The Institute for International Research in Glass (IIRG) was formed to promote and facilitate research in Glass at a national and international level. It will also foster a wider public awareness of the artistic dimensions of Studio Art Glass.
We hope that you will find this section full of useful information, contacts and things that are going on, whether you are an artist, collector, gallery, magazine editor, a student or simply just love glass and are interested in learning more about what is available.
A non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and supporting the art of making hand-crafted glass beads.
16a Stafford Mill, London Road, Thrupp. Gloucestershire. GL5 2AZ.
Tel: +44(0)1453 767 234.
Kilns for casting, fusing, slumping, painting,
Facilities for model and mould making.
Coldworking facilities for grinding, polishing, sandblasting, engraving, drilling.
Photographer with wide experience of photography of glass and ceramics, based in Bath (but will travel). Deals on photography combined with the creation of web sites. http://imagesportfolio.wordpress.com . Jeremy Haslam - phone 01225 851574
Jeremy Haslam 01225 851574
THE JUST GLASS SOCIETY
Just Glass was formed in 2003 and comprises a group of established and emerging glass artists. Members include internationally renowned as well as emerging artists and their work ranges from tiny, intricate pieces to imposing, large-scale works in glass, from domestic vessels to abstract sculpture. Just Glass is renowned for its biennial Seminars attracting international glass artists to speak on various aspects of British Studio Glass. The Society also holds regular exhibitions of members' work.
Kensington and Chelsea College offers a range of glass courses, from introductory to advanced level so whether you are a beginner, or already have some experience, we will have a course suitable for you. We have designed our courses to inspire and challenge learners and develop glass knowledge, skills and practice.
We have a selection of Full time, Part time, day and evening courses. Many of our glass courses offer nationally recognised qualifications, providing a strong foundation for progression from First Steps into Higher Education and employment, while others are designed to introduce students to particular areas of study or for personal creative development. Part time courses: http://www.kcc.ac.uk/art-and-design/glass/ Substantial courses: http://www.kcc.ac.uk/art-and-design/art-design-qualifications/
Produce mouth blown and hand crafted glass sheets in over 5000 different colors and textures.