The Glass Society of Ireland in association with the National College of Art and Design present: An evening of lectures on Wednesday 7th November 2012  Andrea McKay International Art Projects Adviser & Co-ordinator for Derix Glasstudios, Germany (5:45pm)  Architectural art glass in public and ecclesiastical settings Andrea McKay has been  working with Derix Glasstudios for…

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JERPOINT GLASS FEATURED IN LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL 2012 VIDEO A Place To Gather is a 5 minute film about Irish craft created by emerging Dublin based film producers Jamie & Keith, which was launched during London Design Festival 2012. A Place to Gather is about an approach and craft’s relationship to a wider culture. It…

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CRAFT WRITERS’ MEETINGThe next meeting of the Craft Writers Group will take place on 5th November, 7pm – 9pm at the Design Tower, Pearse Street. We are hoping to have a guest speaker (to be announced). Readings; the two pieces we are reading for this month are both by Bruce Metcalfe and available on his…

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MASTERCLASSES IN THE APPLIED ARTS, UNIVERSITY OF ULSTER The Masterclass programme 2012/ 2013 offers a unique insight into the work of six internationally renowned artists each at the peak of their practice. The masterclass programme is organised on an annual basis by the Applied Arts Ulster group and is supported by Craft NI. All Masterclass…

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FROM PUPIL TO MASTER, SOLOMON FINE ART GALLERY, DUBLIN From Pupil to Master is a contemporary glass exhibition at Solomon Fine Art, Balfe Street, Dublin 2 from 12th to 27th October 2012. The exhibition will feature new works by Roisin de Buitlear, Sinead Brennan, Karen Donnellan, Peadar Lamb, Caroline Madden, Elizabeth McClure, Sara McEvoy, Charlene…

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ANDREA SPENCER EXHIBITING IN METAMORPHOSIS, BELFAST Curated by Rowan Sexton, Metamorphosis is an exhibition showing work by Andrea Spencer (UK), Stephen Brandes (UK), Vanessa Donoso López (ES), Priscila Fernandes (PT), Cainneach Lennon (IE), Tom Molloy (IE), Ann Murphy (IE) and Magnhild Opdøl (NO). Metamorphosis alludes to the process of transformation, where a profound change of…

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ALVA GALLAGHER EXHIBITING AT THE MALL GALLERIES, LONDON Alva Gallagher has been chosen to exhibit at The Mall Galleries London in this year’s RSMA Exhibition. The exhibition opens to the public on Wednesday 17th October and will show until Sunday 28th October 2012 W: http://www.mallgalleries.org.uk/index.php?pid=2&subid=114 W: www.alvagallagher.comE: info@alvagallagher.com

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SCULPTURE IN CONTEXT, NATIONAL BOTANIC GARDENSSculpture In Context 2012 is a mixed media sculpture exhibition which includes glasswork by makers Sinéad Brennan, Emma Bourke, Julie-Ann Foley, Jesse Gunther, William Harvey, Nicky Hooper, Eva Kelly, Cynthia Moran Killeavy, Fiona Murphy, Lucinda Robertson, Killian Schurmann and Aoife Soden. Sculpture in Context will be showing at the National…

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GLASSWARE FROM THE SOUTHEAST From the 19th October the Craft Granary in Cahir, Co. Tipperary will be exhibiting in their gallery a collection of glassware from the Southeast region. The collection showcases some fantastic pieces of glassware from Kirkwood, Jerpoint and The Irish Handmade Glass Company to name but a few. The exhibition runs until 21st November…

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RESEARCH SEMINAR AT NATIONAL MUSEUM OF IRELAND – CALL FOR PAPERS The National Museum of Ireland, Decorative Arts and History is holding a research seminar on Saturday 16th February 2013 and are currently welcoming papers from researchers, historians, and practicing artists working on any aspect of the decorative arts and history collections to participate. Interested…

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THE GOLDEN FLEECE AWARD The Golden Fleece Award aims to support and promote the diversity of contemporary Irish creativity in the arts and crafts. Its mission is to help artists of innovative talent, needing support at strategic stages of their careers. The Golden Fleece Award is an artistic prize fund established as a charitable bequest…

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EBELTOFT GLASS MUSEUM EXHIBITION OPEN CALL Ebeltoft Glasmuseet is proud to announce an open call for an international group exhibition entitled Bodytalk to take place from 5th April to 2nd November 2014. The call is open to artists at any career stage. Objects can incorporate various materials but must contain an element of glass. The…

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