Category: Announcements

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 (info@nzsag.co.nz) Stephanie Benge – Treasurer (subs@nzsag.co.nz) Lisa Mak – Secretary ( info@nzsag.co.nz) Briarlee Rees – Newsletter Editor (news@nzsag.co.nz) Scott Redding – Exhibition and Catalogue Co-ordinator  Philip Stokes – Committee Member Fran Anderton – Committee Member Mark Schafer – Website (admin@nzsag.co.nz) 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 […]

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