Author Archives: Vicky Higginson

Transition: ECA Alumni Glass Exhibition

16th -30th September 2016 Edinburgh College of Art (ECA), Sculpture Court, Lauriston Place, Edinburgh, EH3 9DF A photographic exhibition of the work of ECA Glass graduates will be shown as part of a retrospective showcase of the ECA Glass Department alongside a selection of historical artifacts, documents and archive pieces from the ECA Glass Archive Collection. The […]

Celebration Tree

​Any seed when planted needs many things in order to flourish and grow. North Lands Creative Glass was an idea planted in 1996 in the small fishing village of Lybster on the North East coast of Scotland and over the past 20 years the people and place of Lybster and Caithness have provided good fertile […]

Artist in Residence positions 2016-17

The School of Design at Edinburgh College of Art (ECA) is pleased to announce a number of Artist in Residence opportunities for artists/designers in a range of disciplines. The closing date for applications is Monday 23rd May 2016. For application forms please go to the following link: http://www.eca.ed.ac.uk/school-of-design/news-events/artist-in-residence-opportunities-academic-year-2016-17 This is a voluntary scheme whereby emerging […]

Scientific glassblower needed

JJ Quartz manufacturer of high quality Quartz ware mainly for the scientific instrument industry require a full time skilled technician. You should have experience of working with high quality fused silica. You will have the ability to read and interpret drawings and have experience in a similar environment. The successful applicant must be self-motivated and […]

Modern Scottish Women and Connections exhibitions

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art Two and the Scottish Gallery Modern Scottish Women Painters and Sculptors 1885- 1965 and Connections Saturday 21st May Costs Tour £10 per member and £12 for Non-member includes entrance fee of the exhibition and guided tour (for Modern Women exhibition) This exhibition of work by Scottish women artists concentrates […]

Scottish National Portrait Gallery

Guided tour of the BP Portrait award, followed by a light lunch in the café then a visit to Document Scotland. If you would like to book a space on the tour please email sgs-chair@hotmail.com Costs: Tour £7 per person Times: Meet at 11.15am Tour starts at 11.30am The BP Portrait Award showcases the very best […]

Fishing boat

‘Shipping Forecast’

Open Submission outline for SGS exhibition 2016 Members are invited to submit one piece or a collection of smaller pieces that would fit into a 25cm cubed space. The title can be interpreted any way the artist sees fit. The pieces will be exhibited alongside the juried exhibition Elemental in September at the Coburg House Art […]

Dark water

‘Elemental’

Outline Submission for SGS exhibition The SGS committee are delighted to announce an exciting collaboration with North Lands Creative Glass. To celebrate 20 years of the NLCG centre of excellence in glass making we will hold a juried exhibition called Elemental. This exhibition will be shown at North Lands from the end of July until early September, […]

Continuing Professional Development Awards from The Worshipful Company of Glaziers and Painters of Glass 2016

The Worshipful Company of Glaziers and Painters of Glass is pleased to announce that once again they will offer two Continuing Professional Development Awards for the year 2016.  The next deadline for entry is 31st January 2016.  Application details are available on the Glaziers’ website:   http://www.worshipfulglaziers.com/?page_id=3192 and click on the Application Details link found on […]