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Casting in Nature: Master Class with Colin Reid

22-30 August 2016  Working with kilncast glass we will use the wonderful landscape and nature around North Lands as the source of form, texture and inspiration from which to cast. We will explore a variety of moulding techniques to translate natural forms into cast glass, working both outside in the landscape and in the studio. […]

CALL FOR ARTISTS – Great Fire Schools Project 2016

(This opportunity is London-based, but  may still be of interest to SGS members and is open to all applicants) The City of London is planning major celebrations in 2016 to mark the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire, which occurred between 2nd and 5th September 1666. As part of these and in recognition of the […]

Searching for our Cover Star!

We’re looking for stunning images of our member’s work to grace the front and back covers of the 2016 SGS Journal. This is the perfect opportunity to show off any work you have created in the last year, with Journals going out to all members, glass institutions across the UK and on sale at events and in […]

James Maskrey: Histories

The Scottish Gallery are delighted to present James Maskrey’s first solo exhibition with The Scottish Gallery – Histories The main focus of Histories is Captain Scott’s polar expedition and Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Voyage in Endurance; a voyage from 1914 – 1917 that is curently celebrating its centenary. These Antarctic journeys are investigated in individual pieces or […]

Opportunity: Artistic Director

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. We run […]

Call for all female glass artists

I am currently coordinating the HLF-funded Women and the Glass Industry – a Sharing Heritage project that endeavors to explore the role of women in the glass industry throughout history. As part of the project I will curating an exhibition at the Red House Glass Cone, Stourbridge. Within it I would like to explore contemporary female […]

Artists Access to Art Colleges – Residencies

Apply for AA2A – countdown to our September deadlines Just a reminder that all our deadlines for AA2A placements are in September so don’t miss the opportunity to apply for AA2A in 2015-16.  This year there’s 16 host institutions across England providing over 65 placements for both artists and designer makers.  See our full list […]

Glass Technician Required at WAES London

 Westminster Adult Education Service Position vacant:  Glass Department Technician, fractional 0.5, term-time only (44 weeks a year), at Westminster Adult Education Service. Experienced technician required immediately for thriving adult education glass department which delivers courses from beginner level to Level 3. Please send CVs to Hilary Robinson at hrobinson@waes.ac.uk by Wednesday 16 September 2015.