We hope you will find this section full of useful information, contacts and things that are going on, whether you are an artist, collector, gallery, magazine editor, a student or simply just love glass.


To celebrate the memory of our wonderful Treasurer, with your help, we have created the Amanda Moriarty Prize.
You can apply for £500 to help you create something wonderful, something different with the help of this prize money.
Deadline Tuesday 31st July 2018


Call to all Glass Graduates 2018
CGS GLASS PRIZE and New Graduate Review

DEADLINE Thursday 12th July 2018

All students graduating from a British & Irish accredited course in 2018 will be eligible to enter, by submission of the application form and digital images. There will be one Winner and two Runners-up, with several Commendations, all will appear in the C.G.S. – New Graduate Review.

PRIZES; The first prize includes £250 in cash, a £200 Creative Glass UK voucher, and a promotional and marketing package, including a double page spread in the New Graduate Review and two years’ C.G.S. Membership. A year’s subscription to CRAFTS & Neues Glas - New Glass: Art & Architecture magazine and Alan J Poole will provide a selection of glass related books, including ‘A Passion For Glass’.

Two Runners-up will each receive a £50 Vouchers from Pearsons Glass, Subscription to CRAFTS & Neues Glas - New Glass: Art & Architecture magazine and a promotional package worth £100, including a year’s C.G.S. Membership.


An invitation for CGS members to share work with us that explores the world of Murrini.
DEADLINE: Friday 6th July.


CGS at London Glassblowing Gallery
May – June 2019
( actual date to be confirmed )
CLOSING DATE: 20th November 2018

The photographs that Henri Cartier-Bresson took of Matisse in his seventies, working in his studio, also captured many of the objects that the artist had collected over the decades. Some of these objects appear many times in his work and he wrote of them ‘Objects which have been of use to me nearly all my life’

In May 2019 London Glassblowing will be hosting Inspired, a juried exhibition of work by members of the Contemporary Glass Society. Participants will create a work of art in glass inspired by an object.

For this exhibition the judges will be looking for new and original pieces and not just copies of the chosen object.

Selected artworks will be displayed alongside a representation of the tangible object that inspired the piece.


Devon Guild have been funded by Art Council England to support older artists/ makers over the age of 70. We are able to commission 5 older professional artists/ makers and show the work in an exhibition at our gallery in the autumn of 2019. All the information your members require is in the attached document.