FACILITIES MANAGER AT GLASS AXIS, OHIO Glass Axis is a vibrant non-profit glass centre dedicated to making and learning and are currently inviting applications to the role of Facilities Manager. Compensation will be from $20,000 to $26,000 plus up to $9000 studio credit annually based on experience and qualifications. Benefits include health insurance stipend, paid…

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JAM FACTORY PROGRAM MANAGER, AUSTRALIA The JamFactory is seeking an experiences and highly motivated individual to fill the role of Program Manager in the glass studio. The Program Manager will work closely with the Studio’s Creative Director Karen Cunningham, and other studio staff, to manage the day-to-day operations of the glass studio. The position is…

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CRAFT WRITERS GROUP, DUBLIN  The next meeting of the Craft Writers Group is on Monday 2nd July, 7 – 9pm at the Design Tower on Pearse Street. New members are always welcome. Writing The written exercise for this month is reviewing – you might try a 300 word review of an exhibition or a book…

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INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF GLASS The International Festival of Glass is an exciting programme of events for glass enthusiasts and the public alike, attracting visitors from around the world to venues across the Stourbridge Glass Quarter. Visitors to the Glass Festival (24th – 27th August) can enjoy numerous exhibitions (including the prestigious British Glass Biennale), talks…

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SNAKES AND LADDERS EXHIBITION, FEATURING SCOTT BENEFIELD AND ANDREA SPENCER The Belfry Arts Centre, Norfolk, UK is hosting an exhibition of contemporary glass as part of the Glass Games organised by CGS. There is an interesting mix of established glass artists and those beginning their exploration of the medium. We are especially delighted to welcome…

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BLOWN AND THROWN EXHIBITION BY CATHERINE KEENAN AND ADAM FREW Potter Adam Frew and glassblower Catherine Keenan both express a fascination with colour in their work. Adam makes colour intrinsic to a piece by staining clay and has developed a ‘double walled’ throwing technique to have different layers of colour breaking through in his surface…

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KAREN DONNELLAN IN GLASS: A JURIED ART SHOW, MINNETRISTA, USA Minnetrista, in partnership with The Marilyn K. Glick Center for Glass at Ball State University, is hosting its first cooperative juried glass show from 12th May to 12th August 2012. This exhibition is focused on portraying the breadth and range of glass in contemporary contexts…

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NEW WORKS BY MICHELLE O’ DONNELL Recent public artworks by Michelle O’ Donnell are now available for viewing. These works include the New Memoriam panels in the Church of The Guardian Angels, Blackrock, Co. Dublin. This is a joint project by artists Michelle O’ Donnell and George Walsh.  EYEON is another work now open to…

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PAULA STOKES, G8 ,SEATTLE Paula Stokes will be showing in G8; an exhibition with Janusz Pozniak. The exhibition will continue until 31st August 2012 at Dena Rigby Fine Arts, Winston Wächter Fine Art, Seattle. T: 00 1 206 409 3749E: dena@denarigbyfinearts.com W: www.denarigbyfinearts.comW: www.paulastokes.com

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GLASS WORKSHOP WITH JIYONG LEE, DUBLIN In this workshop students will focus on understanding various properties of glass material as an artistic medium and learn a variety of cold working processes including cutting, grinding, carving, laminating, and refining and polishing of the surface. The creative possibilities in the workshop will be expended with learning about…

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SUMMER GLASS CLASSES AT FLOWERFIELD ARTS CENTRE Lampworking: making glass beads for jewelleryTwo-day workshops: Tuesday & Wednesday August 7 and 8, and again on Tuesday & Wednesday August 28 and 29, 10am-4pm each day. Tutor: Catherine Keenan. Fee: £85 (includes materials costs). A choice of two two-day courses running from 10am-4pm each day, with a one…

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STAINED GLASS TECHNIQUES WORKSHOP, WESTPORT Three day course (13th – 15th July 2012) in Stained Glass Techniques at the Glasshouse, Westport, Co. Mayo. Each day classes will be from 10am – 5pm. Classes sizes with be small (less than 6 people) so are suitable for beginners. Glass skills taught will include cutting, soldering, leading and copper-foiling.…

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