RFP for the Glass Art Society Conference 2023 / Calls & Submissions

July 17, 2022

Organization Name: Glass Art Society

Organization Location: Seattle, WA

Type: Calls & Submissions

Fee: Free


Turn on the Motown and get into gear—we are headed to Detroit, Michigan, USA for the 2023 Annual GAS
Conference. From the city’s world-class Cultural District of museums, dining, music, and entertainment to the
underground, authentic, and resourceful arts scene active throughout their evolving community, the Motor City
offers a unique glimpse into the history and future of American innovation.
For our next GAS Conference, we will focus on the community, collaboration, and crossover that are so prevalent
in Detroit. We invite you to share your experiences and expertise in support of GAS’s mission to connect, inspire,
and empower all facets of the global glass community.
Are you an artist, educator, curator, or researcher with an idea for a diverse and engaging
presentation? Do you have a concept for a demo, lecmo, lecture, panel, film, or performance?
Are you a collaborator or a community-focused artist who brings people together?
Submit your proposal to showcase or explore any of the following topics:
• Techniques + collaborations in all areas of glass
– Cold + Engraving
– Flameworking
– Hot
– Kiln + Mold-making
– Neon + Plasma
• Career development or involvement in the glass
– Emerging
– Mid-Career
– Established Professionals
• Making from around the world and
underrepresented communities
• Current trends, ideas, or issues related to glass
making, study, or community
• Artists or organizations focused on social justice
in their practice, including:
– Voting Rights
– Climate Justice
– Healthcare
– Refugee Crisis
– Racial Injustice
– Income Gap
– Gun Violence
– Gender Inequality
– Hunger + Food Insecurity
– LGBTQ Oppression
– Disability Rights + Accessibility


Opportunity Website

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