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May 2016

Member Monday: Rene Culler
posted on 6:20 PM, May 16, 2016

  Tell us about yourself! I'm from Cleveland, OH and moved 1,000 miles south to found, teach, and coordinate the glass program at the University of South Alabama. We live in Mobile only 45 minutes...
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Member Monday: Su-yeon Kim
posted on 6:58 PM, May 2, 2016

Tell us about yourself! I am from Seoul, Korea and I did my undergrad studying ceramics and glass, and printmaking in Hongik University. I learned glassblowing during my junior year, and that was the...
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April 2016

Member Monday: Alejandro Herrera Guiñazú
posted on 12:15 PM, April 18, 2016

Tell us about yourself! I was brought up in the art world inspired by my parents who bred me with the spirit of glass. I worked at my father's stained glass studio from 1994 to 2004. Since 2010, I have...
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Member Monday: Nina Casson McGarva
posted on 7:27 PM, April 11, 2016

Tell us about yourself! My name is Nina Casson McGarva. I was Born in England and grew up in rural central France in the middle of the Burgundy countryside. I started learning the basic technical skills...
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Member Monday: Hye Sook Choi
posted on 2:16 PM, April 4, 2016

Tell us about yourself! I was born and raised in South Korea, where I earned a BFA in ceramics and glass and an MFA in glass from Hongik University. Two years later, I went on to learn about glass more...
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March 2016

Member Monday: Tanja Pak
posted on 2:22 PM, March 28, 2016

Tell us about yourself! I graduated from the Academy of Fine Art of the University of Ljubljana, then earned a master’s degree at the Royal College of Art in London (1996). In Ljubljana, Slovenia,...
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Member Monday: Karen Reid
posted on 2:07 PM, March 21, 2016

Tell us about yourself! Karen Reid is a studio artist and a lifelong resident of Northeastern Pennsylvania.  Reid’s glass work has been included in two Corning Museum of Glass international competition...
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Member Monday: Elizabeth Devereaux
posted on 8:42 PM, March 7, 2016

  Tell us about yourself!  I am Elizabeth Devereaux of Devereaux Architectural Glass in Chico, CA. Founded in 1969, we are a large architectural glass art studio for churches and public buildings...
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February 2016

Member Monday: Tegan Hamilton
posted on 3:47 PM, February 29, 2016

  Tell us about yourself! I am an Australian artist who moved to Seattle in 2014 to pursue glass in the United States. My main medium is hot glass, but I enjoy working in other glass techniques and...
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Member Monday: Mauro Bonaventura
posted on 10:25 AM, February 22, 2016

  Tell us about yourself! I was born in Venice in the 1965 and when I was 18, after earning my diploma in electronics at the high school, I went to Murano looking for a job as a helper in one of the...
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Member Monday: Kirsti Taiviola
posted on 7:40 PM, February 15, 2016

Tell us about yourself!  My name is Kirsti Taiviola. I'm a Helsinki-based designer and glass artist. I took my master's degree in ceramics and glass from The University of Art and Design Helsinki (currently...
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Member Monday: Kate Baker
posted on 1:56 PM, February 8, 2016

  Tell us about yourself! My name is Kate Baker and I studied my undergraduate at the ANU Glass Workshop in Canberra under Stephen Proctor and Jane Bruce, graduating in 1999. Since then I have been...
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Member Monday: Ali Feeney
posted on 6:56 PM, February 1, 2016

Tell us about yourself! Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Ali Feeney and I grew up in the mountains of Colorado, and I am currently a studio assistant at the Chrysler Museum of Art Glass Studio...
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January 2016

Member Monday: David Licata
posted on 12:23 PM, January 25, 2016

Tell us about yourself! My name is David Licata. I'm from White Plains, NY and have always wanted to be an artist and teacher. I attended SUNY New Paltz for sculpture and art education. I began working...
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Member Monday: Carol Milne
posted on 3:45 PM, January 11, 2016

Tell us about yourself!  I have a bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture, which led me to sculpture.   After four semesters working towards an MFA, I dropped out and began work on my own with...
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December 2015

