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2021

Artist Spotlight Aleksandra Szafiejew

Artist Spotlight Aleksandra Szafiejew

artist spotlight Aleksandra Szafiejew share your creative practice: in conversation with Aleksandra Szafiejew What does it mean to you to…
Artist Spotlight Elizar Milev

Artist Spotlight Elizar Milev

artist spotlight Elizar Milev share your creative practice: in conversation with Elizar Milev What does it mean to you to…
Artist Spotlight Tali Grinshpan

Artist Spotlight Tali Grinshpan

artist spotlight Tali Grinshpan share your creative practice: in conversation with Tali Grinshpan What does it mean to you to…
Artist Spotlight Carissa Baktay

Artist Spotlight Carissa Baktay

artist spotlight Carissa Baktay share your creative practice: in conversation with Carissa Baktay What does it mean to you to…
Artist Spotlight Marina Aletsee

Artist Spotlight Marina Aletsee

artist spotlight Marina Aletsee share your creative practice: in conversation with Marina Aletsee What does it mean to you to…
Artist Spotlight Kathryn Aubrey

Artist Spotlight Kathryn Aubrey

artist spotlight Kathryn Aubrey share your creative practice: in conversation with Kathryn Aubrey What does it mean to you to…
Artist Spotlight Romina Gonzales

Artist Spotlight Romina Gonzales

artist spotlight Romina Gonzales share your creative practice: in conversation with Romina Gonzales What does it mean to you to…
Artist Spotlight Effie Burns

Artist Spotlight Effie Burns

artist spotlight Effie Burns share your creative practice: in conversation with Effie Burns What does it mean to you to…
Artist Spotlight Katie Spiers

Artist Spotlight Katie Spiers

artist spotlight Katie Spiers share your creative practice: in conversation with Katie Spiers What does it mean to you to…
Artist Spotlight Hillary Heckard

Artist Spotlight Hillary Heckard

artist spotlight HIllary Heckard share your creative practice: in conversation with Hillary Heckard What does it mean to you to…
Artist Spotlight Catherine Mahé

Artist Spotlight Catherine Mahé

artist spotlight Catherine Mahé share your creative practice: in conversation with Catherine Mahé What does it mean to you to…
Artist Spotlight Frederik Rombach

Artist Spotlight Frederik Rombach

artist spotlight Frederik Rombach share your creative practice: in conversation with Frederik Rombach What does it mean to you to…
Artist Spotlight Brina Steblovnik

Artist Spotlight Brina Steblovnik

artist spotlight Brina Steblovnik share your creative practice: in conversation with Brina Steblovnik What does it mean to you to…
Artist Spotlight Susie Olczak

Artist Spotlight Susie Olczak

artist spotlight Susie Olczak share your creative practice: in conversation with Susie Olczak What does it mean to you to…
Artist Spotlight Ina Kristine Hove

Artist Spotlight Ina Kristine Hove

artist spotlight Ina Kristine Hove share your creative practice: in conversation with Ina Kristine Hove What does it mean to…
Artist Spotlight Alina Orlov

Artist Spotlight Alina Orlov

artist spotlight Alina Orlov share your creative practice: in conversation with Alina Orlov What does it mean to you to…
Artist Spotlight Mare Saare

Artist Spotlight Mare Saare

artist spotlight Mare Saare share your creative practice: in conversation with Mare Saare What does it mean to you to…
Artist Spotlight Meng Du

Artist Spotlight Meng Du

artist spotlight Meng Du share your creative practice: in conversation with Meng Du What does it mean to you to…
Highland Culture Collective

Highland Culture Collective

highland culture collective meet the team overview The Culture Collective is a national pilot programme which will establish a network…
Artist Spotlight Alexandra Bremers

Artist Spotlight Alexandra Bremers

artist spotlight Alexandra Bremers share your creative practice: in conversation with Alexandra Bremers What does it mean to you to…
Artist Spotlight Masahiro Sasaki

Artist Spotlight Masahiro Sasaki

artist spotlight Masahiro Sasaki share your creative practice: in conversation with Masahiro Sasaki What does it mean to you to…
North Lands Creative Announce the Appointment of Erin Barr as Studio Technician

