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Glassblowing, Design and Sculpture with Philip Baldwin

posted: January 31, 2017

Espace Verre

Montréal, January 23, 2017
To all professional glass artists,
Object: 2017 Workshop with Philip Baldwin

We are pleased to announce an upcoming workshop in March 2017:
American-born glassblower and designer Philip Baldwin resides in the Welsh countryside since 2015.
For over 35 years, he and his partner Monica Guggisberg have worked with some of the most
important glass studios such as Nouvel Studio, Best & Lloyd, Rosenthal Glas & Porzellan Ag, Steuben
Glass and Venini. Furthermore, their sculptural works have won countless awards in Europe and the
United States, have been collected by more than thirty Museums and have been featured in over 165
exhibitions, including their most recent show The Cathedral Collection in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Some links of interest featuring their work:
This workshop will be offered from March 13 to 17, 2017, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., with an hour
break for lunch.
Registration and material fees are $1,100.
The deadline to register for this workshop is Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at 5 p.m.
Please note that until February 15, 2017, this workshop is offered in priority to Quebec glass artists.
As of February 16, 2017, any available places will be offered to professional glass artists from outside
of the province until March 1, 2017, the deadline to confirm the workshop with the required minimum
of 7 participants.
We will confirm the registration of up to 8 participants according to the order of the arrival of the
registration forms accompanied by the required payment.

FLO is hiring

posted: January 31, 2017


Start Date: As early as April 2017, latest start date required by September 2017.
Full-Time and Part-Time positions available.
Flo Glassblowing seeks to hire 2 to 3 new employees in its hotshop and torch studio for
the purposes of both teaching and production work up to 4 to 5 days a week.
The studio, located in downtown Ottawa, is in its 6th year of business and is busier than
ever. As a community studio space, we are committed to educating the public and offer
a wide range of beginner and ‘no-experience necessary’ classes, which fill our schedule
many days of the week; including evenings and weekends. We also teach fundamental
courses where a number of beginner students have begun to work independently as
renters and advanced classes are building in popularity as our community grows.
Production and commission work are made during weekday hours. Our front glass
gallery features a variety of Canadian glass artists and any teacher on staff is eligible to
place their work in the gallery.

See attached PDF for more details. 

Institute of Glass ArtToyama is accepting applications

posted: December 21, 2016

Institute of Glass ArtToyama is accepting applications for the position of Associate Professor of Hot Work.

Please see the PDF for application details. 

Glen Williams Glass 20th Anniversary Celebration

posted: August 14, 2016

Glen Williams Glass Art Collective Celebrates 20 Years!

On September 17th & 18th Glen Williams Glass will be hosting their 20th anniversary celebration, with live music, refreshments and fun for the whole family.  Check out their website for more details.  

Glen Williams Glass is looking for a new member

posted: August 14, 2016

Glen Williams Glass is looking for a new member, Georgetown ON - Contact Julia Hillyer for more details,  289-775-0254


nanopod: Hybrid Studio Rental Space

posted: August 14, 2016

nanopod: Hybrid Studio is an art studio and shared workspace. The Studio/Storefront is located between Little Italy and Koreatown next to Bickford Park.  
Over the past decade on Harbord Street we have developed an affordable rental space that maintains a friendly and inspiring atmosphere where metal, glass and multidisciplinary artists can work on their creative endeavours.
Sharing the studio is $220/month  ($1100 down for 1st 5 months) and with this comes 24/7 access to the space and its facilities, which include a worktable, 2 jeweller's benches, flexshafts, glass & ceramic kilns, torches, shelving, wet tile saw, etc. 
For the entire workspace, the cost is $4500 for 5 months (emptied of equipment).
Studio share/rent ncludes HST and utilities.
Use the space as a pop up for the upcoming holidays, December 1-31 = $900 
1st come, first served.
Email to set up a time to visit, discuss etc

Warm Glass Studio Space to Share

posted: June 5, 2016

Two benches available for rent in warm glass studio, 1000 sq ft foot space in Thedford, Ontario. Main floor location is bright and clean with four north facing windows.
Two programmable kilns, wet band saw, wet belt sander, grinder, cutting table. Kilns located in separate room with wash-up areas. The space includes small gallery space to sell and show your work. Thedford is a tiny and quirky town and has a hardware store, post office, beer store, LCBO and a fry shack. Only ten minutes to Lake Huron beaches, 20 minutes from Grand Bend, 40 minutes from Sarnia and London. 
$400 per month includes kiln use, cold finishing equipment, bench and storage space, utilities, wireless and base hydro. 
24 hour access.
References required.
Studio 109