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Holiday Pop Up at the Gallery-Boutique

From November 16 through December 23, Montreal’s one and only glass studio-school presents its very first Holiday pop up show! Find unique and locally-made blown glass pieces to embellish your holiday table, as well as a great variety of gifts that will undoubtedly please your hosts and all those on your nice list! At Espace [...]

By |2019-11-20T15:35:00-05:00November 20th, 2019|exhibition, news|0 Comments

Make Your Own Blown Glass Ornament, 2019 edition

Espace VERRE is pleased to announce the return of its popular holiday tradition, the 12th edition of Make Your Own Blown Glass Ornament! Whether with family, friends or work colleagues, create a unique ornament by choosing from this year’s models and seasonal colours, before assisting one of our glassblowing elves. A magical experience for all, from ages [...]

By |2019-10-03T15:57:55-05:00October 3rd, 2019|news|0 Comments

Interview with Patrick Primeau, star contestant on “Blown Away”

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 [...]

By |2019-08-08T14:29:03-05:00August 8th, 2019|Non classé|0 Comments

Portrait of a Fusionnist: 3 questions for DAVID

A 2016 Espace VERRE graduate now completing his second and last year as a member of the Fusion workshop. Other than the hot glass studio, where you develop and create your unique glass pieces, in what setting do you find comfort and inspiration, and is there anywhere that you would like to someday visit? For [...]

By |2019-06-14T15:35:29-05:00June 14th, 2019|news|0 Comments

Remembering Gérald

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 [...]

By |2019-04-18T07:57:34-05:00April 18th, 2019|Non classé|0 Comments

Susan Edgerley wins the 2019 Saidye Bronfman Award

Canada's foremost distinction for excellence in the fine crafts Montreal, February 13, 2019 – The 2019 national Saidye Bronfman Award has been attributed to glass artist Susan Edgerley. Chosen by a jury of peers composed of Canadian craftspeople, the award is bestowed following a vigorous evaluation of all aesthetic aspects of a body of work, including [...]

By |2019-02-14T15:46:10-05:00February 14th, 2019|news|0 Comments

Mélanie Pageau | Épanchements

Vernissage on February 21, 2019, at 6 p.m. Montreal, February 5, 2019 - From February 21 until May 17, 2019, the Espace VERRE Gallery presents Épanchements, an exhibition featuring Mélanie Pageau's newest works. By exploring the many facets of glass, the artist gives a new purpose to antique furniture while revealing a glimpse of their [...]

By |2019-02-08T13:48:38-05:00February 8th, 2019|exhibition, news|0 Comments

The 25 YRS OF FUSION catalogue

The beautiful exhibition catalogue from Fusion's silver jubilee celebration is available at Espace VERRE for $25  plus tax. The perfect way to commemorate the creations of 58 glass artists that kickstarted their artistic careers thanks to our business incubator, from its foundation in 1993 to its 25th anniversary in 2018.  Curated by Susan Edgerley, the 25 [...]

By |2019-02-08T13:40:08-05:00February 8th, 2019|news|0 Comments

Michèle Lapointe receives the 2018 Jean-Marie-Gauvreau Award

Montreal, December 11, 2018 – On December 6, the Conseil des métiers d’art du Québec presented the 2018 Jean-Marie-Gauvreau Award to artist Michèle Lapointe for her exceptional work entitled Mettre la tête où l’on pense. Composed of 13 blown and deflated glass elements displayed alongside large-scale photographs, the installation is a visual interpretation of the novel Carapace by Québécois author [...]

By |2019-02-07T16:10:16-05:00February 7th, 2019|news|0 Comments

25 YRS OF FUSION // part 2/2 objects + design

Vernissage on November 15, 2018 at 6 p.m. Montreal, October 30, 2018 – From November 15, 2018 through January 11, 2019, the Espace VERRE Gallery pursues its celebration of 25 YRS OF FUSION by presenting the second half of the exhibition, featuring an exceptional selection of pieces created by thirty-five alumni of the Fusion transitional [...]

By |2019-01-24T11:04:05-05:00November 7th, 2018|news, exhibition|0 Comments