North Lands Creative Announce the Appointment of Erin Barr as Studio Technician

North Lands Creative Announce the Appointment of Erin Barr as Studio Technician North Lands Creative, Scotland’s leading glass arts organisation,…
Update June 2021

Update June 2021

north lands creative update june 2021 read about our developments and plans as north lands creative looks towards the future…
Artist Spotlight Karen Browning

Artist Spotlight Karen Browning

artist spotlight Karen Browning share your creative practice: in conversation with Karen Browning What does it mean to you to…
Artist Spotlight Saman Kalantari

Artist Spotlight Saman Kalantari

artist spotlight Saman Kalantari share your creative practice: in conversation with Saman Kalantari What does it mean to you to…
Artist Spotlight Priska Jacobs

Artist Spotlight Priska Jacobs

artist spotlight Priska Jacobs share your creative practice: in conversation with Priska Jacobs What does it mean to you to…
Artist Spotlight Rachael Brooke

Artist Spotlight Rachael Brooke

artist spotlight Rachael Brooke share your creative practice: in conversation with Rachael Brooke What does it mean to you to…
Artist Spotlight Elmira Abolhassani

Artist Spotlight Elmira Abolhassani

artist spotlight Elmira Abolhassani share your creative practice: in conversation with Elmira Abolhassani What does it mean to you to…
Artist Spotlight Lisa Pettibone

Artist Spotlight Lisa Pettibone

artist spotlight Lisa Pettibone share your creative practice: in conversation with Lisa Pettibone What does it mean to you to…
Artist Spotlight Vanessa Cutler

Artist Spotlight Vanessa Cutler

artist spotlight Vanessa Cutler share your creative practice: in conversation with Vanessa Cutler What does it mean to you to…

2020

Glass, Meet the Future Artist Commission Awards

Glass, Meet the Future Artist Commission Awards

artist commission awards 20.03.21 – 04.04.21 North Lands Creative announce to the commission of six new art works, exploring new ways…
Artist Spotlight: John Moran

Artist Spotlight: John Moran

artist spotlight John Moran share your creative practice: in conversation with John Moran What influences translate into your art practice?…
Artist Spotlight Montserrat Duran Muntadas

Artist Spotlight Montserrat Duran Muntadas

artist spotlight Montserrat Duran Muntadas share your creative practice: in conversation with Montserrat Duran Muntadas What influences translate into your…
Artist Spotlight Andrea da Ponte

Artist Spotlight Andrea da Ponte

artist spotlight Andrea da Ponte share your creative practice: in conversation with Andrea da ponte What influences translate into your…
Artist Spotlight Ariel Aravot

Artist Spotlight Ariel Aravot

Share your creative practice: In conversation with Ariel Aravot
Artist Spotlight Kazushi Nakada

Artist Spotlight Kazushi Nakada

Share your creative practice, in conversation with Kazushi Nakada
Artist Spotlight Linda Norris

Artist Spotlight Linda Norris

artist spotlight Linda Norris share your creative practice: in conversation with Linda Norris What influences translate into your art practice?…
Artist Spotlight Yoshiko Okada

Artist Spotlight Yoshiko Okada

Share your Creative Practice: In Conversation with Yoshiko Okada
Artist Spotlight Suraya Meah

Artist Spotlight Suraya Meah

Share your Creative Practice: In conversation with Suraya Meah
A Message from Ian Giles, Chair of North Lands Creative

A Message from Ian Giles, Chair of North Lands Creative

We’re still here, and we’d welcome your support. For nearly 25 years North Lands Creative, housed in the small village…
GLASS, MEET THE FUTURE 2021 CALL OUT (ENGLISH VERSION)

GLASS, MEET THE FUTURE 2021 CALL OUT (ENGLISH VERSION)

APPLY NOW ENGLISH VERSION JAPANESE VERSION APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN Following on from the success of “GLASS, MEET THE FUTURE 2020”…
Artist Spotlight Jean Thebault

