DESIGN TREE EXHIBITION, THE IRISH DESIGN SHOP, DUBLINThe Irish Design Shop presents the exhibition Design Tree as part of Design Week 2011. This exhibition, which opened on 2nd November at no.28 South William Street, showcases the work of twenty makers working in glass, metals, ceramics and jewellery. Glass exhibitors in Design Tree include Róisín de…

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IRISH CRAFT PORTFOLIO, ROYAL HIBERNIAN ACADEMY, DUBLIN For the first time, the Crafts Council of Ireland will hold an exhibition at the Royal Hibernian Academy in Dublin. A selection of work from Irish Craft Portfolio 2011 will showcase contemporary work by some of Ireland’s most internationally-recognised makers. The exhibition will be officially opened by art…

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GLASSBLOWING AND SAND CASTING WORKSHOPS, LEITRIM SCULPTURE CENTREGlassblowing for Beginners In this two-day workshop participants will explore the extraordinary medium of hot glass. How to gather glass out of the furnace, to control and shape the hot glass, to blow a bubble and make a simple vessel will be taught. Working in two small teams,…

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PATE DE VERRE VESSELS MINI-MASTERCLASS BY ALISON LOWRY, UNIVERSITY OF ULSTER In the first in a series of two-day ‘mini masterclasses’, glass artist Alison Lowry will show participants how to create vessels using pate de verre (glass paste). This workshop takes place from 9.30am – 5pm, 19th and 20th November 2011 at the ceramic department,…

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GAMES – GLASS PANEL EXHIBITION, CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Games; an exhibition of glass panels, will take place at the National Waterfront Museum, Swansea from 8th July to 23rd September 2012. The exhibition will commemorate the Olympics taking place in Britain. With the theme of ‘games’ in mind, applicants are asked to submit 40cm x 40cm…

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MFA GLASS PROGRAMME SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY CARBONDALE – CALL FOR APPLICATIONS The MFA program in Glass at Southern Illinois University is a three year programme and offers graduate assistantships with full tuition waiver and monthly stipend. The School of Art and Design at SIU Carbondale includes a 4,000-square-foot Surplus Gallery, facilities in glass, ceramics, blacksmithing,…

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NORTHLANDS CREATIVE GLASS – KILN FORMING AND KILN CASTING RESIDENCY Northlands are offering an eight week residency for four talented glass artists and are looking for artists who have an interest in exploring new forms of making, or ways of working, through collaboration. The residency will take place between Monday 16th April and Sunday 10th…

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KILKENNY COUNTY COUNCIL ARTS OFFICE 2011 BURSARY AWARD Kilkenny County Council Arts Office is now inviting artists working across all art form to apply for its Arts Office 2011 Bursary. Applications will be accepted from individual creative practitioners working in any art form to enable them to pursue their practice, to develop within their chosen…

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STUDIO ASSISTANT WANTED, KANSAS, USA Rollin Karg of Karg Art Glass (Kechi, Kansas) is currently seeking applications to the position of Studio Assistant for his blowing studio. Forty hours a week, salaried job, vacation, holidays and 1/2 of insurance paid are offered. The successful applicant will receive nine hours of free blow time per week…

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LECTURER REQUIRED, SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY CARBONDALE, USA SIU Carbondale – School of Art and Design – is seeking a 50% FTE Lecturer (non-tenure-track) in Glass. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is a two-semester term appointment (Spring Semester 1st January – 15th May 2012; Fall Semester 16th August – 31st December 2012) Qualifications required:…

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DR. JUDITH SCHWARTZ LECTURES, NATIONAL COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN Dr. Judith S. Schwartz currently directs the Sculpture in Craft Media area at New York University’s Department of Art and Art Professions. On Tuesday 18th October she will present lectures at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin. Topics which she will address on…

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MASTERCLASSES IN THE APPLIED ARTS, ULSTER MUSEUM In 2011 – 2012 six international artists working in glass, ceramics, silversmithing, jewellery, and textiles will give lectures at the Ulster Museum. This is a unique insight into artists at the peak of their practice. The lecture series is organised by the Applied Arts Ulster group and is…

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