International Glass Contemporary Glass Society Exploring the Fusion of Art and Technique The Contemporary Glass Society Fires Up the Debate on Skill Versus Art

by Rebecca Dearden


Photography by Pete Chambers


In difficult economic times, keeping skills and the art form alive lets glassmakers play a key role in the cultural landscape. In parallel with recession and the scarcity of opportunities for training and developing skills, there is a renaissance in the value of making and an upsurge in the interest of artists in being makers as well as thinkers.


This article was originally published on page 14 of the September/October 2013 issue of Glass Art.




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