Canberra Glassworks will tour the Hindmarsh Prize 2018 exhibition of around 20 exceptional artworks by Australian glass artists to the Toyama Glass Museum in Japan as part of Australia now Japan 2018.
An award finalist will present an artist talk and demonstration at Toyama Glass Studio.
The Hindmarsh Prize recognizes excellence and promotes appreciation of the world-class artists working in glass who live and practice in the Australian Capital Territory or have a close association with the Canberra Glassworks.
The exhibition and artist talks are open to public and free of charge!
Venue: Toyama Art Glass Museum, Gallery 1&2 (5F)
Time: 11:00-17:00 (14:00-17:00 on 26th Oct)
Gallery Talk by Canberra Glass Works Artistic Director
–Artistic Director of Canberra Glass Works will comment on the finalists’ works
Date & Time: 26th October, 14:30-15:30
Artist Talk by the Hindmarsh Prize Award Winner
Venue: Toyama Art Glass Museum, Lecture Room (6F)
Date & Time: 27th October, 10:00-11:30
Workshop by Australian glass artists
Venue: Toyama Glass Studio, Studio No. 2 “Glass Stadium”
※A free shuttle bus will be available between the Toyama Art Glass Museum and the Studio.
The Hindmarsh Prize is presented in the Fitters Workshop, adjacent to Canberra Glassworks, Australia’s leading centre for contemporary glass art, craft and design.
The prize was initiated by arts patron Mr John Hindmarsh AM, Chairman of Hindmarsh, the Major Sponsor.
The inaugural Hindmarsh Prize in 2016 was won by Japanese-Australian artist Masahiro Asaka. In 2017, Scott Chaseling (NSW) was the prize recipient.
Canberra Glassworks: http://www.canberraglassworks.com/
The Hindmarsh Prize: https://www.hindmarshprize.com.au/