GLAAS Inc (Glass Light Art & Architecture Synergies) is a national
NFP arts organisation with charitable status, run by volunteers.
GLAAS Inc supports glass artists, designers, makers and students
by creating collaborative opportunities, events and exhibitions;
education and training; promotion and information;
and advocacy for the sector.
GLAAS Inc nurtures the next generation of glass innovators in partnership with Melbourne Polytechnic in Prahran,
and through the management of the
Australian Centre for Glass Design.
Provides resources and direction for glass in :
Architectural, Commercial and Heritage
Training, Employment and Industry
Creating collaborative and consultative opportunities for industry, artists and others to lead Australian glass designers to match current world best practice and beyond into the future; and to develop the potential of glass to be utilised more fully in the spaces we inhabit.
GLAAS Inc aims to:
develop and promote glass in art and architecture
provide information about all types of glass in Australia
create opportunities for innovative collaboration with industry
offer creative opportunities in glass to all via education and access
provide opportunities to generate new ideas through collaboration
explore uses of glass to enhance energy efficiency & sustainability
address architectural, cultural and historical glass issues
stimulate interest in glass use in the built environment
Glass by Mark Howard Glassworks