The Glass Art Society invites Graduate students from accredited colleges to display and discuss their research during the 2019 GAS Conference in St. Petersburg, FL.  

Accepted students may bring with them a tri-fold display board or informational hand-outs to discuss with conference attendees.  

The Poster Presentations will be held during regular conference hours in the Hilton Bayfront Hotel Lobby amid the Educational Resource Center, Tech Display boothes, lec-mo and lecture halls and the Starbucks cafe.  This is an excellent opportunity to meet conference attendees, discuss current topics and even collect information.  

Acceptance to present a poster at the 2019 GAS Conference does not include any conference pass or free daily admission to the conference.   


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Currently enrolled as a graduate student in an accredited degree-granting program.
  • Current student member of the Glass Art Society through March 31, 2019. 


APPLICATION DUE DECEMBER 19, 2018. 


To apply, please submit the following items below:

  • Your Research Topic
  • Short Description - Please provide a short description of your research 
  • Images - Please submit up to 4 images of your artwork or research, if applicable 
  • School Name/Program Name 
  • Professor/Teacher E-mail


By submitting an application, students agree to allow GAS to use their submitted images and information in online and printed GAS publications and media. 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Currently enrolled as a student in an accredited degree-granting program.
  • Current student member of the Glass Art Society through March 31, 2019. 
  • Did not receive a GAS Student Scholarship in the last 3 years offered (recipients from 2018, 2017, or 2016 are not eligible).

One application allows you to be considered for all scholarships, if eligible.


APPLICATION MATERIALS AND PROCESS - DUE DECEMBER 9, 2018. 


To apply, please submit the following items below:


  • Artist statement - Please provide us with an artist statement (up to 500  words). Do not include your name.
  • Short essay - Please provide a essay (up to 500 words) about why you wish to attend the 48th annual GAS conference.
  • Images of Work - Please submit up to 4 images of your artwork or installation.
    • Images: Saved as JPEG files, no more than 150 dpi and 7 inches high or wide. 
    • Video: For video files, you may submit MP4, MOV, AVI, MPG, 3GP, FLV, WEBM, WMV, or MKV. Please keep all videos to 5 minutes or less. Resolution 640x480 (minimum) to 1920x1080 (maximum), aspect ratio 4:3 or 16:9. Size should be less than 100MB, recommended bit rate is 240kps. You may also post links to your videos (YouTube or Vimeo) but please remove your name from the account and title.
    • File Names: Title the image files with a number (1-4) followed by the title of your work. Do not include your name.
  • School Name
  • Professor/Teacher e-mail (instructor will be emailed to verify student status)


By submitting an application, students agree to allow GAS to use their submitted images and information in online and printed GAS publications and media. Scholarship recipients agree to provide a short, detailed description about their conference experience for use by GAS in online and print media.

Description: 

The Glass Art Society holds a Student Exhibition each year. All artwork is submitted via online application, then juried for awards and inclusion into the show. 

In 2019, the GAS Student Exhibition: A Showcase of Emerging International Talent will be held at the Morean Arts Center in St. Petersburg, FL from March 9 – April 26, 2019. The dates of the annual GAS Conference in St. Petersburg, FL are March 28-30, 2019. 

If you are unable to ship your artwork to St. Petersburg, FL, your artwork will be featured on the GAS website in an Online Exhibition

Students who are unable to ship their artwork or unable to attend the conference will still be eligible for awards, as all artwork will be juried in advance, via the online application. 

Timeline: 

December 9, 2018: Application process closes 

January 15, 2018: Artists notified of selection 

January 31, 2019: Artwork deliveries can be received by the Morean beginning January 31. 

February 22, 2019: Artwork must be received by the Morean no later than February 22. 

March 9, 2019: Second Saturday local opening reception, 5pm - 9pm. 

March 9 – April 26, 2019: Student and Member Exhibition is open to the public.

March 28 - 30, 2019: GAS Conference (Conference Reception: Friday, March 29, 5 - 7pm)

April 29 – May 3: Exhibition de-install and shipment. Artists will need to send a pre-paid shipping label with their art work, unless their artwork is sold. 

Awards:  A professional jury will evaluate all eligible student entries and select winners. Awardees do not have to be present at the Conference Reception and Awards Ceremony to receive their prizes; but awardees MUST be GAS Student Members through April 26, 2019. Previously, more than $5000 in cash and supplies have been awarded to student winners.  To donate a student exhibition awards, please email info@glassart.org.

Sales:  GAS encourages the sale of artwork during the course of the Exhibition. The Morean Arts Center will handle all art sales. Artists will retain 60% of the retail price from all sales during the exhibition. The Morean Arts Center will provide the artist with a check for all works sold no later than May 20, 2019, following the close of the exhibition. You may mark your work as "Not for Sale." All works marked "Not for Sale" must include an insurance value.

Shipping: Artwork not sold during the course of the Exhibition will need to be shipped back to the artist. Artists should provide a pre-paid shipping label with their work.  You may wait to provide this shipping label until after the close of the Exhibition. 

Insurance: All artwork will be covered by the Morean Arts Center under its fine art policy while on site during the exhibition, not to exceed 60% of the retail value. Artists are advised to insure their work during transit/shipping.

