COLDWORK ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, TOYAMA CITY INSTITUTE, JAPAN Toyama City Institute of Glass Art has a job opening for an Associate Professor of Glass – Coldworking. Their current instructor will finish next August. The application deadline is 31st January 2012. The application must arrive by this date. A recruitment pdf containing details concerning applicant requirements, job…

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STUDIO ASSISTANT NEEDED, GLOUCESTERSHIRE Loco Glass Ltd. is currently expanding and is looking for an assistant to join their glassblowing teams. Job Description: to assist with the production of handmade studio glassware (blowing of some of the ranges as well as assisting other blowers). Physical/ manual work consisting of grinding, polishing, cutting as well as…

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ENTHUSIASTIC GLASSBLOWERS NEEDED FOR AFRICAN BUSH ADVENTURE Kitengela Hot Glass Ltd. is looking for people to assist in training local Kenyan glassblowers, building relationships and developing their skills, as well as helping with production of their normal range of items. They are on the edge of Nairobi National Park and use recycled glass and appropriate…

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ART TUTORS REQUIRED, WATERFORD The Art Hand is a new rural art school based on the Waterford coast. They are currently developing challenging art courses with artists and tutors who work in a wide range of disciplines. The courses are residential; participants will stay at houses nearby. Tutors can stay at The Art Hand and…

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NATIONAL COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN SEEK PROFESSOR/ HEAD OF VISUAL CULTURE Applications for Professor/Head of Visual Culture (five year appointment) are currently being accepted at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin (contract type: contract, salary: €89,753 to €106,689 p.a. pensionable). The closing date for applications is 4.00 p.m. on 14th December 2011.…

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GLASS ART SOCIETY CONFERENCE 2012 REGISTRATION NOW OPEN In recognition of the Toledo Museum of Art’s role as the cradle of the American Studio Glass Movement, the Glass Art Society will be holding its 2012 conference in Toledo, Ohio. The city will welcome artists from around the world to celebrate the achievements of the past…

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SEAN CAMPBELL WINS AT ROYAL ULSTER ACADEMY EXHIBITIONCongratulations to Sean Campbell who was recently awarded the ‘Robinson McIlwaine Architects Original Vision Prize’ for his piece Sentinel – Belfast Lego at the annual Royal Ulster Academy Exhibition for 2011. This is the 130th annual mixed media exhibition, held at the Ulster Museum in Belfast and runs…

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MICHELLE O’ DONNELL (GLASSHAMMER STUDIOS) UNVEILS NEW GLASS INSTALLATION On Thursday 20th October 2011, a glass art installation by Michelle O’ Donnell of Glasshammer Studios was officially unveiled at Rathmore National School in Naas, Co. Kildare. Michelle was selected by the Per Cent for Artwork committee to complete the project. The large landscape piece was…

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FIONA BYRNE AT MARLAY CRAFT FAIR Fifi Loves Jewellery will be selling at the New Designers section of Marlay Craft Fair. The event takes place over 26th, 27th and 28th of November 2011, at Blackrock, Dublin. E: marlaycraftfair@hotmail.comW: http://www.etsy.com/shop/fifilovesjewelleryW: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Fi-Fi-Loves-Jewellery/105337326212813

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SPONTANEOUS ORDER EXHIBITION AND ARTIST TALKS, SIGNAL ARTS CENTRE, BRAY Ten female emerging artists have joined in Spontaneous Order to highlight their combined knowledge and skill in Irish craft. The work on exhibition at Signal Arts Centre is made with the same sensitivity and attention to detail an Irish craftsperson would have used centuries ago.…

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ROYAL ULSTER ACADEMY EXHIBITION, ULSTER MUSEUM, BELFAST The 130th Annual Royal Ulster Academy Exhibition is a mixed media exhibition currently on show at the Ulster Museum in Belfast. Included in this year’s show is the work of Irish glass makers Sean Campbell, Karl Harron and Alison Lowry. The exhibition runs until 20th November 2011. E:…

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WINTER OPEN SHOW FEATURING KAREN DONNELLAN, RUA RED, DUBLINWinter Open Show is a mixed media exhibition which includes the glass work of Karen Donnellan in the show. The exhibition is takes place at Rua Red, South Dublin Arts Centre, Tallaght, from 11th November to10th December 2011. E: info@ruared.ieW: www.ruared.ieT: 00 353 1 451 5860

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