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NZSAG Conference ‘Light+Form’

NZSAG 2016 ‘LIGHT + FORM’ CONFERENCE Sat 22nd, Sun 23rd, & Mon 24th October, 2016 NZSAG are very proud to hosting its 20th Biennial 2016 Conference in Auckland, and celebrating this significant accomplishment. The aim of this conference is to explore and examine the unique relationship between ‘light’ and ‘glass form’, and in gaining a […]

NZSAG Conference 2016

The speakers for the 2016 NZSAG Conference have been finalised and it promises to be an exciting event. We will also be facilitating a number of informative workshops before and after the Conference. We encourage non-members who are wanting to receive regular updates and newsletters about the Conference/Workshops to fill in a membership application, which can be found under the title ‘Members’ […]

NZSAG Members’ Exhibition 2015

The New Zealand Society of Artists in Glass is having its annual exhibition from October 20 to November 15, 2015, at the TSB Wallace Arts Centre in Auckland. Entry forms MUST be submitted no later than September 25, 2015. Please see the links below for further information and an entry form: NZSAGmemberexhibition2015 NZSAGmembersexhibition2015.entryform Pictured Above: Caught […]

Easter Show 2015

The Easter Show is over for another year and the glass exhibition looked amazing. There were 96 entries – 18 more than last year. This event provides the perfect opportunity to showcase the quality and diversity of New Zealand glass and we received a really positive response from the public. Thank you to all the NZSAG members who participated. Here […]

Glass Blowing Scholarships

Do you know someone who wants to study practical art and blowing glass? Glass Blowing Scholarships are now available from The Learning Connexion, giving you the opportunity to learn the basics of glass blowing in the Grinter Glass studio in Whangarei. You can apply for a glass blowing scholarship when you apply to study for a Certificate or […]

Artist’s Open Studio

Wanganui is definitely the place to be from March 21-29, with 72 open artist studios to visit. Both Chronicle Glass (Katie Brown’s work pictured above) and Wanganui Glass School will be opening their doors to the public. For more information, go to www.openstudios.co.nz  

Vicki Torr Prize

This year’s Vicki Torr Memorial Prize has been awarded to George Agius for her work Whanau: A Breakfast for Ancestors (pictured above). The work represents the bringing together of six family members from George’s lineage to have breakfast made by her. Ausglass has described the work as “a playful, heartfelt and engaging piece. There is so […]

Wanganui Masterclass

  Transposing Glass March 29 – April 1, 2015 Wanganui, New Zealand It’s time to register for Denise Pepper’s Masterclass in Pate De Verre! There are now just four places remaining. The workshop will also coincide with Wanganui’s Artist Open Studio event. For more information, or to register, email claudia@claudiaborella.com

Easter Show Reminder

 Only 5 days left! It’s now time to organise your entry for the 2015 Royal Easter Show. All forms need to be received by Saturday, February 28. Your work should be couriered or hand delivered to the ASB Showgrounds between March 25-28, 2015. For more information, go to  http://www.eastershow.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/2015-Easter-Show-Art-Competition-Schedule.pdf