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

22. Beadmaking: Recycled Glass

You can make beads out of bottles, coloured glass plates, and scrap glass like beach glass. Create a bracelet out of a favourite bottle of wine, or make a pendant to remember a holiday at the beach.

21. Beadmaking: Metals, Jewels, and Luster Powders

The use of powdered metals and metal leaf in beadmaking dates back to the 14th century. This class will teach you some of those classic techniques, as well as the use of modern materials that produce shimmering surfaces and inclusions.