Our career sessions give pupils an insight into working in the cultural sector and the different types of jobs at National Glass Centre through behind the scenes tours and question and answer sessions with staff members. This career related learning session will offer the opportunity to explore the varied roles required to run a cultural venue.
We are offering FREE glass and ceramics career sessions for Year 10 and 11 students interested in pursuing Art and Design at college or university. These artist-run sessions will include a practical workshop in our studio, a tour of the University's Art & Design Foundation and Glass & Ceramics departments, and a chance to watch our glass blowing demonstration.
Contact Jenny Payne, Learning and Engagement Officer, for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org or 0191 515 5521.
For all students over the age of 16, doing A Levels or GNVQs and studying Art and Design or Technology, we can offer FREE Glass and Ceramics Taster Sessions at the University of Sunderland. These sessions include a tour of the University's Glass and Ceramics facilities and a hot glass making experience.
Contact Ingrid Fairfax, Recruitment Officer, for more information at email@example.com or 0191 515 3593.
National Glass Centre's Learning & Engagement team work alongside experienced practicing artists to provide you with a tailor made workshop designed to meet your learning objectives. Sessions make use of our exhibitions and studio facilities along with the specialist skills of practising artists to combine critical thinking with creative activity. Workshops can be based around one of the following techniques: fusing, slumping, sandblasting, stained glass, casting, lampworking and printing.
I am an Israeli artist based in the UK working primarily in kiln cast glass.
Glass Maker and Artist
I have worked at National Glass Centre since finishing my degree in 2005.
Head of Enterprise, Commissioning & the Studio
I am Head of Enterprise, Commissioning and the Studio at National Glass Centre at the University of Sunderland, England and am a member of the Senior Management Team.
My practice is interdisciplinary combining drawing, sculpture and film.
Marketing and Communications Coordinator
Sara Jo Harrison joined National Glass Centre in 2012 to support the Centre's marketing and Communications strategy.
My work uses a range of media which acknowledges the interface between both traditional practice and new media.
Learning and Engagement Officer
Rachel joined National Glass Centre in 2007 to support the Centre's learning and engagement programme having completed MA Glass the previous year.
Kalki Mansel is one of National Glass Centre's resident glass artists.
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