GLASS CLASSES AT LEITRIM SCULPTURE CENTRE Glassblowing for Beginners WorkshopDates:    Mon 23rd & Tue 24th AprilTrainer: Graham ReidCourse Fees: €240 (two days) – 10am to 5pmParticipants:   4 Experience: No experience required In this two-day workshop participants will explore the extraordinary medium of hot glass. They will learn how to gather glass out of the furnace,…

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INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF GLASS MASTERCLASSES, STOURBRIDGE, UK A number of influential glass artists will host various masterclasses in the week leading up to the International Festival of Glass at Stourbridge, UK in August 2012. Those teaching will include Ian Hankey (UK), Richard Marquis (USA), Bandhu Scott Dunham (USA), Fritz Dreisbach (USA), John Lewis (USA), Shelley…

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GLASS FUSION COURSE, MAYOThis glass fusion course will teach some of the techniques needed to make fused glass panels. Participants will make several panels over the two days. No glass making experience needed. Phone beforehand. The workshop will take place on 28th and 29th April 2012. W: www.blueglasshouse.com

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MASTERS IN DESIGN HISTORY AND MATERIAL CULTURE, NCAD, DUBLIN Applications are invited for the Masters in Design History and Material Culture at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin. The MA in Design History and Material Culture is a pioneering course that examines the history of design and material culture from the eighteenth century…

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INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURAL GLASS SYMPOSIUM, UNIVERSITY OF SUNDERLAND Working with Light as a Means of Interaction between Space and the Mind is the title of the University of Sunderland’s international architectural glass symposium to take place on 17th and 18th May 2012. Speakers will include Alexander Beleschenko, Rodney Bender, Algirdas Doveydenas, Marián Karel, Tim Macfarlane, Daan…

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ARCHITECTURE AND THE ARTISTRY OF GLASS, UNIVERSITY OF WOLVERHAMPTON  As part of the 2012 International Festival of Glass this one-day symposium entitled Architecture and the Artistry of Glass explores the relationship between glass and architectural forms whether in terms of building materials or the artist wedded to architecture. The symposium brings together artists and designers…

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WINDGATE ESTABLISHED ARTIST FELLOWSHIPS UrbanGlass in Brooklyn, New York, offers two Windgate Charitable Foundation Visiting Established Artist Fellowships to artists wishing to work in glass. Fellowships are for an eight week period and include access to all areas of the interim Studio on a scheduled basis, technical support and materials as stipulated in the Fellowship…

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GLASS AFLOAT CALL FOR ENTRIES, THE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF GLASSThe International Festival of Glass is pleased to announce Glass Afloat; the inaugural exhibition of glass sculpture on the lake at Bodenham Arboretum taking place from 1st to 27th August 2012. Artists are invited to apply for this exciting exhibition – we are looking for work…

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LONDON INTERNATIONAL CREATIVE COMPETITION LICC invites all visual artists to submit their creative work for inclusion in the LONDON CREATIVE AWARDS.  The artwork is juried by a board of internationally esteemed artists, writers, curators, gallery owners and other luminaries of the visual arts. There is no limit to creativity. LICC has no boundaries and encourages…

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THE FRESH AIR SCHOLARSHIP The Fresh Air Scholarship is a unique opportunity for an emerging glass maker who has completed his/ her formal training to work and gain experience within a leading UK commercial and creative glass-blowing studio environment. The scholarship will run for fifteen weeks commencing in September 2012. The essence of the scholarship…

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EUROPEAN GLASS CONTEXT 2012 ARTIST IN RESIDENCE OPPORTUNITIES European Glass Context 2012 is organizing a series of Artist in Residence opportunities in cooperation with The Royal Danish Academy, School of Design Bornholm, Denmark and with Berlin Glas, Germany. European Glass Context 2012 forms part of a biennial symposium for European contemporary glass and ceramics on…

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INTERNSHIP AT JAMES LETHBRIDGE GLASS James Lethbridge Glass is a developing business specializing in the design and making of both bespoke chandeliers and sculpture. To date the business is experiencing record demand for products and one or more interns are required to help facilitate the completion of orders. It is expected that interns will engage…

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