Philip Doucette, Master Artisan CNS

Philip Doucette is a native of Halifax, Nova Scotia, and opened his studio in 1987. That same year, he  joined the Atlantic Glass Artisans and the Craft Nova Scotia (which was then called the Nova Scotia Designer Crafts Council.) Throughout his career,  he has maintained strong ties with both groups, as well as participating in many other societies and activities within the creative community. In 2006, he was awarded Honorary Membership in Craft Nova Scotia, in recognition of his volunteer contributions to the community. His commissioned works in leaded glass, stained glass and sandblasted glass are installed in numerous homes throughout Halifax and its surrounding communities. As well, several large installations of his work can be found in public buildings in the city. His studio, located in a lush garden of specimen trees, is open by appointment only, and produces individually commissioned work tailored for a specific individual, organization or site. Philip's sculptural fused glass is represented by Secord Gallery, in Halifax.
He is an accredited Master Artisan of Craft Novs Scotia, and an instructor for the Extended Studies Department of the Nova Scotia College of Art And Design University.

Current / Upcoming Courses

20. Glass Bead Jewellery

How to mount your handmade glass beads into jewellery. Students will learn about pendants, bracelets and necklaces. Lampworking experience is not necessary.

21. Small Glass Bottles

Learn how to make small glass bottles out of soda glass. Students will acquire techniques for making traditional core vessels and blown perfume bottles. Some lampworking experience would be helpful, but is not necessary.

22. Angels and Insects: Intro to Sculptural Beads

Learn how to make simple sculptural forms in soft glass. Students will acquire techniques for working on and off mandrel, making beads and pendants in the shapes of animals, vegetables, and celestial messengers. Some lampworking experience is necessary.