ROG (Rays of Glass) is an international art project which is aiming to widen the artistic horizon and gain international knowledge about the different approaches to glass art. ROG project creates a professional network with recurring encounters, exhibitions, and conferences. ROG brings together some of the finest international glass educators, artists, to shed a light on the vast diversity in traditions and techniques used in contemporary glass art. ROG International Art Project is initiated and supported by the glass department of Gerrit Rietveld Academy Amsterdam, the Netherlands; Shanghai Culture and Education Talent Training Program, China; Shanghai Polytechnic University, China; Oooit Art, the Netherlands; The Glass Virus international platform for educational strategies and perspectives in glass art; Glass Art Educators Alliance. This platform connects the world and provides a platform for glass educators and glass art professionals to exchange, to learn, to research, to innovate, to present and to develop.
From 2020 to 2022, ROG has involved 42 international artists, 8 international organizations, 3 exhibitions, 4 online symposiums, 1 online course, 1 book publication.