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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 […]

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 […]