GLASS COURSE, UNIVERSITY OF ULSTERA three day course in glass entitled ‘The Embedded Image’ will take place at the University of Ulster from 27th to 29th August 2012, 10am – 4pm each day. Half day the following week for coldworking / divestment will also be included. To partake in this class enrolment needs to be…

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THE CORNING MUSEUM OF GLASS SEEKS CURATOR OF EUROPEAN GLASS The Corning Museum of Glass, located in the Southern Tier of New York State, is a 225,000 square foot complex dedicated to the art, science, crafting and scholarship of glass. It is the repository for the world’s largest collection of glass, 45,000 objects representing an…

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CRAFTS COUNCIL OF IRELAND SEEKS PROJECT MANAGER The Crafts Council of Ireland wish to develop a Craft Enterprise web presence on the existing Learn Craft Design website (www.learncraftdesign.com). The CCoI wishes to appoint a dynamic project manager to research, generate and identify suitable content and to collate data so that it is fit for purpose.…

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CRAFT COUNCIL OF IRELAND SEEKS MENTORS The Crafts Council of Ireland is looking for innovative, creative and design savvy mentors to join our mentoring panel and address specific design needs of craft workers in Ireland. CCoI is looking for organisations and individuals who have the relevant expertise to act as mentors for craftspeople in the areas…

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LAMPWORKING VACANCY, UK Crieff based Caithness Glass are currently looking for an experienced lampworker to help within their busy studio. Ideally the candidate should have experience in making small inclusions that would then be picked up inside molten glass and formed into solid paperweights.  Types of inclusions would consist of flowers, animals and other abstract…

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GLASSBLOWING BY SCOTT BENEFIELD, CATHERINE KEENAN AND ANDREA SPENCER‘Baby Light My Fire’ – Glassblowing From Three Of The Best. Scott Benefield, Catherine Keenan and Andrea Spencer will work, talk and explain the magic of manipulating liquid glass in a flame. This 2000-year-old hot craft is brought bang up to date through the creative skill of…

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WALKING TOUR OF CORK STAINED GLASS WITH GLUCKSMAN GALLERY This guided walking tour invites you to experience some of the most magnificent stained glass windows in Cork. From the majestic beauty of Josef Albers’s 1918 Rosa Mystica, specially reconstructed for The Sacred Modernist exhibition, to Harry Clarke’s richly illustrated designs at the Honan Chapel, to…

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EMER LYNCH AND MAGGIE CASHMAN, LINK CULTUREFEST, SMITHFIELD You are cordially invited to the launch of the inaugural LINK Culturefest; a weekend festival that aims to showcase and celebrate the culture, art and people that make up the diverse community that exists in Smithfield and its surrounding areas. Between the 25th and the 27th May…

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ROISIN DE BUITLEAR, BETWEEN ART AND INDUSTRY, NATIONAL CRAFT GALLERY Between Art and Industry offers an opportunity to explore the shifting relationships between craft and industry through the use of evocative imagery utilising text, film and sound. With the advent of globalisation, methods of manufacturing have shifted dramatically. Outsourcing of labour to other countries has…

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PAULA STOKES, COLLECT 2012, SAATCHI GALLERY Paula Stokes will show at the Craft Council of Ireland’s mixed media event at Collect 2012: The International Art Fair For Contemporary Objects. The event runs from 11th May – 14th May 2012 at the Saatchi Gallery, Duke of York’s H.Q., London. W: www.nationalcraftgallery.ie

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ROISIN DE BUITLEAR AND EMMA BOURKE, 21ST CENTURY ICONS, GALWAY CITY MUSEUMSome of Ireland’s most exciting contemporary jewellers re-interpret the iconic forms of Celtic neckpieces, torcs and lunulas for the 21st Century. The function of jewellery has always been to convey status. This was particularly true of the torc, whose ostentatious size and weight could…

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ENGAGING WITH GLASS, TRAVER GALLERY, TACOMA Traver Gallery in Tacoma is proud to serve as the only United States venue for Engaging with Glass, the first comprehensive survey of Irish glass art in over a decade. The exhibition brings together a broad spectrum of work in glass, ranging from beautifully executed decorative objects to conceptual…

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