/Student section/Professional work meeting for students of secondary art schools, art colleges and universities in the Czech Republic and abroad.

Besides professional designers, artists and master craftsmen in the field of glass engraving, students can also participate in a separate section with their own works ¨in the 7th International Symposium of Engraved Glass in Kamenický Šenov. At the same time they will become acquainted with personalities of the field and their artistic methods. The intention of the organizers is to create unique atmosphere of creativity and interaction, context of the history and present of the venue, and also demonstration of contemporary ideas and methods used in this glass field.

The goal is to create an original piece of work, art concept or project using mainly the engraving technique under the guidance of an experienced instructor Susanne Kunkel at the Secondary School of Glassmaking in Kamenický Šenov from 11th to 15th September 2017. Students can consult their projects during the summer, use the prepared material or bring their own. The organizers endorse free and vital creative process influenced by the place and environment and therefore will be inclined to projects that make use of already prepared material.

Works created at the symposium will be presented at a working exhibition at Glass Museum in Kamenický Šenov immediately after the symposium. Afterwards, they will be exhibited at exhibitions in many specialized museum institutions home, and for three years also abroad. Based on a signed agreement the work will become property of the Glass Museum in Kamenický Šenov, which has long been professionally engaged in engraved glass, both in the Czech and international context. These new works will be added to its already extensive collection of works created at International Symposium of Engraved Glass.Candidates will be nominated by a professional jury and invited on the basis of an open call to send filled-in applications and necessary documents. Jury members are included in the application form, as well as other organizational information, including dates. The deadline for the call has been extended until 15th July, 2017.