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Sorcha Sutherland wins SGS student award

Congratulations to design student Sorcha Sutherland for winning the SGS Student Award at the ECA degree show this month. The award is open to all students who use glass as a key material in their exhibit. Sorcha’s bowls are formed in clay, before being 3D-scanned and printed to make a mould for glass. SGS committee […]

Elemental artists announced

We’re pleased to announce the artist selection for our Elemental exhibition, showing at North Lands Creative Glass Gallery, Lybster 25th July – 5th September and Coburg Gallery, Edinburgh 10th – 22nd September 2016. Our thanks go to our jurors Emma Woffenden and Alison McConachie along with Fiona Logue of Craft Scotland for their time and […]

Transition: ECA Alumni Glass Exhibition

16th -30th September 2016 Edinburgh College of Art (ECA), Sculpture Court, Lauriston Place, Edinburgh, EH3 9DF A photographic exhibition of the work of ECA Glass graduates will be shown as part of a retrospective showcase of the ECA Glass Department alongside a selection of historical artifacts, documents and archive pieces from the ECA Glass Archive Collection. The […]

Celebration Tree

​Any seed when planted needs many things in order to flourish and grow. North Lands Creative Glass was an idea planted in 1996 in the small fishing village of Lybster on the North East coast of Scotland and over the past 20 years the people and place of Lybster and Caithness have provided good fertile […]

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 […]