BECon 2017 Dates Announced | News Releases

BECon 2017 Dates Announced

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FOR RELEASE September 13, 2016—BECon, Bullseye's biennial international kiln-glass conference, BECon returns to Portland in 2017. After a whirlwind, one-day "roadtrip" to the Bay Area in 2015, the conference will be back at Portland State University and at its traditional three-day length.

Save the Date: June 22-24
On the campus of Portland State University

Art • Science • Education • Commerce • and more

Keynote speaker:
Judy Tuwaletstiwa—Author, painter, glassmaker

“As an artist, I give images form, making breath visible. While painting, writing, and working with glass, I pay attention to the possibly transformative gift of an image.” -Judy Tuwaletstiwa

Additional speakers will be announced soon.


  • Design & technical topics
  • International survey of recent work
  • Professional practices / Case studies
  • Gallery exhibitions and private reception
  • Closing dinner and festivities
  • Pre and post-conference workshops

For information on BECon 2017 and past BECons, visit

What is BECon?

Every two years, accomplished and aspiring kiln-glass professionals from around the globe gather to network, compare notes, and expand their horizons. This gathering is known as BECon (the Bullseye Conference).

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