Artist Spotlight Jean Thebault

Share your Creative Practice: In Conversation with Jean Thebault
Glass Lives at Venice Glass Week 11.09.20

Glass Lives at Venice Glass Week 11.09.20

North Lands Creative will host an evening event with the première of the ISGNE Glass Lives Documentaries on the 11.09.20…
Artist Spotlight Krista Israel

Artist Spotlight Krista Israel

Share your Creative Practice : In Conversation with Krista Israel
Glass Lives 2020

Glass Lives 2020

Join us Online between 19 and 26 November for the annual edition of Glass Lives Week, a series of commissioned films,…
Christopher Day reflects Black Lives Matter in his Art

Christopher Day reflects Black Lives Matter in his Art

Christopher Day talks to BBC journalist John Bray ahead of his solo exhibition "Blown, Bound and Bold" at Vessel Gallery…
Artist Spotlight Morten Klitgaard

Artist Spotlight Morten Klitgaard

Share your Creative Practice: In Conversation with Morten Klitgaard
Artist Spotlight Cheryl Wilson Smith

Artist Spotlight Cheryl Wilson Smith

Share your Creative Practice: In Conversation with Cheryl Wilson Smith
Artist Spotlight Anthony Amoako-Attah

Artist Spotlight Anthony Amoako-Attah

SHARE YOUR CREATIVE PRACTICE: IN CONVERSATION WITH ANTHONY AMOAKO-ATTAH
Artist Spotlight Jonas Noël Niedermann

Artist Spotlight Jonas Noël Niedermann

Share your Creative Practice: In Conversation with Jonas Noël Niedermann
Artist Spotlight JULI BOLAÑOS-DURMAN

Artist Spotlight JULI BOLAÑOS-DURMAN

Share your Creative Practice: In Conversation with Juli Bolaños-Durman
Artist Spotlight George William Bell

Artist Spotlight George William Bell

Share your Creative Practice : In Conversation with George William Bell
Artist Spotlight Ian Chadwick

Artist Spotlight Ian Chadwick

Share your Creative Practice: In Conversation with Ian Chadwick
Artist Spotlight: Kamila Mróz

Artist Spotlight: Kamila Mróz

Share your Creative Practice: In Conversation with Kamila Mróz
Artist Spotlight Simone Fezer

Artist Spotlight Simone Fezer

Share your Creative Practice: In Conversation with Simone Fezer
Artist Spotlight -MARÍA RENÉE MORALES LAM

Artist Spotlight -MARÍA RENÉE MORALES LAM

Share your creative practice: In conversation with María Renée Morales Lam
"Not Fitting In" Christopher Day

"Not Fitting In" Christopher Day

The black presence in art has created many debates over the years, either due to the image or the inclusion…
North Lands Creative returns to COLLECT

North Lands Creative returns to COLLECT

collect 2020 origin stories north lands creative returns to collect North Lands Creative returns to Collect, the international art fair…

2019

ISGNE AiR - Elizar Milev

ISGNE AiR - Elizar Milev

artist in residency Elizar Milev isgne air at north lands creative AUTUMN WINTER 2019 My name is Elizar Milev, PhD…
ISGNE AiR - Sophie Longwill

ISGNE AiR - Sophie Longwill

I arrived at North Lands Creative at the end of November, armed with as much fleece as I could fit…
North Lands Creative 2019 in Pictures

North Lands Creative 2019 in Pictures

Here in Lybster, Caithness, North Lands Creative is a global studio. We work closely with our associate, residency, scholarship, intern…
Glass, Meets the Future

Glass, Meets the Future

Toyama, Japan 2020 Scotland’s arts links with Japan are being supported by over £100,000 from a partnership between British Council…
Calum Dawes - Bette and Michael Rogers Scholarship

Calum Dawes - Bette and Michael Rogers Scholarship

I was extremely fortunate to be awarded the Bette and Michael Rogers Scholarship for Louis Thompson’s Class ‘The Glass Makers’…
Gosia Pawlowska - Bullseye Glass Scholarship

