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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 […]

‘Shipping Forecast’

Open Submission outline for SGS exhibition 2016 Members are invited to submit one piece or a collection of smaller pieces that would fit into a 25cm cubed space. The title can be interpreted any way the artist sees fit. The pieces will be exhibited alongside the juried exhibition Elemental in September at the Coburg House Art […]

‘Elemental’

Outline Submission for SGS exhibition The SGS committee are delighted to announce an exciting collaboration with North Lands Creative Glass. To celebrate 20 years of the NLCG centre of excellence in glass making we will hold a juried exhibition called Elemental. This exhibition will be shown at North Lands from the end of July until early September, […]

‘Inside Out’ Review

Inside, Out: Exhibition of the Scottish Glass Society 2015 Coburg House Art Gallery The Inside, Out exhibition showcased the work of 34 Scottish glass artists, with students and newcomers to glass comfortably sharing the display space with long-established artists such as Douglas Hogg and Alison Kinnaird. It captured current glass practice in many different forms, […]

Continuing Professional Development Awards from The Worshipful Company of Glaziers and Painters of Glass 2016

The Worshipful Company of Glaziers and Painters of Glass is pleased to announce that once again they will offer two Continuing Professional Development Awards for the year 2016.  The next deadline for entry is 31st January 2016.  Application details are available on the Glaziers’ website:   http://www.worshipfulglaziers.com/?page_id=3192 and click on the Application Details link found on […]