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North Lands Creative looks to the future

An International Crowd (From L-R): Alistair Murray NLC Chair (Scotland), Irena Czepcova (Czech Republic), Elina Salonen (Finland), Michael Rogers (USA), Nadania Idriss (Germany) and Michael Endo (USA) NEWS RELEASE: 26th July 2017 North Lands Creative Looks to the Future  Recently re-branded North Lands Creative has successfully completed a re-structuring and held an international conference ahead […]

North Lands Update

North Lands Creative Glass has recently completed a major re-structuring ahead of an exciting development phase. This will consolidate and build on its unique position as an international centre dedicated to the study and development of glass as an art form, whilst subsuming a wider remit for the creative industries and culture across the far […]

Creating A Business Woman

The last few weeks have given me time to reflect and I have decided that taking the plunge to give my business my all, is the best decision I have ever made. Yes, it is blood, sweat and tears but I’m also living my dream. Things are hard as I really am re-investing everything back […]

‘HERITAGE’

Deadline extended until Sunday 30th July!! 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

‘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 […]

‘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 […]