2015, 2016
  • St. Honore Kite Festival, Canada, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Newport International Kite Festival, Newport, RI, 2015, 2016
  • Discover STEM, Acton-Boxborough HS, 2015
  • Long Beach Island Kite Festival 2015, 2016
  • KiteMania in Florida
  • Kites at the Pier - Long Branch, NJ
  • Bug Light Kite Festival, South Portland, ME
  • Yarmouth Summer Celebration, Cape Cod, MA
  • Canal Days, Port Colborne, Ontario, Canada 2016
  • Harkness Day, Harkness State Park, CT
  • Hobbs Farm, ME

Galleries

  • Sound Winds Kite Festival, Madison, CT, Miniature kites
  • Sullivan County Kite Festival, NY, Miniature kites
  • Wildwood International Kite Festival in Wildwood, NJ, Miniature kite exhibit (for 8 years running)
  • Kites on Ice, Madison, WI, Miniature kites
  • Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, PA had three of my miniature kites on display for a year
  • Exhibit of Japanese Kites at the Sushi Café in Woburn, MA
  • Kites on Ice, Madison, WI, 200 Miniature kites
  • Paper Kite Exhibit at "The Paper Crane" in Beverly, MA.
  • Exhibit of Art kites and a second exhibit of Miniature kites at Chelmsford Library, MA
  • Exhibit at the Wright Brothers 100th anniversary in Kitty Hawk, NC
  • Exhibit of miniature kites during Kites on Ice exhibit "Kites as Art"
  • Exhibit of miniature kites at the Wenham Council on Aging, MA
  • Exhibit of miniature kites at the Chelmsford Center for the Arts, MA
  • Delray Center for the Arts, Delray Beach, Florida
  • Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA

Kite Conventions

  • Lecture, Ocean City, Maryland in 2002, "Kites In The Classroom"
  • Lecture, Ocean City, Maryland in 2002, "Weird Kites That Fly"
  • Lecture, Billings, Montana in 2001, "Kites In The Classroom"
  • Lecture, Billings, Montana in 2001, "Weird Kites That Fly"
  • Organizer for AKA National Convention workshops 2001, 25 workshops total
  • Organizer for AKA National Convention workshops 2002, 24 workshops total
  • Lecture, Nags Head, North Carolina in 2014, "Generating New Members"

Photographs

  • Three photographs published in Kiting Magazine, The Journal of the American Kitefliers Association. Jul 2000
  • Three photographs published in Kiting Magazine, The Journal of the American Kitefliers Association. Nov 2000
  • Four photographs published in Kiting Magazine, The Journal of the American Kitefliers Association. Jan 2001
  • Photographs published in KONE newsletter.
  • Three photographs published in Kiting Magazine, The Journal of the American Kitefliers Association. Fall 2004
  • Two photographs published in Kiting Magazine, The Journal of the American Kitefliers Association. Fall 2005
  • Two photographs published in Kiting Magazine, The Journal of the American Kitefliers Association, Summer 2006
  • Two photographs published in Kiting Magazine, The Journal of the American Kitefliers Association, Summer 2013

