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Open Daily 10:00 - 17:00 Call: 0191 515 5555

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Artist Talk - George Papadopoulos/Silvia Levenson

Free Artist Talks Series

A series of free talks given by professionals working in the glass and ceramics field.

Please not: These talks take place in Lecture Theatre 007, St Peter’s Campus, University of Sunderland

No need to book

 

George Papadopoulos - A chance encounter with glass ...

George's talk will be a chronological biography of his career. He will cover aspects of his process as a glass artist, including research and development of techniques and his creative inspiration.

The latter part of the talk will discuss the professional practise of an artist in their career and future professional life. The talk will include the following: setting up a studio, pricing of work, commissioned based work, contracts, PR, marketing, exhibiting at trade fairs, networking, press coverage, press releases, photography, sub contracting, packing, crating, transportation, installation, exhibitions and working with galleries and organising your own exhibition

Silvia Levenson's sculpture presents a dark and comic vision of modern home lif, by re-fashioning housewares and pharmaceuticals in candy-colored glass. Originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina, Levenson immigrated to Italy in 1981, during the "disappearances" of the Dirty War. In 2004, Levenson received the Rakow Commission Award from the Corning Museum of Glass in New York and in 2008 she was a shortlisted nominee for the Bombay Sapphire Prize. Her work has been exhibited around the world and is a part of the collections of the Corning Museum of Glass, New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fè, Houston Fine Art Museum,  Museo del Vetro di Altare and Musee Atelier de Verre de Sars Poteries, France

She was artist in resindece in Bullseye Glass Co, Portland and Corning Studio , US and visiting artist in Australia University (ANU) Canberra, R.I.T, Rochester US, and Ball State University. She was an instructor at Pilchuck , Corning Studio, Bullseye Co,  US , Northlands Creative Glass, UK, Vetroricerca Glass School, Italy and Glass Center, Canberra, Australia.

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