IRISH CRAFT PORTFOLIO 2012 The Crafts Council of Ireland is changing the Irish Craft Portfolio programme from a 1-year to a 2-year cycle. This is being done to align better with makers’ needs following a review of the programme including feedback from makers and to create more efficiency in CCoI’s market development activities. The new…

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IRISH CRAFT BURSARY AWARD 2012 The CCoI Irish Craft Bursary is awarded to professional craftspeople in order to support the creative development of their craft and to enable new opportunities in their practice. The Irish Craft Bursary was launched in 2005 with the objective of providing an opportunity to assist makers to develop a body…

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ARTS COUNCIL BURSARY AWARDS The Arts Council provides Bursary Awards in order to assist individual artists in the development of their art practice. The award emphasises the value and benefit to an artist’s development that is derived from a focused period of engagement with their practice. The following awards are available:Architecture Bursary AwardArts Participation Bursary…

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OPPORTUNITY FOR 2011 DESIGN AND CRAFT GRADUATES AT NEW DESIGNERS, LONDON Calling all design and crafts graduates from 2011 for ‘One Year On’ – June and July 2012. London. Do you want to take part in a selected show with 50 recent graduates at the very busy graduate show ‘New Designers’? It is a great…

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EVA INTERNATIONAL eva International (formerly ev+a), biennial of visual art, is calling for 2012 applications. The 2012 biennial will be curated by Annie Fletcher, Curator of Exhibitions at the Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, and tutor at De Appel, Amsterdam. Annie said of her appointment: “Everywhere we look and everything we read right now seems to tell…

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INTERNATIONAL GLASS PRIZE 2012 The International Glass Prize is a triennial international glass competition for arts, design and crafts. This first edition is focusing on ‘The Object’. Prizes for this award include maximum of €10,000 cash fund and residency prizes. The jury panel for the award consists of Tina Oldknow, Richard Meitner, Jan Boelen and…

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NCAD GALLERY CALL FOR EXHIBITION PROPOSALS FROM NCAD GRADUATES 2009 – 2011 The committee of the NCAD Gallery invites exhibition proposals from NCAD alumni of all faculties, who graduated in the years 2009, 2010 & 2011. The written exhibition proposal should detail plans for an exhibition/ installation, to take place at the NCAD Gallery in…

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GLASS FINE ARTS TUTOR VACANCY, NEW ZEALAND This is an exciting position to lecture in the Diploma Glass programme at Whanganui UCOL. A lecturer with a post graduate qualification and experience in Glass Design and Production is required. The position requires teaching of course work, in addition to papers as determined by the candidate’s area…

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PART-TIME HIGH SCHOOL GLASS TEACHER REQUIRED, ILLINOIS New Trier Township High School is seeking a part time glass art teacher, starting August 2012. New Trier, located 16 miles north of Chicago, IL, is an exemplary high school district of 4,200 students. The Art Department has 12 faculty members. The school emphasizes academic rigor, encourages individual…

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GLASS TECHNICAL INSTRUCTOR REQUIRED, UNIVERSITY COLLEGE FALMOUTH, UK A Glass Technical Instructor role based at Tremough Campus University College Falmouth is now being advertised (Grade 5: £25,101 – £28,251 per annum). The successful candidate will provide a professional level of technical support, guidance and advice to students and users from the School of Art and…

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INCHICORE GLASS SCRAPBOOK GAZETTE Thomas Joyce of Inchicore Pressed Glass has recently launched an online glass magazine called the Inchicore Glass Scrapbook Gazette. The document is available as a free PDF download from the link below. E: glass@inchicore-pressedglass-museum.orgW: http://www.inchicore-pressedglass-museum.org/Inchicore%20Glass%20Scrapbook%20Gazette.htm

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THE ALBERT BENDER COLLECTION OF ASIAN ART IN THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF IRELAND – BOOK LAUNCHED, NATIONAL MUSEUMDr. Patrick Wallace, Director of the National Museum of Ireland, recently launched a new book titled ‘The Albert Bender Collection of Asian Art in the National Museum of Ireland’. The purpose of this publication, written by Dr. Audrey…

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