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SGS at the 2019 British Glass Biennale

We’re delighted to announce that SGS members Cathryn Shilling, Amanda Simmons, Dawid Stroyny, Vicky Higginson, Jeff Zimmer and Jessie Lee have been selected for the 2019 British Glass Biennale. The biennale runs every two years alongside the International Festival of Glass in Stourbridge and showcases the best of contemporary glass making in an inspirational and aspirational exhibition. Galloway-based artist, Amanda Simmons, manipulates mass, […]

On the Edge – Juried exhibition call out

We’re celebrating our 40th year! Supported by Creative Scotland’s Open Project Fund, this exciting anniversary celebrates the work of the Society and its members over four decades. The 2019 activities will raise a spotlight on the Society and the remarkable work that is produced within its membership, endorsing its reputation and those of its members, makers […]

Welcoming our SGS@40 Project Co-ordinators!

We’re celebrating the start of our 40th anniversary year by welcoming our new SGS @ 40 project co-ordinators on board, thanks to support from the Creative Scotland Open Project Fund. Tracey Kelly and Karen Shaw from creative agency Vis a Vis will be working with members across the country to create a programme of exhibitions and artists talks celebrating both the rich history […]

Project Management Contract Opportunities at SGS

We are delighted to announce that Creative Scotland have awarded us funding for the ‘SGS @ 40’ project which will celebrate the work of the Scottish Glass Society and its members over the last 40 years and endeavour to establish a firm foundation for the future of the Society. We are advertising 2 contracts: A […]

Can anyone lend kiln facilities for a few weeks?

We are a group of 5th year pupils trying to find a kiln to use for a school Young Enterprise project. We are looking to slump glass bottles to make snack trays and boards. We are based in Edinburgh so are looking for somewhere fairly nearby. We are also looking to purchase kiln paper and […]

artmag

SGS members are invited to submit a small selection of hi-res images of their work for possible inclusion in Artmag …. It is editorial, for which there is no charge. For more info or to send images contact Ian Sclater –  editor@artmag.co.uk

The Glass Society Awards 2018

The Glass Art Society Announces 2018 Award Recipients January 16, 2018–The Glass Art Society (GAS) is pleased to announce the selection of its 2018 award recipients.  These awards honor and acknowledge individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the development of the glass arts worldwide. The Awards will be received at the Opening Ceremonies of the […]