Author Archives: Briarlee Rees

Book Sale!

To celebrate our 100th digital newsletter we are selling out the New Zealand Glass Art book $26.50 inc delivery. If you don’t have a copy-you need this book! If you already have it, grab a back up or gift to a friend! This is your last chance to purchase and stocks are limited. The order […]

Glassblowing Plant and Equipment FOR SALE

  Glassblowing Plant and Equipment for sale: all together or individually.   Complete Hot-shop equipment ready to hook up and run, with lots of back-up spares. Stadelman Electric 300 lb (136 kg) Totally refurbished furnace….refractory, back-up insulation, New Moly elements, spare Watlow computer SLR, and Manual, instructions and back up parts. $35,000 (new $52,000). Large […]

New Committee

SAY HELLO TO YOUR NEW COMMITTEE      They are: Carmen Simmonds – President ( Stephanie Benge – Treasurer ( Lisa Mak – Secretary ( Briarlee Rees – Newsletter Editor ( Scott Redding – Exhibition and Catalogue Co-ordinator  Philip Stokes – Committee Member Fran Anderton – Committee Member Mark Schafer – Website ( Sofia Athineou – Facebook Admin John and Frances Hanson – Easter Show Convenors   We are grateful that Mark Schafer will continue to update members’ […]

Easter Show 2017

It’s time to start planning for the 2017 Easter Show, which is New Zealand’s largest art competition. Over 135,000 people attended last year’s event, providing a wonderful opportunity for our members to showcase their work. If you would like to be involved, there are two main categories: Decorative & Sculptural; plus Wearable Glass (2 for 1 entry in wearable glass). The […]