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 gratitude for your kind support of our emerging glass artists.
Likewise, we would like to thank the many participants of our annual Christmas ornament activity, whose number increases every year, for making this a memorable time of year.
By the way, if by chance you are searching for that last minute gift, just a reminder that our well garnished boutique may have that special something that you are looking for.
Once again, we wish you a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2016. This upcoming year, marking our 25th annual student graduation, announces a very promising one indeed.
The Salon des métiers d’art de Montréal 2015
This highly regarded craft show, featuring Québec-made crafts, is open from December 11 to 20. You can meet and purchase from many professional glass artists including our Fusion participants, Chloé Charette, Ashley Ouimet and Marc-André Fontaine, occupying loft 501. Open to all, free admission.
800, rue De La Gauchetière Ouest,
Montréal, QC, H5A 1K9
Our current exhibition:
10 years of fusion
This splendid exhibition commemorating WELMO studio’s 10th anniversary and active collaboration between Catherine Labonté and the studio’s founders Caroline Ouellette and Patrick Primeau continues until January 11, 2016.
1200, rue Mill
Montréal (Québec) H3K 2B3
The exhibition, featuring Stephen Pon’s recent sculptures, will be shown at the Centre MATERIA from December 11, 2015 until January 31, 2016. Inspired by the power of water and its symbolism in human nature, this new work seems to suggest a new direction for the artist. The opening ceremony is on December 11 at 5h p.m.
395, boul. Charest Est
Québec, QC, G1K 3H3
Mutations, Crafts in Québec since 1930
The two-part exhibition continues at the Musée des Maîtres et Artisans du Québec in Montréal and at the Musée de l’Amérique Francophone in Québec on until January 31, 2016. Mutations offers a retrospective point of view of the last 85 years of craft practices in Québec, the exhibition is accompanied by a catalogue with texts by glass artist and art historian Bruno Andrus.
615, av. Sainte-Croix, arrondissement de Saint-Laurent
Montréal (Québec) H4L 3X6
2, Côte de la Fabrique
Québec (Québec) G1LR 3V6
Do You Dream of Being a Glass Artist?
To register to the specialized (DEC) programme in fine crafts, glass option offered in collaboration with the Cégep du Vieux-Montréal, you have until March 1, 2016 for the fall semester of 2016. Description of classes and registration conditions are available on their Website cégep du Vieux-Montréal and registration with the SRAM.
Our Glass Artists Activities
Three glass artists were finalists of the 2nd edition of the Art au parfum competition.
This contest is organized by the Parfums Monsillage company, who were searching for works of art inspired by their latest perfume Ipanema Posto Nove. Among the finalists: Dominique Beaupré-St-Pierre with her piece L’oiseau lotus, and Karina Guévin and Cédric Ginard with their piece Imperial Real, which won 3rd prize. We congratulate both of them.
Karina Guévin Receives a Scholarship
The Christopher Kammerer Memorial Scholarship Fund created to encourage the development of glass artists, from a specific region, by allowing them to attend classes at the Museum of Glass of Corning. She intends to use the scholarship by attending the Flamework glass sculpting: solid and blown forms class with Suellen Fowler in February 2016.
For all those interested by our weekend glass art classes.
The complete list of our Winter/Spring 2016 weekend intensive initiation and advanced classes is now available on our Website espaceverre.qc.ca.
You can get more info or reserve your place, by calling us at 514.933.6849