Union of Bulgarian Artists / Exhibitions / ArchiveInternational art Glass Festival 2014

04.11.14 - 26.11.14 | Gallery "Raiko Alexiev"

  • Background

The International Art Glass Festival is founded in 2010 as one too ambitious project that aims to revive the work with glass in Bulgaria.

There are participating artists from ten European countries - Bulgaria, the UK, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Poland, France, the Netherlands, and Czech Republic. The nature of the festival corresponds with current international practice representing glass as a material applicable to the design, architecture, applied and fine arts, hidden from the world renowned and European art events.

  • The International Art Glass Festival - 2014

The third edition of the festival continues to explore the decorative and conceptual possibilities of the glass. This time, geography has drastically changed and it’s concentrated on the traditions and the modern state of the art of the glass in Bulgaria and the Czech Republic. The exhibition “Brilliant by design” shows the high quality of the world-famous Czech school. There are demonstrated successful design solutions, complemented by historical photographs and information on the methods of production.

The third edition of the festival is complemented by a jubilee exhibition of Ekatherina Getsova at "Sredets " Gallery and a series of educational events in Sofia and Veliko Tarnovo, where the International Festival of Glass guest at the opening of a new specialty in the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of "St. St. Cyril and Methodius".