PRATT SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS NOW ONLINE Submissions for the Pratt Scholarships are due July 1, 2012. Pratt’s 2012-2013 scholarship applications are available online.  Visit the website to view the application guidelines, application form and image preparation guidelines. W: http://www.pratt.org/classes/financialaid.html?utm_source=Newsletter+5.01.12&utm_campaign=Newsletter+5.01.12&utm_medium=email

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GLASSMAKER’S ASSISTANT POSITION AT LONDON GLASSWORKS Stewart Hearn is a highly respected glassmaker and designer. He has established a professional practice of nearly thirty years, working with some of Britain’s best master glassmakers. In 2002, he co-founded and is now sole owner of London Glassworks. Unfortunately our current assistant could not move with us to…

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ARTIST SEEKS ASSISTANCE IN SOURCING GLASSBelfast based artist is looking to photograph refraction patterns in glass for personal artwork. His aim is to source any kinds of glass that either distort or are refractive – eg: small sheets, objects of glass, sheets with multiple impact cracks, rejected/imperfect/damaged pieces or waste glass, curved, rippled patterns, prism/round shapes.…

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RÓISÍN DE BUITLÉAR, BETWEEN ART AND INDUSTRY, NATIONAL CRAFT GALLERY Róisín de Buitléar speaks about her recent work exhibited in Between Art and Industry in a video published by the National Craft Gallery.  W: www.roisindebuitlear.com

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IRISH GLASS ‘ELEMENTS’ REPRESENTED AT SHANGHAI ART FAIR Professor Zhuang Xiaowei, Professor of Glass in the Glass Studio of the Fine Arts College in Shanghai University and Director of the Glass Museum of Shanghai, visited Cork late last year and subsequently invited Irish artists to exhibit their work in Shanghai in the New International Glass…

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CONTINUING EDUCATION IN ART AND DESIGN 2012 SUMMER COURSES SCHEDULES ANNOUNCED, NATIONAL COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN The National College of Art and Design provides an extensive range of part-time courses including non-credit and award bearing courses offering progression. Short(3 and 5 day) summer courses being offered for 2012 include:  Painting Practice, Drawing / Painting…

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ANDREA SPENCER AT THE BRITISH GLASS BIENNALEThe UK’s major exhibition of contemporary glass has announced its exhibitors for 2012. This year 71 artists will exhibit at the fifth British Glass Biennale, including Andrea Spencer. She will be the only representative from Northern Ireland. The exhibition will take place from 24th August until 15th September 2012…

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KAREN DONNELLAN RECEIVES LANGLEY KENZIE AWARDKaren Donnellan is the 2012 recipient of the Langley Kenzie Award. Karen creates work that is about process and material. Working primarily in glass, her creative method results in an object that is both true to a physical material origin but also suggests a potential for something naturally generated. Donnellan…

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ENGAGING WITH GLASS, TRAVER GALLERY, TACOMA The 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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CATHERINE KEENAN AND ALISON LOWRY, CRAFT & DESIGN COLLECTIVE, BELFASTCommemorate is the title of a mixed media exhibition which includes the work of Catherine Keenan and Alison Lowry. The exhibition will run until 28th April 2012 in Space CRAFT, Craft & Design Collective, Belfast. T: 028 9032 9342.E: info@craftanddesigncollective.comW: www.craftanddesigncollective.com

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THREE x 3, BELFAST The Engine Room Gallery in Belfast hosts Three x 3; an exhibition of work by Andrea Spencer, Sean Campbell and Scott Benefield. The exhibition aims to bring contemporary studio glass to a wider audience. Three x 3 was first exhibited at Craft NI Display Space for August Craft Month 2010 before…

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PEADAR LAMB WORKSHOP, NATIONAL SCULPTURE FACTORY   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 for NSF members and €100 for non-NSF members.…

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