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‘HERITAGE’

Outline Information for SGS exhibition: We are delighted to announce our exhibition for 2017 to be held in Gallery TEN, 5 William Street, Edinburgh, EH3 7NG. The exhibition will be from 14 September to 1 October 2017. Would you like to have your own exhibition in Gallery TEN? One lucky artist in our exhibition can win this prize […]

2017 Awards

The Scottish Glass Society Travel Award and The Hamilton Taylor Award are now accepting applications. Both are valued at £250. The SGS Travel Award assists students or recent graduates who have been working less than 5 years in glass, who wish to travel abroad to pursue their studies in glass art. The Hamilton Taylor Award offers funding to […]

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North Lands announces Leap of Faith artistic programme

Expanding on the human narrative within the bleak and sublime landscape of Caithness, Scotland, North Lands Creative Glass presents Leap of Faith, a programme exploring how glass inspires belief. Humans create ritual spaces places for public gathering and private contemplation, from the stone circle to the church steeple. A leap of faith also implies taking […]

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TAKING A LEAP: CONCEPT, CONSERVATION AND INNOVATION IN ARCHITECTURAL GLASS

16th July 2017 A one-day conference in collaboration with the Bullseye Glass Symposium From the preservation of historic windows to the edge of contemporary art, stained glass endures as an important and exciting medium for creative practice. In collaboration with Bullseye Glass, this one-day event of lectures, discussions, networking and gallery tours considers the creation […]

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There’s an equilibrium here…

 ‘There is an equilibrium here a balance of hill and valley of movement in cloud and stream of curlew cry and wind murmur of wind lull and heart beat and on a walk, the balance between the outgoing and the homecoming and later, the inner reflection on the day.’  Ian Giles  An exhibition of the […]

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‘The Perfect Vessel’ with Karl Harron

22-28th May 2017 Form: “…by which shape is determined, as distinguished from the material of which it is composed, giving it individuality and a distinctive character”. The aim of this 7-day class is to achieve a “sublime form”. The process is to discard the superfluous and to identify and develop a personal concept. The result […]

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‘In from the Cold’ with Anthony Scala

8-12th May 2017 Anthony will be leading a 5 day technical class looking at the possibilities achievable when using cold working techniques within sculptural glass. The class will investigate form, surface finish, decoration and the interplay of light, reflection and refraction within the glass object. An introduction to the types of adhesives used for different […]

Lampworking with Ian Pearson

4-8th April & 10-12th October 2017 Ian will be returning in 2017 to lead his ever popular flameworking course aimed at those who wish to experience and learn some basic elements of working glass in an open flame, (Lampworking/Flameworking). It will appeal to the beginner as much as those with previous experience. The material used […]

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Transition: A celebration of Glass at ECA

By Dr Jessamy Kelly  Photo: Anna Cervinkova Throughout, it’s history the Glass programme at ECA has been focused on the uses of glass as an art form for visual expression – a maxim equally employed by the staff and students that have passed through the department. Stained Glass has been established at Edinburgh College of […]

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A Luddite Convention: Making, Technology and Nature.

North Lands Glass Conferencein partnership with Edinburgh College of Art  16th – 18th September 2016 Early Bird Deadline: 17th June North Lands Creative Glass is a glass centre, located in a small fishing village in the North East Highlands of Scotland. It aims to support artists and designers who wish to work with glass, and […]