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CGS Business Booster Course

The Contemporary Glass Society has teamed up with The Design Trust to offer an online programme of workshops to improve your business. This online course is aimed at both new and more established glass artists who want to develop their business and marketing skills, make more sales, improve their presentation and upgrade their level of […]

Gallery TEN award winner at Scottish Glass Society Exhibition 2017

“Ebb & Flow” by Annica Sandstrom and David Kaplan. Photo: Annica Sandstrom The Scottish Glass Society is delighted to announce the artist/s chosen by Gallery TEN to hold an exhibition there in 2018.  Paul Musgrove of Gallery TEN said: “After much deliberation I have reached my decision concerning the Gallery TEN prize for The Scottish Glass […]

Incorporation of Wrights award winner Daniel Killeen

Daniel Killeen won the award for his entry of 4 pate de verre pieces, Stone Peat Heather and Sky, inspired by rugged Scottish landscape.  Jenny McIntyre, Late Deacon, Incorporation of Wrights, Trades House of Glasgow, along with Fiona Logue, Director of Craft Scotland, spent a considerable time looking at the pieces in the exhibition, and made their […]

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 […]

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 […]

North Lands appoints new Chief Exec

North Lands have announced the appointment of Karen Phillips as its new Chief Executive as from 5 September 2016. Karen has recently been Executive Director of RUA RED South Dublin Arts Centre Company, an award winning influential centre of contemporary arts practice in Ireland incorporating artist studios, incubation spaces, art galleries, performance and rehearsal spaces and […]

Scottish Glass Society to host A Celebration of Scottish Glass

We are pleased to announce that SGS have been awarded funding from The National Lottery via Creative Scotland to co-ordinate a Celebration of Scottish Glass.  The project will co-ordinate marketing for the flurry of glass activity that is taking place in Edinburgh this September, as well as creating new events. “As we were planning for our […]