COLLECT London 2014

Kari Hakonsen – blown, cut and polished glass Earlier this month London’s Satchi Gallery was once again home to ‘The International Art Fair for Contemporary Objects’, better known to everyone as ‘Collect’. A weekend trip across the pond to London is a bit of an extravagance for most at this busy time of year but…

Glassblowing in Stourbridge

The following article has been written by GSoI member Catherine Keenan. Catherine Keenan is a glass artist based on the lovely north coast of Ireland, in Portstewart. Finding a glassblowing studio whose hiring rates are reasonably priced, with a skilled assistant on hand, if desired, and the studio is always up and running and available…

JERWOOD MAKERS CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Jerwood Makers Open is designed to commission and showcase new work by emerging artists working in the applied arts. Emerging applied artists working across craft disciplines are invited to apply for Jerwood Makers Open 2013. The deadline for applications is 5pm on the 12th of November 2012. Five commissions of…

ANDREA SPENCER AT THE BRITISH GLASS BIENNALEThe UK’s major exhibition of contemporary glass has announced its exhibitors for 2012. This year 71 artists will exhibit at the fifth British Glass Biennale, including Andrea Spencer. She will be the only representative from Northern Ireland. The exhibition will take place from 24th August until 15th September 2012…