ZWIESEL GLASS DAYS 2012 EXHIBITION, GERMANY – CALL FOR ENTRIES As part of the Zwiesel Glass Days 2012 the town of Zwiesel and the glass working-group would like to invite you to participate from 11th August until 3th October 2012 in the International Art-Glass Exhibition. Participation in the Art-Glass Exhibition is free, apart from if…

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PROPOSALS FOR ARTWORK SOUGHT FROM THE DIOCESE OF CORK AND ROSS The Diocese of Cork and Ross, as Co-Trustee of a new Community College in Cork wishes to commission a piece of art that would reflect this new Community College and would also reflect, in a discreet way, the role of the Diocese as Co-Trustee.…

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KITH AND KIN: NEW GLASS AND CERAMICS SYMPOSIUM, SUNDERLAND A glass and ceramics symposium featuring presentations from artists exhibiting in Kith and Kin: New Glass and Ceramics (Andrew Livingstone, Colin Rennie, June Kingsbury, Chris McHugh, Erin Dickson and Jeffrey Sarmiento), and two artists; Charlotte Hodes and Prof. Paul Coldwell, whose practice similarly address conceptual approaches…

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EMER LYNCH – 2012 AA2A ARTIST AT UNIVERSITY OF SUNDERLAND In January 2012, glass artist Emer Lynch will travel to the University of Sunderland to participate in their Artists’ Access to Art Colleges programme. Here, she will develop her work in their Architectural Glass department. She will act as artist, mentor and speaker, and will…

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KAREN DONNELLAN ANNOUNCED AS NICHE AWARDS FINALIST Glass artist Karen Donnellan has recently been named as a 2012 glass finalist for the Niche Awards. Sponsored by Niche magazine, the Niche Awards program began in 1989 to celebrate excellence and innovation in American and Canadian fine craft. Artists are recognized in professional and student divisions. E:…

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BERLIN GLAS e.V. HOT GLASS STUDIO LAUNCHED, BERLIN On December 9th 2011, Berlin Glas, e.V. inaugurated the very first glassblowing studio in Berlin! Nadania Idriss is the Director of Berlin Glas e.V., and Operations Directors are Timothy Belliveau and Phillip Bandura of The Bee Kingdom, Canada. They were very excited to have an audience filled…

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LISA ST. MARTIN AND SALLY PRASCH FLAMEWORKING CLASSES, CO. MAYOTwo influential flameworkers; Lisa St. Martin and Sally Prasch, will be travelling to Ireland in May and September 2012 to teach flameworking classes at Essence of Mulranny studios in Co. Mayo. Lisa St. Martin brings a sparkle to the workshop working with metallics, fuming, reduction techniques,…

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EQUIPMENT SOUGHT FOR NEW GLASSBLOWING STUDIO, NORTHERN IRELAND Equipment wanted for a new glassblowing studio opening late in 2012 in Northern Ireland. Used equipment such as blowing irons, blocks, shears, paddles, tweezers, jacks and general studio tools/machinery wanted. All useable studio equipment will be considered. Also glass press and various molds wanted. E: dungannonhandmadeglass@gmail.comT: 00447789134798

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STICKY FINGERS ARTS SEEKING CRAFT ARTISTS FOR CHILDREN’S PUBLIC ART PROJECTS In association with Newry and Mourne District Council, Sticky Fingers Early Years Arts is looking for four artists of differing disciplines to collaborate with primary school children on an integrated public art scheme for Hill Street, Newry. Each artist will deliver a series of…

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PILCHUCK INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES, SEATTLE Pilchuck offers internships that are ideal for emerging and experienced artists who wish to further develop their professional and technical expertise. Pilchuck will provide a small stipend, housing, meals, some studio access, and the opportunity to occasionally sit in on lectures, demonstrations and to participate in special events. International artists are…

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PILCHUCK TEACHING ASSISTANTS AND ARTIST ASSISTANT APPLICATIONS Teaching Assistants (TA) and Artist Assistants (AA) participate in a leadership capacity during the summer program. All assistants must have extensive studio experience and an interest in collaboration. Successful candidates would have great project planning and time management skills, be proactive, and enjoy problem solving. TAs develop their…

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CRAFTSMANSHIP AWARD AT SHOWCASE 2012 Now in its fifth year, the highly acclaimed Craftsmanship Award at Showcase is an excellent opportunity to exhibit your high levels of craftsmanship. The application must be completed and submitted by 5pm Wednesday 18th January 2012. E: amanda@ccoi.ieW: http://showcaseireland.com/awardsprogramme/

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