Studio Life – Gillies Jones Blog

National Glass Centre / Carrie Fertig

Posted in Travels by Kate Jones on September 13, 2011

Saw Carrie today on a visit to the NGC, finishing her glass feathers for the Wing Project at Chichester Cathedral. For more info follow the link. Glass centre was busy and the cafe as good as ever.

http://www.carriefertig.com/page7.htm

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Friday Night Sunset

Posted in Rosedale the locale by Kate Jones on September 13, 2011

Just amazing, pleased it was warm enough to sit outside and appreciate it.

The Pheasant Harome / Talk on 22nd September

Posted in Rosedale the locale, Studio Stuff by Kate Jones on September 9, 2011

Thursday 22 September 2011
‘The Glass Age’ Presentation by Kate Jones of  Gillies Jones with Lunch, from 11.30am.

Kate Jones of the acclaimed Gillies Jones Glass, whose pieces are now displayed in numerous museums including the V&A , explores the beauty and creativity of blown glass. With an eye to the history of this industry which has paid a part in the history of Rosedale for the past 400 years, initially illegally(!),
Kate will explain the basic glass-making process and its uses, both utilitarian and decorative.
£30 per person, including arrival drink, two-course lunch and coffee.

Book directly through the Pheasant Hotel

E-mail reservations@thepheasanthotel.com
Telephone 01439 771241

For More details look Here under Events for the PDF.

Recent Review of the Pheasant in the Guardian HERE

York Art Workers, Lecture Tonight

Posted in Studio Stuff, Travels by Kate Jones on September 5, 2011

Giving a lecture tonight in York for York Art Workers.

Meetings are held at Jacob’s Well, Trinity Lane, Micklegate, at 7:30 on the first Monday of the month, unless otherwise stated.
Admision: members £2, non members £5.

www.yorkartworkers.org.uk

Find details under programme.

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Ryedale Artfest 2011

Posted in Rosedale the locale, Studio Stuff by Kate Jones on September 4, 2011

Ryedale ArtFest is an exciting new showcase for Ryedale’s artistic talent. A host of artists, craftsmen, galleries and studios will be holding exhibitions and displays across the district during September and October 2011. Exhibitions will feature new work, on show and for sale in participating galleries and in the artists’ own studios.

You can visit our studio as part of this event.

For more info follow this link