2012 Educational Areas

Students and Schools

2012 Toledo Conference Educational Areas


International Student Exhibition & Sales
Education Resource Center & Poster Presentations
Student Scholarships
Artist Portfolio Review


International Student Exhibition & Sales

SeaGate Convention Centre, Room 308-312
Friday, June 15, 4 pm - 6 pm; Saturday, June 16, 9 am - 2 pm

StuExhibit_01Seattle.jpgGAS invites all student members who are currently enrolled full-time in an accredited degree-granting program to participate in the International Student Exhibition & Sales. (2012 graduates are included in this invitation.) All work must be current, original, professionally crafted, and contain glass as the main element. Awards are given.

Learn more on the International Student Exhibition page.

Education Resource Center & Poster Presentations

Check out glass school promotional materials and some of the latest in glass research in the Education Resource Center. Got Questions? Want to meet the school representatives or researchers in person? Come back during the School Q&A hour or during the Informal Poster Presentations.
SeaGate Convention Centre, Room 101 
Browsing  Informal Poster Presentations  School Q&A Hour
Thursday, June 14
9 am - 12:30 pm

Friday, June 15
9 am - 4 pm

Saturday, June 16
9 am - 4 pm
Saturday, June 16
10 am - 11 am
 Saturday, June 16
noon - 1 pm

Want to Participate? All educational facilities (universities, colleges, public-access studios, summer programs, studios, etc) that offer instruction in glassworking and wish to be represented in the Education Resource Center are invited to provide informational materials. Bring your handouts and drop them off early or if you plan to ship materials ahead of time, please contact the GAS office at . GAS encourages all schools to send a representative to be present by their materials in the Resource Center for the Q&A Hour. This is a great opportunity to meet and speak with potential students.

Faculty and students are encouraged to apply to the GAS Poster Presentations to share scholarly research conducted during the last academic year. Posters will be displayed in the Education Resource Center and participants are encouraged to attend the allocated one-hour Informal Poster Presentations session to answer questions about their research. Poster guidelines, application procedure, and set-up information will be available soon.


Student Scholarships - financial support towards attending the conference

Student scholarships provide financial support for attendance at the GAS conference and are open to full-time student members of GAS (current through June 2012) who meet the scholarship eligibility requirements.

Bouchet_05_Forms_2008.jpgGeneral Student Scholarship: $5,000 USD, to be awarded at the discretion of the jurors.

Becky Winship Flameworking Scholarship: One award of $1,000 USD will be given to a student whose work uses flameworking techniques. 

Learn more on the Student Scholarships page.

Artist Portfolio Review

Park Inn, Orleans Room
Friday, June 15, 1 pm - 4 pm

Portfolio Review Seattle 2.jpgGallery owners, curators, educators, and artists will be available to review portfolios of GAS conference attendees. Reviews will last 10 - 15 minutes each. Artists should bring a portfolio of images of recent work either digitally on their own laptop or as color photographs, as well as printed copies of their artist statement, biography, and resume/CV.  *Available in March* View the Artist Portfolio Review Page to read the biographies of the reviewers and sign-up for a review slot. You must be registered for the Toledo conference in order to sign up.



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The Glass Art Society reserves the right to deny applications for Technical Display, advertising participation, GAS membership or the conference from anyone for any reason.