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Emerge 2018 Winners


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June 25, 2018

Emerge 2018, the tenth in a biennial series of exhibitions was hosted by Bullseye Projects in Portland, Oregon. It was open to makers who started working in kiln-glass less than 15 years ago. Students and artists not represented by major galleries were encouraged to apply. Works were judged on excellence of craftsmanship, design and creativity, and were made with Bullseye glasses.

Tour Dates

Award-winning and honorable mention works from Emerge 2018 and selected pieces from Evolve 2018 will be included in the touring exhibition. Emerge/Evolve 2018 will travel to Bullseye Resource Center Bay Area, Emeryville, California; Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, Virginia; and Bellevue Arts Museum, Washington.

Bullseye Resource Center Bay Area, Opening Winter 2019
Chrysler Museum of Art, Opening Spring 2019
Bellevue Arts Museum, Opening Fall 2019

Congratulations to the winners:

Gold: Saman Kalantari, Still Life

Silver: Clare Peters, In Honour of Seeking, In Honour of Knowing, In Honour of Wisdom

Bronze: Dagmara Bielecka, Organica 1

Academic Awards:

Gold: Joshua Kerley, Making Connections (Pink & Grey Arch, Yellow & Grey Block, Khaki Glass & Polystyrene). Royal College of Art, Felicity Aylieff, Head of Ceramics and Glass

Silver: Rose-Mary Faulkner, Bare (6-8). Australian National University School of Art. Richard Whiteley, Head of Glass

Bronze: Jade Tapson, Scale II. University of Sunderland, Kevin Petrie, Head of Art and Design

Crossover Award:

Allison Leigh Holt, Lens 2

Honorable Mentions:

Andy Plummer, I Moved On Her Like a Bitch
Kalina Bańka, Noise
Evelyn Gottschall Baker, Bones - Group

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You can see the artwork submitted by finalists and winners, here.