2016 CORNING, NEW YORK
45th Annual Glass Art Society Conference: June 9-11, 2016
GAS is now accepting proposals for conference presentations that best highlight the theme including lectures, demonstrations, lec-mos and panel discussions.
Creating Context: Glass in a New Light
The Board of the Glass Art Society is proud to announce that the GAS Conference will be returning to Corning, in the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York, June 9-11, 2016. The Corning Museum of Glass will host, and conference participants will experience the museum’s new Contemporary Art +Design Wing, including a 26,000-square-foot light-filled gallery plus an expansive, state-of-the-art Amphitheater Hotshop.
In addition to the excellent content that GAS strives to deliver at all of our conferences, participants will have the opportunity to experience and study the world’s foremost glass collection, explore the extensive holdings of the Rakow Research Library and enjoy historic Corning’s long tradition of glassmaking. The 2016 GAS Conference offers a comprehensive opportunity to expand your understanding of the story of glass. Create your own context for the future of glassmaking with your fellow artists, collectors, manufacturers, scientists, experts, and students at the 2016 GAS Conference in Corning, NY!
Please apply under the category you feel would best fit your proposed presentation:
- LEC-MO (Lecture/Demo on an artists process)
- DEMONSTRATION: Hot – Flame – Cold
- PANEL: Green – At Risk Youth – Education – Careers in Art – Other
- OTHER EVENT OR IDEA
Generally slots are between 1-1.5 hours in duration; $400 USD Honorarium is split by all who present in a slot except Panels where Moderators receive $250 and panelists $200 each up to 4 people total). Subject to change.
For submission guidelines and application process, visit the website here: www.glassart.org/calls_for_conf_proposals.html