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The Contemporary Glass Society

CGS is the UK’s foremost organisation supporting both established glass artists and up-and-coming makers. Our mission and passion are to promote contemporary glass among the art world and wider public.

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Join our contemporary glass community

CGS is a dynamic and growing community, passionate about contemporary glass. We champion the work of glass artists, fuel the enthusiasm of glass collectors and inspire glass lovers.

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EXHIBITIONS

Enjoy contemporary glass

At CGS our ambition is to enable people to discover more about the amazing medium that is contemporary glass – to see, make, enjoy and buy beautiful glass work.

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Latest News

  • 21-06-2021

    A QEST for glass training

    QEST grants fund glass artists' training in the

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  • 09-06-2021

    GAS invites proposals for Tacoma 2022

    GAS invites proposals for Tacoma conference

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  • 08-06-2021

    Norwood Viviano: Charting change

    Digital 3D computer modelling, glass blowing and casting are tools of

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Current Online Exhibition

“Old Work/ New Perspective”

This online glass exhibition was a chance for CGS member glass artists and designers to rediscover and display older work. Nearly 50 CGS members took...

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Members Spotlight

Steven Graham

Steven has 20 years experience of working with glass and has attained a BA (Hons first class) Art & Design and an HND Art Glass Design and...

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Members Spotlight

Gail Turbutt Glass

Having gained a BAhons in 3D design in Glass at Wolverhampton University, I embarked on a number of ventures, all looking to advance my mould making...

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Members Spotlight

Patrick Roth

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Members Spotlight

Jacqueline H-Botquelen

French and Swiss artist, I love rough, weathered structured and distressed surfaces. Painting, sculptures, plaster, Glass, I use many imaginable...

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Members Spotlight

Bren Keyte

BREN’S FUSED GLASS: framed glass pictures, bowls, plates, coasters, tiles, jewellery. I was first drawn to working with glass through seeing a...

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Become a member

Join our glass community today! Enjoy a wide range of benefits, including access to other glass artists, world-class exhibitions, exclusive discounts, networks, regular news and opportunities to showcase your work.

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Corporate

Our corporate members are a vital part of our network, offering support, information and discounts to CGS members. You can support them too by clicking through.

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Support Us

Your support is invaluable to our charity and makes a real difference. Share in the excitement of contemporary glass, sustaining ground-breaking exhibitions, world-class conferences and award-winning learning programmes and events.

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