“A world-renowned Finnish artist and designer, Markku Salo, is always looking for new ways to express the artistic quality of glass as a material. But a techinque is just a tool: it should never outrank the content. Markku will trace the development of his work, looking at skills within creative practice, and will reflect on the future.”Markku Salo will give a keynote in Glass Skills -conference.The challenges and opportunities for glass art are the theme of a national conference, organised by the Contemporary Glass Society (CGS). Glass skills: exploring the fusion of art and technique is being held on October 12 and 13 at the National Glass Centre at the University of Sunderland Great Britain and will bring together leading artists and glass specialists.

Glass Skills