Member Monday: Christopher Unger
posted on 3:33 PM, December 28, 2015

Tell us about yourself! I'm primarily a glassblower. I studied glass and received my bachelors degree at San Jose State University and I am currently working and assisting in teaching glass at Shasta Community...
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Member Monday: Jon Rees
posted on 11:02 AM, December 21, 2015

Tell us about yourself! I was born and raised in western New York State, where I received an undergraduate degree in architecture and an MFA in glass. I'm currently an artist in residence and adjunct...
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Member Monday: Dolores Barrett
posted on 6:38 PM, December 14, 2015

Tell us about yourself!  I began my career as Dolores Barrett, Glass Artistry in 1999 having left the world of  teaching and orchestral/choral conducting. I create my work in fused, slumped, and laminated...
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Member Mondays: David Magán
posted on 11:29 AM, December 7, 2015

Member Profile: Tell us about yourself! I was born in Madrid (Spain) in 1979. Today I work and live in a very peaceful place in Guadalajara,...
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2016 GAS Conference Registration Now Open
posted on 3:11 PM, December 2, 2015

Corning, NY • Creating Context: Glass in a New Light • June 9-11, 2016 Pre-register at the early-bird rate through March 1, 2016. Discounted prices for full-conference pass: $295 individual member...
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November 2015

2016 Pre-Conference Brochure Now Available Online
posted on 11:39 AM, November 4, 2015

Check out our 2016 Pre-Conference Brochure, which includes a list of conference presenters, concurrent glass exhibitions, pre- and post-conference events, travel info and accommodations, and much more....
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September 2015

2015 TAG Grant Recipients Announced
posted on 10:49 PM, September 11, 2015

The Glass Art Society is delighted to announce the 2015 Technology Advancing Glass (TAG) Grant will support four innovative research projects from around the world. Top recipient, Saman Kalantari, will...
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June 2015

Apply for the Technology Advancing Glass (TAG) Grant by August 5
posted on 2:59 PM, June 16, 2015

Technology Advancing Glass (TAG) provides an annual research grant to an artist or group of artists exploring new materials, techniques, making methods, or applications of technology that will generally...
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March 2015

Join us in San Jose!
posted on 2:57 PM, March 20, 2015

Have you registered for the 2015 GAS Conference in San Jose? The next deadline for discounted rates is May 25th. Click here to register now. Thank you to our Interface: Glass, Art, and Technology Premier...
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2015 Emerging Artists Presentations Announced
posted on 3:56 PM, March 6, 2015

Each year the Glass Art Society selects three emerging artists to present lectures at the annual conference. Through these lectures, artists with promising talent are afforded the opportunity to introduce...
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January 2015

2016 Conference Call for Presentation Proposals
posted on 1:57 PM, January 29, 2015

The Board of the Glass Art Society is proud to announce that the GAS Conference will be returning to Corning, in the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York, June 9-11, 2016. The Corning Museum of Glass...
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December 2014

2015 San Jose Conference Registration Now Open!
posted on 10:06 AM, December 2, 2014

You must be a current member of the Glass Art Society through June 2015 to register for and attend the conference in San Jose. Check out the Fees and Deadlines page for pricing and cancellation policy....
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September 2014

Members: Submit Nominations for Board of Directors by Oct 15
posted on 10:22 AM, September 16, 2014

NOMINATE THE BEST AND BRIGHTEST...IT COULD BE YOU! In June 2015, GAS will be filling 3 spaces on the Board of Directors. Nominate those who you think possess a breadth of experience and vision, who can...
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August 2014

GAS seeks Membership and Development Assistant
posted on 2:31 PM, August 8, 2014

Aug 2014 - Applications accepted now with intent to hire in Sept 2014. (Re-posting open position with new description) The Glass Art Society, a non-profit organization seeks a Membership & Development...
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May 2014

Apply for the TAG Grant by July 31st!
posted on 11:41 AM, May 23, 2014

Technology Advancing Glass (TAG) is aimed to assist the advancement of the glass arts by providing an annual research grant to an artist or group of artists to fund research into new materials, techniques,...
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April 2014

Announcing the 2015 Conference & Call for Proposals
posted on 3:48 PM, April 11, 2014

We are pleased to announce that the 44th Glass Art Society Conference will be held in San Jose, California. San Jose is a hotbed of technological innovation and is surrounded by a vibrant cultural arts...
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March 2014

