Masters of Transparence

Atelier d’art du verre en collaboration avec l’association Amicale Charly avons le plaisir de vous inviter à l’ouverture de l’Exposition russe d'art de verre contemporain «MASTERS OF TRANSPARENCE » au Charly’s Gare à Hostert (Niederanven). Alexander Fokin, Taisiya Fokina, Anton Fokin, Anatoliy Pelipenko, Irina Pelipenko Fidail Ibragimov, Ovik Manukyan, Olga Oswald - Shorohova, Anna Afinogentova. L'Atelier d'Art du Verre invite à l'exposition au Luxembourg des artistes verriers russes qui ont participé au Symposium international du verre à Nikolsk, en Russie, l'année dernière. Cet événement aura lieu le Vendredi 21 septembre 2018 à 18h00 à : Ancienne Gare de Hostert, rue de la gare, Hostert (Niederanven), Luxembourg.


CGS GLASS PRIZE and New Graduate Review 2018



All students graduating from a British & Irish accredited course in 2018 will be eligible to enter, by submission of the application form and digital images. There will be one Winner and two Runners-up, with several Commendations, all will appear in the C.G.S. – New Graduate Review.


PRIZES; The first prize includes £250 in cash, a £200 vouchers from Creative Glass UK and a promotional and marketing package, including a double page spread in the New Graduate Review and two years’ C.G.S. Membership. A year’s subscription to CRAFTS & Neues Glas - New Glass: Art & Architecture magazine and Alan J Poole will provide a selection of glass related books, including ‘A Passion For Glass’.
Two Runners-up will each receive £50 Vouchers from Pearsons Glass, A Year’s Subscription to CRAFTS & Neues Glas - New Glass: Art & Architecture magazine and a year’s C.G.S. Membership.

New in 2018, London Glass Blowing will show a selection of the Graduates work from the Review in their London gallery in the autumn 2018.


C.G.S. New Graduate Review. This 16 page publication, will be circulated extensively to all colleges, museums, CGS members and will appear in Neues Glas - New Glass: Art & Architecture ( circulated world-wide ), It will also be promoted by CRAFTS social media. It is a wonderful opportunity to have your work seen by thousands of people.


Criteria for Selection


  • You must be graduating from a British or Irish accredited course in 2018.

  • Work must consist of at 50% glass.

  • The work will be judged for quality and concept




New London Glass

It has been twenty years since the first New London Glass Exhibition at the Candid Gallery in Islington in 1998. In those twenty years much has changed but surprisingly much remains the same. Many of us are still working in glass and are passionate about pushing the boundaries of how we work with and show this thrilling medium in the context of light, space and sound. 
To celebrate the occasion we reached out and tracked down many of our old colleagues and found a few new ones who haven’t shown with NLG before. We found a great space in the belfry of a neoclassical church at the end of Bethnal Green Road. We are filling this space and the adjacent north gallery and staircase with works and installations by twenty artists.
The show, running for three weekends in June is called Lightbox.
Thursday June 7 is the Opening for Lightbox at St John’s On Bethnal Green from 6-9pm. It should be a grand affair with the DJ Dong providing a soundtrack for the belfry staircase and Helen Maurer’s tinkling wine Glasses accompanying the pieces in the belfry itself.
Meanwhile in the nave of the church itself the Reverend Alan Green will host a bar and musical soundscape to accompany the exhibition. (A.J. Poole)

Crystal Valley

Dear international friend of glass
We need your help! Please direct our personal letter of recommendation to: Mr. Hejtman Martin Puta of the Liberec Region and to the so patriotic architect of the “Eliaska Museum Project” in Kamenicky Senov, Mag Tereza Svachova”: 'Tereza Šváchová' <>; martin.puta  This is urgent!
With outstanding efforts, the Liberec Council under Hejtman Martin Puta, together with Mag. Tereza Svachova and regional personalities has been successfully building the idea of bringing a truly European project “CRYSTAL  VALLEY” into practice.
The North Bohemian Glass Region is internationally seen as the  l a s t   s t I l   c o m p l e t e  g l a s s r e g I o n   I n   t h e   w o r l d.CRYSTAL VALLEY is, with your help, to become a widely known area between Kamenicky Senov (Steinschönau) in the west, with Novy Bor (Haida), Liberec (Reichenberg), with Jablonec (Gablonz) and Zelezny Brod (Eisenbrod), right up to Harrachov (Harrachsdorf) in the far west of North Bohemia.
The western pillar will be the new chandelier-museum in Kamenicky Senov, following the concept of the European Society LIGHT & GLASS and planned in detail by Mag. Tereza Svachova in the historic Elias Palme chandelier factory building of 1905.
European glass experts must feel responsible to make the Region become a well visited sequence of high level  touristic spots in the heart of Europe. The Czech officials badly need at this moment your written support to bring the project to higher national and international levels.
Please write a short letter of high appreciation of the Czech efforts in this matter and send it to the e-mail addresses of Mr. Martin Puta and to Tereza Svachova. With this, your last input, the project has all chances to become true for us all! With glass greetings 
Peter Rath

