Glass Symposium Biennale, Contemporary Art in Glass.
15-16-17-18 August 2019
This juried Glass Symposium and Exhibition is open to all glass artists without geographic restrictions.
Professional artists and students from around the World are invited to come and give demonstrations in their own specialty. This will include glass blowing, casting, pâte de verre, fusing, slumping, bead making, mosaics, stained glass, tiffany, glass painting, sand blasting, grinding, and carving etc. Artists and students working with glass will have the chance to meet and exchange their experience with other glass artists. Lectures and discussions will be followed by a presentation of artworks of the international glass scene.
The public will have possibility to have the contacts with international glass artists, schools and academies and an exchange of professional knowledge on the different glass techniques. This is the possibility to show the public all kinds of capabilities by using glass and creating visual objects. What is the glass in art and architecture?
Support our desire to enhance the beauty of our profession by spreading the multiple possibilities of our work.
This year the participants are:
AUSTRALIA - David Yule
BELGIUM - Alfred Collard, Daniel Olislagers
BULGARIA - Lachezar Dochev, Elizar Milev
CZECH REPUBLIC - Petr Stacho, Jirí Šuhájek
ENGLAND - Julie Anne Denton
ESTONIA - Kairi Orgusaar, Peeter Rudash, Mare Saare
GERMANY - Patrick Roth
ISRAEL - Louis Sakalovsky
JAPAN - Takeshi Ito
LATVIA - Zaiga Baiza Emeringer, Baiba Dzenīte, Inita Ēmane, Agnese Gedule, Dainis Gudovskis, Anda Munkevica, Arnolds Vilbergs
LITHUANIA - Remigijus Kriukas, Paulius Rainys, Indre Stulgaite
LUXEMBOURG - Robert Emeringer
NEDERLAND - Ed Van Dijk, JanHein van Stiphout
POLAND - Kazimierz Pawlak
ROMANIA - Ioana Stelea
RUSSIA - Anna Afinogentova, Elena Esikova, Alexander Fokin, Anton Fokin, Taisiia Fokina, Igor Frolov, Konstantin Litvin
SLOVAKIA - Andrej Németh
UKRAINE - Yuliia Prus, Victoria Stefanivska
BULGARIA - Kondov Plamen
LATVIA - Kitija Almane, Renate Kalmikova, Mārtiņš Kalniņš, Evita Valdmane
POLAND - Ieva Birğele, Natalia Komorowska
Demonstrations of glass engraving by Alexander Fokin, one of the best masters in deep glass engraving in Russia.
Demonstrations of glass blowing by Jiri Suhajek, one of the most original glass blower at Czech Republic.
Demonstrations of glass casting mold making by Petr Stacho, specialist and teacher in kiln casting, glass sculpting at Czech Republic.
Demonstrations of glass blowing using the mobile furnace "Yellow Submarine” built by Dutch glass artist Ed van Dijk, known for his numerous projects of building different kinds of furnaces for glass blowing.
Demonstrations of stained-glass creation by Inita Emane, Professor at the Latvian Academy of Fine Arts, Glass Department.
If more information is required, please contact Rob Emeringer and Zaiga Baiza at: email@example.com