Kite Building Workshops

  • Marblehead Festival of the Arts, Marblehead, MA
  • The Paper Crane, Beverly, Ma
  • Wildwood International Kite Festival, Wildwood, NJ
  • Cody Kite building workshop, Burlington, MA. 10 adults
  • Cody Kite building workshop, Connecticut. 14 adults
  • Buka Fighter Kite workshop for 7 adults in Burlington, MA
  • Miniature Kite Workshop, Portland, Maine. Built 12 kites
  • Kite building at the Marblehead Festival of the Arts. Together, our club built over 200 kites
  • Kites on Ice, workshop for 30 in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Miniature Kite Workshop and Japanese Kite Gallery at Wildwood International Kite Festival, Wildwood, NJ
  • Marblehead Festival of the Arts, we built 95 kites with kids
  • Kite Building as part of "High Flyers Flight Team" staff at First Night Providence 2002, in the Rhode Island Convention Center. Together, we built over 400 kites with kids
  • Six workshops at Kites on Ice winter festival in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Kite building workshop at The Paper Crane, Beverly, MA. 10 people made paper Rokkaku kites with art paper
  • Miniature Angel Kite workshop at Wildwood International Kite Festival 2002
  • Kite building and demonstrations of Indoor Kite Flying at Malden High School. Built about 45 Eddy kites
  • Kite building for Lynn Arts Cultural Council street festival as a community service at 25 Exchange Street, Lynn
  • Kite Building during One Sky One World '02 and Gore Place
  • Kite Building as part of "High Flyers Flight Team" staff at First Night Providence 2003, in the Rhode Island Convention Center. Together, we built over 400 kites with kids
  • Five miniature kite workshops at Kites on Ice winter festival in Madison, Wisconsin, 2003
  • Kite building and outdoor flying Taunton, MA Art Center
  • Miniature kite workshop at Kitemania in Newport, RI, 2003
  • Two evening workshops at the Chelmsford Public Library "celebration of the creative spirit" sponsored by the Chelmsford Cultural Council
  • Miniature kite building workshops at the centennial celebration of the Wright Brothers first flight, Kitty Hawk, NC
  • Kite building workshop at the Holliston Public Library in Holliston, MA. Built about 45 Eddy kites
  • Wright Centennial Kite Festival, Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
  • Miniature kite workshop at the Cottonwood Valley Charter School in New Mexico for the 3rd and 4th grades, 30 kites
  • Miniature kite workshop at New Mexico Tech University, 30 kites
  • Four miniature kite workshops during the !Traditions! kite festival in Albuquerque, New Mexico, 50 kites
  • Three kite workshops at the Atlantic Center for the Arts in New Smyrna Beach, Florida
  • Workshop for 30 Volunteers at the Taipei International Kite Festival in Taiwan
  • Workshop for 40 teachers at Sheman Senior High School, Taiwan
  • Two public workshops during Taipei International Kite Festival in Taiwan, 80 kites
  • Workshops for 200-300 at Kites on Ice festival in Madison, Wisconsin 2004, 2005
  • Midwest Area Kite Retreat (MAKR) 2004 in Chicago, IL
  • Kitemania miniature kite workshop in Newport, RI
  • Marblehead Library eddy kite workshop
  • Four workshops in two Elementary schools during Taipei International Kite Festival in Taiwan, 250 kites total
  • St. Alcuin Montessori School, Dallas, TX, 130 kites
  • Three workshops at the Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA, 2006
  • New Hampshire Technical College, 2006
  • SAP company picnic, PA, 2006
  • Niagara International Kite Festival, NY, 2006, 2007, 2008
  • Materials for the Arts, NY, 2006
  • Kids College, NH, 2006
  • Miniature Cody Kite Workshop at Blue Hills Observatory, MA, 2007
  • Five Workshops in one day in West Boylston, MA, 2007
  • Two Workshops, Providence, RI, World Arts Day, 2007
  • Long Lake, NY Workshop for 70, 2007
  • Miniature kite making, Multipurpose Center, Antigua 2009
  • Paper Kite making, "Morphing Paper" at the Chelmsford Center for the Arts, MA, 2010
  • Kite Workshop, Science Center, Tennessee, 2013
  • First Night Boston, Hynes Convention Center, 2013
  • KiteMania, Treasure Island, Florida 2014
    • The organizer wrote: "We want to thank everyone that came from near and far to fly with us at KiteMania. Big thank you to Glenn Davison for the super-cool mini-kite making workshop. It was such a joy seeing the room filled with everyone making and flying the kites. Thank you for making the Saturday night dinner so special.

  • Lowell Makes kite workshop, 80 people attended, 2014 "Thank you for doing the workshop, and for doing such a killer job!"
  • Paper Kite Workshop, 10 Rokkaku and Leaf kites, Ogunquit, Maine 2014
  • Miniature Kite demonstrations and "clown kite" workshop in Montreal and St. Honore, Canada 2014
  • Dieppe, New Brunswick, Canada, Hargrave Kite Workshop, 15 kites built
  • AKA National Convention, Nags Head, NC, Hargrave Kite Workshop, 15 kites built
  • Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA, 100 kites built. 2014
  • Farmer's Market, Chelmsford, MA, 25 kites built, 2015
  • Western Avenue Studios, Lowell, MA, 2015
  • East Bay Mini Maker Faire, Newport, RI, 2015
  • Butterfly Kite Workshop, LBI Kite Festival, NJ, 100 kites built, 2015
  • STEM Engineering Extravaganza, 30 kites built, 2016
  • Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, 14 kites built, 2016
  • The Harris Center, Dublin, NH, 22 kites built, 2016
  • Nara Park, Acton, MA 2016
  • YWCA Worcester
  • Chelmsford Community Education, 90 kites built, 2016
  • Cherry Valley New York, 100 sleds
  • Green Street School Workshop VT, 90 kites built, 2016
  • YWCA After School STEM, 50 kites then 39 kites, 2017

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