A Successful GAS Conference in the Windy City
posted on 1:38 PM, March 28, 2014

Thanks to our 2014 Chicago GAS Conference co-chairs, presenters, volunteers and attendees! It was a truly amazing event, which would not have been possible without your participation and support. We have...
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January 2014

Join us in Chicago for the 43rd Glass Art Society Conference!
posted on 3:51 PM, January 24, 2014

Strengthening Community, Collaboration, Forging New Bonds • March 19 - 22, 2014 We are looking forward to yet another spectacular event where attendees can watch, learn and connect with fellow members...
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December 2013

Farewell to Harvey Littleton
posted on 5:13 PM, December 20, 2013

The Glass Art Society is saddened by the news of Harvey Littleton’s passing on December 13, 2013 at the age of 91.  Noted as the father of American Studio Glass, Littleton is credited for conceiving...
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2014 Emerging Artists Presentations Announced
posted on 4:51 PM, December 13, 2013

  Each year the Glass Art Society selects three emerging artists to present lectures at its annual conference. Through these lectures, artists with promising talent are afforded the opportunity to introduce...
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November 2013

NEW! GAS Video Library
posted on 1:59 PM, November 22, 2013

As promised, we are beginning to upload videos to our new Video Library! Check out some great clips from Seattle 2011 (courtesy of Corning Museum of Glass) as well as full-length presentations from Toledo...
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Announcing the 2016 GAS Conference in Corning, NY
posted on 2:41 PM, November 1, 2013

The Glass Art Society and Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) will partner together once again to present the 45th Annual GAS Conference in 2016. Corning, NY, has been the host city for six previous conferences....
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October 2013

2014 Conference Registration now open!
posted on 1:16 PM, October 30, 2013

Join us in the Windy City, March 19-22 for exciting lectures, demos, panels and special conference events! Come early and enjoy the fabulous, glass-inspired Pre-Conference Reception on Wednesday at Ignite...
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Introducing the new GAS website and logo!
posted on 4:07 PM, October 23, 2013

The Glass Art Society today announced the new comprehensive web design in a unique visual format, as well as the introduction of a new dynamic logo. The GAS Board and staff, together with Social Design...
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August 2013

posted on 2:16 PM, August 29, 2013

-- 43rd Annual GAS Conference in Chicago - March 20-22, 2014 -- We have yet another amazing line-up of presenters confirmed for next year including:   Lifetime Achievement Award and Lecture: DAN DAILEY...
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July 2013

In Memoriam: Jiří Harcuba (1928 - 2013)
posted on 2:17 PM, July 26, 2013

  Jiří Harcuba (1928-2013) The Glass Art Society is deeply saddened by the loss of Czech artist, Jiří Harcuba, one of the great glass artists of our time and the recipient of the 2007 GAS Lifetime...
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June 2013

View the Juried Selection Catalogue from the Int'l Student Online Exhibition
posted on 3:12 PM, June 21, 2013

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ONLINE EXHIBITION JURIED CATALOGUE   You've seen the fabulous Online Exhibition, now check out the digital catalogue, featuring 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners, honorable mentions...
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View the 2013 International Student Online Exhibition
posted on 1:43 PM, June 13, 2013

IT'S LIVE! 2013 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ONLINE EXHIBITION     First Place - Morgan Chivers, Particulate Pulse (Inertness is a Relative Matter)     The 2013 International Student Online Exhibition...
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April 2013

Thank you for submitting your Chicago Conference Proposals!
posted on 10:31 AM, April 15, 2013

  2014 Chicago Conference Proposals have been reviewed and a preliminary schedule is put together.   This year a total of 97 proposals were submitted for the Chicago Conference! 45 Lectures -...
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February 2013

Announcing 2014 - CHICAGO!
posted on 2:54 PM, February 28, 2013

Chicago, Illinois, March 20 - 22, 2014 Strengthening Community, Collaboration, Forging New Bonds   The Glass Art Society is thrilled to announce that the 43rd conference will be held in the Windy...
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January 2013

Chicago's Mayor Welcomes GAS to the Windy City
posted on 10:07 AM, January 4, 2013

