THE SACRED MODERNIST: JOSEF ALBERS AS A CATHOLIC ARTIST, GLUCKSMAN GALLERY, CORK Curated by Nicholas Fox Weber, Director of the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, this exhibition presents the work of the great Bauhaus-trained modernist in a new way. The Sacred Modernist: Josef Albers as a Catholic Artist brings together works from all phases of…

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CEAD SUMMER PROGRAMME AT NCAD Continuing Education in Art and Design announces its schedule of Summer Courses for 2012 at the National College of Art and Design (25th June – 20th July 2012). The National College of Art and Design provides an extensive range of part-time courses including non-credit and award bearing courses offering progression.…

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CLASSES AT LEITRIM SCUPTURE CENTRE GLASSBLOWING FOR BEGINNERS WORKSHOP Dates: Fri 1st & Sat 2nd June, Sun 3rd & Mon 4th JuneTrainer: Louise Rice & Graham Reid Course Fees: €240 (two days) – 10am to 5pmParticipants: 4 Experience: No experience required In this two-day workshop you will explore the extraordinary medium of hot glass. You…

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HOT GLASS STUDIO FOR HIREFor experienced glass artists the Studio will be available to book in the week before LSC workshops. Email us for more details or call Louise for technical details on 087 313 9013. The blowing rate for sole use of the studio is €35 an hour (incl glass). Casting rates upon request.…

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GLASS WORKSHOPS AT FLOWERFIELD ARTS CENTRE, PORTSTEWART Flowerfield Arts Centre, based in Coleraine, provides a wide variety of arts and crafts activities as part of Coleraine Borough Council’s Arts Service. During May and June, Flowerfield are offering a series of one day workshops on glass making techniques. •    Lampworking: Making Glass Beads (Tutor: Catherine Keenan)…

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PEADAR LAMB STAINED GLASS WORKSHOP, NATIONAL SCULPTURE FACTORY, CORK ‘Exploration Of Stained Glass Painting Techniques’ Masterclass will be hosted by Peadar Lamb at the National Sculpture Factory in Cork on 12th. and 13th. June 2012. Places on this course are limited to 8 participants and the fee is €80.00 for N.S.F. members and €100.00 for…

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STANISLAV LIBENSKY STUDENT AWARD The competition is designed for art universities students allowing them to present their graduate works created by any glasswork technique. A part of the competition is the creation of printed catalogue of competition artworks and an exhibition in St. Geroge’s Convent at Prague Castle from September 20th to November 30th, 2012.…

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RHA INVITES APPLICANTS FOR ELIZABETH FITZPATRICK TRAVEL BURSARY The RHA is delighted to present an open call for submissions to the Elizabeth Fitzpatrick Travel Bursary 2012. The Bursary of €2,500 is awarded to enable Irish artists to further their studies abroad. Previous winners include Leda Scully, Amy O’Riordan, Hugh McCarthy, Simon McWilliams, Tony O’Malley, Eamonn…

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PREMIO MURANO 2012 CONTEST, ABATE ZANETTI GLASS SCHOOL, MURANO The Abate Zanetti Glass School in Murano is promoting the new Premio Murano 2012 prize. Artists and designers are invited to submit their glass projects without any limitation, except for the final dimensions of the object. Thirty sketches will be selected by a jury panel. Specialized…

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GLASS HEAP CHALLENGE – CALL FOR ENTRIESGlass Heap Challenge are looking for teams of glass protagonists, artists, designers, architects and technologists to take part in an event at the International Festival of Glass, Stourbridge (20th – 24th August 2012). As we all know there is a lot of waste glass out there and not much…

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RTE CRAFT MASTER – CALL FOR APPLICATIONS RTÉ’s hugely successful television series Craft Master is back! Produced by Big Mountain Productions in collaboration with the Crafts Council of Ireland and presented by Sonya Lennon, Craft Master is looking for the best amateur Irish crafters. Do you have foundation skills in Basketry, Millinery, Knitting, Furniture or…

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CONTEMPORARY GLASS SOCIETY – CALL FOR MEDALLIONS EXHIBITION The Contemporary Glass Society (C.G.S.) invites its members to put their creative imaginations to work around the idea of the traditional Olympic medal for an exciting exhibition at the Ruskin Glass Centre. Medals have been awarded for the Summer Olympics since 1896, and have become a recognised…

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