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Artist in Residence positions 2016-17

The School of Design at Edinburgh College of Art (ECA) is pleased to announce a number of Artist in Residence opportunities for artists/designers in a range of disciplines. The closing date for applications is Monday 23rd May 2016. For application forms please go to the following link: http://www.eca.ed.ac.uk/school-of-design/news-events/artist-in-residence-opportunities-academic-year-2016-17 This is a voluntary scheme whereby emerging […]

Scientific glassblower needed

JJ Quartz manufacturer of high quality Quartz ware mainly for the scientific instrument industry require a full time skilled technician. You should have experience of working with high quality fused silica. You will have the ability to read and interpret drawings and have experience in a similar environment. The successful applicant must be self-motivated and […]

Modern Scottish Women and Connections exhibitions

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art Two and the Scottish Gallery Modern Scottish Women Painters and Sculptors 1885- 1965 and Connections Saturday 21st May Costs Tour £10 per member and £12 for Non-member includes entrance fee of the exhibition and guided tour (for Modern Women exhibition) This exhibition of work by Scottish women artists concentrates […]

Crazy Paving: Master Class with Richard Wentworth

2-10 September 2016 Richard Wentworth is interested in how the world is put together. He has definite views on how we learn and creates good conditions to do so. It is important to be open to what happens, to give attention to the moment, to people, to the arrangement of things, in situations there is absurdity […]

Residency Opportunity – Borders

Glass as a material has played a key role in architecture and science. Reflections: glass: water: art: science is a programme of arts events where the material of glass will form the focus through which to ‘reflect’ on science and architecture with the Haining House and Loch in Selkirk as the physical focus of a […]

Jutta Cuny-Franz Memorial Award

The Jutta Cuny-Franz Foundation have just announced the dates for this years’ memorial award entries. Applications may be submitted from now. Deadline is 16 October 2016. The prize is awarded to artists who make significant use of glass in their works. Participating artists should not be older than 40 years of age, and their work (sculptures, objects) should […]

Alec Galloway talk at SGS AGM

Alec Galloway is a Scottish architectural glass artist who was kind enough to give a talk at this year’s AGM about the windows he created for Maryhill Burgh Halls. The building had been derelict, but funds through the National Lottery were raised to refurbish it, and it reopened in 2012. It originally had 20 “trades […]

Scottish National Portrait Gallery

Guided tour of the BP Portrait award, followed by a light lunch in the café then a visit to Document Scotland. If you would like to book a space on the tour please email sgs-chair@hotmail.com Costs: Tour £7 per person Times: Meet at 11.15am Tour starts at 11.30am The BP Portrait Award showcases the very best […]

Appointment of Artistic Director: North Lands Creative Glass

The Board of North Lands Creative Glass is delighted to announce the appointment of Jeffrey Sarmiento as Artistic Director from 1 October 2016. He will succeed Emma Woffenden on the completion of her inspiring three-year term of office, culminating in North Lands 20, the anniversary celebration of its first master class and conference in 1996. […]

Skills Class: Lampworking with Ian Pearson

5th – 7th April 2016 18th – 20th October 2016 Cost £300 Led by Ian Pearson, this course is aimed at those who wish to experience and learn some basic elements of working glass in an open flame, (Lampworking/Flameworking). It will appeal to the beginner as much as those with previous experience. The material used will […]