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…

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…

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…

JUST GLASS SEMINAR, LONDON Just Glass will host their 2012 seminar Finishing Touches; British Studio Glass on Saturday 20th October. This seminar will take place at The Conway Hall, London. Speakers include Katherine Coleman, Catherine Hough, Francis Federer, Richard Jackson and Anthony Scala. Discounted ticket booking at £22.50 is currently available for the Just Glass…

AVAILABLE PLACES AT NORTH LANDS, SCOTLANDDue to cancellation, places have become available on the following classes at Northlands: Angela Jarman‘From the Outside In’ 29th August to 6th September 2012Fee: €880 Jacqueline Poncelet‘Give and Take’29th August to 6th September 2012 Fee: €800 Susan Stinsmuehlen-Amend ‘Painting in the Space of Glass’11th to 19th September 2012Fee: €800 2012…

CONTEMPORARY GLASS SOCIETY INVITES SUBMISSIONS TO EXHIBIT, UK Two important new exhibitions of world-class glass art are about to mark a renewed interest in a medium that beautifully blurs the boundaries between fine art, craft and design. Hot Glass: new work from the furnace will be dedicated to the best in contemporary blown, hot-worked and…

AA2A PLACEMENTS 2012/ 2013 The AA2A project offers artists and designer makers the opportunity to undertake a period of research or realise a project using art college facilities e.g. workshops, IT facilities, lending library, and lecture programme. AA2A schemes aim to benefit students and Colleges through their interaction with practising artists. Access to facilities is…

CONTEMPORARY GLASS SOCIETY INVITES SUBMISSIONS TO EXHIBIT, UKTwo important new exhibitions of world-class glass art are about to mark a renewed interest in a medium that beautifully blurs the boundaries between fine art, craft and design. Hot Glass: new work from the furnace will be dedicated to the best in contemporary blown, hot-worked and sand-cast…