GLASS AND BRONZE WORKSHOPS AT LEITRIM SCULPTURE CENTRE, MANORHAMILTON Glassblowing for Beginners Workshop15th & 16th October / 19th & 20th October 2011Trainer: Louise Rice & Graham Reid. Course Fees: €240 (two days) 10am – 5pmParticipants: 6. Experience: No experience required. In this two-day workshop you will explore the extraordinary medium of hot glass. You will…

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GLASS FUSING WORKSHOPS, PANGUR GLASS STUDIO, CAVAN Pangur Glass Studio will host two October Sunday workshops for a comprehensive introduction to glass fusing. Learn to make pendants and broaches, learn about frit and cast a 4″ square coaster in reusable moulds using glass dams, and fuse and slump a small free-standing picture using stainless steel…

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NATURAL 3, LEITRIM DESIGN HOUSE Leitrim Design House is very pleased to present three collections of innovative glass art in Natural 3. The exhibiting artists are three local artists of international accolade; Louise Rice, Caroline Madden and Naomi Draper. The work of these artists in this exhibition evokes thought through the themes of nature, place…

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ART IN CRAFT MEDIA 2011 FEATURING KAREN DONNELLAN, BUFFALO, NY Birchfield Penney Arts Centre, Buffalo, New York will host a contemporary exhibition of more than sixty fine artists of the region working with glass, wood, fiber, clay and metal. The exhibition features work by Karen Donnellan and was juried this year by John McCoy, potter…

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WHEATON ARTS 2012 FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM Wheaton Arts and the Creative Glass Centre of America are currently accepting applications for their 2012 Fellowship Program. These are offered each year to international artists working in glass. Fellowships are awarded for three month and also six week durations. Session Dates:3 Month: 16th April – 13th July 20126 Weeks:…

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THE GOLDEN FLEECE AWARD – CALL FOR 2012 SUBMISSIONS The Golden Fleece Award is an artistic fund established as a charitable bequest by the late Helen Lillias Mitchell. The Award aims to support and promote a wide range of artistic creativity, recognising excellence in painting, textiles and sculpture, glasswork, and all the traditional crafts. It…

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THE FULBRIGHT AWARDS 2012 -2013 NOW OPEN TO APPLICANTS The Fulbright Awards 2012-2013, offering monetary grants for studying, lecturing and researching in the USA are now open to applicants. The awards are open to postgraduate, post-doctoral and professional candidates across all disciplines. Fulbright will also be visiting institutions around Ireland during October and November to…

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GLASS RESIDENCY OPPORTUNITY AT CIRVA, FRANCE Contemporary Art Centre established in Marseilles, France (CIRVA) is a centre for research, development and production, endowed with successful equipment for the work of glass, allowing the creation of unique works or prototypes. Created in 1983, it welcomes artists, designers and architects, willing to work with glass for innovative…

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THREE X 3 CONTEMPORARY GLASS SPECIAL OPENING, FLOWERFIELD ARTS CENTRE Flowerfield Arts Centre in Portstewart will host the work of three mid-career artists whose common denominator is the material they have chosen to work with: glass. The exhibition in glass and light features large-format fused and cast wall pieces by Sean Campbell, lampworked mixed-media pedestal…

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SCULPTURE IN CONTEXT 2011, NATIONAL BOTANIC GARDENS Sculptures by Ireland’s leading artists are currently displayed throughout the gardens, ponds, Great Palm House, and Curvilinear Range, with the smaller works exhibited in the gallery above the visitors’ centre. Glass is very well represented in this year’s exhibition with participating glass artists including: Emma BourkeJulie Ann FoleyRobert…

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GLASS FLOWERS, SOLO EXHIBITION BY EMMA BOURKE, CUSTOM HOUSE STUDIOS Emma Bourke will present a solo exhibition of her work in glass at The Custom House Studios, The Quay, Westport, Co. Mayo. The exhibition features both wall hanging fused glass panels and flame-worked pieces. Glass Flowers will be opened at 8pm on Friday 30th September…

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YOUNG AND LOVING EXHIBITION FEATURING ALISON LOWRY, NORWAY Open at the S12 Gallery in Bergen, Norway is an exhibition of international glass artists. The exhibition aims to contribute to the thought exchange that takes place within and around the material based arts in Norway and Europe. Young and Loving shows how a handful of fresh…

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