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CANBERRA GLASSWORKS JOB ADVERTISEMENT
Canberra Glassworks, Australia’s only cultural centre wholly dedicated to contemporary glass art, is seeking an inspiring and visionary arts professional to lead the Canberra Glassworks and its glass art community as Artistic Director.
The Artistic Director will be responsible for developing an artistic program that will explore and promote the full potential of Australian glass art practice, both nationally and internationally, through an innovative program of exhibitions, workshops, residencies and exchanges. They will be committed to providing a voice for contemporary glass art in Australia, advocating for Australian glass artists and their practice nationally and internationally, and promoting Canberra Glassworks and its facilities.
Closing date for applications: 7 April 2014
Inquiries: Beverly Growden, General Manager 02 6260 7005 or email email@example.com
To download the full job description click on the following link CGW_Artistic Director FINAL
Salary: $80-95,000pa (dependent on experience)
Full time / Start date: May 2014 / Term: 3 years
CANBERRA GLASSWORKS JOB ADVERTISEMENT
Education and Public Programs Coordinator
Canberra Glassworks, Australia’s only cultural centre wholly dedicated to contemporary glass art, is seeking a qualified Education and Public Programs Coordinator to join its creative team. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a professional team who are keen to open up the world of glass to young people and adults through a range of unique workshops, residencies, tours and experiences from the home of Canberra Glassworks at the historic Kingston Powerhouse.
Salary: $50,000 – $60,000 (pro rata) dependent on experience
Part time: 32 hours per week (4 days)
Start date: March 2014
Term: 6 months (with possibility of extension)
Closing date for applications: 3 March 2014
For Position Description and inquiries: Beverly Growden, General Manager 02 6260 7005 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
To download this information click the link – Canberra Glassworks PD Education and Public Programs Coordinator
Media Release: Seeking Artistic Director
Kirra Illuminating Glass Award (KLGA)
Kirra Galleries together with Fed Square Pty Ltd are pleased to announce the first ever inaugural Kirra Illuminating Glass Award (KIGA). Glass artists from Australia and New Zealand are invited to design works faithful to their individual style, but unlike normal art glass works, have the added feature of being internally illuminated.
The KIGA first prize is AU$15,000 and will be awarded for the best internally lit glass sculpture on Tuesday 3 June 2014. The winner along with shortlisted entries will be exhibited as part of Fed Square’s The Light in Winter program from 3-30 June 2014.
Please visit fedsquare.com/kiga for more details. Expressions of interest close 10 February and can be submitted online.
A FOREST OF GLASS: ARTIST RESIDENCY: 21 October – 13 December 2013
Applications must be received by North Lands Creative Glass by 26 July 2013
The selection panel will make the residency awards by 1 August 2013
North Lands Creative Glass (NLCG) and Borgie Forest Cabin Project (BFCP) are working in partnership to offer an eight week residency for four visual artists; two Scotland-based and two international. This residency is aimed at artists with experience of working in glass engraving or with a demonstrable interest in developing skills in glass engraving techniques to advance their work. We are looking for artists who have an interest in exploring new forms of making, ways of working with mark making and abraded surface decoration, collaboration and experiencing a different environment. The residency will offer the opportunity to create work and collaborate with other artists while also developing new techniques and ideas. This opportunity will allow you to enhance your own practice while working within a peer group to gain further skills.
The Toyama City Institute of Glass Art – Artist in Residencies
In 1991 The Toyama City Institute of Glass Art (TIGA) was established in Japan for artists and crafts people that wanted to use glass as their chosen medium of expression.
In 2010 TIGA has started on “Artist in Residence” program aiming to promote glass art and cultural activities in Toyama City to invigorate the local communities, and to develop human resources.
Canberra Museum and Gallery
Proposals sought for site-specific works of art 2014 to 2016.
ONLINE ENTRIES ARE NOW OPEN
The Ranamok Glass Prize is an annual A$15,000 acquisitive award for glass artists who are resident in Australia and New Zealand.
The work presented for consideration for the Ranamok Glass Prize is expected to be a major effort in the artist’s personal body of work. This work should be innovative, displaying excellence and imagination in quality of idea and execution in contemporary practice.
Entries for the Harrison Art Show are now open.
Last year the inaugural Harrison Art Show was an extremely successful event with more than 200 guests over the two days and around 13 per cent of artworks sold. This year, we are building on last year’s success with extended opening hours and wider publicity.
Entries for this year’s event are now open and will close on Friday June 21. Artists are invited to enter up to five pieces of artwork. Interested artists can find the entry form as well as the terms and conditions on our website at www.harrisonartshow.com/information-for-artists.html
This year we have also partnered with My Gungahlin to offer the My Gungahlin Art Prize, worth $200, the conditions for that prize are also attached.
People’s Choice Credit Union Gungahlin will be sponsoring the People’s Choice Award to the value of $350. Additionally this year Aarwun Gallery are offering all entering artists a 20 per cent discount voucher at ‘The Framers’ in Gold Creek. The voucher will be available in electronic format upon receipt of paid entry.
The Harrison Art Show will be held in the Senior Performing Art Centre on the weekend of June 28 – 30, 2013. Opening Night will commence at 7pm on Friday June 28 June 2013.
For further information or to download additional forms please see our web site at www.harrisonartshow.com
Australia House Artist-in-Residence Program 2013-2015
Now Open! Call for proposals for the Australia House Artist-in-Residence Program 2013-2015 in the Echigo-Tsumari region, Japan.
For more information, please see the 2 May 2013 item of the Latest News on the Australia House website.
Links: Australian Glass and the Pacific Northwest
This is the first American museum exhibition dedicated to the wide spectrum of Australian studio glass, and the art and the connection between artists and institutions in Australia and the Pacific Northwest. For more information go to our Media page to download the Museum of Glass, Tacoma, Washington: Press Release. For more information go to www.museumofglass.org
2013 Visiting Artist Summer Series – In conjunction with Pilchuck Glass School Summer Program
Starting Wednesday, May 15 and running throughout the summer, Museum of Glass presents the 2013 Visiting Artist Summer Series. This year’s series features 14 artists connected with the new exhibition Links: Australian Glass and the Pacific Northwest, which opens May 17, 2013. Each week a different artist will be featured for a five-day Visiting Artist residency through September 8, 2013. For more information go to our Media page to download the Museum of Glass, Tacoma, Washington: Press Release. For more information go to www.museumofglass.org