In these uncertain times, during which we must work together to minimize the negative impacts of COVID-19, Espace VERRE has decided to temporarily suspend all of its activities. It is a time for responsibility and benevolence, and our Board of Directors has sanctioned this difficult decision made with everyone's health and safety in mind -- [...]
A televised reality competition for glassblowers, now streaming on Netflix Espace VERRE: We’re curious – what was your initial reaction to the casting call for the show? Patrick Primeau: At first, I didn’t feel enthralled by the concept. But discussing the idea with workmates in the hot shop, interest settled in. I saw the competition [...]
On se souviendra assurément de la réflexion d’un jeune cycliste sherbrookois émerveillé devant des néons lumineux dans le ciel : « C’est comme une poésie dans la ville. »* Montreal, April 16, 2019 – On April 5, Gérald Collard passed away from cancer at the age of 60. A true neon master, Gérald will be forever remembered as [...]
Please note that Espace VERRE will be closed as of 5 p.m. on Friday, December 22, 2017, and that we will be back to greet you as of 9 a.m. on Wednesday, January 3, 2018. Our entire team and glassblowing elves wish you a most wonderful holiday vacation surrounded by your loved ones! [...]
From April 7 to May 7, 2016, Galerie Elena Lee is presenting the recent works of three glass artists associated with Espace VERRE: ANNIE CANTIN, expert in integrating glass art to architecture, MARYSE CHARTRAND (2013 graduate), member of the Fusion workshop, and PATRICK PRIMEAU (2004 graduate), glassblowing teacher at Espace VERRE. Opening reception on Thursday, [...]
Espace VERRE's administration would like to commend the excellent work accomplished by this year's staff of the Create your own Holiday Memory activity. Undoubtedly, this year's success is greatly due to their good humour, enormous talent and amazing patience. This dedication is the core reason that this activity surpasses itself every year. Thus, we would [...]
Season Greetings! We, at Espace VERRE, send you our warmest thoughts and best wishes for a wonderful Holiday break filled with festive cheer, joyful surprises and a jolly good time. Guided by our shared passion and love for the creativity and excellence of glass arts, we would like to take the time to express our [...]
There are still a few places for some of our weekend intensive classes. More information on our website: espaceverre.qc.ca. Introduction to glass with Angela Casalino, November 28. Cold Glass Techniques with Jean-Marie Giguère, November 28. Phone at 514.933.6849 to reserve your place now!