Director - Glass Society of Ireland 

From 2012 - 2017 I held a voluntary director’s position on the board of the GSoI. Most recently as the Vice-Chair, and formerly as Media and Communications Officer. I was part of a team which rebuilt the organisation as a dedicated national platform for promoting and connecting the Irish glass community at home and abroad.

 

Projects I was involved with during my tenure include the production of sector e-newsletters, management of the society's online platforms (website, blog, social media), the production of 3 printed publications and the delivery of the following events: 

Orientate, international glass symposium, exhibtion and  workshop programme, Cork 2013
 

Contours, international glass symposium, Dublin 2014

Siolsiú - international glass symposium, Dublin, 2015

Solas - A juried members exhibtion,. Toured Dublin, Limerick, Waterford and Cork 2015/16 

'A GlassIE Gathering' - GSoI member's tour of Ulster Museum glass collection and networking afternoon. Belfast, April 2017.  

Solas at Hunt Gallery Limerick
Meadhbh with 1st publication
GSoI annual 2016
Grainne Banville
GSoI annual 2015
Artists Board Members
Audience
Soilsiú Symposium poster
Glass on display
Orientate Poster
Speaker at Orientate, 2013
Speaker at Orientate, 2013

Project Assistant for Roisin de Buitléir  on 'Waterford the Glass City' workshops and conference. September 2015

A series of projects including two exhibitions, design workshops and a symposium celebrating the tradition, heritage and future of glass-making in Waterford. Part of Irish Design 2015.