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Lisa Naas

In her post-graduate work at Edinburgh College of Art, Lisa is focusing on designs in time, exploiting the contradictory properties of glass, to study human relationships through the use of interdisciplinary collaborations and new media combinations. Formerly based in New England, USA, Lisa's background boasts a fifteen year professional career in arts administration, including work with the Tanglewood Music Festival.

Facilities Available For Hire

Professional glass artists and ceramicists can hire world class facilities at National Glass Centre, including hot shops, cold working, kilns and flame working equipment. For further information visit nationalglasscentre.com/hire. Enjoy a changing programme of exhibitions, watch artists blowing glass and join in a range of activities for adults and children. Participate in specialised glassmaking courses. Study Glass and Ceramics at BA, MA and PhD level through the University of Sunderland and purchase handcrafted glass and ceramics in our Shop.

Running With Light To The Source.
Photograph by Dave Smith

Neon Workshops was set up in 2008 with an aim to expose, explore and teach neon as a method of expression and cultural production, as well as hoping to challenge common expectations of the material. Ideally located between Yorkshire Sculpture Park, The Henry Moore Institute and the newly opened Hepworth Wakefield Gallery, Neon Workshops is the only arts organisation in Europe and Scandinavia to offer the general public a neon education, and exhibition programme as well as facility hire.

Wendy Newhofer

My first encounters with kiln formed glass were on a Foundation in Art and Design course in 2000. I was immediately captivated by the process. I spent 3 years on a part time Fine Art degree before getting my own kiln and following my instincts to make glass !

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