Head of the Calgary Warm Glass Guild, Jamie Gray works with kilnformed glass in very practiced and effective ways in order to explore ideas surrounding cosmopolitanism and communitas (an intense sense of togetherness and community spirit in which all people are considered equal).
I Sleep, But My Heart Is Awake (Installation)
Blown and Cast Glass
Natalie is a glass instructor at the Alberta College of Art and Design. She explores many different themes involving family, language, faith, and journey. She is one of the most intelligent artists I have ever met.
I’m going to take a little time to dedicate to Calgary glass artists. If you are at all interested in Calgary artwork, we have a vibrant community that I highly encourage you to look through. As well, the Glass Art Association of Canada will be holding their annual conference here at The Alberta College of Art and Design. So if you’re interested, come and check it out.
These guys from Calgary are amazingly driven people. They recently had a hand in the creation of this new public access hot shop in Berlin called Berlin Glas e.V. The interview here is a great read.