North Lands Creative Glass

North Lands Creative Glass
Quatre Bras, Lybster, KW3 6BN
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Reviews & features

Scotland's Workshops Week aims to draw attention to the quality of facilities on offer

19 Nov 2019

We pick some highlights from the programme, which brings together 11 of the country's sculpture workshops, print-making and photography studios

Scotland's reputation in the visual arts is well established, but few people make the connection between international shows and Turner Prize wins and the artists' facilities on the ground where world-class work is made. That's one of the reasons why 11…

North Lands Creative: the world-leading glass studio you may not have heard of

23 Apr 2019

Director Karen Phillips tells us more about the open access studio in Caithness

'What we do is quite unique, even in the world, and we're the only glass studio in Scotland that's open access,' says Karen Phillips, the director of North Lands Creative (NLC). 'There are lots of glass organisations spread across the world, but most of…

Public access production facilities 'provide a strong foundation for exploring new pedagogies and bringing people together'

17 Apr 2019

Some of the people behind Scotland's top-class facilities tell us about the role they play, not just for artists, but for their communities as a whole

Across Scotland, there are currently eleven regularly funded public-access production facilities, offering the use of state-of-the-art printmaking, sculpture, photography and glass making facilities for low cost, often subsidised rates. Most are located…