Charlene McFarland: Eedi & Éabha

Eedi & Éabha is a series of investigative events taking place in Tallinn, Estonia in February 2013. The project develops a partnership between Ireland and Estonia through exhibition, panel discussion and workshop. A solo exhibition of the work of Northern Irish sculptural artist Charlene McFarland at GaleriiPINK will be the principal event of Eedi &…

Showcase 2013

Recently I got the opportunity to visit Showcase at the RDS and talk to some of the makers there. Here is a quick summary of the glass that was on display this year: Louise Rice Rice Glass Rice is based at the Leitrim Sculpture Centre. She is known best for her sculptural work which consists of life like…

New Year – New Team

We hope that all out members had a wonderful 2012 and we would would like to take this opportunity to thank you for all your support throughout the year. We hope that 2013 will be a great year for glass! We have recently had a change of staff and would like to introduce you to the new team:  …

The Glass Society of Ireland in association with the National College of Art and Design present: An evening of lectures on Wednesday 7th November 2012  Andrea McKay International Art Projects Adviser & Co-ordinator for Derix Glasstudios, Germany (5:45pm)  Architectural art glass in public and ecclesiastical settings Andrea McKay has been  working with Derix Glasstudios for…

JERPOINT GLASS FEATURED IN LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL 2012 VIDEO A Place To Gather is a 5 minute film about Irish craft created by emerging Dublin based film producers Jamie & Keith, which was launched during London Design Festival 2012. A Place to Gather is about an approach and craft’s relationship to a wider culture. It…

CRAFT WRITERS’ MEETINGThe next meeting of the Craft Writers Group will take place on 5th November, 7pm – 9pm at the Design Tower, Pearse Street. We are hoping to have a guest speaker (to be announced). Readings; the two pieces we are reading for this month are both by Bruce Metcalfe and available on his…

MASTERCLASSES IN THE APPLIED ARTS, UNIVERSITY OF ULSTER The Masterclass programme 2012/ 2013 offers a unique insight into the work of six internationally renowned artists each at the peak of their practice. The masterclass programme is organised on an annual basis by the Applied Arts Ulster group and is supported by Craft NI. All Masterclass…