The iconic medals for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games will be designed by award-winning maker and jeweller Jonathan Mathew Boyd, a graduate of the celebrated Glasgow School and Art, the Organising Committee revealed today (Friday 6 December 2013).
Friday, 6 December 2013
Monday, 2 December 2013
Watercolours by Steven Holl will be centrepiece of new exhibition
An exhibition curated by Christopher Platt and Mark Baines of the Mackintosh School of Architecture will illuminate the design process through which the Reid Building, a striking addition to Glasgow’s cityscape, came into being. Running in the Mackintosh Building from 8 February – 23 March 2014, the exhibition will explore the architectural dialogue between these two significant buildings.
Monday, 25 November 2013
The biennial ELIA conference is to be staged in Glasgow next year it was announced today 25 November 2013.
The European League of Institutions of the Arts (ELIA) is one of the most influential cultural organisations in Europe, representing all major art colleges, universities and conservatoires. Every two years around 500 teachers, directors, artists and thinkers from across the continent gather for a conference which is hosted by leading academic institution. The 13th biennial conference will take place from 13 - 15 November 2014 and will be co-hosted by the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and The Glasgow School of Art, two of Europe’s independent higher education arts institutions.
A 3D visualisation of the celebrated Glasgow landmark
Communities will be able to create 3D digital models of their local heritage sites and monuments through ACCORD
Communities across Scotland will be able to benefit from a new 3D heritage project led by The Glasgow School of Art, it was announced today 25 November 2013.
ACCORD will see community archaeological and heritage groups working in collaboration with experts in 3D visualisation at the GSA’s Digital Design Studio (DDS) to create 3D-models of their local archaeological sites and monuments. The 15-month project is being funded by a major grant from the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s £4million “Digital Transformations in Community research Co-Production ” programme. ACCORD is the only Scottish project to have been awarded funding.
Thursday, 14 November 2013
Innovative project by Historic Scotland, Glasgow School of Art’s Digital Design Studio and CyArk offers a new 21st Century perspective on world-famous landmark
A landmark Scottish heritage project has delivered a precise, 3D model of Australia’s most famous building as part of the Opera House’s 40th Anniversary.
Exact to within 6 millimetres, the Scottish Ten 3D model provides vital conservation and maintenance data as the Opera House enters a decade of renewal. The new virtual Opera House will also be invaluable in terms of opening the world’s busiest performing arts centre up to people wherever they are and whenever they would like to visit.
Friday, 8 November 2013
|Images from Stoddard Templeton source material now held by the GSA|
Wednesday, 6 November 2013
China success for jewellery designer, Jonathan Boyd
Jewellery designer Jonathan Boyd added to his many awards yesterday when he won the silver prize at a prestigious exhibition in Beijing with his silver brooch, Clyde Built. Boyd, who is a lecturer in Silversmithing and Jewellery at the GSA, is among the 184 international designers currently showing work in the 2013 Beijing International Contemporary Metal Art Exhibition: Pushing Boundaries & Chasing Challenges.