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In 2017, the Contemporary Glass Society (CGS) celebrated 20 years since its foundation as the principle supporter and promoter of artists and collectors of contemporary glass in the UK. It now has almost 1,000 members both nationally and internationally.
To continue the celebration of this landmark anniversary and to raise awareness of the glory of contemporary glass, a series of linked exhibitions are being held around Great Britain over the next three years. This circular tour will start and end in the South West.


"Glass Inspired by Great Artists"- Next CGS Online Gallery OPEN Exhibition
Deadline 14th March



Celebrating 20 Years of the Contemporary Glass Society, this day is an opportunity to hear from 4 glass artists working with a range of different glass techniques. They will talk about their work and what inspires them about Glorious Glass!

Saturday, 24th February, 2018 from 10.00am to 4.00pm
At the Creative Innovation Centre (CIC), Memorial Hall, Paul Street, Taunton, Somerset TA1 3PF
Tel. 01823 337477


Pam Reekie

There will be a selected exhibition at the Pyramid Gallery York
17th November 2018 - 20th January 2019
The theme of the show is WINTER, let your imagination flow to produce an exciting interpretation.
Deadline for applications Monday 11th June 2018
All CGS members encouraged to apply


CGS at National Glass Centre, Liberty Way, Sunderland, SR6 0GL

Gifted Glass

Saturday 21 October 2017 – Sunday 11 March 2018

The CGS is teaming up with the National Glass Centre to present a selling exhibition opening in National Glass Centre’s Long Gallery on Saturday 21 October 2017- Sunday 11 March 2018.
Artists selected;
Stuart Akroyd, Emma Baker, Rosie Deegan, Armel Desrues, 'JoGa Glass' Josean Garcia
Alison Lowry, Clare Wilson, Catherine Hough , Carrie Fertig, Dominic Fondé
Morag Reekie, Susan Sinclair

Own Art will be available to buyers wishing to access interest free credit to purchase more expensive pieces. National Glass Centre wants to profile and promote the work of CGS members and encourage its visitors to buy glass.
Images Alison Lowry, Stuart Akroyd, Rosie Deegan, Armel Desrues