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Scottish Glass Society AGM 2015

This year’s Scottish Glass Society AGM will be taking place on Saturday 31st October at Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s Queen’s Cross Church, Glasgow, starting at 11am. Schedule for the day: 11am AGM, Followed by a tour of the church given by Stuart Robertson 1pm Sandwich Lunch 2.30pm In the afternoon a talk from Alec Galloway about […]

Glass shards in greens and greys

ECA Degree Shows and SGS award

On entering the 2015 Edinburgh College of Art Degree Show, it was striking how professionally the glass graduates’ work was showcased, both individually and as a whole collection. It was uncluttered, simplified and beautifully curated by all involved. There was a gentle flow and connection between the work, and the diverse range of techniques and […]

Cast glass blocks in clear, green and blue

Glass Galore at City of Glasgow College

It was fantastic to see so much talent at the City of Glasgow College end of year show on Tuesday 9th June.  And this was acknowledged in the prize giving too. Pamela Freedman and Catherine Lowe went along on the afternoon to the glass studio to judge for the SGS prize of £100 and a […]

Stanislav Libenský Award 2015

The competition is open to young artists from around the world, recent graduates of bachelor or master degree, who used glass in their final work. A completed online registration form together with photos of the object, CV and abstract of the work must be sent no later than June 30, 2015 midnight CET. The jury […]

Adam Reynolds Memorial Bursary 2015/16

The Shape Arts Adam Reynolds Memorial Bursary (ARMB), set up in memory of sculptor Adam Reynolds to support mid-career disabled artists, is now open for submissions. This year’s successful recipient will be awarded £5,000 and a three-month residency at The New Art Gallery Walsall in January 2016. The Bursary provides an opportunity for artists to […]

Flora Artist Residency, Wales

As part of the wider flora exhibition project originated by Oriel Davies flora.orieldavies.org we invite professional artists working across any medium from Wales and further afield to apply for a residency taking place at the acclaimed and unique setting of the National Botanic Garden of Wales, Carmarthenshire from October 2015. We are looking for an artist […]

Call for applications: MAKE 2015

14 November 2015 – 3 January 2016 MAKE is the Devon Guild of Craftsmen’s annual Christmas exhibition celebrating the diversity of contemporary craft. The exhibition focuses on selling handmade, high quality craftsmanship, highlighting one-off, unique pieces alongside small-scale batch production. The exhibition is open to any contemporary craftsperson and designer-maker whose work fits these criteria. […]

Exhibition Opportunity: Outsider Craft

Outsider Craft will showcase UK creativity by artists who define themselves as facing barriers to the art world. Submissions for the open call out are invited from UK-based artists whose work is three or two dimensional and centres around craft processes. The particular focus of this exhibition is to explore the imagination and creativity of […]

Artist / Maker in Residence Wigtown Book Festival

Spring Fling and Wigtown Book Festival are seeking to appoint a visual artist or maker as artist-in-residence for a two-part residency at Wigtown Book Festival 24 September – 5 October 2015 and Spring Fling 28 – 30 May 2016. INTRODUCTION In 1998 Wigtown became Scotland’s National Book Town. Since then this tiny town has been […]

Inches Carr Craft Awards for recent graduates

These are new awards for the advancement of craftwork either undertaken in or associated with Scotland. The first awards will be made in 2016. Up to 4 awards will be made each year. Each award will be £2500. Applicants must have graduated in 2012, 2013, 2014 or 2015 from one of: Duncan of Jordanstone College […]