Gathering Registration and Hotel Reservations are now open to all ISGB members and those that would like to join to attend the conference.
The Gathering, our annual conference, will be in Albuquerque, New Mexico, July 15 thru 19, 2015, with pre-conference workshops beginning July 14. Experience an eclectic mix of the best in presentations, workshops, seminars, tours, and other activities that will both educate and inspire. Share collective knowledge, explore our new vision and outreach, and experience Forging Connections :: Celebrating Community.
Please join us on our adventure through collaborative creativity in the worlds of glass, glass beadmaking, and complementary mediums. We are proud to announce our pre-conference workshops, presentations, and artists.
Brigitte Martin, keynote speaker
That's My Story and I'm Stickin' to it!
Andrew and Erika Brown
The State of the Borosilicate Glass Art Industry
Cleo Dunsmore Buchanan
Red Tailed Hawk
Arc Welding: Sponsored by Rio Grande
Nature in Glass: An Inspirational Journey
Soft Glass Cold-Stack Murrini: Color Mixing and Construction
Double-Ruffled Borosilicate Discs
Defining Your Creative Voice in a Noisy World
Claudia Trimbur-Pagel, international presenter
Terri Caspary Schmidt
The Evolution and Deconstruction of the Moroccan Bead
Forging Ahead: Creating New Connections in Glass with Metal
How to Work Borosilicate Glass: A Quick Journey through Five Decades of Glass
Fire and Fleece: Combining Glass Beads and Felted Wool
Sculptural Floral Beads
Everyone Loves BLING! Everyone Loves GLASS!
Mad Science: Electroforming and Off-Mandrel Pendant Techniques
Creating Settings for Lampworked Beads
Claudia Trimbur-Pagel, international instructor
Precision in Shape and Decoration
Terri Caspary Schmidt
Dots, Lines, and Tessellations
Buttons, Buttons, Amazing Buttons!
Dirty Looie's Quick and Dirty Boro
Carmen Miranda Bracelet
Roman Tab: Ancient Classic Chain
Selling via Social Media in Today's Market
You'll Shoot Your Eye Out: Artist Statements, Juried Exhibitions, and More
Jennifer Field, Patty Lakinsmith, Marcy Lamberson, Stephanie Sersich
Instructors' Seminars I and II
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Journey is a glimpse into the evolution of ISGB members who have chosen to share their
Journey is 80 pages plus cover featuring 77 ISGB members and five chapters and is available