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November 2012

Resources for Those Affected By Hurricane Sandy
posted on 11:48 AM, November 5, 2012

On behalf of the Glass Art Society Board of Directors and staff, our heartfelt concern and thoughts are with all of you, your families, colleagues and friends who have been affected by Hurricane Sandy....
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October 2012

New Feature for Members! Event Calendar
posted on 4:08 PM, October 11, 2012

We now have an event calendar on our website where members can post things to for all to see. Mark things such as exhibition openings, application deadlines, special events, etc. Visit the calendar often...
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Apply to Host a GAS Conference!
posted on 3:31 PM, October 11, 2012

The Glass Art Society Board of Directors invites you to propose hosting a conference in your city! Take part in designing parts of the conference and assisting the Glass Art Society with conference details....
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June 2012

Thank you for an amazing conference Toledo!
posted on 2:57 PM, June 29, 2012

Over 1,200 participants from twenty-five countries and forty US States came to Toledo for the 42nd annual conference "Idea-Impact-Innovation:50 Years of Studio Glass". Thanks to all the attendees, donors,...
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Introducing the GAS Conference App!
posted on 10:42 AM, June 1, 2012

This new mobile web application can be accessed via your mobile web browser. Simply scroll down to search Conference events by date and time. Click on the event listing to access additional information...
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May 2012

Get your Portfolio Reviewed in Toledo! Sign-up now
posted on 11:09 AM, May 30, 2012

Gallery owners, curators, educators, and artists will be available to review portfolios of GAS conference attendees. Reviews will last 10-15 minutes each. A limited number of slots will be available on...
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Download the Toledo Conference Program Book and Color Schedule Grid
posted on 2:21 PM, May 24, 2012

The Toledo Conference Program Book is now available for download! pdf file Also available for easy printing is just the colored Schedule Grid current as of May 10 pdf file
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posted on 12:03 PM, May 15, 2012

Auctions during the Toledo conference * Preview online the Live and Featured Silent Auction. * Joel Philip Myers and Bertil Vallien, this years lifetime achivement recipients, have each contributed...
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April 2012

posted on 3:13 PM, April 27, 2012

Libbey Glass Factory tour now has more spaces Tour of Pilkington Float Glass Operations now has more spaces Both tours have multiple time slots on Wednesday, June 13th.
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November 2011

Are You at SOFA Chicago? Stop By and See Us!
posted on 9:51 AM, November 4, 2011

SOFA Chicago! GAS looks forward to this design fair every year. Art - artists - art lovers...what's not enjoy? Plus, we get the chance to chat with GAS members in person. Two GAS staff members are...
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September 2011

GAS 2012 Toledo Conference - Register by March 1st for lowest rate
posted on 1:47 PM, September 1, 2011

Celebrating 50 Years of Studio Glass: Idea - Impact - Innovation The 42nd Annual GAS Conference in Toledo, OH | June 13-17, 2012 May 15: Last day to pre-register Preview all that is to come in Toledo!...
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June 2011

GAS 2011 Conference
posted on 12:20 PM, June 2, 2011

The Creative Crossroads conference in Seattle (June 1-5, 2011) featured presentations and events at five different venues, plus a fabulous Closing Night Party at the Seattle Art Museum, auctions, student...
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October 2010

Thank you for Submitting YOUR ideas for GAS 2012 in Toledo!
posted on 10:49 AM, October 5, 2010

Glass Art Society 42nd Annual ConferenceCelebrating the 50th Anniversary of Studio Glass "Roots" in AmericaToledo, Ohio | June 13-16, 2012 The GAS conference is an annual opportunity to witness and join...
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July 2010

The Brychtová Forum
posted on 5:03 PM, July 2, 2010

Please Note: Two times have been circulating for the Pilchuck Glass School Open House on Sunday, July 18. The correct time is: noon–5pm. Have fun! The Glass Art Society is proud to be one of the participating...
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June 2010

GAS 2010 Louisville
posted on 9:49 AM, June 16, 2010

Thanks, all, for a great conference in Louisville, KY! Images and a wrap-up will come in the next week or two, but in the meantime: CONFERENCE EVALUATION Did you love the conference? Do you have ideas...
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