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Eligibility and Guidelines:

  • Must be a current student member of the Glass Art Society through April 26, 2019. 
  • Must be enrolled part-time or full-time in an accredited, degree-granting high school or university program. 
  • Artwork must feature glass as the primary element and will be selected on the basis of originality, craftsmanship and the creative use of glass. 
  • All submitted work must be original and have been created in 2018. 
  • The Morean Arts Center will do its best to accommodate all artwork; however, if your artwork requires projection, television screens, additional pedestals, etc., further discussion of display may be required. Please indicate any special needs your artwork may have within the notes section of your application. 
  • All work accepted for the exhibition must be no larger than 40 x 40 x 40 inches in size, and a maximum of 50 lbs. in weight. All work must be reasonably adaptable to the facility. 
  • No more than one entry may be submitted per student.


By submitting your image and information, you agree to the following:

  1. To allow GAS to use your image and submitted information in the online exhibition.
  2. To be reviewed by a panel of jurors for possible inclusion in the special online catalogue and considered for awards.
  3. To allow GAS to use the submitted image and information in any other online or printed publications and media for promotional purposes. 


To apply:

Complete the entry form below. You will be asked to provide your contact and school/eligibility information, an image (or video link) of your submitted work with a full credit line, and a brief artist statement. Questions can be directed to kristenf@glassart.org

Ends on December 9, 2018$25.00
$25.00

Description: As a part of the 2019 Glass Art Society Conference in St. Petersburg, FL, we will be holding a Member Exhibition to showcase works of current GAS members. All artwork is submitted via online application, then juried for awards and inclusion in the Exhibition. Student Members of GAS can submit their artwork for the 2019 International Student Exhibition HERE

This year, the Member Exhibition will be held at the Morean Arts Center in St. Petersburg, FL from March 9 – April 26, 2019. The dates of the annual GAS Conference in St. Petersburg, FL are March 28-30, 2019. 

Application Fee: $25 USD 

Timeline:

December 9, 2018: Application process closes   

January 15, 2018:  Artists notified of selection

January 31, 2019: Artwork deliveries can be received by the Morean beginning January 31.   

February 22, 2019: Artwork must be received by the Morean no later than February 22.   

March 9, 2019: Second Saturday local opening reception, 5pm - 9pm.   

March 9 – April 26, 2019: Member Exhibition is open to the public.  

March 28 - 30, 2019: GAS Conference (Conference Reception: Friday, March 29, 5 - 7pm). 

April 29 – May 3: Exhibition de-install and shipment. Artists will need to send a pre-paid shipping label with their art work, unless their artwork is sold. 

Awards: A professional jury will evaluate all and select winners. Awardees do not have to be present at the Conference Reception and Awards Ceremony to receive their prizes; but awardees MUST be GAS Members through April 26, 2019. Previously, more than $1500 in cash has been awarded to winners. 

Sales:  GAS encourages the sale of artwork during the course of the Exhibition. The Morean Arts Center will handle all art sales. Artists will retain 60% of the retail price from all sales during the exhibition. The Morean Arts Center will provide the artist with a check for all works sold no later than May 20, 2019, following the close of the exhibition. You may mark your work as "Not for Sale." All works marked "Not for Sale" must include an insurance value.  

Shipping: Artwork not sold during the course of the Exhibition will need to be shipped back to the artist. Artists should provide a pre-paid shipping label with their work.  You may wait to provide this shipping label until after the close of the Exhibition.   

Insurance: All artwork will be covered by the Morean Arts Center under its fine art policy while on site during the exhibition, not to exceed 60% of the retail value. Artists are advised to insure their work during transit/shipping.

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Eligibility and Guidelines: 

Artwork must feature glass as the primary element and will be selected on the basis of originality, craftsmanship and the creative use of glass. The call is open to artists working in any form of glassmaking or video works documenting glass-related performance pieces. 

  • Must be a current member of theGlass Art Society through April 26, 2019.  Sign up for GAS Membership HERE
  • Artists may submit work individually OR as a group piece, but not both. Only one work of art may be submitted.
  • Artwork must feature glass as the primary element and will be selected on the basis of originality, craftsmanship and the creative use of glass. 
  • All submitted work must be original and have been completed within the last three (3) years. 
  • The Morean Arts Center will do its best to accommodate all artwork; however, if your artwork requires projection, television screens, additional pedestals, etc., further discussion of display may be required. Please indicate any special needs your artwork may have within the notes section of your application. 
  • All work accepted for the exhibition must be no larger than 40 x 40 x 40 inches in size, and a maximum of 50 lbs. in weight. All work must be reasonably adaptable to the facility. 


By submitting your image and information, you agree to the following:

  1. You allow GAS to use your submitted image and information within the Online Exhibition
  2. Your artwork will be reviewed by a panel of jurors for consideration for awards.
  3. You allow GAS to use the submitted image and information in any other online or printed publications and media for promotional purposes. 

To apply: Complete the entry form below. You will be asked to provide your contact information, an image (or video link) of your submitted work with a full credit line, and a brief artist statement. Questions can be directed to kristenf@glassart.org