INGORGENTA CALL FOR PARTICIPANTSThe Crafts Council of Ireland (CCoI) will be supporting a group of leading Irish jewellers to exhibit at Inhorgenta 22nd – 25th February 2013. Interested Irish based designer/ makers are invited to apply to participate in this initiative. The closing date is Friday 7th Sept 2012. As one of the premier European…

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DAVID MANLEY EMERGING ENTREPRENEUR AWARD The David Manley Emerging Entrepreneur Award nurtures the enterprising spirit across the spectrum of the Arts, Business and Social sectors. The Award celebrates its 10th year this year and continues to go from strength to strength. It was established by a group of David Manley’s friends in the Dublin Chamber…

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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ART, SALISBURY UNIVERSITY, USA The Department of Art at Salisbury University, Maryland, is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Art, Tenure Track to teach Hot Glass (area of specialization: Hot Glass and 3D Studio). The primary job duties will involve teaching three hot glass classes per semester with a…

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GLASS SOCIETY OF IRELAND COMMITTEE REFORMATION – APPLICATIONS INVITED, IRL The Glass Society of Ireland provides a network for makers, collectors, students, historians, writers, and enthusiasts in the field of contemporary glass practice. The Society acts as a communication tool, offering people news on glass and related fields. We also hold lectures with glass practitioners…

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THE FIRE STATION SEEKS GLASS EQUIPMENT, DUBLIN The Fire Station is currently looking for the loan of glass coldworking equipment for a short timeframe in September. We are seeking to locate a wet angle grinder, and a belt sander or a cutting lathe with some diamond cutting wheels from the 5th to the 26th of…

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KAREN DONNELLAN SHORTLISTED FOR STANISLAV LIBENSKÝ AWARDKaren Donnellan has recently been shortlisted for the Stanislav Libenský Award 2012. This will include the presentation of work in the competition catalogue and at the exhibition which will take place at St. George‘s Convent at Prague Castle from 29th September 2012 to 30th November 2012. The curator for…

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BLOW A GLASS BUBBLE AT JERPOINT GLASS STUDIOS, KILKENNY ARTS CENTRE Did you ever want to try glassblowing? We are inviting you to come and have a go! This free event will take place on Friday, August 17th from 10 am to 2 pm facilitated by Rory Leadbetter family member and Master Glassblower, as part…

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WORK IN PROGRESS FEATURING ALISON LOWRY, NI Work In Progress is an exhibition of applied arts by the six participants on CraftNI’s Making IT scheme. The exhibitors are Katie Brown (screen printed textiles), Eamonn Higgins (sculpture), Diane Lyness (silversmith), Alison Lowry (fused glass), Catherine Keenan (blown glass), and Michelle Stephens (weave). The exhibition continues at…

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AOIFE SODEN AND TREVOR HUGHES IN THE FLANEURThe Flâneur is a recent graduate mixed media exhibition taking place at the Oliver Cornet Gallery, Dublin. The exhibition is curated by Kate Howard and includes pieces by National College of Art and Design graduates Aoife Soden and Trevor Hughes. The exhibition continues until 31st August 2012.  …

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KAREN DONNELLAN SOLO EXHIBITION, BUFFALO Karen Donnellan creates work that is about process and material. Working primarily in glass, her creative method results in an object that is both true to a physical material origin but also suggests a potential for something naturally generated. Works in this solo exhibition entitled Essentia will include those made…

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RDS NATIONAL CRAFT COMPETITION AND STUDENT AWARDSThe RDS National Crafts Competition aims to promote the practice of craft in Ireland and to encourage the highest standards of design and technique in both traditional and contemporary craft disciplines. With categories such as ceramics, glass, furniture and textiles, the competition is a unique opportunity for craft workers…

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YOUNG & LOVING: RETROSPECTIVE 7-11, NORWAY, FEAT. ALISON LOWRYFrom 10th August until 16th September 2012 Alison Lowry will exhibit in Young & Loving: Retrospective 7-11 with at the S12 Galleri & Verksted, Bergen. Through their sculptures, installations, and pictures, the exhibiting artists address a number of themes, such as childhood and recollection (eg. Ingrid Nord’s…

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