August 29, 2017

Open Call | NCAD Ireland Glass Biennial 2017

Application Deadline Sunday 24 September, midnight

The National College of Art Design Gallery (NCAD Gallery) is delighted to introduce the Ireland Glass Biennial and to announce the inaugural Ireland Glass Biennial 2017 exhibition, Thursday 26 October – Monday 13 November 2017.

The Ireland Glass Biennial 2017 is a new exhibition to focus on excellence in contemporary glass work by international artist, designer and crafts practitioners working across the globe today. With an expert jury of selectors to be announced shortly and open call to artists, the Ireland Glass Biennial is a significant new exhibition platform for glass talent hosted by a premiere national art and design institution in Ireland at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin.

The Ireland Glass Biennial is primed to attract wide-ranging public and professional audiences, prescheduled visits from international collectors, commissioning bodies, curators and affiliated museums to coincide with the Biennial dates have been secured. Dedicated exhibition spaces include the NCAD Gallery and foyer, Harry Clarke Window Gallery and additional event locations to be announced.

The open call invitation extends to practitioners from all contemporary art and design disciplines. Emphasis is on new work demonstrating the highest level of excellence: inclusive of practitioners working in the glass medium achieving creative imagination and technical skill, and works employing glass media as content or as a primary thematic element.

For more information and application details:

Open Call | NCAD Ireland Glass Biennial 2017