Events

Glass events taking place around Scotland

Shifting Boundaries

August 8, 2018 – August 16, 2018 Silvia Levenson will lead participants in developing their own language by using glass as narrative medium. The basic glass working technique will be lost wax and open face kilnforming. The aim of this workshop is shifting boundaries in order to think new works and installations inspired by the sense of place […]

Surface, Texture and Mark-Making

September 17, 2018 – September 21, 2018 Marina Hanser will lead a class dedicated to exploring non-traditional methods of mark making in kiln-formed glass to help each artist find their individual voice. The 5-day workshop will introduce a variety of techniques including kiln-forming, kiln-casting, pate de verre and cold working as well as ways to use them to […]

“GLASS MEADOW” at Veneer Gallery

PREVIEW on Friday 14th of July, 7pm – 10pm   Cressa is a Glasgow-based glass artist, working mainly with kiln-formed Bullseye opaque glass. Her work is fresh, vibrant and colourful; her pieces draw on her love of botanical forms, and give a playful interpretation of the stylised retro designs of the 1950s. Cressa produces a […]

Walking in your Shadow: Alec Galloway

Glass artist Alec Galloway is opening a new exhibition in The Beacon this December, inspired by the theme of migration and his own links to the town. Walking In Your Shadow, which opens on Friday 9 December and runs until 30th December, features about eight glass works as well as around 25 paintings by the artist. […]

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 […]

SGS welcomes a new Chair

Following her election at the recent AGM, the Scottish Glass Society are pleased to welcome Rosheen Young as  the Society’s new Chair.  Rosheen takes over from Kate Henderson – the committee would like to thank Kate for her many years of hard work for SGS, most recently in her role as Chair. The Society is run […]

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 […]

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 […]

Artist’s Talk: Susan Kinley

Susan Kinley discusses the ways in which her work responds to particular places, with a focus on pieces related to Bronze Age archaeology in Orkney, and a recent project on the South Dorset Ridgway.  She will also include works linked to sites in Cornwall, and talk about the ways in which sources and ideas drive […]