Gosia Pawlowska - Bullseye Glass Scholarship

Patience and Grit: Kiln Casting Workshop “Into the Light” I was delighted by the opportunity to attend a ten-day workshop…
Fiona Rew - Bullseye Glass Scholarship

Fiona Rew - Bullseye Glass Scholarship

12 Days in Paradise; A review of Bruno Romanelli’s Course “Into The Light” by Fiona Rew. I have just enjoyed…
Glass Nexus Forum 2019

Glass Nexus Forum 2019

This year’s Glass Nexus Forum saw a multitude of artists, speakers, demonstrators and glass enthusiasts embark on the small coastal…
Origin Project

Origin Project

The journey of the Origin project started with a travel from Murano to Lybster. Leaving the calm lagoon with green/blue…
ISGNE AiR - Alexandra Muresan

ISGNE AiR - Alexandra Muresan

artist in residency Alexandra Mureșan isgne air at north lands creative SPRING 2019 After spending one month in Berlin, Lybster…
ISGNE AiR - BÜRO FAMOS

ISGNE AiR - BÜRO FAMOS

We are Hanna Litwin and Romin Heide, together we form the Berlin-based design studio BÜRO FAMOS. We have been at…

2018

Merry Christmas from the North Lands Creative Team

Merry Christmas from the North Lands Creative Team

It has been an incredibly successful year for North Lands Creative. The past 12 months have proven that North Lands…
Artist In Residence: Sibylle Peretti

Artist In Residence: Sibylle Peretti

Sibylle Peretti – Report on my North Lands Residency October/November Rainer Maria Rilke wrote: To walk inside yourself and meet…
‘Kiln Formed Glass Workshop’

‘Kiln Formed Glass Workshop’

North Lands Creative held a ‘Kiln Formed Glass Workshop’ in their Alastair Pilkington Studio, Lybster on Saturday 24th November 2018.…
Artist in Residence: Emma Baker

Artist in Residence: Emma Baker

Emma Baker was on residency at North Lands Creative for two weeks during November 2018, during this time some amazing…
Our Programme Executive visits Biot

Our Programme Executive visits Biot

21st – 23rd September 2018 In September I travelled to Biot, a village in the south of France where they hosted their…
Reflecting on IGS 2018

Reflecting on IGS 2018

When the glass community and real worlds collide – reflecting on IGS 2018 It started with the curatorial vision of the…
IGS Day 2

IGS Day 2

  IGS is held in Nový Bor a picturesque town located on the border of two protected landscape areas – České středohoří…
North Lands Creative Visit to IGS

North Lands Creative Visit to IGS

North Lands Creative is delighted to share Imagining Sustainable Glass Network Europe (ISGNE) project news of our recipient funding from the support to…
Artist in Residence: Cathryn Shilling

Artist in Residence: Cathryn Shilling

Why are you interested in visiting North Lands Creative and Caithness? I was invited to participate in an international symposium…
Meet the Maker: Helen Moore

Meet the Maker: Helen Moore

A short while ago, we announced local artist Helen Moore as the winner of our People’s Choice Award which ran…
North Lands Creative announces new creative partnership

North Lands Creative announces new creative partnership

North Lands Creative and The University of the Highlands and Islands have joined forces to provide a group of students…
Bette and Michael Rogers Scholarship Announcement

Bette and Michael Rogers Scholarship Announcement

We are delighted to be able to announce the recipients of the two Bette and Michael Rogers Scholarships as Inge…
North Lands Creative Bullseye Glass Scholarship Announcement

North Lands Creative Bullseye Glass Scholarship Announcement

We are delighted to be able to announce the recipients of the four Bullseye Glass Company scholarships as Ian Palfrey,…
Announcement Artist in Residence Cathryn Shilling

Announcement Artist in Residence Cathryn Shilling

We are delighted to announce our first Artist in Residence in our 2018/19 programme as internationally renowned glass artist, Cathryn…
North Lands Creative Secures Regular Funding from Creative Scotland

North Lands Creative Secures Regular Funding from Creative Scotland

There’s good news for one of the world’s most prestigious centres for the study and development of glass as an…

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