Hans Wudy - GLAS


Ausstellung Hans Wudy – „Glas“


Das Museumsschlösschen Theresienthal bei Zwiesel zeigt über 40 Freihandarbeiten von Hans Wudy mit dem schlichten Titel „Glas“. Der Designer ist seit über 20 Jahren Leiter der Glasfachschule und hat sich mit dem eigenen Heißglasstudio einen Lebenstraum erfüllt. Ein elektrisch beheizter Schmelzofen, dessen Entwicklung er selbst angestoßen und begleitet hat, ist das Herzstück seines Glaswerkraumes. Nicht politische Botschaften oder sozialkritische Themen, sondern einfach nur das Spiel mit bildnerischen Mitteln prägen seine Arbeiten. Einfache, archaische Formen, das Spiel mit farbigen Kontrasten, lineare und flächige Gegensätze oder auch vegetabile Strukturen finden sich in den Arbeiten von Hans Wudy wieder und, nicht zuletzt, der Spaß des Glasmacher-Autodidakten an der Arbeit am Glasofen.


Die Ausstellung in Theresienthal ist bis Anfang Oktober von Montag bis Freitag, 10.00-15.00 Uhr geöffnet.


Gift of Lalique Glas

Tacoma, Wash. — Museum of Glass is pleased to announce a promised gift from Steven and Roslyn Shulman of Long Beach, California.  The collection, which contains nearly 700 pieces of glass by René Lalique, represents the work of one of the most successful glassmakers of the twentieth century. From the late 1800s to the mid-1900s, Lalique’s work has been universally hailed as representing the most chic and sophisticated qualities of French Art Nouveau and Art Deco styles. All of Lalique glass – bowls and vases, scent bottles, car hood ornaments, clocks and jewelry, sculptural and architectural decoration of every kind – were designed to the highest of artistic standards. When René Lalique passed in 1945, he was viewed by many as one of the greatest figures in the history of decorative art. 


The Shulmans have been very selective in building their collection, which started in 1983. Their goal was to represent select series that René Lalique designed during his acclaimed body of work. “Roslyn and I were looking for a shared hobby. We researched artists and were extremely impressed with the work of René Lalique. Once we found an antiques dealer who shared our passion, our path was formed. We made many trips to London and Paris over the years to find just the right pieces to add to our portfolio,” states Steven. “We may still add a few pieces, but we are thrilled to have connected with Museum of Glass so that our entire collection can be shared with so many.”
“This promised gift supports the Museum’s collecting goals of acquiring significant works that represent developments in glass,” said Lenk. “It is a perfect complement to the more than 200 Art Deco pieces promised to the Museum by collector, David Huchthausen, late last year. Together, these two collections offer a significant concentration and provide for deeper understanding of the antecedents to the Studio Glass movement. Located in Tacoma, at the heart of this movement, Museum of Glass plays a critical role in documenting and celebrating the history of glass art.” (bis Februar 2018)

Glasmuseum Immenhausen

In einer zusammenfassenden Stellungnahme kommt GLASHAUS zu dem Ergebnis, dass in der Vergangenheit wohl einiges versäumt wurde, um den Bestand des Glasmuseums Immenhausen zu sichern. Im Vergleich mit anderen Glasmuseen zeigt sich, dass eine intensivere Öffentlichkeitsarbeit zur Bereitstellung der finanziellen Mittel nötig wäre. Siehe "Glasmuseum Immenhausen in der Zwickmühle" in: GLASHAUS 4/2017, Seite 32. Siehe auch Glosse zum Immenhäuser Glaspreis in GLASHAUS 1/2018, Seite 34.

Weitgehend unbeachtet von einer größeren Öffentlichkeit vollzieht sich die Rückbildung des Glasmuseums Immenhausen zur Bedeutungslosigkeit. GLASHAUS versucht sowohl die Öffentlichkeit zu sensibilisieren wie auch die Hintergründe für notwendige Entscheidungen aufzudecken. Mit betroffen ist auch der Immenhäuser Glaspreis, der vorerst ausgesetzt ist. Ihre Rückmeldungen zum Thema sind jederzeit willkommen:


Bullseye Glass Co.

Leak detection with filtration system ensures clean operation at Bullseye Glass Co. In the fall of 2016 Bullseye Glass Company installed an emissions control system utilizing baghouses to capture 99.9 % of the particulate emissions from the furnace stacks. In December, a leak detection system was added to this system, to ensure maximum efficacy. The leak detection system provides ongoing monitoring of the effectiveness of the emissions control system. Each baghouse has 36 bags with pleated fabric filters. A record indicating the status of the bags is kept every six minutes, on average, during furnace operation.
Other Bullseye Glass systems reduce environmental impact
In 2004, Bullseye was honored with an award from BEST (Businesses for an Environmentally Sustainable Tomorrow) in Portland’s Office of Sustainable Development—for achieving a 60% reduction in factory water use by voluntarily replacing a single-pass cooling system with one that re-circulates water. 
In 2005, Bullseye installed a cryogenic oxygen system to improve efficiency in the consumption of natural gas in our manufacturing process. It is estimated that the system reduces Bullseye’s carbon emissions by as much as 40% and nitrous oxide emissions by more than 90%.

(bis juli 2017)