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‘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 […]

Full time position at LoCo Glass

The LoCo Glass studio is currently looking for a full time glass production assistant to join the team. Previous experience of working with glass is essential although training will be given. Job Description Responsibilities and duties to be undertaken include: Assisting with hot shop production. Cold work processing necessary for production and commissions. Assisting customers […]

Internship Opportunity at Devereaux & Huskie

Devereux & Huskie Glassworks are opening up a great opportunity to come and be an intern with them from Monday 25th January 2016 until Friday 26th February 2016. Devereux & Huskie Glassworks is based in Wiltshire and is owned by James Devereux and Katherine Huskie. This position is suited to University students/graduates or anyone who […]

Contemporary Glass Painting and Layering

This course led by Jeff Zimmer, is about creating three dimensional images on glass using both traditional and photographic approaches. We will exploit the transparency of glass and layer techniques and images to collage and create a sense of space. We will use hand painted enamels, photo-sensitive sandblast resists and printed transfers. Our experience will […]

Concept, Context, Connection with Carrie Fertig

This concept-driven skills class will use clear borosilicate flame-worked glass for the development of ideas: gaining and changing meaning from context; and using components as a tool of connection. Beginning with solid glass rods and moving quickly to blowing sculpture from multiple tubes, we will cover methods to increase scale including hand torch use for large-scale […]

Film Call: North Lands turns 20!

Located in the wild and dramatic landscape of Caithness on the North East Coast of Scotland, North Lands Creative Glass is one of the world’s most prestigious centres for the study and development of glass as an artform, providing excellent facilities, opportunities and inspiration to artists working with glass from all over the world. In […]

A great installation for glass blower

THE BIGGER PICTURE By Rachel Baird For installation in Princes Street Gardens. Proposal: The sculpture will consist of a cylinder of igneous granite [1] approximately 1 m diameter and 75cm high – the size of a small well: the outer well of granite is the well of hope which contains the inner well of light—the […]